How to buy Paycom Software (PAYC) shares in Australia
Learn how to easily invest in Paycom Software shares.
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Paycom Software Inc (PAYC) is a leading software-application business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$383.91 after a previous close of US$382.49. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD379.77 to a high of USD385.84. The latest price was USD383.59 (25 minute delay). Paycom Software is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in Paycom Software
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for Paycom Software. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: PAYC. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Paycom Software reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$382.49, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Paycom Software, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Paycom Software. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
What's in this guide?
- Paycom Software key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Paycom Software stock a buy or sell?
- Paycom Software performance over time
- Are Paycom Software shares over-valued?
- Paycom Software's financials
- How volatile are Paycom Software shares?
- Does Paycom Software pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Paycom Software stock price (NYSE:PAYC)Use our graph to track the performance of PAYC stocks over time.
Paycom Software shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$302.44 - US$558.97|
|50-day moving average||US$503.51|
|200-day moving average||US$417.6715|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$2.95|
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Paycom Software price performance over time
|1 week (2021-11-23)||-14.45%|
|1 month (2021-11-03)||-25.13%|
|3 months (2021-09-03)||-22.70%|
|6 months (2021-06-02)||18.10%|
|1 year (2020-12-03)||-10.48%|
|2 years (2019-12-02)||42.58%|
|3 years (2018-11-30)||188.91%|
|5 years (2016-12-02)||781.01%|
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Is Paycom Software under- or over-valued?
Valuing Paycom Software stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Paycom Software's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Paycom Software's P/E ratio
Paycom Software's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 148x. In other words, Paycom Software shares trade at around 148x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Paycom Software's PEG ratio
Paycom Software's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.7462. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Paycom Software's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Paycom Software's EBITDA
Paycom Software's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$256.6 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Paycom Software's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Paycom Software financials
|Revenue TTM||US$991.5 million|
|Operating margin TTM||22.31%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$743.7 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.13%|
|Return on equity TTM||23.55%|
|Market capitalisation||US$26.3 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Paycom Software share dividends
We're not expecting Paycom Software to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Paycom Software share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Paycom Software's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$302.44 up to US$558.97. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Paycom Software's is 1.3953. This would suggest that Paycom Software's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Paycom Software overview
Paycom Software, Inc. provides cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solution delivered as software-as-a-service for small to mid-sized companies in the United States. It offers functionality and data analytics that businesses need to manage the employment life cycle from recruitment to retirement. The company's HCM solution provides a suite of applications in the areas of talent acquisition, including applicant tracking, candidate tracker, background checks, on-boarding, e-verify, and tax credit services; and time and labor management, such as time and attendance, scheduling/schedule exchange, time-off requests, labor allocation, labor management reports/push reporting, and geofencing/geotracking. Its HCM solution also offers payroll applications comprising payroll and tax management, Paycom pay, expense management, mileage tracker/fixed and variable rates, garnishment management, and GL concierge applications; and talent management applications that include employee self-service, compensation budgeting, performance management, and Paycom learning, course content, and subscriptions, as well as my analytics, which offer employment predictor reporting. In addition, the company's HCM solution provides HR management applications comprising manager on-the-go that gives supervisors and managers the ability to perform a variety of tasks, such as approving time-off requests and expense reimbursements; direct data exchange; ask here, a tool for direct line of communication to ask work-related questions; document and checklist; government and compliance; benefits administration/benefits to carrier; COBRA administration; personnel action forms; surveys; and affordable care act applications. Paycom Software, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
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