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DOW   35,603.08
QQQ   377.27
S&P 500   4,549.78
DOW   35,603.08
QQQ   377.27
S&P 500   4,549.78
DOW   35,603.08
QQQ   377.27

ICON Public Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.80 (+0.29 %)
(As of 10/21/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume403,406 shs
Average Volume667,731 shs
Market Capitalization$14.65 billion
P/E Ratio40.63
Dividend YieldN/A
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About ICON Public

ICON plc operates as a clinical research organization, which engages in the provision of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. It specializes in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development. The company was founded by John Climax and Ronan Lambe in June 1990 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Commercial physical research
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.80 billion
Cash Flow
$8.84 per share
Book Value
$34.51 per share


Net Income
$332.33 million




Market Cap
$14.65 billion
Next Earnings Date
10/25/2021 (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

1.89 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

476th out of 1,359 stocks

Commercial Physical Research Industry

6th out of 26 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

ICON Public (NASDAQ:ICLR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is ICON Public a buy right now?

12 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ICON Public in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" ICON Public stock.
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Are investors shorting ICON Public?

ICON Public saw a decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 754,700 shares, a decline of 19.9% from the August 31st total of 942,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 898,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.8 days.
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When is ICON Public's next earnings date?

ICON Public is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October 25th 2021.
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How were ICON Public's earnings last quarter?

ICON Public Limited (NASDAQ:ICLR) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 20th. The medical research company reported $2.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.10 by $0.02. The medical research company earned $871.16 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $857.30 million. ICON Public had a net margin of 11.40% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 22.10%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 40.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.20 EPS.
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How has ICON Public's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

ICON Public's stock was trading at $152.54 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ICLR stock has increased by 81.7% and is now trading at $277.13.
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What guidance has ICON Public issued on next quarter's earnings?

ICON Public issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $9.100-$9.500 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $8.710. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.30 billion-$5.50 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.69 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ICLR?

12 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for ICON Public's stock. Their forecasts range from $200.00 to $320.00. On average, they anticipate ICON Public's stock price to reach $260.45 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.0%.
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Who are ICON Public's key executives?

ICON Public's management team includes the following people:
  • Stephen A. Cutler, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
  • Brendan Brennan, Chief Financial Officer
  • Tom O'Leary, Chief Information Officer
  • Kristen K. Buck, Chief Medical Officer
  • Diarmaid Cunningham, Secretary, Chief Administrative Officer & EVP

What is Steve Cutler's approval rating as ICON Public's CEO?

147 employees have rated ICON Public CEO Steve Cutler on Glassdoor.com. Steve Cutler has an approval rating of 63% among ICON Public's employees. This puts Steve Cutler in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of ICON Public own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other ICON Public investors own include Pfizer (PFE), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Visa (V), NVIDIA (NVDA), CVS Health (CVS), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Alibaba Group (BABA), The Walt Disney (DIS), The Home Depot (HD) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

What is ICON Public's stock symbol?

ICON Public trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ICLR."

Who are ICON Public's major shareholders?

ICON Public's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.04%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.00%), Somerset Trust Co (0.00%), Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.00%), Sara Bay Financial (0.00%) and Carroll Financial Associates Inc. (0.00%).

Which major investors are selling ICON Public stock?

ICLR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tributary Capital Management LLC, and Somerset Trust Co.

Which major investors are buying ICON Public stock?

ICLR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Sara Bay Financial, First National Bank of Hutchinson, Bernardo Wealth Planning LLC, IFP Advisors Inc, Carroll Financial Associates Inc., and Ellevest Inc..

How do I buy shares of ICON Public?

Shares of ICLR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is ICON Public's stock price today?

One share of ICLR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $277.13.

How much money does ICON Public make?

ICON Public has a market capitalization of $14.65 billion and generates $2.80 billion in revenue each year. The medical research company earns $332.33 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.53 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does ICON Public have?

ICON Public employs 15,730 workers across the globe.

