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Oct. 20, 2021, 5:14 p.m. EDT

Paychex Inc. stock rises Wednesday, still underperforms market

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Shares of Paychex Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202030365/composite PAYX +1.40% inched 0.07% higher to $121.89 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.38% rising 0.37% to 4,536.19 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.74% rising 0.43% to 35,609.34. This was the stock's sixth consecutive day of gains. Paychex Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $121.84, which the company achieved on October 19th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Intuit Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203136605/composite INTU +4.14% fell 0.40% to $570.53, Automatic Data Processing Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207661132/composite ADP +2.90% fell 0.43% to $213.05, and Equifax Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208789454/composite EFX +2.62% fell 1.26% to $269.74. Trading volume (901,073) remained 482,975 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
$ 124.16
+1.71 +1.40%
Volume: 1.04M
Nov. 29, 2021 3:53p
P/E Ratio
36.95
Dividend Yield
2.12%
Market Cap
$44.15 billion
Rev. per Employee
$270,453
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
4,658.05
+63.43 +1.38%
Volume: 1.98B
Nov. 29, 2021 3:53p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
35,155.95
+256.61 +0.74%
Volume: 322.77M
Nov. 29, 2021 3:53p
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/zigman2/quotes/203136605/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 694.51
+27.60 +4.14%
Volume: 1.22M
Nov. 29, 2021 3:53p
P/E Ratio
91.88
Dividend Yield
0.39%
Market Cap
$188.85 billion
Rev. per Employee
$713,556
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/zigman2/quotes/207661132/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 236.28
+6.66 +2.90%
Volume: 1.32M
Nov. 29, 2021 3:53p
P/E Ratio
37.48
Dividend Yield
1.76%
Market Cap
$96.76 billion
Rev. per Employee
$267,954
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/zigman2/quotes/208789454/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 285.02
+7.27 +2.62%
Volume: 369,672
Nov. 29, 2021 3:52p
P/E Ratio
50.68
Dividend Yield
0.55%
Market Cap
$33.88 billion
Rev. per Employee
$362,061
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