Paylocity Holding Corporation provides cloud-based payroll and human capital management software solutions for medium-sized organizations in the United States. More Details
No risks detected for PCTY from our risk checks.
High growth potential with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Paylocity Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PCTY is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PCTY's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PCTY exceeded the US Software industry which returned 62.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PCTY exceeded the US Market which returned 55.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Paylocity Holding's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StHow Much Are Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) Insiders Taking Off The Table?
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StImagine Holding Paylocity Holding (NASDAQ:PCTY) Shares While The Price Zoomed 485% Higher
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWe Think Paylocity Holding (NASDAQ:PCTY) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease
Is Paylocity Holding undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PCTY ($188.72) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($18.94)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PCTY is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PCTY is poor value based on its PE Ratio (151.5x) compared to the US Software industry average (54x).
PE vs Market: PCTY is poor value based on its PE Ratio (151.5x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PCTY is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PCTY is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (25.1x) compared to the US Software industry average (8.7x).
How is Paylocity Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PCTY's forecast earnings growth (31.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: PCTY's earnings (31.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (18.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PCTY's revenue (19.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PCTY's revenue (19.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PCTY's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (23.7%)
How has Paylocity Holding performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PCTY has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PCTY's current net profit margins (11.5%) are higher than last year (11.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PCTY has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 52.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: PCTY's earnings growth over the past year (16.3%) is below its 5-year average (52.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PCTY earnings growth over the past year (16.3%) underperformed the Software industry 16.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PCTY's Return on Equity (16.5%) is considered low.
How is Paylocity Holding's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PCTY's short term assets ($2.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: PCTY's short term assets ($2.5B) exceed its long term liabilities ($171.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PCTY's debt to equity ratio (24.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if PCTY's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PCTY's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (96.2%).
Interest Coverage: PCTY earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Paylocity Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PCTY's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PCTY's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PCTY's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PCTY's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PCTY's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Steve Beauchamp (48 yo)
Mr. Steven R. Beauchamp, also known as Steve, serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Paylocity Holding Corporation. Mr. Beauchamp has been the President and Chief Operating Officer at Paylocity Corporati...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Steve's total compensation ($USD9.10M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.94M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Steve's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: PCTY's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PCTY's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Paylocity Holding Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Paylocity Holding Corporation
- Ticker: PCTY
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$10.261b
- Shares outstanding: 54.37m
- Website: https://www.paylocity.com
Number of Employees
- Paylocity Holding Corporation
- 1400 American Lane
- United States
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 module that enable...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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