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Paychex, Inc. (PAYX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 05, 2016

Paychex, Inc. ( PAYX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 05, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 23, 2016. Shareholders who purchased PAYX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PAYX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $52.4, the dividend yield is 3.21%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PAYX was $52.4, representing a -4.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.78 and a 25.99% increase over the 52 week low of $41.59.

PAYX is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Aercap Holdings N.V. ( AER ) and Allegion plc ( ALLE ). PAYX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.04. Zacks Investment Research reports PAYX's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 9.66%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PAYX Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to PAYX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have PAYX as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Growth ETF ( JKH )
  • Value Line Mid- and Large-Cap High Dividend ETF (VLML).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKH with an decrease of -1.39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PAYX at 1.21%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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