• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $24.44
  • Forecasted Upside: 87.84%
  • Number of Analysts: 15
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 9 Hold Ratings
  • 6 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for PYCR

Analyst Price Target is $24.44
▲ +87.84% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 15 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Paycor HCM in the last 3 months. The average price target is $24.44, with a high forecast of $42.00 and a low forecast of $17.00. The average price target represents a 87.84% upside from the last price of $13.01.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 15 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Paycor HCM. This Hold 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
5/22/2024CitigroupLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$20.00 ➝ $17.00Low
5/13/2024The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$22.00 ➝ $19.00Low
5/9/2024JMP SecuritiesLower TargetMarket Outperform ➝ Market Outperform$32.00 ➝ $30.00Low
5/9/2024Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$42.00Low
5/9/2024Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold ➝ Hold$21.00 ➝ $19.00Low
5/9/2024Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$25.00 ➝ $22.00Low
5/9/2024Robert W. BairdLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$36.00 ➝ $27.00Low
5/9/2024MizuhoLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$22.00 ➝ $19.00Low
5/9/2024BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$23.00 ➝ $20.00Low
4/25/2024Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$42.00Low
3/18/2024Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$42.00Low
2/8/2024Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$42.00Low
2/6/2024BTIG ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$26.00Low
1/5/2024Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Hold$27.00 ➝ $22.00Low
11/9/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$24.00 ➝ $23.00Low
11/9/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$27.00 ➝ $24.00Low
11/9/2023Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$27.00 ➝ $25.00Low
11/9/2023Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$42.00Low
11/7/2023UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$20.00Low
10/24/2023CitigroupLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$26.00 ➝ $25.00Low
8/17/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$26.00 ➝ $23.00Low
8/17/2023DA DavidsonLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$24.00 ➝ $22.00Low
8/17/2023Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$27.00 ➝ $30.00Low
8/17/2023Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$42.00Low
8/17/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$27.00 ➝ $24.00Low
8/17/2023CitigroupLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$28.00 ➝ $26.00Low
8/17/2023MizuhoLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$24.00 ➝ $22.00Low
8/17/2023JMP SecuritiesLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$42.00 ➝ $32.00Low
7/12/2023Truist FinancialLower Target$40.00 ➝ $38.00Low
6/28/2023VNET GroupReiterated RatingInitiatesLow
6/28/2023MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$24.00Low
6/21/2023CitigroupBoost Target$26.00 ➝ $28.00Low
5/11/2023Stifel NicolausLower Target$33.00 ➝ $28.00Low
5/11/2023Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$28.00 ➝ $27.00Low
5/11/2023Truist FinancialLower Target$45.00 ➝ $40.00Low
5/11/2023Raymond JamesLower Target$32.00 ➝ $27.00Low
5/11/2023Robert W. BairdLower Target$39.00 ➝ $36.00Low
5/11/2023Credit Suisse GroupLower Target$35.00 ➝ $30.00Low
4/4/2023William BlairInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow
3/2/2023Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$42.00Low
2/21/2023Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$42.00Low
2/9/2023Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$42.00Low
2/9/2023Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$36.00 ➝ $32.00Low
1/23/2023Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$36.00 ➝ $29.00Low
1/9/2023Moffett NathansonInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$28.00Low
11/3/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral$34.00 ➝ $30.00Low
9/1/2022CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$30.00Low
8/25/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$26.00 ➝ $33.00Low
8/24/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutral$27.00 ➝ $34.00Low
8/24/2022DA DavidsonBoost TargetNeutral$28.00 ➝ $32.00Low
8/24/2022Truist FinancialBoost TargetBuy$42.00 ➝ $44.00Low
8/24/2022Raymond JamesBoost Target$30.00 ➝ $36.00Low
8/24/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$30.00 ➝ $36.00Low
8/24/2022Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$37.00 ➝ $39.00Low
8/24/2022JMP SecuritiesBoost Target$39.00 ➝ $42.00Low
5/23/2022Jefferies Financial GroupLower Target$35.00 ➝ $28.00High
3/31/2022CowenBoost Target$29.00 ➝ $30.00Low
3/29/2022DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageNeutral$29.00Medium
2/4/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$44.00 ➝ $35.00Low
2/1/2022CitigroupInitiated CoverageHold$26.00Low
2/1/2022BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$26.00Medium
1/25/2022Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$40.00 ➝ $30.00High
1/21/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$38.00 ➝ $28.00High
12/13/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$31.00Low
11/10/2021Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$41.00High
10/20/2021Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$43.00Medium
9/1/2021Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$42.00High
9/1/2021Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$39.00 ➝ $41.00High
9/1/2021Truist FinancialBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$41.00 ➝ $46.00High
9/1/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$41.00 ➝ $44.00High
9/1/2021JMP SecuritiesBoost TargetMarket Outperform$42.00 ➝ $44.00High
8/16/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutral$34.00Medium
8/16/2021Truist FinancialInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$41.00Medium
8/16/2021CowenInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$35.00Medium
8/16/2021Needham & Company LLCInitiated CoverageBuy$42.00High
8/16/2021Robert W. BairdInitiated CoverageOutperform$42.00Medium
8/16/2021Raymond JamesInitiated CoverageOutperform$40.00Medium
8/16/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold$38.00Medium
8/16/2021Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy$39.00Medium
8/16/2021Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$41.00Medium
8/16/2021Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$45.00Medium
8/16/2021JMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOutperform$42.00Medium
(Data available from 5/28/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.22 (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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Paycor HCM logo
Paycor HCM, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides software-as-a-service (SaaS) human capital management (HCM) solutions for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) primarily in the United States. It offers cloud-native platform to address the comprehensive people management needs of SMB leaders. The company's SaaS based people management products include Cor HCM, a complete suite of HCM tools spanning HR, onboarding, payroll, compensation management, employee surveys, expenses, and reporting and analytics; Workforce Management, a solution with flexible time entry, overtime calculations, and scheduling capabilities with real-time payroll synchronization; Benefits Administration, a decision support solution to help leaders to streamline and optimize company's benefits administration; and Talent Management, an integrated compensation and performance management solution. It serves manufacturing, healthcare, restaurant, retail, professional services, nonprofit, and education industries through its direct sales teams. Paycor HCM, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Today's Range

