Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY)

Paylocity Holding Corporation provides cloud-based payroll and human capital management software solutions for medium-sized organizations. It offers Paylocity Web Pay, Paylocity HR, Paylocity Impressions, Performance Management, Self-Service HR Portals, Paylocity Web Time and Paylocity Web Benefits. Paylocity Holding Corporation is headquartered in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY)’s Financial Overview

Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) declined -6.99% yesterday to close its trading session at $33.11. The company has 1 year Price Target of $48.55. Paylocity Holding Corporation has 52-Week high of $49.65 and 52-Week Low of $24. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Aug 10, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 2.97 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $1.7 Billion.

Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.07/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.03/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.04 a share with a surprise factor of 133.3%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -8.24 Percent, SMA50 of -19.22 Percent and SMA200 of -15.47 percent. Paylocity Holding Corporation has P/S value of 6.78 while its P/B value stands at 14.27. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -0.2 percent, Return on Equity of -2.5 percent and Return on Investment of -3.1 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 57.6 percent and -1.1 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY). On 4-Nov-16 First Analysis Sec Upgrade Paylocity Holding Corporation Stock  to Overweight. Another firm also rated the stock on 30-Sep-16 where RBC Capital Mkts Initiated the stock to Sector Perform.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.2 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 11 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Paylocity Holding Corp have a median target of 48.00, with a high estimate of 58.00 and a low estimate of 37.00. The median estimate represents a +44.97% increase from the last price of 33.11.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG)

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development, acquisition and exploitation of oil and gas properties located in four areas of the United States: the onshore Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast; the Rocky Mountains; Appalachia; and the Mid-Continent or Anadarko Basin.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG)’s Financial Outlook

The 33 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Cabot Oil & Gas Corp have a median target of 28.00, with a high estimate of 38.00 and a low estimate of 22.00. The median estimate represents a +26.58% increase from the last price of 22.12.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.86. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -4.08% and closed its last trading session at $22.12. The company has the market capitalization of $10.29 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $26.74 and 52-Week low of $14.88. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Sep 9, 2016 and 52-Week low on Jan 12, 2016. The company has volume of 12.15 Million shares. The company has a total of 465.15 Million shares outstanding.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.04/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.04/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0. This shows a surprise factor of 0 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 25.5 percent. Beta for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation stands at 0.57 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.95. The company has Weekly Volatility of 5.56%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.92%%.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 1.98%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -2.88 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -6.02%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -4.3 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -8.8 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -0.4% with Gross margin of 50.9 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -25.5% and -21% respectively.