Paylocity Holding Corp (PCTY) Drops 5.73% on January 04

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Paylocity Holding Corp (PCTY) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Monday January 04 as the stock slid 5.73% to $38.23, a loss of $-2.325 per share. Starting at an opening price of $39.85 a share, the stock traded between $38.08 and $40.00 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 254,517 shares over 2,512 trades, against an average daily volume of 246,375 shares and a total float of 50.84 million.

The losses send Paylocity Holding Corp down to a market cap of $1.94 billion. In the last year, Paylocity Holding Corp has traded between $46.90 and $22.21, and its 50-day SMA is currently $40.29 and 200-day SMA is $34.69.

Paylocity Holding Corp is a provider of cloud-based payroll and human capital management, or HCM, software solutions for medium-sized organizations.

Paylocity Holding Corp is based out of Arlington Heights, IL and has some 1,320 employees. Its CEO is Steven R. Beauchamp.

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