Now: $13.01
Low: $12.86
High: $13.39

50 Day Range

MA: $17.00
Low: $13.01
High: $19.46

52 Week Range

Now: $13.01
Low: $12.86
High: $27.50


1,087,300 shs

Average Volume

1,290,935 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.32 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Paycor HCM?

The following equities research analysts have issued research reports on Paycor HCM in the last year: BMO Capital Markets, BTIG Research, Citigroup Inc., DA Davidson, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JMP Securities, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mizuho, Needham & Company LLC, Raymond James, Robert W. Baird, Stifel Nicolaus, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, Truist Financial Co., UBS Group AG, and VNET Group, Inc..
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What is the current price target for Paycor HCM?

16 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Paycor HCM in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $24.44, suggesting a possible upside of 87.8%. Needham & Company LLC has the highest price target set, predicting PYCR will reach $42.00 in the next twelve months. Citigroup Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $17.00 for Paycor HCM in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Paycor HCM?

Paycor HCM currently has 9 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in PYCR, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with Paycor HCM?

Other companies that are similar to Paycor HCM include Rapid7, Semrush, Appian, AvidXchange and Progress Software. Learn More about companies similar to Paycor HCM.

How do I contact Paycor HCM's investor relations team?

Paycor HCM's physical mailing address is 4811 MONTGOMERY ROAD, CINCINNATI OH, 45212. The company's listed phone number is 800-381-0053 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Paycor HCM is www.paycor.com. Learn More about contacing Paycor HCM investor relations.