Paychex, Inc. (PAYX)

NASDAQ: PAYX · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+5.12 (4.36%)
At close: Jun 24, 2022 4:00 PM
+0.32 (0.26%)
After-hours: Jun 24, 2022 7:13 PM EDT
Market Cap 44.20B
Revenue (ttm) 4.50B
Net Income (ttm) 1.36B
Shares Out 361.02M
EPS (ttm) 3.74
PE Ratio 32.74
Forward PE 28.90
Dividend $2.77 (2.26%)
Ex-Dividend Date May 11, 2022
Volume 2,321,663
Open 118.30
Previous Close 117.31
Day's Range 117.95 - 122.44
52-Week Range 105.55 - 141.92
Beta 0.98
Analysts Hold
Price Target 142.94 (+16.8%)
Earnings Date Jun 29, 2022

About PAYX

Paychex, Inc. provides integrated human capital management solutions for human resources (HR), payroll, benefits, and insurance services for small to medium-sized businesses in the United States and Europe. The company offers payroll processing services; payroll tax administration services; employee payment services; and regulatory compliance services, such as new-hire reporting and garnishment processing. It also provides HR solutions, including payroll, employer compliance, HR and employee benefits administration, risk management outsourcing,... [Read more...]

Industry IT Services
Founded 1979
CEO Martin Mucci
Employees 15,000
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol PAYX
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2021, Paychex's revenue was $4.06 billion, an increase of 0.40% compared to the previous year's $4.04 billion. Earnings were $1.10 billion, a decrease of -0.05%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 26 analysts, the average rating for PAYX stock is "Hold." The 12-month stock price forecast is 142.94, which is an increase of 16.75% from the latest price.

Price Target
(16.75% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold
Stock Forecasts


1 Under-the-Radar Growth Stock to Buy and Hold

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Paychex, Inc. Schedules Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2022 Earnings Conference Call for June 29, 2022

ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Paychex, Inc. (Nasdaq: PAYX) will release financial results for its fiscal 2022 fourth quarter and full-year ended May 31, 2022. Paychex will deliver results via Busine...

Paychex (PAYX) Stock Up 12.3% in a Year: What's Behind It?

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G vs. PAYX: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Other symbols: G

New Paychex Research Shows Growing Importance of Technology and Training to Support Remote and Hybrid Workers

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Reasons to Add Paychex (PAYX) Stock to Your Portfolio Now

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Small business wage growth remains strong, says Paychex CEO Marty Mucci

Marty Mucci, chairman and CEO of Paychex, joins CNBC's 'Squawk Box' to break down small business wage growth, hiring and more.

Paychex Flex® Earns HR Tech Award from Lighthouse Research & Advisory

Cloud-based SaaS solution, Paychex Flex, recognized as Best Core HR/Workforce Solution for Small and Medium Businesses ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of ...

G vs. PAYX: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

G vs. PAYX: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Other symbols: G

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Other symbols: HOLX

3 Outsourcing Stocks to Strengthen Your Portfolio Now

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3 Dividend-Paying Business Services Stocks You May Count On

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Why Are Investors Bullish On Paychex Stock?

Returns of -3.5% or lower over a five-day period on 218 occasions out of 2516 (9%); Stock rose in the next five days in 124 of these 218 instances (57%).

Paychex (PAYX) Stock Up 23.6% in a Year: What's Behind It?

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Paychex Declares 20% Increase in Quarterly Dividend

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Paychex Honored for Excellence in Employee Health and Well-being

Business Group on Health recognizes Paychex for offering one of the nation's top health and well-being programs ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- For the ninth time, Paychex, Inc., a leadi...

New Paychex Research Reveals the Impacts of Unpredictable Work Schedules, Especially Among Part-Time Workers, Younger...

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Is Paychex (PAYX) Outperforming Other Business Services Stocks This Year?

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Yahoo Finance Presents: Martin Mucci, Paychex CEO

Yahoo Finance Editor-at-Large Brian Sozzi sits down with Paychex CEO Martin Mucci to discuss wage growth, the importance of retaining employees, and inflation.

Paychex beat earnings expectations by 10% but the price is overvalued

Paychex Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) beat Q3-2022 earnings expectations by 10%. The performance reflected strong growth in revenues and income.

Paychex CEO explains how businesses are handling soaring inflation, new state employment laws

The "Mad Money" host spoke with Paychex CEO Marty Mucci on Wednesday's episode of the show.