Icon Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:ICLR)

$154.72
+1.54 (+1.01 %)
(As of 09/22/2019 04:15 AM ET)
Today's Range
$153.79
Now: $154.72
$155.88
50-Day Range
$147.80
MA: $154.17
$158.21
52-Week Range
$118.10
Now: $154.72
$165.13
Volume178,249 shs
Average Volume182,258 shs
Market Capitalization$8.35 billion
P/E Ratio24.60
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.63
ICON Public Limited Company, a clinical research organization, provides outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries in Ireland, rest of Europe, the United States, and internationally. It specializes in the strategic development, management, and analysis of programs that support various stages of the clinical development process from compound selection to Phase I-IV clinical studies. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Commercial physical research
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ICLR
CUSIPN/A
Phone353-1291-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.60 billion
Cash Flow$7.7554 per share
Book Value$25.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$322.66 million

Miscellaneous

Employees13,670
Market Cap$8.35 billion
Next Earnings Date10/23/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Icon (NASDAQ:ICLR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Icon's stock symbol?

Icon trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ICLR."

How were Icon's earnings last quarter?

Icon Plc (NASDAQ:ICLR) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 24th. The medical research company reported $1.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.68 by $0.01. The medical research company earned $695.14 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $693.56 million. Icon had a return on equity of 25.02% and a net margin of 13.05%. The firm's revenue was up 8.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.51 EPS. View Icon's Earnings History.

When is Icon's next earnings date?

Icon is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Icon.

What guidance has Icon issued on next quarter's earnings?

Icon issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 24th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.75-6.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $6.88. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.76-2.84 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.81 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ICLR?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Icon's shares. Their predictions range from $154.00 to $171.00. On average, they expect Icon's stock price to reach $164.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Icon.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Icon?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Icon in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Icon.

Has Icon been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about ICLR stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Icon earned a media sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the medical research company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Icon.

Are investors shorting Icon?

Icon saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 498,700 shares, an increase of 12.1% from the July 15th total of 444,800 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 252,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 0.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Icon's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Icon's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Icon own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Icon investors own include Gilead Sciences (GILD), Pfizer (PFE), NVIDIA (NVDA), Visa (V), Alibaba Group (BABA), Mastercard (MA), Procter & Gamble (PG), Adobe (ADBE), Alphabet (GOOG) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are Icon's key executives?

Icon's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Steven A. Cutler, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Brendan Brennan, Chief Financial Officer (Age 40)
  • Jonathan Curtain, VP of Corp. Fin. & Investor Relations
  • Mr. Thomas O'Leary, Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Diarmaid Cunningham, Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel, Exec. VP & Company Sec. (Age 44)

Who are Icon's major shareholders?

Icon's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include WCM Investment Management LLC (6.28%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.20%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (3.98%), Earnest Partners LLC (3.90%), Wasatch Advisors Inc. (2.82%) and Boston Partners (2.71%).

Which major investors are selling Icon stock?

ICLR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Morgan Stanley, Ellis Investment Partners LLC, Boston Partners, Earnest Partners LLC and Foresters Investment Management Company Inc..

Which major investors are buying Icon stock?

ICLR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., Comgest Global Investors S.A.S., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Wasatch Advisors Inc., Legato Capital Management LLC, WCM Investment Management LLC, Marshall Wace LLP and Marshall Wace North America L.P..

How do I buy shares of Icon?

Shares of ICLR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Icon's stock price today?

One share of ICLR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $154.72.

How big of a company is Icon?

Icon has a market capitalization of $8.35 billion and generates $2.60 billion in revenue each year. The medical research company earns $322.66 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.29 on an earnings per share basis. Icon employs 13,670 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Icon.

What is Icon's official website?

The official website for Icon is http://www.iconplc.com/.

How can I contact Icon?

Icon's mailing address is SOUTH COUNTY BUSINESS PARK LEOPARDSTOWN, DUBLIN L2, 00000. The medical research company can be reached via phone at 353-1291-2000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Icon (NASDAQ ICLR)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  487 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  411 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  898
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Icon and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ICLR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ICLR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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