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Sept. 23, 2021, 5:14 p.m. EDT

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Shares of Paychex Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202030365/composite PAYX -0.16% inched 0.86% higher to $110.31 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.27% rising 1.21% to 4,448.98 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.34% rising 1.48% to 34,764.82. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Paychex Inc. closed $7.91 short of its 52-week high ($118.22), which the company reached on August 16th.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Intuit Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203136605/composite INTU -0.31% rose 2.59% to $577.37, Automatic Data Processing Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207661132/composite ADP -0.66% rose 1.55% to $201.39, and Equifax Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208789454/composite EFX -1.79% rose 0.93% to $265.12. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 281,924 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 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
$ 121.61
-0.20 -0.16%
Volume: 502,301
Oct. 20, 2021 3:37p
P/E Ratio
36.25
Dividend Yield
2.17%
Market Cap
$43.92 billion
Rev. per Employee
$270,453
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
4,531.64
+12.01 +0.27%
Volume: 1.39B
Oct. 20, 2021 3:37p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
35,577.67
+120.36 +0.34%
Volume: 199.76M
Oct. 20, 2021 3:37p
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/zigman2/quotes/203136605/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 571.03
-1.77 -0.31%
Volume: 580,023
Oct. 20, 2021 3:37p
P/E Ratio
76.30
Dividend Yield
0.48%
Market Cap
$156.43 billion
Rev. per Employee
$713,556
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/zigman2/quotes/207661132/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 212.57
-1.41 -0.66%
Volume: 695,456
Oct. 20, 2021 3:37p
P/E Ratio
35.11
Dividend Yield
1.75%
Market Cap
$90.45 billion
Rev. per Employee
$267,954
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/zigman2/quotes/208789454/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 268.29
-4.89 -1.79%
Volume: 523,973
Oct. 20, 2021 3:37p
P/E Ratio
46.30
Dividend Yield
0.58%
Market Cap
$33.28 billion
Rev. per Employee
$362,061
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