NASDAQ:PCTY - Paylocity Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $267.50
  • Forecasted Upside: 2.57 %
  • Number of Analysts: 14
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 12 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for PCTY

Analyst Price Target is $267.50
▲ +2.57% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 14 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Paylocity in the last 3 months. The average price target is $267.50, with a high forecast of $326.00 and a low forecast of $200.00. The average price target represents a 2.57% upside from the last price of $260.80.

This chart shows the closing price for PCTY for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 14 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in Paylocity. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/8/2022Wolfe ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$220.00 ➝ $290.00Low
8/5/2022CowenBoost Price Target$240.00 ➝ $265.00Low
8/5/2022CowenBoost Price Target$240.00 ➝ $265.00Low
8/5/2022Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$274.00 ➝ $305.00Low
8/5/2022KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$205.00 ➝ $285.00Low
8/5/2022MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$185.00 ➝ $230.00Low
8/5/2022Raymond JamesBoost Price Target$245.00 ➝ $265.00Low
8/5/2022Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$195.00 ➝ $269.00Low
7/18/2022Piper SandlerLower Price TargetOverweight$232.00 ➝ $195.00Low
6/23/2022KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$225.00 ➝ $205.00Low
5/23/2022Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price Target$255.00 ➝ $200.00High
5/6/2022CowenLower Price Target$265.00 ➝ $240.00Low
5/6/2022CowenLower Price Target$265.00 ➝ $240.00High
4/22/2022Wolfe ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$220.00 ➝ $240.00Low
3/23/2022Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$225.00High
2/28/2022Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$255.00Medium
2/4/2022Truist FinancialLower Price Target$320.00 ➝ $260.00High
2/4/2022Raymond JamesLower Price TargetOutperform$355.00 ➝ $245.00High
2/4/2022Robert W. BairdLower Price Target$301.00 ➝ $274.00High
2/4/2022Piper SandlerUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$244.00 ➝ $249.00High
2/1/2022CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy$230.00Low
2/1/2022BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$230.00Medium
1/28/2022MizuhoLower Price Target$250.00 ➝ $185.00High
1/25/2022KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$325.00 ➝ $225.00High
1/13/2022Piper SandlerLower Price TargetNeutral$244.00High
11/8/2021KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$255.00 ➝ $325.00High
11/5/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$270.00 ➝ $355.00High
11/5/2021CowenBoost Price TargetOutperform$300.00 ➝ $330.00High
11/5/2021JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetMarket Outperform$310.00 ➝ $320.00High
11/5/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$280.00 ➝ $300.00High
11/5/2021Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetNeutral$230.00 ➝ $274.00High
10/21/2021Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$326.00Low
10/21/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$220.00 ➝ $280.00High
10/19/2021JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$272.00 ➝ $310.00Low
10/18/2021CowenBoost Price TargetOutperform$285.00 ➝ $300.00High
10/13/2021DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageBuy$315.00Medium
8/9/2021KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$220.00 ➝ $255.00Medium
8/9/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$175.00 ➝ $220.00Medium
8/6/2021Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetNeutral$184.00 ➝ $230.00High
8/6/2021Wolfe ResearchBoost Price TargetPeer Perform$180.00 ➝ $230.00High
8/6/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$205.00 ➝ $270.00High
8/6/2021William BlairReiterated RatingBuyHigh
8/6/2021JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetOutperform$220.00 ➝ $272.00High
7/26/2021CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutral$194.00 ➝ $203.71Medium
5/10/2021KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$230.00 ➝ $220.00Medium
5/7/2021Piper SandlerLower Price TargetNeutral$205.00 ➝ $184.00Medium
5/7/2021Raymond JamesLower Price TargetOutperform$240.00 ➝ $205.00Medium
4/22/2021Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$200.00Low
2/5/2021CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$210.00 ➝ $217.00Low
2/5/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$210.00 ➝ $240.00High
1/26/2021JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$195.00 ➝ $220.00High
12/22/2020Smith Barney CitigroupBoost Price Target$209.00 ➝ $210.00Low
12/16/2020MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$160.00 ➝ $175.00Low
11/9/2020Truist FinancialBoost Price Target$155.00 ➝ $200.00Low
11/6/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$135.00 ➝ $185.00Low
11/6/2020Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy$170.00 ➝ $220.00High
11/6/2020Craig HallumDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$156.00 ➝ $180.00High
11/6/2020MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$130.00 ➝ $160.00Medium
11/6/2020Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetNeutral$178.00 ➝ $187.00Medium
10/23/2020KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweightMedium
