Paycom Software (PAYC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+1.21 (+0.67%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
420,248 shs
Average Volume
837,839 shs
Market Capitalization
$10.59 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Paycom Software MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.16 Rating Score
35.1% Upside
$246.31 Price Target
Short Interest
3.95% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.06mentions of Paycom Software in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $6.16 to $7.05 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

3rd out of 597 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

1st out of 200 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

Last Earnings
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Ex-Dividend for 6/10 Dividend
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Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Prepackaged software
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
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
$7.79 per share
Book Value
$24.75 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$10.59 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month 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 share price to reach $246.31 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 35.1% 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 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, PAYC stock has decreased by 11.8% and is now trading at $182.28.
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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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 7th. The software maker reported $1.93 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.78 by $0.15. The software maker had revenue of $434.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $422.50 million. Paycom Software had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 32.84% and a net margin of 26.91%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 17.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.38 EPS.
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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. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.375 per share on Monday, June 10th. This represents a $1.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date 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 0.85%. 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 21.28% 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 declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Monday, August 15th 2022, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 4.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's management 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 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 Glassdoor.com. 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 a number of 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 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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