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Paychex (Paychex) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow : 25.58 (As of Jul. 20, 2024)


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What is Paychex Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow?

As of today (2024-07-20), Paychex's share price is $122.68. Paychex's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2024 was $4.80. Hence, Paychex's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 25.58.

The historical rank and industry rank for Paychex's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

PAYX' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.01   Med: 24.08   Max: 40.1
Current: 25.58

During the past 13 years, Paychex's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 40.10. The lowest was 16.01. And the median was 24.08.

PAYX's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked worse than
73.92% of 694 companies
in the Business Services industry
Industry Median: 13.45 vs PAYX: 25.58

Paychex's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in May. 2024 was $0.50. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $4.80.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Paychex was 11.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 15.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 8.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 8.30% per year.

During the past 13 years, Paychex's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 74.30% per year. The lowest was -0.80% per year. And the median was 12.75% per year.


Paychex Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for Paychex's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Chart

Paychex Annual Data
Trend May15 May16 May17 May18 May19 May20 May21 May22 May23 May24
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 19.86 32.07 30.88 24.32 25.06

Paychex Quarterly Data
Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21 May21 Aug21 Nov21 Feb22 May22 Aug22 Nov22 Feb23 May23 Aug23 Nov23 Feb24 May24
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 24.32 23.99 24.10 23.04 25.06

Competitive Comparison of Paychex's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

For the Staffing & Employment Services subindustry, Paychex's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution in the Business Services Industry

For the Business Services industry and Industrials sector, Paychex's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Paychex's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



Paychex Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Paychex's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=122.68/4.795
=25.58

Paychex's Share Price of today is $122.68.
Paychex's Free Cash Flow per Share 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 $4.80.

* 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Paychex  (NAS:PAYX) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


Paychex Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Related Terms

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Paychex (Paychex) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
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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