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How to buy Paylocity Holdng stock
Learn how to easily invest in Paylocity Holdng stock.
Paylocity Holdng is a software-application business based in the US. Paylocity Holdng shares (PCTY) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Paylocity Holdng employs 5,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $924.2 million.
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Paylocity Holdng stock price (NASDAQ: PCTY)Use our graph to track the performance of PCTY stocks over time.
Paylocity Holdng shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$208.29|
|52-week range||$152.01 - $276.88|
|50-day moving average||$202.18|
|200-day moving average||$207.96|
|Wall St. target price||$269.44|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.57|
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Paylocity Holdng price performance over time
|1 week (2023-01-25)||7.27%|
|1 month (2022-12-30)||7.22%|
|3 months (2022-11-01)||-7.38%|
|6 months (2022-08-01)||0.85%|
|1 year (2022-02-01)||0.05%|
|2 years (2021-02-01)||8.10%|
|3 years (2020-01-31)||46.80%|
|5 years (2018-02-01)||304.76%|
Is Paylocity Holdng stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Paylocity Holdng stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Paylocity Holdng's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Paylocity Holdng's P/E ratio
Paylocity Holdng's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 124x. In other words, Paylocity Holdng shares trade at around 124x 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.
Paylocity Holdng's PEG ratio
Paylocity Holdng's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.4426. 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 Paylocity Holdng's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Paylocity Holdng's EBITDA
Paylocity Holdng's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $108.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Paylocity Holdng's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Paylocity Holdng financials
|Revenue TTM||$924.2 million|
|Operating margin TTM||8.82%|
|Gross profit TTM||$566.8 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.48%|
|Return on equity TTM||16.73%|
|Market capitalisation||$10.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Paylocity Holdng share dividends
We're not expecting Paylocity Holdng to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Paylocity Holdng share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Paylocity Holdng's shares have ranged in value from as little as $152.01 up to $276.88. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Paylocity Holdng's is 1.0799. This would suggest that Paylocity Holdng's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Paylocity Holdng overview
Paylocity Holding Corporation provides cloud-based human capital management and payroll software solutions for workforce in the United States. The company offers Payroll and Tax Services solution to simplifies payroll, automates processes, and manages compliance requirements within one system; and expense management, on demand payment, and garnishment solutions. It also provides human capital management and employee self-service solutions, document library, compliance dashboard, and HR edge; time and attendance solution; schedule tracking services; and time collection devices, including kiosks, time clocks, and mobile and web applications. In addition, the company offers talent management solutions comprising recruiting and onboarding, as well as learning, performance, and compensation management; employee benefits management and third-party administrative solutions; employee experiences solutions, including community, premium video, survey, and peer recognition; and insights and recommendations solutions, such as modern workforce index, data insights, and reporting. Further, it provides implementation and training, client, and tax and regulatory services. The company serves for-profit and non-profit organizations across industries, including business services, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, restaurants, retail, technology, and others. It sells its products through sales representatives.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Paylocity Holdng is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 24.831% of Paylocity Holdng shares are held by insiders and 75.042% by institutions. How many people work for Paylocity Holdng?
Latest data suggests 5,300 work at Paylocity Holdng. When does the fiscal year end for Paylocity Holdng?
Paylocity Holdng's fiscal year ends in June. Where is Paylocity Holdng based?
Paylocity Holdng's address is: 1400 American Lane, Schaumburg, IL, United States, 60173 What is Paylocity Holdng's ISIN number?
Paylocity Holdng's international securities identification number is: US70438V1061 What is Paylocity Holdng's CUSIP number?
Paylocity Holdng's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 70438V106
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