Paycom Software, Inc. (PAYC): Price and Financial Metrics

Paycom Software, Inc. (PAYC): $400.04

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  • PAYC scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 94.19% of US stocks.
  • PAYC's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • PAYC ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 20th percentile.

PAYC Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 163.99, Paycom Software Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 95.14% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for PAYC is currently 101.38, higher than 95.69% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • PAYC's price/sales ratio is 27.3; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 92.07% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Paycom Software Inc are PAGS, YNDX, PCTY, XLNX, and DT.
  • Visit PAYC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

PAYC Valuation Summary

  • PAYC's EV/EBIT ratio is 113.7; this is 241.95% higher than that of the median Technology stock.
  • PAYC's price/earnings ratio has moved down 468.7 over the prior 88 months.
  • PAYC's price/earnings ratio has moved down 468.7 over the prior 88 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PAYC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PAYC 2020-09-17 20.6 27.9 92.7 71.5
PAYC 2020-03-20 15.4 21.5 62.8 49.5
PAYC 2020-02-13 24.2 33.9 98.8 78.2
PAYC 2019-07-12 23.3 35.8 99.6 76.4
PAYC 2017-09-19 11.6 30.7 81.5 72.0
PAYC 2016-10-18 10.5 23.2 78.7 50.3

PAYC Growth Metrics

  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 52.57%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 574.64%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 26.68%.
PAYC's revenue has moved up $341,235,000 over the prior 30 months.

The table below shows PAYC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 871.264 234.634 145.054
2020-12-31 841.434 227.207 143.453
2020-09-30 813.896 222.172 164.466
2020-06-30 792.37 209.007 176.136
2020-03-31 780.096 225.867 196.309
2019-12-31 737.671 224.263 180.576

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PAYC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $400.04 52-week high $471.08
Prev. close $399.94 52-week low $257.87
Day low $395.62 Volume 428,100
Day high $402.81 Avg. volume 391,506
50-day MA $361.79 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $384.12 Market Cap 24.08B

Paycom Software, Inc. (PAYC) Company Bio

Paycom Software offers cloud-based human capital management software solutions delivered as Software–as-a-Service in the United States. It provides functionality and data analytics that businesses need to manage the complete employment life-cycle from recruitment to retirement. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

PAYC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$400.04$59 -82%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Paycom Software Inc. To summarize, we found that Paycom Software Inc ranked in the 19th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for PAYC, they are:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 64,265.33; that's higher than 99.78% of US stocks in the Technology sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 0% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 2.98% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • PAYC's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 62.58% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Technology that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as PAYC, try ANSS, SEDG, BKTI, IMBI, and IPGP.

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Latest PAYC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Paycom Software Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PAYC as an investment opportunity.

Returns On Capital At Paycom Software (NYSE:PAYC) Paint A Concerning Picture

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Yahoo | August 2, 2021

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Yahoo | August 2, 2021

Paycom (PAYC) to Report Q2 Earnings: What's in the Offing?

Paycom's (PAYC) Q2 results are likely to reflect benefits from its employee usage strategy, sales efforts and investments.

Yahoo | August 2, 2021

Should You Buy Paycom Software Right Now?

Paycom Software (NYSE: PAYC) is no exception. The company continues to take market share within the human capital management market over competitors like Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) and Paylocity (NASDAQ: PCTY) with its comprehensive SaaS solutions. Should you consider adding Paycom Software stock to your portfolio right now?

Yahoo | July 31, 2021

2 Reasons Paycom Shareholders Shouldn't Worry About Rising Interest Rates

With the valuations of software companies in question, many pundits have pointed to low interest rates as a catalyst. As the thinking goes, easy money and few high-yielding alternatives force investors to take more risk to find growth.

Yahoo | July 30, 2021

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PAYC Price Returns

1-mo 4.22%
3-mo 17.28%
6-mo -6.57%
1-year 38.86%
3-year 201.19%
5-year 679.96%
YTD -11.54%
2020 70.82%
2019 116.22%
2018 52.43%
2017 76.59%
2016 20.89%

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