Setting A New 52 Week High, Paychex, Inc. (Nasdaq:PAYX) Ends The Day At $81.59

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Paychex, Inc. (Nasdaq:PAYX)

April 17th, 2019

With markets going up Paychex, Inc. fell ($0.78) Tuesday, a 0.95% decline, closing at $81.59. Despite the drop in price it hit a new 52 week high of $82.64. In addition to the stock finishing lower, the trading volumes were only 0.00% of normal which could be an indication of investor uncertainty.

PAYX was outperformed by the rest of the Information Technology sector which went up 0.49%.

Paychex, Inc. is listed on the S&P 500 index, and was one of 222 stocks that dropped today. Weighted by market cap, PAYX represents about 0.10% of the S&P 500.

Paychex, Inc. is listed on NASDAQ 100, and was one of 53 stocks that fell today. Weighted by market cap, PAYX represents about 0.10% of NASDAQ 100.

Expectations from 16 analysts indicates that Paychex, Inc. could fall somewhat (-3.41%), while Finbox has calculated (with low uncertainty) a fair value price of $60.05.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Wednesday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Financials saw the biggest increase of the day (1.37%), while Real Estate saw the biggest drop (-2.38%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 24.38%.

Financials saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of 3.59%, as it went up 1.37%. Consumer Staples saw a turn around from its 5-day performance of 1.35% trading down -0.06%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Financials went up with a 1.37% change.
  • Energy went up with a 0.64% change.
  • Industrials went up with a 0.59% change.
  • Information Technology went up with a 0.49% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.48% change.
  • Materials went up with a 0.47% change.
  • Communication Services went up with a 0.21% change.
  • Consumer Staples went down with a -0.06% change.
  • Utilities went down with a -1.39% change.
  • Healthcare went down with a -2.03% change.
  • Real Estate went down with a -2.38% change.

Paychex, Inc. Info

Paychex, Inc. provides payroll, human resource (HR), retirement, and insurance services for small to medium-sized businesses in the United States and Europe. The company offers payroll processing services; payroll tax administration services; employee payment services; and regulatory compliance services, such as new-hire reporting and garnishment processing. It also provides HR outsourcing services, including Paychex HR solutions comprising payroll, employer compliance, HR and employee benefits administration, risk management outsourcing, and the on-site availability of a professionally trained HR representative; and retirement services administration, including plan implementation, ongoing compliance with government regulations, employee and employer reporting, participant and employer online access, electronic funds transfer, and other administrative services. In addition, the company offers insurance services for property and casualty coverage, such as workers’ compensation, business-owner policies, and commercial auto, as well as health and benefits coverage, including health, dental, vision, and life; cloud-based HR administration software products for employee benefits management and administration, time and attendance, recruiting, and onboarding solutions; and other HR services and products, such as employee handbooks, management manuals, and personnel and required regulatory forms. Further, it provides various accounting and financial services to small to medium-sized businesses comprising payroll funding and outsourcing services, which include payroll processing, invoicing, and tax preparation; and various services, such as payment processing services, financial fitness programs, and a small-business loan resource center. The company markets its products and services through direct sales force. Paychex, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Rochester, New York.

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