10/9/2020JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetMarket Outperform$140.00 ➝ $195.00Low
10/1/2020Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$195.00Low
9/17/2020Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $170.00Medium
9/16/2020CowenInitiated CoverageOutperform$165.00Low
8/7/2020Craig HallumBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Buy$136.00 ➝ $156.00Low
8/7/2020Piper SandlerLower Price TargetNeutral$136.00 ➝ $133.00Low
8/7/2020Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy$140.00 ➝ $150.00Low
8/7/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$110.00 ➝ $135.00High
6/18/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$120.00 ➝ $155.00High
5/21/2020Piper SandlerInitiated CoverageNeutral$125.00Medium
5/12/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$94.00 ➝ $124.00Medium
5/8/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$80.00 ➝ $93.00Medium
5/8/2020Craig HallumBoost Price Target$125.00 ➝ $136.00Low
5/8/2020Raymond JamesLower Price TargetOutperform$165.00 ➝ $140.00Medium
5/8/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$100.00 ➝ $120.00Low
5/8/2020SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $133.00High
5/8/2020Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy$110.00 ➝ $140.00High
5/8/2020Cantor FitzgeraldLower Price TargetOverweight$165.00 ➝ $146.00High
5/8/2020MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$80.00 ➝ $110.00High
5/8/2020OppenheimerInitiated CoverageHoldMedium
4/15/2020Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$155.00 ➝ $80.00High
4/7/2020Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$110.00High
3/27/2020SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetBuy$162.00 ➝ $115.00Low
3/26/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$160.00 ➝ $100.00High
3/23/2020Needham & Company LLCLower Price TargetBuy$170.00 ➝ $110.00Medium
3/18/2020Craig HallumUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$145.00 ➝ $125.00High
2/5/2020SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$162.00High
2/5/2020Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$120.00 ➝ $155.00High
2/5/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$160.00High
2/5/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$115.00 ➝ $165.00High
2/5/2020Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $170.00High
2/5/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$155.00 ➝ $163.00High
2/5/2020Cantor FitzgeraldBoost Price TargetOverweight$119.00 ➝ $165.00High
2/5/2020MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$105.00 ➝ $130.00High
2/5/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$125.00 ➝ $155.00High
2/5/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$115.00 ➝ $130.00High
1/29/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$132.00 ➝ $146.00Low
1/13/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$124.00 ➝ $155.00Medium
11/25/2019KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$115.00 ➝ $124.00Low
10/31/2019Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$115.00High
10/25/2019CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$105.00High
10/25/2019Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$115.00High
8/21/2019MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$105.00Low
8/11/2019Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold ➝ NeutralHigh
8/9/2019Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$105.00 ➝ $125.00Low
8/9/2019SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$108.00 ➝ $125.00Low
8/8/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price Target$115.00High
7/29/2019KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$112.00 ➝ $115.00Medium
7/22/2019JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$115.00Medium
6/20/2019KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$106.00 ➝ $112.00High
6/18/2019Cantor FitzgeraldInitiated CoverageOverweightHigh
5/17/2019Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$105.00 ➝ $115.00Medium
5/3/2019SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Positive$108.00Low
5/3/2019Craig HallumReiterated RatingHold$78.00 ➝ $97.00High
5/3/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$85.00 ➝ $103.00High
4/16/2019KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$104.00Low
2/7/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$85.00Low
2/7/2019JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetOutperform$77.00 ➝ $89.00Low
2/7/2019Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$75.00 ➝ $88.00Low
2/7/2019Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $89.00Low
2/7/2019Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$78.00 ➝ $91.00Medium
2/7/2019Craig HallumBoost Price TargetHold$65.00 ➝ $78.00Medium
2/7/2019Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $100.00Low
2/5/2019SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Positive$83.00Low
11/2/2018Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$68.00 ➝ $71.00Low
11/2/2018Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$91.00 ➝ $78.00High
11/2/2018Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price TargetHold$79.00High
10/1/2018Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold$88.00High
9/26/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$73.00 ➝ $91.00Medium
8/20/2018GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$80.00High
8/13/2018Raymond JamesReiterated RatingBuy$75.00Low
8/10/2018Craig HallumBoost Price TargetHold$58.00 ➝ $65.00Low
