After the bell, shares added 2.7% to $43.06.
The company, which provides payroll, benefits and outsourcing support, recorded net income of 44 cents a share, 2 cents higher than averages compiled by Yahoo! Finance.
Revenue climbed 7.3% year on year to $636.5 million, beating estimates by $7.65 million.Must Read: Warren Buffett's 10 Favorite Stocks STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. TheStreet Ratings team rates PAYCHEX INC as a Buy with a ratings score of A-. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation: "We rate PAYCHEX INC (PAYX) a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value."
- You can view the full analysis from the report here: PAYX Ratings Report