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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 2.44
PAYC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. PAYC: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PAYC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.86 Max: 2.95
Current: 2.44
0.15
2.95
Equity-to-Asset 0.25
PAYC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. PAYC: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PAYC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.25
Current: 0.25
0.01
0.25
Debt-to-Equity 0.10
PAYC's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
71% of the 1183 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. PAYC: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
PAYC' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.26 Max: 16.12
Current: 0.1
0.1
16.12
Debt-to-EBITDA 0.24
PAYC's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
83% of the 1040 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PAYC: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
PAYC' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.96 Max: 5.07
Current: 0.24
0.24
5.07
Interest Coverage 202.48
PAYC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 138.02 vs. PAYC: 202.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PAYC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 10.87 Max: 202.48
Current: 202.48
0.88
202.48
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 4.96
Beneish M-Score: -1.41
WACC vs ROIC
14.75%
41.75%
WACC
ROIC
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 21.81
PAYC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
91% of the 1940 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. PAYC: 21.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PAYC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.55  Med: 10.4 Max: 21.81
Current: 21.81
2.55
21.81
Net Margin % 18.46
PAYC's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
91% of the 1940 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. PAYC: 18.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PAYC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.53  Med: 3.75 Max: 18.46
Current: 18.46
-0.53
18.46
ROE % 37.15
PAYC's ROE % is ranked higher than
96% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. PAYC: 37.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PAYC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.49  Med: 19.14 Max: 52.9
Current: 37.15
-1.49
52.9
ROA % 7.07
PAYC's ROA % is ranked higher than
74% of the 2005 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. PAYC: 7.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PAYC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.19  Med: 1.66 Max: 7.07
Current: 7.07
-0.19
7.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 75.06
PAYC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 1965 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.66 vs. PAYC: 75.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PAYC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.2  Med: 57.52 Max: 75.06
Current: 75.06
30.2
75.06
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 36.30
PAYC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 1650 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. PAYC: 36.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PAYC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.7  Med: 35.65 Max: 38.1
Current: 36.3
34.7
38.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 61.70
PAYC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 1466 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. PAYC: 61.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PAYC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40  Med: 51.05 Max: 61.7
Current: 61.7
40
61.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 117.40
PAYC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 1339 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. PAYC: 117.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PAYC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 85.8 Max: 233.2
Current: 117.4
0
233.2
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

PAYC Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Fisher 220,905 sh (-2.29%)
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Q4 2017

PAYC Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Caxton Associates 7,552 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 22,700 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 222,365 sh (+0.66%)
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Q1 2018

PAYC Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Julian Robertson 28,580 sh (New)
George Soros 21,600 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 7,862 sh (+4.10%)
Pioneer Investments 22,700 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 209,458 sh (-5.80%)
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Q2 2018

PAYC Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Jim Simons 308,550 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 17,092 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,200 sh (New)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Ken Fisher 180,419 sh (-13.86%)
Pioneer Investments 11,440 sh (-49.60%)
Julian Robertson 9,730 sh (-65.96%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 511210    SIC: 7372
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Headquarter Location:USA
Paycom Software Inc is a provider of cloud-based HCM software solution delivered as Software-as-a-Services. It provides functionality and data analytics that businesses need to manage the complete employment life cycle from recruitment to retirement.

