Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY): Price and Financial Metrics

Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY): $184.65

3.30 (+1.82%)

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PCTY Price/Volume Stats

Current price $184.65 52-week high $276.88
Prev. close $181.35 52-week low $152.01
Day low $177.91 Volume 166,111
Day high $185.24 Avg. volume 483,706
50-day MA $183.21 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $207.16 Market Cap 10.31B

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  • PCTY scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 96.67% of US stocks.
  • PCTY's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • PCTY ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 27th percentile.

PCTY Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 81.26, PAYLOCITY HOLDING CORP P/E ratio is greater than that of about 93.47% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for PCTY is currently 37.72, higher than 89.33% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 8.81, PAYLOCITY HOLDING CORP has a higher such ratio than 87.92% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to PAYLOCITY HOLDING CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be ZI, JAMF, TENB, DVAX, and ONTF.
  • Visit PCTY's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

PCTY Valuation Summary

  • PCTY's price/sales ratio is 8.9; this is 263.27% higher than that of the median Technology stock.
  • PCTY's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 480.7 over the prior 112 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PCTY.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PCTY 2023-05-22 8.9 12.6 81.8 76.2
PCTY 2023-05-19 8.9 12.6 81.7 76.1
PCTY 2023-05-18 8.8 12.6 81.5 75.9
PCTY 2023-05-17 8.7 12.4 80.3 74.7
PCTY 2023-05-16 8.6 12.2 79.1 73.6
PCTY 2023-05-15 8.6 12.3 79.7 74.1

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

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Paylocity (PCTY) is an Incredible Growth Stock: 3 Reasons Why

Paylocity (PCTY) is well positioned to outperform the market, as it exhibits above-average growth in financials.

Yahoo | May 12, 2023

Paylocity (PCTY) Upgraded to Buy: What Does It Mean for the Stock?

Paylocity (PCTY) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company's earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.

Yahoo | May 12, 2023

Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY)

Q3 2023 Earnings Conference Call

May 04, 2023 5:30 PM ET

Company Participants

Ryan Glenn – Chief Financial Officer

Steve Beauchamp – Co-Chief Executive Officer

Toby Williams – President and Co-Chief Executive Officer

Conference Call Participants

Scott Berg – Needham and Co

Joe Meares – Truist

Brad Reback – Stifel

Bryan Bergin – Cowen

Mark Marcon – Baird

Alex Zukin – Wolfe Research

Samad Samana – Jefferies

Jason Celino – KeyBanc Capital Markets

Robert Simmons – D.A. Davidson

Siti Panigrahi – Mizuho

Daniel Jester – BMO Capital Markets

Steve Enders – Citi



SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | May 5, 2023

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PCTY Price Returns

1-mo 6.54%
3-mo -1.25%
6-mo -6.73%
1-year 1.36%
3-year 33.34%
5-year 199.27%
YTD -4.95%
2022 -17.74%
2021 14.69%
2020 70.43%
2019 100.66%
2018 27.67%

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