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NASDAQ: PAYX
PAYCHEX INC Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for PAYX

Based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for PAYCHEX INC.
Min Forecast
$105.00-10.9%
Avg Forecast
$124.46+5.61%
Max Forecast
$145.00+23.05%

Should I buy or sell PAYX stock?

Based on 11 analysts offering ratings for PAYCHEX INC.
Hold
Strong Buy
0 analysts 0%
Buy
1 analysts 9.09%
Hold
8 analysts 72.73%
Sell
1 analysts 9.09%
Strong Sell
1 analysts 9.09%

PAYX stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Jefferies
Bottom 15%
15
HoldMaintains$130.00+10.32%2022-05-23
Citigroup
Bottom 22%
22
HoldMaintains$145.00+23.05%2022-04-06
Anonymous
Morgan Stanley
HoldMaintains$140.00+18.81%2022-03-31
Bank of America
Bottom 16%
16
HoldUpgrades$125.00+6.08%2022-03-09
Cowen & Co.
Top 17%
84
BuyUpgrades$145.00+23.05%2022-01-11
Stifel Nicolaus
Top 4%
97
HoldMaintains$140.00+18.81%2021-12-23
Barclays
Bottom 2%
2
HoldMaintains$140.00+18.81%2021-12-23
Morgan Stanley
Top 16%
85
HoldMaintains$105.00-10.90%2021-10-04
Deutsche Bank
Top 10%
91
HoldMaintains$115.00-2.41%2021-10-01
JP Morgan
Bottom 7%
7
Strong SellMaintains$111.00-5.80%2021-08-17

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Forecast return on equity

Is PAYX forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
N/A
Industry
3.99%
Market
30.86%

Forecast return on assets

Is PAYX forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
N/A
Industry
3.12%

PAYX earnings per share forecast

What is PAYX's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$3.75-0.53%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$4.07+7.96%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$4.37+15.92%
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PAYX revenue forecast

What is PAYX's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$4.6B+1.83%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$4.9B+9.09%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$5.2B+15.96%
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PAYX earnings growth forecast

How is PAYX forecast to perform vs Staffing & Employment Services companies and vs the US market?
Company
5.09%
Industry
6.91%
Market
15.71%
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PAYX revenue growth forecast

How is PAYX forecast to perform vs Staffing & Employment Services companies and vs the US market?
Company
5.08%
Industry
7.66%
Market
8.91%
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PAYX vs Staffing & Employment Service Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
PAYX$117.84$124.46+5.61%Hold
RHI$86.06$119.50+38.86%Strong Buy
BZ$15.45$42.50+175.08%Buy
ASGN$100.48$128.00+27.39%Buy
MAN$88.54$121.25+36.94%Hold

PAYCHEX Stock Forecast FAQ

Is PAYCHEX Stock a good buy in 2022, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 11 Wall Street analysts covering (NASDAQ: PAYX) stock is to Hold PAYX stock.

Out of 11 analysts, 0 (0%) are recommending PAYX as a Strong Buy, 1 (9.09%) are recommending PAYX as a Buy, 8 (72.73%) are recommending PAYX as a Hold, 1 (9.09%) are recommending PAYX as a Sell, and 1 (9.09%) are recommending PAYX as a Strong Sell.

What is PAYX's earnings growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NASDAQ: PAYX) PAYCHEX's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 5.09% is not forecast to beat the US Staffing & Employment Services industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 6.91%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 15.71%.

PAYCHEX's earnings in 2022 is $1,359,400,000.On average, 10 Wall Street analysts forecast PAYX's earnings for 2022 to be $1,353,815,209, with the lowest PAYX earnings forecast at $1,342,984,687, and the highest PAYX earnings forecast at $1,368,255,904. On average, 10 Wall Street analysts forecast PAYX's earnings for 2023 to be $1,469,340,773, with the lowest PAYX earnings forecast at $1,436,849,208, and the highest PAYX earnings forecast at $1,530,713,729.

In 2024, PAYX is forecast to generate $1,577,645,990 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $1,563,205,294 and the highest earnings forecast at $1,599,307,033.

What is PAYX's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NASDAQ: PAYX) PAYCHEX's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 5.08% is not forecast to beat the US Staffing & Employment Services industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 7.66%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 8.91%.

PAYCHEX's revenue in 2022 is $4,496,600,000.On average, 7 Wall Street analysts forecast PAYX's revenue for 2022 to be $1,653,101,512,370, with the lowest PAYX revenue forecast at $1,647,683,363,396, and the highest PAYX revenue forecast at $1,666,528,471,102. On average, 7 Wall Street analysts forecast PAYX's revenue for 2023 to be $1,770,972,606,826, with the lowest PAYX revenue forecast at $1,755,667,274,620, and the highest PAYX revenue forecast at $1,804,003,892,833.

In 2024, PAYX is forecast to generate $1,882,376,435,776 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $1,873,015,976,914 and the highest revenue forecast at $1,908,500,376,079.

What is PAYX's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2025?

(NASDAQ: PAYX) forecast ROA is N/A, which is lower than the forecast US Staffing & Employment Services industry average of 3.12%.

What is PAYX's Price Target?

According to 11 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year PAYX price target, the average PAYX price target is $124.46, with the highest PAYX stock price forecast at $145.00 and the lowest PAYX stock price forecast at $105.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that PAYCHEX's share price could reach $124.46 by May 23, 2023. The average PAYCHEX stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 5.61% from the current PAYX share price of $117.84.

What is PAYX's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2024?

(NASDAQ: PAYX) PAYCHEX's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $3.77. On average, analysts forecast that PAYX's EPS will be $3.75 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $3.72, and the highest EPS forecast at $3.79. On average, analysts forecast that PAYX's EPS will be $4.07 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $3.98, and the highest EPS forecast at $4.24. In 2024, PAYX's EPS is forecast to hit $4.37 (min: $4.33, max: $4.43).

What is PAYX's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2025?

(NASDAQ: PAYX) forecast ROE is N/A, which is considered weak.
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