Paycom Software Inc. is a provider of cloud-based human capital management solutions that are delivered through a Software-as-a-Service model. Its platform enables customers to manage the complete employment life cycle from recruitment to retirement. Applications including talent acquisition, labor management, payroll, and human resources are integrated on the platform. The company derives revenue from software subscriptions and implementation fees.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 68.09
PAYC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.75 vs. PAYC: 68.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PAYC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.22  Med: 76.56 Max: 2875
Current: 68.09
52.22
2875
Forward PE Ratio 34.48
PAYC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. PAYC: 34.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 68.09
PAYC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
84% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.79 vs. PAYC: 68.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PAYC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.22  Med: 76.56 Max: 2875
Current: 68.09
52.22
2875
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 57.77
PAYC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
80% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.11 vs. PAYC: 57.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PAYC' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55.81  Med: 79.88 Max: 108.29
Current: 57.77
55.81
108.29
PB Ratio 18.38
PAYC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 1858 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. PAYC: 18.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PAYC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.39  Med: 22.15 Max: 42.01
Current: 18.38
9.39
42.01
PS Ratio 12.49
PAYC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 1840 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. PAYC: 12.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PAYC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 10.23 Max: 18.3
Current: 12.49
5
18.3
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 53.61
PAYC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
80% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.05 vs. PAYC: 53.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PAYC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.42  Med: 69.58 Max: 228.18
Current: 53.61
46.42
228.18
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 35.93
PAYC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
76% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. PAYC: 35.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PAYC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.9  Med: 41.52 Max: 81.44
Current: 35.93
25.9
81.44
EV-to-EBIT 56.51
PAYC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.89 vs. PAYC: 56.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PAYC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.3  Med: 62.4 Max: 186.3
Current: 56.51
34.3
186.3
EV-to-EBITDA 46.07
PAYC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
83% of the 1413 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 15.96 vs. PAYC: 46.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PAYC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.8  Med: 50.3 Max: 103
Current: 46.07
28.8
103
EV-to-Revenue 12.39
PAYC's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
89% of the 1910 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. PAYC: 12.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
PAYC' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 10.4 Max: 18.3
Current: 12.39
5.1
18.3
PEG Ratio 1.49
PAYC's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 599 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. PAYC: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PAYC' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.22 Max: 1.61
Current: 1.49
1.02
1.61
Current Ratio 1.08
PAYC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 1957 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. PAYC: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PAYC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.08
Current: 1.08
0.98
1.08
Quick Ratio 1.08
PAYC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 1957 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. PAYC: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PAYC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.08
Current: 1.08
0.98
1.08
Days Inventory 2.72
PAYC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
80% of the 1137 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.22 vs. PAYC: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PAYC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.72  Med: 6.3 Max: 11.29
Current: 2.72
2.72
11.29
Days Sales Outstanding 1.52
PAYC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
98% of the 1879 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 68.11 vs. PAYC: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PAYC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 3.39 Max: 6.76
Current: 1.52
1.33
6.76
Days Payable 26.25
PAYC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
73% of the 1720 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 45.50 vs. PAYC: 26.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PAYC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.23  Med: 45.53 Max: 87.71
Current: 26.25
25.23
87.71

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.40
PAYC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1387 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -3.30 vs. PAYC: -2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PAYC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: -3.85 Max: -2.4
Current: -2.4
-5.7
-2.4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 21.52
PAYC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
92% of the 1555 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. PAYC: 21.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PAYC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.59  Med: 42.35 Max: 82.54
Current: 21.52
20.59
82.54
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 9.39
PAYC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. PAYC: 9.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PAYC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.07  Med: 11.09 Max: 12.92
Current: 9.39
9.07
12.92
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.22
PAYC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. PAYC: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PAYC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.68
Current: 1.22
0.57
1.68
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.72
PAYC's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. PAYC: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
PAYC' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 3.17 Max: 3.74
Current: 2.72
2.6
3.74
Price-to-Graham-Number 8.07
PAYC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
94% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. PAYC: 8.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
PAYC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.72  Med: 11.1 Max: 69
Current: 8.07
7.72
69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.74
PAYC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
53% of the 2008 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. PAYC: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PAYC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.6 Max: 2.9
Current: 1.74
0.5
2.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 20.67
PAYC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
83% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.82 vs. PAYC: 20.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PAYC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.5  Med: 20.7 Max: 20.7
Current: 20.67
20.5
20.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $530.03
EPS (TTM) $ 1.66
Beta1.95
Volatility55.03%
52-Week Range $75.39 - 164.08
Shares Outstanding (Mil)58.61

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 560 694 837
EBIT (Mil $) 203 255
EBITDA (Mil $) 222 284
EPS ($) 2.44 3.00 3.60
EPS without NRI ($) 2.44 3.00 3.60
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
25.00%
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 77
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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