Paycor HCM Inc (PYCR) Stock: What the Analysts are Saying

The stock has a 36-month beta value of 0.51. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 0 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 as “overweight,” 0 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

The public float for PYCR is 80.20M, and at present, short sellers hold a 11.91% of that float. On April 04, 2024, the average trading volume of PYCR was 703.70K shares.

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PYCR) stock’s latest price update

Paycor HCM Inc (NASDAQ: PYCR)’s stock price has gone decline by -1.37 in comparison to its previous close of 18.25, however, the company has experienced a -6.30% decrease in its stock price over the last five trading days. Zacks Investment Research reported 2024-04-01 that Investors interested in Internet – Software stocks are likely familiar with Alight, Inc. (ALIT) and Paycor HCM, Inc. (PYCR). But which of these two stocks offers value investors a better bang for their buck right now?

PYCR’s Market Performance

PYCR’s stock has fallen by -6.30% in the past week, with a monthly drop of -13.21% and a quarterly drop of -14.29%. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.28% while the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 2.66% for Paycor HCM Inc. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -7.26% for PYCR’s stock, with a -17.82% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of PYCR

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PYCR stocks, with BTIG Research repeating the rating for PYCR by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for PYCR in the upcoming period, according to BTIG Research is $26 based on the research report published on February 06, 2024 of the current year 2024.

Jefferies, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PYCR reach a price target of $22, previously predicting the price at $27. The rating they have provided for PYCR stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on January 05th, 2024.

UBS gave a rating of “Neutral” to PYCR, setting the target price at $20 in the report published on November 07th of the previous year.

PYCR Trading at -9.76% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought PYCR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -34.56% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.66%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.28%, as shares sank -10.18% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -11.07% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, PYCR fell by -6.30%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -24.24% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $19.31. In addition, Paycor HCM Inc saw -16.63% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PYCR starting from PRIDE GP, INC., who sale 8,000,000 shares at the price of $20.05 back on Mar 06 ’24. After this action, PRIDE GP, INC. now owns 0 shares of Paycor HCM Inc, valued at $160,368,000 using the latest closing price.

Geene Alice L, the of Paycor HCM Inc, sale 1,428 shares at $20.15 during a trade that took place back on Jan 19 ’24, which means that Geene Alice L is holding 111,543 shares at $28,780 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for PYCR

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -0.14 for the present operating margin
  • 0.66 for the gross margin

The net margin for Paycor HCM Inc stands at -0.14. The total capital return value is set at -0.06. Equity return is now at value -6.59, with -3.06 for asset returns.

Based on Paycor HCM Inc (PYCR), the company’s capital structure generated 0.06 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 0.87. The debt to equity ratio resting at 0.06. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is -15.74.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 35.35 million with net debt to EBITDA at -0.81. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 5.22. The receivables turnover for the company is 13.45for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.22. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.02.


To sum up, Paycor HCM Inc (PYCR) has seen a bad performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.

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