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How to buy Paylocity Holding Corporation stock

Learn how to easily invest in Paylocity Holding Corporation stock.

Paylocity Holding Corporation is a software-application business based in the US. Paylocity Holding Corporation shares (PCTY) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Paylocity Holding Corporation employs 4,150 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Paylocity Holding Corporation stock price (NASDAQ: PCTY)

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Paylocity Holding Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-18.
Latest market close$192.20
52-week range$154.26 - $314.50
50-day moving average $243.32
200-day moving average $228.15
Wall St. target price$302.69
PE ratio 123.5031
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.59

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Paylocity Holding Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $192.2 from 2022-01-20

1 week (2022-01-14) -2.12%
1 month (2021-12-22) -19.10%
3 months (2021-10-22) -34.69%
6 months (2021-07-22) -5.52%
1 year (2021-01-22) -4.65%
2 years (2020-01-22) 36.43%
3 years (2019-01-22) 190.03%
5 years (2017-01-20) 468.64%

Is Paylocity Holding Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Paylocity Holding Corporation's P/E ratio

Paylocity Holding Corporation'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 Holding Corporation 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 Holding Corporation's PEG ratio

Paylocity Holding Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.5578. 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 Holding Corporation'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 Holding Corporation's EBITDA

Paylocity Holding Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $84.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Paylocity Holding Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Paylocity Holding Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $681.5 million
Operating margin TTM 9.52%
Gross profit TTM $416.3 million
Return on assets TTM 1.39%
Return on equity TTM 20.9%
Profit margin 13.1%
Book value $8.50
Market capitalisation $10.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Paylocity Holding Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Paylocity Holding Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Paylocity Holding Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Paylocity Holding Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $154.26 up to $314.495. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PCTY.US volatility(beta: 1.3)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Paylocity Holding Corporation's is 1.3046. This would suggest that Paylocity Holding Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Paylocity Holding Corporation overview

Paylocity Holding Corporation provides cloud-based payroll and human capital management software solutions for medium-sized organizations in the United States. The company offers Payroll and Tax Services solution to simplify payroll, automate processes and manage compliance requirements within one system; expense management, on demand payment, and garnishment solutions; human capital management and employee self-service solutions, document library, compliance dashboard, and HR edge; time and attendance solution, which tracks time and attendance data, eliminating the need for manual tracking of accruals and reducing administrative tasks; 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; modern workforce solutions consisting of community, premium video, survey, and peer recognition; and analytics and insights solutions covering modern workforce index, data insights, and reporting. Further, it provides implementation and training, client, and tax and regulatory services. The company's clients include 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. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Paylocity Holding Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 26.612% of Paylocity Holding Corporation shares are held by insiders and 72.232% by institutions.
How many people work for Paylocity Holding Corporation?
Latest data suggests 4,150 work at Paylocity Holding Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Paylocity Holding Corporation?
Paylocity Holding Corporation's fiscal year ends in June.
Where is Paylocity Holding Corporation based?
Paylocity Holding Corporation's address is: 1400 American Lane, Schaumburg, IL, United States, 60173
What is Paylocity Holding Corporation's ISIN number?
Paylocity Holding Corporation's international securities identification number is: US70438V1061
What is Paylocity Holding Corporation's CUSIP number?
Paylocity Holding Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 70438V106

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