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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
PAYX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. PAYX: No Debt )
PAYX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 13.33   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.28
PAYX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. PAYX: 0.28 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.28

0.18
0.87
Interest Coverage No Debt
PAYX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
85% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 55.01 vs. PAYX: No Debt )
PAYX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 255   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

255
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.54
M-Score: -2.54
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 38.60
PAYX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. PAYX: 38.60 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 13.15   Max: 40.08
Current: 38.6

13.15
40.08
Net-margin (%) 24.67
PAYX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. PAYX: 24.67 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 10.24   Max: 29.3
Current: 24.67

10.24
29.3
ROE (%) 35.89
PAYX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.90 vs. PAYX: 35.89 )
PAYX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 26.61   Max: 42.04
Current: 35.89

26.61
42.04
ROA (%) 10.01
PAYX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.65 vs. PAYX: 10.01 )
PAYX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.43   Max: 26.92
Current: 10.01

7.43
26.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 270.64
PAYX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 61.57 vs. PAYX: 270.64 )
PAYX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 34.83   Max: 276.19
Current: 270.64

34.83
276.19
Revenue Growth (%) 6.20
PAYX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. PAYX: 6.20 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -7   Max: 52.4
Current: 6.2

-7
52.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 7.20
PAYX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. PAYX: 7.20 )
PAYX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -1.3   Max: 38.9
Current: 7.2

-1.3
38.9
EPS Growth (%) 6.40
PAYX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. PAYX: 6.40 )
PAYX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -3.1   Max: 36.5
Current: 6.4

-3.1
36.5
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

PAYX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 27,480 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 22,137 sh (+144.88%)
Murray Stahl 11,683 sh (+41.65%)
Tom Gayner 150,900 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 446,761 sh (-7.19%)
Jeff Auxier 75,743 sh (-16.85%)
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Q1 2014

PAYX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 90,080 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 10,227 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 741,416 sh (+2598.02%)
Jeremy Grantham 752,709 sh (+68.48%)
Murray Stahl 18,419 sh (+57.66%)
Steven Cohen 30,231 sh (+36.56%)
Tom Gayner 150,000 sh (-0.6%)
Jeff Auxier 59,643 sh (-21.26%)
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Q2 2014

PAYX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 27,722 sh (New)
Jim Simons 98,501 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 657,438 sh (+629.84%)
Ray Dalio 60,572 sh (+492.28%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,722,981 sh (+128.9%)
Murray Stahl 18,940 sh (+2.83%)
Tom Gayner 150,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 51,691 sh (-13.33%)
Paul Tudor Jones 494,600 sh (-33.29%)
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Q3 2014

PAYX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 243,601 sh (+147.31%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,924,651 sh (+11.7%)
Murray Stahl 19,420 sh (+2.53%)
Tom Gayner 150,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 27,488 sh (-0.84%)
Jeff Auxier 51,135 sh (-1.08%)
Joel Greenblatt 69,465 sh (-89.43%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PAYX

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -89.43%0.3%$40.45 - $44.23 $ 47.3213%69465
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$40.45 - $44.23 $ 47.3213%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 629.84%0.29%$39.92 - $42.81 $ 47.3215%657438
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Add 492.28%0.02%$39.92 - $42.81 $ 47.3215%60572
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.06%$40.4 - $45.67 $ 47.3211%90080
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 New Buy$40.4 - $45.67 $ 47.3211%10227
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-12-31 Sold Out 1.3%$39.42 - $45.67 $ 47.3211%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$39.42 - $45.67 $ 47.3211%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -82.75%0.04%$36.94 - $41.11 $ 47.3220%5088
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-06-30 Reduce -8.82%0.11%$34.89 - $38.65 $ 47.3228%336803
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.06%$31.1 - $35.06 $ 47.3243%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -37.78%0.03%$31.1 - $35.06 $ 47.3243%26678
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 New Buy0.06%$30.88 - $33.92 $ 47.3245%183664
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 322.89%0.06%$30.88 - $33.92 $ 47.3245%42877
Arnold Van Den Berg 2012-09-30 Reduce -35.19%0.63%$31.14 - $34.56 $ 47.3244%387609
Richard Perry 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$29.2 - $32.49 $ 47.3254%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Reduce -29.62%0.01%$29.2 - $32.49 $ 47.3254%10017
Donald Yacktman 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.0031%$29.2 - $32.49 $ 47.3254%0
John Hussman 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.001%$29.2 - $32.49 $ 47.3254%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 New Buy0.04%$30.23 - $32.56 $ 47.3260%14233
Richard Perry 2012-03-31 New Buy0.02%$30.23 - $32.56 $ 47.3260%16000
Donald Yacktman 2012-03-31 Reduce -21.51%$30.23 - $32.56 $ 47.3260%14600
John Hussman 2012-03-31 New Buy$30.23 - $32.56 $ 47.3260%1750
Tom Gayner 2011-12-31 Add 186.64%0.15%$25.55 - $30.24 $ 47.3265%145900
Arnold Van Den Berg 2011-09-30 Add 60.99%0.63%$25.35 - $31.63 $ 47.3271%654524
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0344%$25.35 - $31.63 $ 47.3271%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$25.27 - $31.63 $ 47.3271%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 27.20
PAYX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.80 vs. PAYX: 27.20 )
PAYX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.65   Max: 48.32
Current: 27.2

