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How to buy Paycom Software stock | $322.28

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Paycom Software, Inc
+$1.49 (+0.37%)

Paycom Software, Inc is a software-application business based in the US. Paycom Software shares (PAYC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Paycom Software employs 4,218 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Paycom Software stock price (NYSE: PAYC)

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Paycom Software shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-29.
Latest market close$322.28
52-week range$257.87 - $471.08
50-day moving average $368.24
200-day moving average $373.04
Wall St. target price$439.43
PE ratio 160.6506
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.49

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Is it a good time to buy Paycom Software stock?

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Paycom Software price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $322.28 from 2021-06-04

1 week (2021-07-22) N/A
1 month (2021-07-02) -16.04%
3 months (2021-04-30) -16.16%
6 months (2021-01-29) N/A
1 year (2020-07-29) N/A
2 years (2019-07-29) N/A
3 years (2018-07-29) N/A
5 years (2016-07-29) N/A

Is Paycom Software under- or over-valued?

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

Paycom Software's P/E ratio

Paycom Software's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 161x. In other words, Paycom Software shares trade at around 161x 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 Software's PEG ratio

Paycom Software's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.3554. 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 Software'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 Software's EBITDA

Paycom Software's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $220.4 million.

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

Paycom Software financials

Revenue TTM $871.3 million
Operating margin TTM 21.97%
Gross profit TTM $743.7 million
Return on assets TTM 4.19%
Return on equity TTM 21.57%
Profit margin 16.65%
Book value $12.91
Market capitalisation $24.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Paycom Software shares

There are currently 1.1 million Paycom Software shares held short by investors – that's known as Paycom Software's "short interest". This figure is 12.2% down from 1.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Paycom Software shares can be evaluated.

Paycom Software's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Paycom Software's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Paycom Software shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Paycom Software shares traded daily (recently around 389583.51648352). Paycom Software's SIR currently stands at 2.73. In other words for every 100,000 Paycom Software shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2730 shares are currently held short.

However Paycom Software's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Paycom Software shares, or, against the total number of tradable Paycom Software shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Paycom Software's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Paycom Software shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0221% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Paycom Software shares, roughly 22 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Paycom Software.

Find out more about how you can short Paycom Software stock.

Paycom Software share dividends

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

Paycom Software share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Paycom Software's shares have ranged in value from as little as $257.87 up to $471.08. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PAYC.US volatility(beta: 1.4)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 Software's is 1.401. This would suggest that Paycom Software'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 Software 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. Its HCM solution also offers payroll applications comprising 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, and Paycom learning, course content, and subscriptions, as well as my analytics, which offer employment predictor reporting. In addition, the company's HCM solution provides HR management applications comprising 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 forms; surveys; and affordable care act applications. Paycom Software, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Paycom Software is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 15.907% of Paycom Software shares are held by insiders and 74.506% by institutions.
How many people work for Paycom Software?
Latest data suggests 4,218 work at Paycom Software.
When does the fiscal year end for Paycom Software?
Paycom Software's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Paycom Software based?
Paycom Software's address is: 7501 West Memorial Road, Oklahoma City, OK, United States, 73142
What is Paycom Software's ISIN number?
Paycom Software's international securities identification number is: US70432V1026
What is Paycom Software's CUSIP number?
Paycom Software's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 70432V102

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