Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY): Price and Financial Metrics

Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY): $283.23

-5.44 (-1.88%)

POWR Rating

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where PCTY ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.55% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PCTY is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 51 weeks.
  • PCTY's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 17.34% of US stocks).

PCTY Stock Summary

  • PCTY's current price/earnings ratio is 222.56, which is higher than 96.97% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Paylocity Holding Corp is higher than 96.62% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -61.22%, Paylocity Holding Corp's debt growth rate surpasses just 6.21% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Paylocity Holding Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be PAYC, AKAM, EVBG, MDLA, and DMTK.
  • PCTY's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Paylocity Holding Corp's official web site, go to

PCTY Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, PCTY's price/earnings ratio is 434.1% higher, now standing at 208.3.
  • Over the past 91 months, PCTY's price/sales ratio has gone up 8.
  • Over the past 91 months, PCTY's price/sales ratio has gone up 8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PCTY.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PCTY 2021-09-01 23.2 30.9 208.3 256.0
PCTY 2021-08-31 23.1 30.8 207.6 255.0
PCTY 2021-08-30 23.1 30.8 207.3 254.8
PCTY 2021-08-27 22.8 30.3 204.2 250.9
PCTY 2021-08-26 22.1 29.4 198.0 243.2
PCTY 2021-08-25 22.3 29.7 200.1 245.8

PCTY Growth Metrics

  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 92.1%.
  • The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at 8.65%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -8.4%.
Over the past 15 months, PCTY's revenue has gone up $84,514,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 635.627 124.85 70.819
2021-03-31 598.765 111.62 63.886
2020-12-31 584.358 96.249 67.184
2020-09-30 570.403 102.823 63.009
2020-06-30 561.329 112.655 64.455
2020-03-31 551.113 122.668 69.746

PCTY's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • PCTY has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 58.94% of graded US stocks.
  • PCTY's asset turnover comes in at 0.256 -- ranking 458th of 560 Business Services stocks.
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The table below shows PCTY's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.256 0.655 0.149
2021-03-31 0.252 0.656 0.133
2020-12-31 0.257 0.663 0.151
2020-09-30 0.266 0.669 0.160
2020-06-30 0.275 0.676 0.182
2020-03-31 0.276 0.680 0.234

PCTY Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PCTY, see our PCTY price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $255.69 Average Broker Recommendation 1.57 (Moderate Buy)

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PCTY Price/Volume Stats

Current price $283.23 52-week high $298.63
Prev. close $288.67 52-week low $154.26
Day low $282.67 Volume 230,000
Day high $291.50 Avg. volume 236,784
50-day MA $269.29 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $208.08 Market Cap 15.46B

Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY) Company Bio

Paylocity Holding Corporation provides cloud-based payroll and human capital management (HCM) software solutions for medium-sized organizations in the United States. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

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Latest PCTY News From Around the Web

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Paylocity announces Q1 FY22 earnings conference call

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Paylocity Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: PCTY), a leading provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions, today announced that it has scheduled a conference call to review its first quarter fiscal 2022 results for Thursday, November 4th at 4:30 pm Central Time (5:30 pm Eastern Time). To listen to the conference call live, dial (855) 226-3021 or (315) 625-6892. The conference ID is 9393553. Please dial in at least five minutes before th

Yahoo | October 14, 2021

Paylocity (PCTY) Upgraded to Buy: Here's What You Should Know

Paylocity (PCTY) might move higher on growing optimism about its earnings prospects, which is reflected by its upgrade to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

Yahoo | October 5, 2021

What To Do When Growth Stocks Backtrack To Test Buy Points

Paylocity Holding is just one example of growth stocks that break out, then pull back to test their buy points.

Investor''s Business Daily | September 22, 2021

Expanded Paylocity Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Tools Provide Data-Driven Insights to Inform Meaningful Action

Today, Paylocity, a leading provider of HR and payroll software solutions, announced a new range of enhancements across its platform to help inform and equip client diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts. These tools provide HR professionals with data-driven insights to better understand their workforces' needs, foster a more inclusive employee experience, and measure impact. Early Paylocity data shows that a focus on DEI can increase employee engagement – in a matter of months.

Yahoo | September 21, 2021

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY)?

Today we're going to take a look at the well-established Paylocity Holding Corporation ( NASDAQ:PCTY ). The company's...

Yahoo | September 13, 2021

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PCTY Price Returns

1-mo 1.88%
3-mo 47.75%
6-mo 48.40%
1-year 46.90%
3-year 316.64%
5-year 546.94%
YTD 37.55%
2020 70.43%
2019 100.66%
2018 27.67%
2017 57.15%
2016 -25.99%

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