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Paycom Software (PAYC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+1.34 (+0.93%)
(As of 02:30 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
326,038 shs
Average Volume
850,292 shs
Market Capitalization
$8.41 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Paycom Software MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.16 Rating Score
69.8% Upside
$246.31 Price Target
Short Interest
4.09% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.50mentions of Paycom Software in the last 14 days
Based on 24 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.54 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $6.26 to $7.19 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.99 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

1st out of 571 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

1st out of 192 stocks

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About Paycom Software Stock (NYSE:PAYC)

Paycom Software, Inc. provides cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solution delivered as software-as-a-service for small to mid-sized companies in the United States. It offers functionality and data analytics that businesses need to manage the employment life cycle from recruitment to retirement. The company's HCM solution provides a suite of applications in the areas of talent acquisition, including applicant tracking, candidate tracker, background checks, on-boarding, e-verify, and tax credit services; and time and labor management, such as time and attendance, scheduling, time-off requests, labor allocation, labor management reports/push reporting, geofencing/geotracking, and Microfence, a proprietary Bluetooth. Its HCM solution also offers payroll applications comprising better employee transaction interface, payroll and tax management, payroll card, Everyday, Paycom pay, Client Action Center, expense management, mileage tracker/fixed and variable rates, garnishment administration, and GL concierge applications; and talent management applications that include employee self-service, compensation budgeting, performance management, position management, and Paycom learning, as well as my analytics. In addition, its HCM solution provides manager on-the-go that gives supervisors and managers the ability to perform a variety of tasks, such as approving time-off requests and expense reimbursements; direct data exchange; ask here, a tool for direct line of communication to ask work-related questions; document and checklist; government and compliance; benefits administration/benefits to carrier; benefit enrollment service; COBRA administration; personnel action and performance discussion forms; surveys; 401(k) reporting; report center; and affordable care act applications, as well as Clue, which securely collects, tracks, and manages the vaccination and testing data of the workforce. Paycom Software, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

PAYC Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Prepackaged software
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
19 Analysts


Net Income
$340.79 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.69 billion
Cash Flow
$7.56 per share
Book Value
$21.64 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$8.48 billion

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PAYC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Paycom Software stock right now?

19 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Paycom Software in the last year. There are currently 16 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" PAYC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PAYC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Paycom Software's stock price target for 2024?

19 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Paycom Software's shares. Their PAYC share price targets range from $160.00 to $450.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $246.31 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 69.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have PAYC shares performed in 2024?

Paycom Software's stock was trading at $206.72 at the beginning of the year. Since then, PAYC shares have decreased by 29.8% and is now trading at $145.07.
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Are investors shorting Paycom Software?

Paycom Software saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,070,000 shares, an increase of 21.1% from the May 15th total of 1,710,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 816,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.5 days. Currently, 4.1% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Paycom Software's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 6th 2024.
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How were Paycom Software's earnings last quarter?

Paycom Software, Inc. (NYSE:PAYC) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 1st. The software maker reported $4.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.96 by $2.29. The software maker earned $499.88 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $495.89 million. Paycom Software had a net margin of 26.91% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 32.84%.

How often does Paycom Software pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Paycom Software?

Paycom Software announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 29th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, May 28th will be given a dividend of $0.375 per share on Monday, June 10th. This represents a $1.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 24th.
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Is Paycom Software a good dividend stock?

Paycom Software (NYSE:PAYC) pays an annual dividend of $1.50 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.03%. The dividend payout ratio is 18.27%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, PAYC will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.86% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for PAYC.

How will Paycom Software's stock buyback program work?

Paycom Software announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Monday, August 15th 2022, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 4.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has Paycom Software issued on next quarter's earnings?

Paycom Software updated its second quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $434.0 million-$438.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $442.1 million.

What is Chad Richison's approval rating as Paycom Software's CEO?

1,259 employees have rated Paycom Software Chief Executive Officer Chad Richison on Chad Richison has an approval rating of 95% among the company's employees. This puts Chad Richison in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Paycom Software own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Paycom Software investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), PayPal (PYPL), Alibaba Group (BABA), Shopify (SHOP), Trade Desk (TTD), Mastercard (MA), Block (SQ), Netflix (NFLX), Tesla (TSLA) and Adobe (ADBE).

Who are Paycom Software's major shareholders?

Paycom Software's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.94%), Sylebra Capital LLC (2.19%), Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (1.70%), Brown Capital Management LLC (1.65%), BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Holding S.A. (1.08%) and Riverbridge Partners LLC (1.07%). Insiders that own company stock include Bradley Scott Smith, Chad R Richison, Christopher Gene Thomas, Craig E Boelte, Frederick C Peters II, Holly Faurot, J C Watts Jr, Jason D Clark, Jon Evans and Justin Devon Long.
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How do I buy shares of Paycom Software?

Shares of PAYC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:PAYC) was last updated on 6/12/2024 by Staff

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