Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY): Price and Financial Metrics

Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY): $178.70

6.50 (-3.51%)

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PCTY Price/Volume Stats

Current price $178.70 52-week high $269.34
Prev. close $185.20 52-week low $160.00
Day low $178.47 Volume 318,000
Day high $183.34 Avg. volume 434,630
50-day MA $204.55 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $194.52 Market Cap 9.99B

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  • PCTY scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 89.78% of US stocks.
  • PCTY's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • PCTY's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 28.29% of US stocks).

PCTY Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 74.97, PAYLOCITY HOLDING CORP P/E ratio is greater than that of about 92.54% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for PAYLOCITY HOLDING CORP is higher than 89.58% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 8.99, PAYLOCITY HOLDING CORP has a higher such ratio than 88.69% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PCTY, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SMAR, TENB, ZI, PAVM, and ONTF.
  • 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 192.93% higher, now standing at 76.6.
  • Over the past 116 months, PCTY's price/earnings ratio has gone up 590.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PCTY.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PCTY 2023-09-15 9.2 12.8 76.6 66.6
PCTY 2023-09-14 9.2 12.8 76.5 66.5
PCTY 2023-09-13 9.1 12.7 76.1 66.2
PCTY 2023-09-12 9.2 12.8 76.7 66.6
PCTY 2023-09-11 9.3 12.9 77.4 67.3
PCTY 2023-09-08 9.3 13.0 77.6 67.4

PCTY Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 94.2%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 34.18%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 17.78%.
Over the past 34 months, PCTY's revenue has gone up $450,092,000.

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
2022-12-31 1,001.205 206.952 95.944
2022-09-30 924.234 175.572 90.197
2022-06-30 852.651 155.053 90.777
2022-03-31 791.155 144.484 87.514
2021-12-31 731.238 132.036 89.502
2021-09-30 681.53 122.285 89.291

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 60.18% of graded US stocks.
  • PCTY's asset turnover comes in at 0.256 -- ranking 461st of 563 Business Services stocks.
  • PAYC, STCN, and V are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PCTY.

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)

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

Below are the latest news stories about PAYLOCITY HOLDING CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PCTY as an investment opportunity.

Insider Sell: Director Jeffrey Diehl Sells 125 Shares of Paylocity Holding Corp (PCTY)

On September 12, 2023, Jeffrey Diehl, a director at Paylocity Holding Corp (NASDAQ:PCTY), sold 125 shares of the company.

Yahoo | September 15, 2023

Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) Stock Has Shown Weakness Lately But Financials Look Strong: Should Prospective Shareholders Make The Leap?

Paylocity Holding (NASDAQ:PCTY) has had a rough week with its share price down 4.9%. But if you pay close attention...

Yahoo | September 14, 2023

Director Jeffrey Diehl Sells 3,743 Shares of Paylocity Holding Corp (PCTY)

On September 11, 2023, Jeffrey Diehl, a director at Paylocity Holding Corp (NASDAQ:PCTY), sold 3,743 shares of the company.

Yahoo | September 14, 2023

Wall Street Analysts Think Paylocity (PCTY) Could Surge 27.67%: Read This Before Placing a Bet

The consensus price target hints at a 27.7% upside potential for Paylocity (PCTY). While empirical research shows that this sought-after metric is hardly effective, an upward trend in earnings estimate revisions could mean that the stock will witness an upside in the near term.

Yahoo | September 6, 2023

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights NVIDIA, Workday, Super Micro Computer, Paylocity Holding and Manhattan Associates

NVIDIA, Workday, Super Micro Computer, Paylocity Holding and Manhattan Associates are part of the Zacks top Analyst Blog.

Yahoo | August 29, 2023

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PCTY Price Returns

1-mo -10.65%
3-mo 1.10%
6-mo -1.95%
1-year -26.00%
3-year 19.22%
5-year 119.21%
YTD -8.01%
2022 -17.74%
2021 14.69%
2020 70.43%
2019 100.66%
2018 27.67%

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