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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) which is in the industry Staffing & Outsourcing Services, gaining 0.22% today. In the last week its performance is 2.15%, and 15.83% for the past quarter. Currently, Paychex, Inc., PAYX has a target price of 52.5, so today’s gain of 0.22% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.38%.

Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX), has a market cap of 21684.4, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 10.60%, and institutional ownership is 70.80%.

At the current price of 60.03, it has a dividend yield of 3.07%, and its target price is 52.5. This is with a profit margin of 25.60%, and total debt/equity of 0. Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) has a P/E of 28.69, as well as a forward P/E of 24.94.

With a current EPS of 2.09, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.59%,Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 8.00%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.60%.

Performance for the year is 29.46%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is 16.09%.

Volume today for Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX), is 1493296, while its average volume is 2166.01. Whilst the total gain today was 0.22%, it did have a day high of -2.23%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.79%, and 0.98% for the month. The 52-week low for Paychex, Inc., PAYX has been 49.15%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.23%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 39.40%, and its return on assets is 11.90%. Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) has an operating margin of 38.80%. With a sales growth of 8.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Paychex, Inc., PAYX is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0, and has a current ratio of 1.1 and 1.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Paychex, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.99, and the P/S is 7.35, along with a P/B of 11.3. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 61.59.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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