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Paychex (Paychex) Operating Income : $2,174 Mil (TTM As of May. 2024)


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What is Paychex Operating Income?

Paychex's Operating Income for the three months ended in May. 2024 was $482 Mil. Its Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2024 was $2,174 Mil.

Operating Margin % is calculated as Operating Income divided by its Revenue. Paychex's Operating Income for the three months ended in May. 2024 was $482 Mil. Paychex's Revenue for the three months ended in May. 2024 was $1,295 Mil. Therefore, Paychex's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in May. 2024 was 37.20%.

Good Sign:

Paychex Inc operating margin is expanding. Margin expansion is usually a good sign.

Paychex's 5-Year average Growth Rate for Operating Margin % was 3.10% per year.

Operating Income or EBIT is linked to Return on Capital for both regular definition and Joel Greenblatt's definition. Paychex's annualized ROC % for the quarter that ended in May. 2024 was 14.91%. Paychex's annualized ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % for the quarter that ended in May. 2024 was 428.19%.


Paychex Operating Income Historical Data

The historical data trend for Paychex's Operating Income 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 Operating Income Chart

Paychex Annual Data
Trend May15 May16 May17 May18 May19 May20 May21 May22 May23 May24
Operating Income
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1,460.50 1,460.70 1,840.00 2,033.10 2,174.10

Paychex Quarterly Data
Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21 May21 Aug21 Nov21 Feb22 May22 Aug22 Nov22 Feb23 May23 Aug23 Nov23 Feb24 May24
Operating Income 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 453.30 536.30 506.20 649.80 481.80

Paychex Operating Income Calculation

Operating Income, is the profit a company earned through operations. All expenses, including cash expenses such as cost of goods sold (COGS), research & development, wages, and non-cash expenses, such as depreciation, depletion and amortization, have been deducted from the sales.

Operating Income 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 $2,174 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.


Paychex  (NAS:PAYX) Operating Income Explanation

1. Operating Income or EBIT is linked to Return on Capital for both regular definition and Joel Greenblatt's definition.

Paychex's annualized ROC % for the quarter that ended in May. 2024 is calculated as:

ROC % (Q: May. 2024 )
=NOPAT/Average Invested Capital
=Operating Income * ( 1 - Tax Rate % )/( (Invested Capital (Q: Feb. 2024 ) + Invested Capital (Q: May. 2024 ))/ count )
=1927.2 * ( 1 - 22.75% )/( (11199.7 + 8776)/ 2 )
=1488.762/9987.85
=14.91 %

where

Note: The Operating Income data used here is four times the quarterly (May. 2024) data.

2. Joel Greenblatt's definition of Return on Capital:

Paychex's annualized ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % for the quarter that ended in May. 2024 is calculated as:

ROC (Joel Greenblatt) %(Q: May. 2024 )
=EBIT/Average of (Net fixed Assets + Net Working Capital)
=EBIT/Average of (Property, Plant and Equipment+Net Working Capital)
     Q: Feb. 2024  Q: May. 2024
=EBIT/( ( (Property, Plant and Equipment + Net Working Capital) + (Property, Plant and Equipment + Net Working Capital) )/ count )
=2005.2/( ( (478 + max(-439.3, 0)) + (458.6 + max(-107.4, 0)) )/ 2 )
=2005.2/( ( 478 + 458.6 )/ 2 )
=2005.2/468.3
=428.19 %

where Working Capital is:

Working Capital(Q: Feb. 2024 )
=(Accounts Receivable + Total Inventories + Other Current Assets) - (Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense + Defer. Rev. + Other Current Liabilities)
=(1088.6 + 0 + 6454.1) - (94 + 51.7 + 7836.3)
=-439.3

Working Capital(Q: May. 2024 )
=(Accounts Receivable + Total Inventories + Other Current Assets) - (Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense + Defer. Rev. + Other Current Liabilities)
=(1059.6 + 0 + 4123.4) - (104.3 + 50.2 + 5135.9)
=-107.4

When net working capital is negative, 0 is used.

Note: The EBIT data used here is four times the quarterly (May. 2024) EBIT data.

3. Operating Income is also linked to Operating Margin %:

Paychex's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in May. 2024 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: May. 2024 )/Revenue (Q: May. 2024 )
=481.8/1295.1
=37.20 %

* 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.

4. 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 Operating Income growth rate using Operating Income per share data.


Be Aware

Compared with a company's EBITDA margin, Operating Margin can be manipulated by adjusting the rate of depreciation, depletion and amortization (DDA).

If a company is facing competition, its Operating Margin may decline. Often the Operating Margin declines well before the company's revenue or even profit decline. Therefore, Operating Margin is a very important indicator of whether the company is facing problems.

For instance, by 2012, Nokia (NOK)'s problems were well known and its stock had lost more than 90% of its market value since 2007. But Nokia's Operating Margin had already been in decline since 2002, although its earnings per share were still rising. Investors who paid attention to Operating Margin would have avoided this huge loss. The same can be said for Research-in-Motion (RIMM).

Therefore, Operating Margin is a very important screening filter for GuruFocus. GuruFocus's Buffett-Munger screener requires that the profit margin is either consistent or expanding. The Model Portfolio of the Buffett-Munger screener has outperformed the market every year since inception in 2009.


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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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