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PCTY Paylocity Holding PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current P/E ratio for Paylocity Holding stock as of Jun 20, 2024 is 39.04. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $3.48 and the stock price of $135.86 per share. The PE ratio has decreased by 37% from its last 4 quarters average of 61.8.

PCTY PE ratio history

How has PCTY's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Paylocity Holding for the last eight years is 132.63. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 39.04 is 71% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last eight years, PCTY's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Mar 2017 quarter at 386.3, when the price was $38.63 and the EPS was $0.1. The lowest point was recorded in the Mar 2024 quarter, when it reached 49.39 with a price of $171.86 and an EPS of $3.48.


Paylocity Holding PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 32.18% in 2020

Maximum annual decrease: -77.11% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2023 72.94 -31%
2022 105.71 -27.98%
2021 146.77 20.72%
2020 121.58 32.18%
2019 91.98 15.64%
2018 79.54 -77.11%
2017 347.54 N/A
2016 N/A N/A
2015 N/A N/A
2014 N/A N/A

PCTY average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of PCTY for the past years

The current PE ratio of PCTY is under its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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PCTY PE vs peers

What is PCTY's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peer stocks MSFT and ORCL, PCTY's PE ratio is higher. Paylocity Holding is currently trading at a higher PE ratio (39.04) than its peers average of 30.87.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
PAYC Paycom Software Inc 17.74 $8.47B
PAYX Paychex Inc 27.13 $45.02B
ADP Automatic Data Processing Inc 27.31 $100.71B
ORCL Oracle Corp 37.41 $393.84B
WDAY Workday Inc 37.85 $56.87B
MSFT Microsoft Corp 38.46 $3.31T
PCTY Paylocity Holding Corp 39.04 $7.67B

Frequently asked questions

What is Paylocity Holding's PE ratio?

As of Jun 20, 2024, PCTY stock has a price to earnings ratio of 39.04.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Paylocity Holding (PCTY)?

As an average over the last 3 years, PCTY stock has a PE ratio of 108.38.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Paylocity Holding (PCTY)?

As an average over the last 5 years, PCTY stock has a PE ratio of 111.81.

What is the highest PE ratio for PCTY?

Over the last eight years, the quarterly PE ratio reached its highest level at 386.3 in the Mar 2017 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for PCTY compare to its historical average?

The current PE ratio of PCTY is 71% lower than the 8-year historical average.

How is PCTY's PE ratio calculated (Paylocity Holding PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months earnings per share(EPS). As of today (Jun 20, 2024), Paylocity Holding's share price is $135.86. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $3.48. Therefore, Paylocity Holding's price to earnings ratio for today is 39.04. PE RATIO(39.04) = STOCK PRICE($135.86) / TTM EPS($3.48)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.