8/10/2018Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$68.00 ➝ $66.00N/A
8/10/2018Needham & Company LLCBoost Price TargetBuy$65.00 ➝ $80.00High
8/10/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$59.00 ➝ $78.00High
8/10/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$52.00 ➝ $58.00High
8/10/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$68.00High
8/8/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$68.00Low
5/7/2018Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$56.00Low
5/4/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$50.00 ➝ $59.00Low
5/3/2018MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$45.00High
4/24/2018MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$45.00High
4/23/2018Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$56.00High
3/19/2018First AnalysisBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$63.00 ➝ $65.00Medium
3/15/2018Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$60.00 ➝ $65.00Low
3/12/2018SunTrust BanksUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$52.72 ➝ $45.00High
2/9/2018William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformHigh
12/19/2017Dougherty & CoInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ NeutralMedium
11/3/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$47.00N/A
11/3/2017Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$52.00 ➝ $56.00N/A
10/24/2017Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$50.00 ➝ $56.00N/A
10/12/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$45.00N/A
9/10/2017Northland SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$55.00High
8/11/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$50.00 ➝ $55.00Low
8/11/2017Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$50.00 ➝ $47.00High
8/10/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$45.00High
8/9/2017Raymond JamesSet Price TargetBuy$48.00 ➝ $55.00Low
(Data available from 8/9/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.33 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Paylocity Holding Corporation provides cloud-based payroll and human capital management software solutions for medium-sized organizations in the United States. The company offers Payroll and Tax Services solution to simplify payroll, automate processes and manage compliance requirements within one system; expense management, on demand payment, and garnishment solutions; human capital management and employee self-service solutions, document library, compliance dashboard, and HR edge; time and attendance solution, which tracks time and attendance data, eliminating the need for manual tracking of accruals and reducing administrative tasks; schedule tracking services; and time collection devices, including kiosks, time clocks, and mobile and web applications. In addition, the company offers talent management solutions comprising recruiting and onboarding, as well as learning, performance, and compensation management; employee benefits management and third-party administrative solutions; modern workforce solutions consisting of community, premium video, survey, and peer recognition; and analytics and insights solutions covering modern workforce index, data insights, and reporting. Further, it provides implementation and training, client, and tax and regulatory services. The company's clients include for-profit and non-profit organizations across industries, including business services, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, restaurants, retail, technology, and others. It sells its products through sales representatives. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois.
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Today's Range

Now: $260.80
Low: $253.26
High: $270.35

50 Day Range

MA: $186.76
Low: $154.30
High: $260.80

52 Week Range

Now: $260.80
Low: $152.01
High: $314.49


488,430 shs

Average Volume

318,055 shs

Market Capitalization

$14.38 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Paylocity?

The following equities research analysts have issued research reports on Paylocity in the last twelve months: BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, Cowen Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, DA Davidson, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JMP Securities, KeyCorp, Mizuho, Needham & Company LLC, Piper Sandler, Raymond James, Robert W. Baird,, Truist Financial Co., and Wolfe Research.
View the latest analyst ratings for PCTY.

What is the current price target for Paylocity?

16 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Paylocity in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $267.50, suggesting a possible upside of 2.6%. Needham & Company LLC has the highest price target set, predicting PCTY will reach $326.00 in the next twelve months. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $200.00 for Paylocity in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Paylocity?

Paylocity currently has 2 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe PCTY will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Paylocity.
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How do I contact Paylocity's investor relations team?

Paylocity's physical mailing address is 1400 AMERICAN LANE, SCHAUMBURG IL, 60173. The software maker's listed phone number is (847) 463-3200 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Paylocity is Learn More about contacing Paylocity investor relations.