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Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY)
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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 9 years of data (i.e. since Mar 19, 2014). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Paylocity Holding Corporation trades on the NasdaqGS exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the financial sector.

Current Status of Paylocity Holding Corporation

It is currently trading at $198.78 ($196.34 the previous day).


The next reporting date is in 33 days (2023 05 04).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $1.52 per share ($333.1M). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.3511.

Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $212848211 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 28.4% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 35.74. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year198.07272556391-8.7- Below Average
2 year216.9129158273435.4- Below Average
3 year160.1702779187848.5+ Above Average
4 year107.8571564705957.4+ Above Average
5 year68.54083969465646.1+ Above Average
Paylocity Holding Corporation is projected by analysts to get to $267.50 within the next 12 months (34.6%), but preticted targets range from as high as $325.00 (63.5%) and as low as $214(7.7%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -50.6%. It has a shape to the stock curve, which means

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With an average increase of 28.4% year over year, if Paylocity Holding Corporation is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 21.4 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 116.93. The stock is over valued as the industry standard in the financial sector is a P/E of 13.24.

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Negative Market Sentiment Affected Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY) in Q4

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 10:30:46 TimesSquare Capital Management, an equity investment management company, released its “U.S. Small/Mid Cap Growth Strategy” fourth-quarter investor letter. A copy of the same can be downloaded here. In the fourth quarter, the strategy outperformed the Russell 2500 Growth Index ...... Read Full Article

Paylocity Unveils AI Assist™ – Leading the Industry in Integrating Generative AI into HCM Software

Tue, 21 Mar 2023 15:00:00 Leveraging OpenAI—the developer of ChatGPT—AI Assist Uses Artificial Intelligence to Enable Faster and More Effective Communications Across the EnterpriseSCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 21, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Paylocity (NASDAQ: PCTY) today announced AI Assist™, a landmark achievement in HR technology with ...... Read Full Article

Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY) Shares are Pressured Despite Strong Fundamentals

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Sat, 11 Mar 2023 12:35:31 Paylocity Holding Corporation ( NASDAQ:PCTY ), might not be a large cap stock, but it saw significant share price...... Read Full Article

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Macro-Economic Headwinds Affected Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY) in Q4

Fri, 17 Feb 2023 10:50:04 ClearBridge Investments, an investment management firm, released its fourth-quarter 2022 “Mid Cap Growth Strategy” investor letter – a copy of which can be downloaded here. The strategy underperformed the Russell Midcap Growth Index in the fourth quarter. It gained across six of ...... Read Full Article

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Tue, 14 Feb 2023 17:00:05 Paylocity (PCTY) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company's earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.... Read Full Article

Wall Street Analysts Think Paylocity (PCTY) Could Surge 26.38%: Read This Before Placing a Bet

Fri, 10 Feb 2023 14:55:02 The consensus price target hints at a 26.4% upside potential for Paylocity (PCTY). While empirical research shows that this sought-after metric is hardly effective, an upward trend in earnings estimate revisions could mean that the stock will witness an upside in ...... Read Full Article

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Tue, 07 Feb 2023 23:00:00 Paylocity Holding shows improving price performance, earning an upgrade to its IBD Relative Strength Rating... Read Full Article

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Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) Q2 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 07:05:34 Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) Q2 2023 Earnings Call Transcript February 2, 2023 Operator: Hello, and thank you for standing by. Welcome to Paylocity Holding Corporation Second Quarter 2023 Fiscal Year Results. I would now like to hand the conference over to your speaker, ...... Read Full Article

Paylocity (PCTY) Soars 4% on Q2 Earnings Beat, Guidance Raise

Fri, 03 Feb 2023 13:13:01 Better sales execution and sustained investments in technological upgrades and product innovation drive Paylocity's (PCTY) Q2 earnings and revenues higher.... Read Full Article

Paylocity (PCTY) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 22:35:10 Paylocity (PCTY) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 60% and 5.09%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?... Read Full Article

Paylocity Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2023 Financial Results

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 21:05:00 Q2 2023 Recurring and Other Revenue of $256.4 million, up 31% year-over-yearQ2 2023 Total Revenue of $273.0 million, up 39% year-over-year SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Paylocity Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: PCTY), a leading provider of cloud-based HCM and payroll software solutions, today announced financial results ...... Read Full Article

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