Paychex, Inc. (PAYX): Price and Financial Metrics

Paychex, Inc. (PAYX): $92.12

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PAYX Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $32,207,969,257, Paychex Inc has a greater market value than 92.59% of US stocks.
  • PAYX's went public 32.35 years ago, making it older than 89.04% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of Paychex Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.82% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Paychex Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be LULU, DHI, SWK, ROST, and ROK.
  • PAYX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Paychex Inc's official web site, go to

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PAYX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $92.12 52-week high $99.95
Prev. close $89.31 52-week low $47.87
Day low $89.28 Volume 2,374,900
Day high $92.46 Avg. volume 1,825,486
50-day MA $90.61 Dividend yield 2.69%
200-day MA $82.48 Market Cap 33.22B

Paychex, Inc. (PAYX) Company Bio

Paychex Inc. provides payroll, human resource, insurance, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small to medium-sized businesses in the United States and Germany. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Rochester, New York.

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Paychex Introduces New Ways for Businesses to Manage Pandemic-Related Challenges with Updates to Paychex Flex® HR Software

ROCHESTER, N.Y. , March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated technology adoption, presented new challenges, and changed how, where, and when work gets done. To help address these, Paychex, Inc. , the HR software and services company that provides the power of simplicity for increasingly complex workplaces, announced several enhancements to its analytics offering in Paychex Flex ® , the company's cloud-based HR technology platform. Paychex also included a new retirement services solution and a pair of integrations to help customers streamline workforce and cash flow management in this past quarter's software release. "While vaccines have brought welcome optimism for many, the impacts of COVID-19 will be long lasting and far reaching, especially when it comes to w...

Benzinga | March 4, 2021

Employees of Small Businesses Stand to Benefit from the Positive Trend in Both Wages and Hours Worked in 2021

The latest Paychex | IHS Markit Business Employment Watch shows that small business hiring held mostly steady in February. The Small Business Jobs Index moderated -0.03 percent to 93.97. Wages are trending in a positive direction to begin 2021. Both hourly earnings and weekly hours worked had two consecutive months of growth. Hourly earnings growth increased to 2.91 percent, and hours worked growth improved 0.37 percent. Weekly earnings growth also rose above three percent for the first time since September 2020.

Yahoo | March 2, 2021

Insider Selling: Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) CEO Sells 50,000 Shares of Stock

Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) CEO Martin Mucci sold 50,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $91.09, for a total transaction of $4,554,500.00. Shares of PAYX traded down $0.34 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $91.07. 2,404,146 shares of the company were […]

Watchlist News | February 26, 2021

The Pandemic at One Year, New Research from Paychex Reveals Biggest Obstacles Facing Business Owners

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The American economy, led by small and mid-size businesses, continues to face challenges as we head into the second year of widespread shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. New research from Paychex, Inc., the HR software and services…

PR Newswire | February 25, 2021

Paychex Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility Recognized with 'World's Most Ethical Companies 2021' Honor

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Paychex, Inc., the HR software and services company that provides the power of simplicity for increasingly complex workplaces, is one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 2021. The designation comes from Ethisphere, a global leader in…

PR Newswire | February 23, 2021

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PAYX Price Returns

1-mo 0.53%
3-mo -0.84%
6-mo 25.82%
1-year 22.88%
3-year 55.08%
5-year 105.91%
YTD -0.44%
2020 13.25%
2019 34.53%
2018 -1.08%
2017 14.51%
2016 18.98%

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