Paychex (PAYX) - FREE Research Report Mucci Martin who is CEO & President at Paychex sold 1,475 shares at $40.74 on Oct. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the CEO & President owned 154,296 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.95% with the 1,475 share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $39.66, down $1.08, or 2.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Paychex go as follows:
12-Week # shares sold: 5,702
24-Week # shares sold: 5,702
The average volume for Paychex has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Paychex has a market cap of $14.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 30.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Paychex, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides payroll, human resource, insurance, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small to medium-sized businesses in the United States and Germany. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.44%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.1. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Paychex a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 16 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on PAYX - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Paychex as a buy. 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. Get the full Paychex Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.