13.65
48.32
P/B 9.62
PAYX's P/B is ranked lower than
61% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. PAYX: 9.62 )
PAYX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.67   Max: 12.62
Current: 9.62

5.67
12.62
P/S 6.70
PAYX's P/S is ranked lower than
62% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. PAYX: 6.70 )
PAYX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 12.74
Current: 6.7

3.6
12.74
PFCF 22.11
PAYX's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.67 vs. PAYX: 22.11 )
PAYX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.1   Max: 43.88
Current: 22.11

12.1
43.88
EV-to-EBIT 16.69
PAYX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.15 vs. PAYX: 16.69 )
PAYX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.5   Max: 33.1
Current: 16.69

8.5
33.1
PEG 3.78
PAYX's PEG is ranked higher than
78% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PAYX: 3.78 )
PAYX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 20.12
Current: 3.78

0.93
20.12
Shiller P/E 29.67
PAYX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 98.88 vs. PAYX: 29.67 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.49   Max: 60.33
Current: 29.67

16.49
60.33
Current Ratio 1.12
PAYX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. PAYX: 1.12 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 7.39
Current: 1.12

1.07
7.39
Quick Ratio 1.12
PAYX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. PAYX: 1.12 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 7.39
Current: 1.12

1.07
7.39

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.09
PAYX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. PAYX: 3.09 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 5.87
Current: 3.09

1.17
5.87
Dividend Payout 0.82
PAYX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
61% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. PAYX: 0.82 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1
Current: 0.82

0.24
1
Dividend growth (3y) 4.10
PAYX's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
63% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. PAYX: 4.10 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -19.4   Max: 50.1
Current: 4.1

-19.4
50.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.53
PAYX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
57% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. PAYX: 2.53 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 4.79
Current: 2.53

0.95
4.79
Share Buyback Rate -0.30
PAYX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. PAYX: -0.30 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.9   Max: -2.8
Current: -0.3

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 14.57
PAYX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.57 vs. PAYX: 14.57 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 8.26   Max: 32.84
Current: 14.57

8.26
32.84
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.17
PAYX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
67% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. PAYX: 2.17 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 9.31
Current: 2.17

0.94
9.31
Price/Median PS Value 1.11
PAYX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. PAYX: 1.11 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 4.51
Current: 1.11

0.63
4.51
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.04
PAYX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PAYX: 4.04 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 4.79
Current: 4.04

0.98
4.79
Price/Graham Number 4.18
PAYX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
60% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. PAYX: 4.18 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 11.96
Current: 4.18

2.5
11.96
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.00
PAYX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. PAYX: 6.00 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3   Max: 11.7
Current: 6

3
11.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.66
PAYX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. PAYX: 9.66 )
PAYX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 20.9
Current: 9.66

5.9
20.9

Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services
Compare:AHEXY, RANJY, TMH, HAYPY, JOBS » details
Traded in other countries:PCX.Germany
Paychex Inc is a Delaware Corporation formed in 1979. It is a provider of integrated payroll, human resource, insurance, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses in the United States. The Company's services include payroll processing; payroll tax administration services; employee payment services; regulatory compliance services; Paychex HR Services; retirement services administration; insurance services; online HR administration services, including time and attendance and benefit enrollment; and other human resource services and products. Its payroll service includes the calculation, preparation, and delivery of employee payroll checks; production of internal accounting records and management reports; preparation of federal, state, and local payroll tax returns; and collection and remittance of clients' payroll obligations. Its payroll tax administration services provide accurate preparation and timely filing of quarterly and year-end tax returns, as well as the electronic transfer of funds to the applicable tax or regulatory agencies. The Company's employee payment services provide an employer with the option of paying their employees by direct deposit, payroll debit card, a check drawn on a Paychex account, or a check drawn on the employer's account. It offers human resource outsourcing solutions that provide businesses a full-service approach to the outsourcing of employer and employee administrative needs. Its Paychex HR Services offering is available through Paychex HR Solutions, an administrative services organization, or Paychex PEO, a professional employer organization. The Company offers new-hire reporting services, which enable clients to comply with federal and state requirements to report information on newly hired employees. Its retirement services product line offers a variety of options to clients, including 401(k) plans, 401(k) SIMPLE plans, SIMPLE IRAs, 401(k) plans with safe harbor provisions, owner-only 401(k) plans, profit sharing plans, and money purchase plans. It markets its services primarily through its direct sales force based in the metropolitan markets it serve. It has one primary national competitor and it also competes with other national, regional, local, and online service providers. The Company is subject to U.S. federal income tax, numerous local and state tax jurisdictions within the U.S., and income taxes in Germany.
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