Does ICON Public have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of ICON Public: Addplan Inc., Aptiv Solutions, Barton & Polansky Associates Inc., Beacon Bioscience Inc., BeijingWits Medical Consulting Ltd., C4 MedSolutions LLC, CHC Group LLC, CRN Holdings LLC, CRN North America LLC, Clinical Research Management, Clinical Resource Network LLC, Complete Healthcare Communications LLC, Complete Publication Solutions LLC, Cross Country Healthcare - Clinical Trial Services, DOCS Global Inc., DOCS Insourcing B.V., DOCS International B.V., DOCS International Belgium N.V., DOCS International Finland Oy, DOCS International France S.A.S., DOCS International Germany GmbH, DOCS International Nordic Countries A/S, DOCS International Poland Sp. z o.o., DOCS International Sweden AB, DOCS International Switzerland GmbH, DOCS International UK Limited, DOCS Italia S.R.L., DOCS Resourcing Limited, DOCS Ukraine LLC, Firecrest Clinical Ltd, Global Pharmaceutical Strategies Group LLC, ICON (LR) Limited, ICON Ankara Klinik Arastirma Dis Ticaret Anonim Sirketi, ICON CRO Malaysia SDN. BHD., ICON Chile Limitada, ICON Clinical International Unlimited Company, ICON Clinical Research (Beijing No.2) Co. Ltd, ICON Clinical Research (Beijing) Co. Ltd, ICON Clinical Research (Canada) Inc., ICON Clinical Research (New Zealand) Limited, ICON Clinical Research (Pte) Limited, ICON Clinical Research (Rus) LLC, ICON Clinical Research (Switzerland) GmbH, ICON Clinical Research (Thailand) Limited, ICON Clinical Research (U.K.) Limited, ICON Clinical Research Austria GmbH, ICON Clinical Research EOOD, ICON Clinical Research España S.L., ICON Clinical Research GmbH, ICON Clinical Research Hong Kong Limited, ICON Clinical Research India Private Limited, ICON Clinical Research Israel Limited, ICON Clinical Research Korea Yuhan Hoesa, ICON Clinical Research Korea Yuhan Hoesa (ICON Clinical Research Korea Ltd.), ICON Clinical Research LLC, ICON Clinical Research Limited, ICON Clinical Research México S.A. de C.V., ICON Clinical Research PTY Limited, ICON Clinical Research Perú S.A., ICON Clinical Research Property Development (Ireland) Limited, ICON Clinical Research S.A., ICON Clinical Research S.R.L., ICON Clinical Research SARL, ICON Clinical Research Services Philippines Inc., ICON Clinical Research Slovakia s.r.o., ICON Clinical Research Sp. z o.o., ICON Clinical Research Taiwan Limited, ICON Clinical Research d.o.o. Beograd, ICON Clinical Research s.r.o., ICON Contracting Solutions Holdings B.V., ICON Development Solutions Limited, ICON Early Phase Services LLC, ICON Global Treasury Limited, ICON Government and Public Health Solutions Inc., ICON Government and Public Health Solutions Inc. (formerly Clinical Research Management (ClinicalRM)), ICON Holdings Clinical Research International Limited, ICON Holdings Unlimited Company, ICON Investments Five Unlimited Company, ICON Investments Four Unlimited Company, ICON Investments Limited, ICON Japan K.K., ICON Klinikai Kutató Korlátolt Felelősségű Társaság, ICON Klinikai Kutató Korlátolt Felelősségű Társaság (ICON Clinical Research Limited Liability Company), ICON Laboratory Services Inc., ICON Pesquisas Clínicas LTDA., ICON US Holdings Inc., Improving Treatments Limited, Ispitivanja ICON d.o.o, Ispitivanja ICON d.o.o (ICON Research Ltd.), MMMM Consulting LLC, MMMM Group LLC, Managed Care Strategic Solutions L.L.C., Mapi Développement SAS, Mapi Group, Mapi Life Sciences Canada Inc., Mapi Life Sciences UK Limited, Mapi Research Trust, Mapi Research Trust*, Mapi SAS, Mapi USA Inc., MeDiNova Investigacion y Desarrollo S.L., MeDiNova Lakeside Clinical Research Limited, MeDiNova Limited, MeDiNova Merc (UK) Limited, MeDiNova Merc Clinical Research (SA) Pty Limited, MeDiNova Research, MedPass International, MediMedia Pharma Solutions, Molecular MD Corp., MolecularMD, Oxford Outcomes Limited, Oxford Outcomes Ltd, PMG Research, PMG Research Inc., PMG Research of Bristol LLC, PMG Research of Charleston LLC, PMG Research of Charlotte LLC, PMG Research of Christie Clinic LLC, PMG Research of Hickory LLC, PMG Research of Raleigh LLC, PMG Research of Rocky Mount LLC, PMG Research of Salisbury LLC, PMG Research of Wilmington LLC, PMG Research of Winston-Salem LLC, PRA Health Sciences, Pacific Research Associates Inc., Prevalere Life Sciences Inc., PriceSpective, Pricespective LLC, PubsHub LLC, Symphony Clinical Research Sp. z o.o., Timaq Medical Imaging, UCT (U.S.) Inc, VSK (Kenilworth) Limited, and Veeda Laboratories Ltd..

When was ICON Public founded?

ICON Public was founded in 1990.

What is ICON Public's official website?

The official website for ICON Public is www.iconplc.com.

Where are ICON Public's headquarters?

How can I contact ICON Public?

ICON Public's mailing address is SOUTH COUNTY BUSINESS PARK LEOPARDSTOWN, DUBLIN L2, 00000. The medical research company can be reached via phone at (531) 291-2000.

This page was last updated on 10/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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