Paychex Dividend yield

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   USD per share 
 Price  65.15
 Dividend  2.24
 Earnings  2.37
 Cash-flow  3.56
 Book value  5.62
 Equity  5.54

Paychex is part of Support Services business, which is part of Industrials industry. Paychex is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Paychex paid a total dividend of 804 million USD last year, for a market value of 23,389 millions (Market Cap 20,862 millions). Dividend per share of Paychex is 2.24 USD, and his stock market price 65.15 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Paychex has a dividend yield of 3.44%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Industrials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Paychex dividend yield with other Support Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Paychex

Paychex Dividend Payout

About the ability of Paychex to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.24 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.44%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Paychex payout on ernings is currently 94.51%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 40.41% and 38.02% respectively. Both figures show that Paychex can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Paychex is USD 3.56 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.24, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Paychex, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and Support Services sector companies.

Paychex payout

Paychex Stock performance

Finally, last moth Paychex showed a return of -7.90% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -6.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -4.30% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Support Services firms.

Paychex stock and market return

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