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How to buy Paycom Soft stock

Learn how to easily invest in Paycom Soft stock.

Paycom Soft is a software-application business based in the US. Paycom Soft shares (PAYC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Paycom Soft employs 5,385 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.3 billion.

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Paycom Soft stock price (NYSE: PAYC)

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Paycom Soft shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-01-25.
Latest market close$321.46
52-week range$255.82 - $402.78
50-day moving average $315.49
200-day moving average $319.27
Wall St. target price$386.63
PE ratio 70.467
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.54

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Paycom Soft price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $321.46 from 2023-01-26

1 week (2023-01-20) 2.55%
1 month (2022-12-27) 6.58%
3 months (2022-10-27) -3.70%
6 months (2022-07-27) 0.39%
1 year (2022-01-27) 6.80%
2 years (2021-01-27) -14.61%
3 years (2020-01-27) 2.86%
5 years (2018-01-26) 245.88%

Is Paycom Soft stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Paycom Soft stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Paycom Soft's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Paycom Soft's P/E ratio

Paycom Soft's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 70x. In other words, Paycom Soft shares trade at around 70x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Paycom Soft's PEG ratio

Paycom Soft's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.7913. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Paycom Soft's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Paycom Soft's EBITDA

Paycom Soft's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $391.7 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Paycom Soft's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Paycom Soft financials

Revenue TTM $1.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 26.48%
Gross profit TTM $925 million
Return on assets TTM 5.67%
Return on equity TTM 26.31%
Profit margin 19.4%
Book value $19.32
Market capitalisation $19.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Paycom Soft share dividends

We're not expecting Paycom Soft to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Paycom Soft share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Paycom Soft's shares have ranged in value from as little as $255.82 up to $402.78. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PAYC.US volatility(beta: 1.36)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Paycom Soft's is 1.3593. This would suggest that Paycom Soft's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Paycom Soft overview

Paycom Software, Inc. provides cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solution delivered as software-as-a-service for small to mid-sized companies in the United States. It offers functionality and data analytics that businesses need to manage the employment life cycle from recruitment to retirement. The company's HCM solution provides a suite of applications in the areas of talent acquisition, including applicant tracking, candidate tracker, background checks, on-boarding, e-verify, and tax credit services; and time and labor management, such as time and attendance, scheduling/schedule exchange, time-off requests, labor allocation, labor management reports/push reporting, and geofencing/geotracking, and Microfence, a proprietary Bluetooth. Its HCM solution also offers payroll applications comprising better employee transaction interface, payroll and tax management, Paycom pay, expense management, mileage tracker/fixed and variable rates, garnishment management, and GL concierge applications; and talent management applications that include employee self-service, compensation budgeting, performance management, position management, and Paycom learning and content subscriptions, as well as my analytics, which offer employment predictor reporting. In addition, its HCM solution provides manager on-the-go that gives supervisors and managers the ability to perform a variety of tasks, such as approving time-off requests and expense reimbursements; direct data exchange; ask here, a tool for direct line of communication to ask work-related questions; document and checklist; government and compliance; benefits administration/benefits to carrier; COBRA administration; personnel action and performance discussion forms; surveys; and affordable care act applications, as well as Clue, which securely collect, track, and manage the vaccination and testing data of the workforce. Paycom Software, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Paycom Soft is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 15.809% of Paycom Soft shares are held by insiders and 80.835% by institutions.
How many people work for Paycom Soft?
Latest data suggests 5,385 work at Paycom Soft.
When does the fiscal year end for Paycom Soft?
Paycom Soft's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Paycom Soft based?
Paycom Soft's address is: 7501 West Memorial Road, Oklahoma City, OK, United States, 73142
What is Paycom Soft's ISIN number?
Paycom Soft's international securities identification number is: US70432V1026
What is Paycom Soft's CUSIP number?
Paycom Soft's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 70432V102

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