Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY): Price and Financial Metrics

Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY): $246.39

-5.08 (-2.02%)

POWR Rating

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  • PCTY scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 89.81% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PCTY is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • PCTY ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 10th percentile.

PCTY Stock Summary

  • PCTY's current price/earnings ratio is 141.57, which is higher than 97.49% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for PAYLOCITY HOLDING CORP is higher than 95.73% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • PCTY's price/sales ratio is 15.07; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 92.97% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to PAYLOCITY HOLDING CORP are CVLT, TYL, IS, ZI, and PAYC.
  • PCTY's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit PAYLOCITY HOLDING CORP's official web site, go to

PCTY Valuation Summary

  • PCTY's price/sales ratio is 16.1; this is 519.23% higher than that of the median Technology stock.
  • PCTY's price/earnings ratio has moved up 664.9 over the prior 103 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PCTY.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PCTY 2022-09-16 16.1 22.4 151.5 163.7
PCTY 2022-09-15 16.4 22.8 154.2 166.6
PCTY 2022-09-14 16.7 23.2 156.9 169.5
PCTY 2022-09-13 16.5 23.0 155.1 167.6
PCTY 2022-09-12 17.0 23.6 159.2 172.0
PCTY 2022-09-09 16.8 23.3 157.4 170.1

PCTY Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -15.62%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 119.9%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -45.02%.
Over the past 70 months, PCTY's revenue has gone up $602,036,000.

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
2022-06-30 852.651 155.053 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
2021-06-30 635.627 124.85 70.819
2021-03-31 598.765 111.62 63.886

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)

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PCTY Price/Volume Stats

Current price $246.39 52-week high $314.49
Prev. close $251.47 52-week low $152.01
Day low $242.06 Volume 423,900
Day high $249.37 Avg. volume 300,483
50-day MA $241.31 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $206.67 Market Cap 13.58B

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.

Analysts Offer Insights on Technology Companies: Take-Two (TTWO) and Paylocity (PCTY)

There's a lot to be optimistic about in the Technology sector as 2 analysts just weighed in on Take-Two (TTWO – Research Report) and Paylocity (PCTY – Research Report) with bullish sentiments. Take-Two (TTWO) BMO Capital analyst Gerrick Johnson maintained a Buy rating on Take-Two today and set a price target of $155.00. The company's shares closed last Friday at $109.50, close to its 52-week low of $101.85. According to TipRanks.

Brian Anderson on TipRanks | September 23, 2022

Analysts Offer Insights on Technology Companies: Paylocity (PCTY) and Enthusiast Gaming Holdings (EGLX)

There's a lot to be optimistic about in the Technology sector as 2 analysts just weighed in on Paylocity (PCTY – Research Report) and Enthusiast Gaming Holdings (EGLX – Research Report) with bullish sentiments. Paylocity (PCTY) Needham analyst Scott Berg maintained a Buy rating on Paylocity today and set a price target of $325.00. The company's shares closed last Wednesday at $249.19. According to TipRanks.

Howard Kim on TipRanks | September 22, 2022

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Yahoo | September 22, 2022

IBD 50 Tech Stock Finds Support As Buy Point Nears

As Paylocity joins Apple on the latest list of new buys by the best mutual funds, PCTY eyes breakout in down market.

Yahoo | September 19, 2022

Is Paylocity Holding (PCTY) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

Here is how Paylocity (PCTY) and Wesco International (WCC) have performed compared to their sector so far this year.

Yahoo | September 14, 2022

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PCTY Price Returns

1-mo 2.24%
3-mo 38.54%
6-mo 17.42%
1-year -12.13%
3-year 156.39%
5-year 404.69%
YTD 4.33%
2021 14.69%
2020 70.43%
2019 100.66%
2018 27.67%
2017 57.15%

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