Head-To-Head Analysis: Paycor HCM (PYCR) and The Competition

Paycor HCM (NASDAQ: PYCR) is one of 354 publicly-traded companies in the “Prepackaged software” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Paycor HCM to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

58.5% of shares of all “Prepackaged software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 17.9% of shares of all “Prepackaged software” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Paycor HCM and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Paycor HCM 0 3 9 0 2.75
Paycor HCM Competitors 2390 12159 22524 629 2.57

Paycor HCM currently has a consensus target price of $41.42, indicating a potential upside of 17.63%. As a group, “Prepackaged software” companies have a potential upside of 6.45%. Given Paycor HCM’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Paycor HCM is more favorable than its competitors.


This table compares Paycor HCM and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Paycor HCM N/A N/A N/A
Paycor HCM Competitors -133.02% -64.38% -4.39%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Paycor HCM and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Paycor HCM $352.78 million N/A 153.09
Paycor HCM Competitors $1.91 billion $378.02 million 77.96

Paycor HCM’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Paycor HCM. Paycor HCM is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.


Paycor HCM beats its competitors on 7 of the 11 factors compared.

Paycor HCM Company Profile

Paycor HCM Inc. creates Human Capital Management software. Paycor HCM Inc. is based in CINCINNATI.

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