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Oct. 21, 2021, 5:14 p.m. EDT

Paychex Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Shares of Paychex Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202030365/composite PAYX +2.42% inched 0.40% higher to $122.38 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.42% rising 0.30% to 4,549.78 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.82% falling 0.02% to 35,603.08. This was the stock's seventh consecutive day of gains. Paychex Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $122.24, which the company reached on October 20th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Intuit Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203136605/composite INTU +1.24% rose 1.37% to $578.35, Automatic Data Processing Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207661132/composite ADP +2.45% rose 0.78% to $214.71, and Equifax Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208789454/composite EFX +4.84% fell 5.29% to $255.47. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 314,982 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.

Editor's Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.

/zigman2/quotes/202030365/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 120.65
+2.85 +2.42%
Volume: 1.40M
Dec. 2, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
35.87
Dividend Yield
2.19%
Market Cap
$42.48 billion
Rev. per Employee
$270,453
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
4,577.10
+64.06 +1.42%
Volume: 2.80B
Dec. 2, 2021 5:08p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
34,639.79
+617.75 +1.82%
Volume: 470.58M
Dec. 2, 2021 5:08p
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/zigman2/quotes/203136605/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 672.12
+8.23 +1.24%
Volume: 1.96M
Dec. 2, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
88.76
Dividend Yield
0.40%
Market Cap
$187.99 billion
Rev. per Employee
$713,556
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/zigman2/quotes/207661132/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 232.43
+5.56 +2.45%
Volume: 2.12M
Dec. 2, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
36.77
Dividend Yield
1.79%
Market Cap
$95.60 billion
Rev. per Employee
$267,954
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/zigman2/quotes/208789454/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 291.00
+13.44 +4.84%
Volume: 917,729
Dec. 2, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
51.56
Dividend Yield
0.54%
Market Cap
$33.86 billion
Rev. per Employee
$362,061
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