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The following stock analysis is based on 7.7 years of data (i.e. since Nov 20, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.

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Paychex trades on the NasdaqGS exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the sector.

Current Status of Paychex

It is currently trading at $72.59 ($72.72 the previous day).It pays a 3.41% dividend.


The next reporting date is in 54 days (2020 09 30).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $0.55 per share ($893.6M). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.3363.

Over the past 12 months, $99974 worth of shares have been purchased and $90699177 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 8.8% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 11.26. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year79.8698285714295.2- Below Average
2 year75.89293172690816.9+ Above Average
3 year64.92857740585810.5- Below Average
4 year58.76942857142912.1+ Above Average
5 year52.43410646387811.6+ Above Average
Paychex is projected by analysts to get to $74.00 within the next 12 months (1.9%), but preticted targets range from as high as $85.00 (17.1%) and as low as $63(-13.2%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -44.1%. It has a shape to the stock curve, which means

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With an average increase of 8.8% year over year, if Paychex is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 60.1 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 23.88.

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Why Is Paychex (PAYX) Down 2.5% Since Last Earnings Report?

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 15:30:03 Paychex (PAYX) reported earnings 30 days ago. Whatand's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.... Read Full Article

Small Business Employment Rebound Moderates in July

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 12:30:00 The latest Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch shows that employment growth moderated as new COVID-19 hot spots emerged in the South and West regions of the U.S. The national jobs index slipped 0.24 percent in July to 94.59. Hourly ...... Read Full Article

Study: HR Professionals Focus on Strategy, Productivity, and Technology Amid New Challenges

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 17:03:00 The 2020 Paychex Pulse of HR Survey, released today, found that 88 percent of HR leaders feel they are a strategic partner within their organization, particularly as they play a vital role in navigating new regulatory challenges compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...... Read Full Article

Paychex Ranks as Largest Provider of 401(k) Recordkeeping Plans for 10th Consecutive Year

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 19:03:00 For the tenth consecutive year, Paychex, Inc., one of the nationand's leading providers in 401(k) recordkeeping services, has earned the distinction of being the retirement industryand's leader in total number of 401(k) plans, serving more than 90,000 plans. The ranking was ...... Read Full Article

Just Three Days Till Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) Will Be Trading Ex-Dividend

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 10:18:32 Regular readers will know that we love our dividends at Simply Wall St, which is why itand's exciting to see Paychex...... Read Full Article

Paychex Enhances PPP Loan Forgiveness Solution to Produce Signature-Ready Application

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 17:04:00 As businesses across the U.S. continue to adapt to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, financial stability and getting back to work remain top of mind. Today, Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of HR, payroll, benefits, and insurance ...... Read Full Article

Owning Paychex Shares May Not Pay in the Short Run

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 12:31:00 For his second Executive Decision segment of "Mad Money" Tuesday, Jim Cramer checked in with Marty Mucci, president and CEO of Paychex Inc. , the payroll processor with its finger on the pulse of our small business economy. Mucci said Paychex ...... Read Full Article

Paychex Named to Selling Powerand's Annual and"50 Best Companies to Sell Forand" List in 2020

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:00:00 For the eighth consecutive year, Paychex, Inc. has been named to the Selling Power 50 Best Companies to Sell For 2020 list. Each year, the corporate research team at Selling Power magazine assembles and publishes this list, which is now in its 20...... Read Full Article

Paychex Declares Quarterly Dividend

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 16:41:00 Today the Board of Directors of Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ‑PAYX) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.62 per share payable August 27, 2020 to shareholders of record August 3, 2020.... Read Full Article

Paychex (PAYX) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 00:31:21 PAYX earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.... Read Full Article

Paychex (PAYX) Q4 Earnings Match Estimates, Revenues Beat

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 21:42:09 Paychexand's (PAYX) fourth-quarter fiscal 2020 earnings and revenues decrease on a year-over-year basis.... Read Full Article

Overview of Paychexand's 4th-Quarter Results

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:56:51 Revenue at the management solutions division declined 6% year-over-year Continue reading...... Read Full Article

Were Hedge Funds Right About Piling Into Paychex, Inc. (PAYX)?

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:26:30 At the end of February we announced the arrival of the first US recession since 2009 and we predicted that the market will decline by at least 20% in (see why hell is coming). In these volatile markets we scrutinize hedge fund ...... Read Full Article

Paychex Stock (PAYX) Trading Lower After Mixed Guidance

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:58:52 Paychex offered a somber view of the employment outlook, expecting revenue in key divisions to decline into 2021, which led to a drop in PAYX shares.... Read Full Article

Paychex profit and revenue fall but beat estimates as pandemic weighs

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 12:45:00 Paychex Inc. said Tuesday it had net income of $220.7 million, or 61 cents a share, in its fiscal fourth quarter to May 31, down from $230.4 million, or 64 cents a share, in the year-earlier period. Adjusted per-share earnings also came to 61 cents, ahead ...... Read Full Article

Recap: Paychex Q4 Earnings

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 12:41:13 Shares of Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX) rose 0.3% in pre-market trading after the company reported Q4 results.Quarterly Results Earnings per share fell 3.17% over the past year to $0.61, which beat the estimate of $0.60.Revenue of $951,100,000 declined by 2.99% from the same period last ...... Read Full Article

Paychex, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2020 Results

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 12:30:00 Paychex, Inc. (and"Paychex,and" and"we,and" and"our,and" or and"usand") (Nasdaq:PAYX) today announced its results of operations for the three months ended May 31, 2020 (the and"fourth quarterand"), and for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2020 (and"...... Read Full Article

Paychex, Inc. to Host Earnings Call

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:30:00 NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / July 7, 2020 / Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) will be discussing their earnings results in their 2020 Fourth Quarter Earnings call to be held on July 7, 2020 at 9:30 AM Eastern ...... Read Full Article

Are Robust Financials Driving The Recent Rally In Paychex, Inc.and's (NASDAQ:PAYX) Stock?

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:06:39 Paychexand'sand's (NASDAQ:PAYX) stock is up by a considerable 20% over the past three months. Since the market usually pay...... Read Full Article

Earnings Scheduled For July 7, 2020

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:07:31 Companies Reporting Before The Bell • Paychex Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.60 per share on revenue of $910.91 million. Companies Reporting After The Bell • Levi Strauss Inc. (NYSE:LEVI) is expected to report quarterly loss at $0.45 per ...... Read Full Article