PAYC shares are sharply off today, yet trade at 20x calendar year 2023 cash from operations, which we estimate at $450 million. That is a steep multiple for a company that is growing its topline at 10-15% and is likely to see growth further slow in 2024. In addition, I am not a fan of … Continue reading We Still Don’t Like PAYC.
The NASDAQ is still overvalued. Companies like SNAP, ZI and PAYC that have taken valuation hits over the past week due to disappointing earnings still have far to fall. The large Tech companies will also experience a valuation reset as rates remain elevated and as the money supply shrinks (QT), albeit much more slowly than … Continue reading Equities Will Eventually Reflect Economic Reality
When a company Founder & CEO whom owns 14% of the company's equity pays himself $211 million (the approximate equivalent of one quarter's revenue), it sends the wrong message to the management team and employees (not to mention shareholders). Perhaps if Paycom Software (ticker: PAYC) were doubling Revenues and EBITDA each year for five or … Continue reading CEO Compensation Ought To Tightly Align With Company Performance
When it comes to Technology stocks we are firmly in the Speculation Era. It is likely to stay that way for the near-term. October earnings calls may provide a bump in the road. Looming corporate tax increases will likely put an end to the bubble. The combination of Trump tax cuts and the recent fiscal … Continue reading The Tech Stock Speculation Era
We selected 62 companies from our CEORater database - primarily Technology companies - to understand which companies had the most insider buying and selling activity during Q2. We then sorted those companies such that the top of the list consists of companies with the most Q2 insider sales activity. Click the image below to access … Continue reading Q2’20 Insider Sales Activity
We ranked the top Fintech CEOs as measured by stock price performance. You may access the PDF version HERE and the Excel version HERE. We used IPO date as the beginning period for measurement purposes. In the event a CEO began his/her tenure after the IPO date, we used that start date as the beginning … Continue reading Top Fintech CEOs by Total Stock Return