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Paychex, Inc.
United States flag NasdaqGS

Market Cap $43,663.55M
Forward P/E 24.8x
Volume 1,460,031
Total Return (3M) 0.12%

Paychex, Inc. (PAYX)
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Dividend Data

Paychex, Inc.’s (PAYX) dividend yield is 2.93%, which means that for every $100 invested in the company's stock, investors would receive $2.93 in dividends per year.

Paychex, Inc.’s payout ratio is 77.27% which means that 77.27% of the company's earnings are paid out as dividends. A low payout ratio may indicate that the company has a strong financial position and can invest in growth opportunities, while a high payout ratio may indicate that the company is returning most of its earnings to shareholders. PAYX’s annual dividend is $3.56 per share. This is the total amount of dividends paid out to shareholders in a year.

Paychex, Inc.’s (PAYX) ex-dividend date is , which means that buyers purchasing shares on or after that date will not be eligible to receive the next dividend payment.

Paychex, Inc. (PAYX) pays dividends on a quarterly basis. The next dividend payment is planned on . Paychex, Inc. (PAYX) has increased its dividends for 14 consecutive years. This is a positive sign of the company's financial stability and its ability to pay consistent dividends in the future.

Dividend Yield 2.93%
Annual Dividend $3.56
Ex Dividend Date May 09, 2024
Dividend Growth 12.66%
Payout Ratio 77.27%
Payout Period Quarterly
Next Div Payment May 30, 2024
Cons. Yrs Growth 14

Dividend History and Growth

Paychex, Inc. (PAYX) dividend payments per share are an average of 12.66% over the past 12 months, 12.81% over the past 36 months, 9.71% over the past 60 months, and 9.94% over the past 120 months.

It is important to note that PAYX’s dividend history and growth can be affected by many factors, such as profitability, cash flow, and financial stability, as well as its growth prospects and dividend payout policies. Add PAYX to your watchlist to be aware of any updates.

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Dividend Yield

PAYX dividend yield graph is a visual representation of Paychex, Inc.’s dividend yield over the last 12 months. This is useful for investors to understand PAYX’s historical dividend yield and to identify any trends or patterns in the company's dividend payments over time.

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Shareholder Yield

Shareholder yield is a metric that measures the total return to shareholders through dividends, buybacks, and debt paydown. It is a ratio that compares the cash returned to shareholders over a period of time to the market capitalization of the company.

Paychex, Inc. (PAYX) shareholder yield graph below includes indicators for dividends, buybacks, and debt paydown, which allows investors to see how each component contributes to the overall shareholder yield.

It's important to note that shareholder yield is just one metric among many that investors may use to evaluate a company's financial health and its potential for future growth. It should be considered in conjunction with other financial metrics such as earnings, revenue, and debt levels to get a comprehensive understanding of a company's financial position.

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Dividend Safety

Dividend safety refers to the ability of a company to continue paying its dividends to shareholders without interruption or reduction. A company with a high level of dividend safety is generally considered to have a strong financial position, with a consistent history of paying dividends and a low risk of default.

Some specific indicators often used to assess Paychex, Inc. (PAYX) dividend safety include

  • Dividend payment history: PAYX has a long history of paying dividends and has consistently increased its dividend payout for 14 consecutive years.
  • Dividend payout ratio: A low payout ratio, typically less than 60%, indicates that a company has enough earnings to pay dividends and retain earnings to reinvest in the business. Paychex, Inc.’s payout ratio is about 77.27%

It is worth noting that Dividend safety can change over time, and a company that was considered to have a high level of dividend safety in the past may no longer be considered safe today. Therefore, it is important to regularly monitor a company's financial performance and dividend payment history.

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Comparing Paychex, Inc. to Other Stock

The percentile ranks table is a way to compare Paychex, Inc. (PAYX) dividend yield relative to its sector, country, and the world.

  • Dividend yield: PAYX’s latest value of 2.93% is the percentage of the current stock price that is paid out as dividends to shareholders. The relative to the sector, country, and world values (0.81, 0.52, and 0.6 respectively) indicate Paychex, Inc.’s dividend yield compared to others in its sector, country, and world. For example, a value of 0.52 relative to country means that Paychex, Inc.’s dividend yield is higher than 52% of companies in its country.

This table allows investors to quickly compare a company's dividend metrics to its peers in the sector, country, and the world, and evaluate its relative stability and growth potential.

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Dividend FAQ

Does Paychex, Inc. pay dividends?

Paychex, Inc. (PAYX) pays dividends to its shareholders.

How much is Paychex, Inc.’s dividend?

Paychex, Inc.'s (PAYX) quarterly dividend per share was $0.98 as of .

When is Paychex, Inc.’s ex-dividend date?

Paychex, Inc.’s latest ex-dividend date was on . The PAYX stock shareholders received the last dividend payment of $0.98 per share on .

When is Paychex, Inc.’s next dividend payment date?

Paychex, Inc.’s next dividend payment will be on .

Does Paychex, Inc. have sufficient earnings to cover its dividends?

Paychex, Inc. (PAYX) has a 77.27% payout ratio, which may leave the company with limited retained earnings, which could potentially impact its ability to reinvest in the business.

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