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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 1.24% today. In the last week its performance is -3.41%, and -1.89% for the past quarter. Currently, Paychex, Inc., PAYX has a target price of 55, so today’s gain of 1.24% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.47%.

Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX), has a market cap of 20681.58, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 10.60%, and institutional ownership is 71.90%.

At the current price of 57.87, it has a dividend yield of 3.18%, and its target price is 55. This is with a profit margin of 25.40%, and total debt/equity of 0.03. Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) has a P/E of 27.45, as well as a forward P/E of 24.13.

With a current EPS of 2.11, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.02%,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 24.22%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is 12.15%.

Volume today for Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX), is 2440400, while its average volume is 2032.2. Whilst the total gain today was 1.24%, it did have a day high of -6.09%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.60%, and 1.48% for the month. The 52-week low for Paychex, Inc., PAYX has been 29.63%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.09%.

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 38.90%. With a sales growth of 8.60% 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 1.2 and 1.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Paychex, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.86, and the P/S is 6.86, along with a P/B of 10.5. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 41.55.

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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