Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) last session’s volume of 0.29 million shares was higher than its average volume of 0.28 million shares. The stock, after opening at $44.47, hit $43.35 through the close by scoring -2.98%.

Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY) Analyst Opinion

Paylocity Holding Corporation has a consensus outperform rating from 16 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 6.85% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -7.39% last month and is up 44.45 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 10 of analysts who cover PCTY having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $49.38 price target on Paylocity Holding Corporation, suggesting a 13.91% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -12.69% below its 52-week high.

Paylocity Holding Corporation Earnings Surprise

Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.4 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.23. Its revenue totaled $88.09 million up 28.32% from the previous quarter.

Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) Intraday View

This stock (PCTY) is ahead of its 52-week low with 46.01%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.51% which for the week stands at 3.26%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -5.97% and stays -6.7% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -1.72% losses and now is up 10.91% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $41.14. Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -4.83%.

Turning to Freshpet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT), its shares were trading at $15.3 a retreat of $-0.6, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $15.9, touched a high of $15.9 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.1. Freshpet, Inc. has 3 buy ratings, 4 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -16.16% from its high of $18.25 to a $525.25 million market value through last close.

Freshpet, Inc. (FRPT) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale improved from 2 to 2.12 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $16.64 a share. The target implies a 8.76% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 30.72% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Freshpet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.35 million shares versus an average volume of 0.22 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 6.58% which for the week approaches 4.27%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $15.05 and compares with the $7.6 52-week low. The stock recovered 101.32% since its low point and has performed 50.74% year-to-date.