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Paychex (Paychex) EBITDA : $2,432 Mil (TTM As of May. 2024)


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What is Paychex EBITDA?

Paychex's EBITDA for the three months ended in May. 2024 was $547 Mil. Its EBITDA for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2024 was $2,432 Mil.

During the past 12 months, the average EBITDA Growth Rate of Paychex was 7.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 13.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 9.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 8.10% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EBITDA Growth Rate using EBITDA data.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average EBITDA Growth Rate of Paychex was 37.70% per year. The lowest was 0.50% per year. And the median was 13.00% per year.

Paychex's EBITDA per Share for the three months ended in May. 2024 was $1.51. Its EBITDA per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2024 was $6.72.

During the past 12 months, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate of Paychex was 7.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 13.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 9.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 8.20% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EBITDA per share growth rate using EBITDA per Share data.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate of Paychex was 72.50% per year. The lowest was 2.20% per year. And the median was 12.30% per year.


Paychex EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Paychex's EBITDA can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Paychex EBITDA Chart

Paychex Annual Data
Trend May15 May16 May17 May18 May19 May20 May21 May22 May23 May24
EBITDA
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1,685.60 1,662.00 2,053.00 2,261.50 2,431.80

Paychex Quarterly Data
Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21 May21 Aug21 Nov21 Feb22 May22 Aug22 Nov22 Feb23 May23 Aug23 Nov23 Feb24 May24
EBITDA Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 517.10 599.70 571.30 713.90 546.90

Competitive Comparison of Paychex's EBITDA

For the Staffing & Employment Services subindustry, Paychex's EV-to-EBITDA, along with its competitors' market caps and EV-to-EBITDA data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Paychex's EV-to-EBITDA Distribution in the Business Services Industry

For the Business Services industry and Industrials sector, Paychex's EV-to-EBITDA distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Paychex's EV-to-EBITDA falls into.


Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) is what the company earns before it expenses interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization.

Paychex's EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in May. 2024 is calculated as

Paychex's EBITDA was directly provided by GuruFocus' data source Morningstar. For the fiscal year ended in May. 2024, Paychex's EBITDA was $2,432 Mil.

Paychex's EBITDA for the quarter that ended in May. 2024 is calculated as

Paychex's EBITDA was directly provided by GuruFocus' data source Morningstar. For the quarter ended in May. 2024, Paychex's EBITDA was $547 Mil.

EBITDA for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2024 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $2,432 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

Sometimes companies may have already deducted Depreciation and Amortization from Gross Profit. In this case Depreciation and Amortization needs to be added back when calculating EBITDA.

Paychex  (NAS:PAYX) EBITDA Explanation

EBITDA is a cash flow measure that ignores changes in working capital. EBITDA minus Depreciation, and Amortization (DA) equals Operating Income. Operating Income is profit before interest and taxes. Of course, Interest and taxes need to be paid.

While depreciation and amortization expenses do not need to be paid in cash, assets - especially tangible assets - do need to be replaced over time. EBITDA is not a measure of profit in any sense. EBITDA is a measure of cash generation by a business where the uses of that cash may be more or less discretionary depending on the nature of the business.

The EBITDA of a TV station is largely discretionary. Owners may use much of the EBITDA generated by a TV station as they see fit. The EBITDA of a railroad is largely non-discretionary. Owners must use much of the EBITDA generated by a railroad to replace the physical assets of the railroad or the business will literally fall apart over time.

EBITDA can be thought of as the cash a business generates that is available to:

Add more inventory
Add more receivables
Replace property, plant, and equipment
Add more property, plant, and equipment
Pay interest
Pay taxes
And finally: pay owners

EBITDA is widely used in financial analysis because Depreciation and Amortization are not present day cash expenses.. Depreciation and amortization are the spreading out of the costs of assets over the time in which those assets provide benefits. Today's depreciation and amortization expenses relate to assets bought in the past. The assets being expensed may or may not need to be replaced in the future. And the cost to replace the assets may be more or less than it was in the past. For this reason, the depreciation and amortization expenses a company records in the present year may have no relationship to the actual cash costs needed to maintain its assets in future years.

A company's depreciation expense depends on both its expectations about the assets it owns and its choice of accounting methods. Two companies owning identical assets may have different depreciation expenses because they have different expectations about the useful lives of those assets and because they make different accounting choices.

Analysts use EBITDA to remove this element of personal choice from a company's accounting statements. The use of EBITDA is an attempt to make the results of different companies more comparable and uniform.


Be Aware

Although depreciation is not a cash cost it is a real business cost because the company has to pay for the fixed assets when they purchase them. Both Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger hate the idea of EBITDA because in this calculation, depreciation is not counted as an expense.

EBITDA over Revenue is a good metric for comparing the operating efficiencies between companies because EBITDA is less vulnerable to companies' accounting choices. For this reason, EBITDA is used in ranking the Predictability of Companies. Also Price-to-EBITDA is sometimes used in valuations.


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Paychex (Paychex) Business Description

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Address
911 Panorama Trail South, Rochester, NY, USA, 14625-2396
Paychex is a leading provider of payroll, human capital management, and insurance solutions servicing small and midsize clients primarily in the United States. The company, established in 1979, services over 740,000 clients and pays over 1 in 12 U.S. private-sector workers. Alongside its traditional payroll services, Paychex offers HCM solutions such as benefits administration and time and attendance software, as well as human resources outsourcing and insurance agency services.
Executives
Flaschen David J S director 911 PANORAMA TRAIL SOUTH, ROCHESTER NY 14625
Christopher C Simmons officer: VP, Controller & Treasurer 911 PANORAMA TRAIL SOUTH, ROCHESTER NY 14625
Michael E Gioja officer: Sr. Vice President 911 PANORAMA TRAIL SOUTH, ROCHESTER NY 14625
Efrain Rivera officer: Sr. Vice President, CFO 911 PANORAMA TRAIL SOUTH, ROCHESTER NY 14625
Martin Mucci officer: Sr. Vice President 911 PANORAMA TRAIL S, ROCHESTER NY 14625
Joseph M Tucci director EMC CORPORATION, 176 SOUTH STREET, HOPKINTON MA 01748
Joseph M Velli director
Elizabeth Roaldsen officer: Sr. Vice President 911 PANORAMA TRAIL SOUTH, ROCHESTER NY 14625
Karen E. Saunders-mcclendon officer: VP, Chief Human Resources Offi 911 PANORAMA TRAIL SOUTH, ROCHESTER NY 14625
Theresa M. Payton director 911 PANORAMA TRAIL SOUTH, ROCHESTER NY 14625
John B Gibson officer: Sr. VP, Service CONVERGYS CORPORATION, 201 EAST FOURTH STREET, CINCINNATI OH 45202
Mark Anthony Bottini officer: Sr. VP of Sales 911 PANORAMA TRAIL SOUTH, ROCHESTER NY 14625
Robert L. Schrader officer: VP/Controller 911 PANORAMA TRAIL SOUTH, ROCHESTER NY 14625
Stephanie L Schaeffer officer: Chief Legal Officer 911 PANORAMA TRAIL SOUTH, ROCHESTER NY 14625
Joseph Doody director CASELLA WASTE SYSTEMS INC, 25 GREENS HILL LANE PO BOX 866, RUTLAND VT 05701

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