Premier Company Profile (NASDAQ:PINC)

About Premier (NASDAQ:PINC)

Premier logoPremier, Inc. is a healthcare improvement company. The Company is uniting an alliance of approximately 3,750 United States hospitals and more than 130,000 other provider organizations to transform healthcare. The Company operates healthcare group purchasing organizations and also provides integrated data and analytics, supply chain solutions, advisory services, performance improvement collaborative and other services. The Company plays a role in the healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:PINC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.72 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 53,217,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $33.36
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $33.71
  • 52 Week Range: $28.27 - $36.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.40
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.47
  • P/E Growth: 1.46
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.45 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.18
  • Book Value: ($32.00) per share
  • Price / Book: -1.01
  • EBIDTA: $440.72 million
  • Net Margins: 0.66%
  • Return on Equity: -16.27%
  • Return on Assets: 10.59%
  • Current Ratio: 0.72%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.63%
  • Average Volume: 411,317 shs.
  • Beta: 0.47
  • Short Ratio: 11.45

Frequently Asked Questions for Premier (NASDAQ:PINC)

What is Premier's stock symbol?

Premier trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PINC."

How were Premier's earnings last quarter?

Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) announced its earnings results on Monday, August, 21st. The company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.02. The company earned $403.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $400.45 million. Premier had a net margin of 0.66% and a negative return on equity of 16.27%. The business's revenue was up 33.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.36 earnings per share. View Premier's Earnings History.

When will Premier make its next earnings announcement?

Premier is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Premier.

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

Premier issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, August, 21st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.98-2.09 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.11. The company issued revenue guidance of +9-13% to ~$1.564-1.648 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.64 billion.

Where is Premier's stock going? Where will Premier's stock price be in 2017?

9 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Premier's stock. Their predictions range from $39.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Premier's stock price to reach $39.60 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Premier.

Are investors shorting Premier?

Premier saw a drop in short interest during the month of August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,219,411 shares, a drop of 24.4% from the July 31st total of 4,256,640 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 434,240 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 7.4 days. Currently, 6.5% of the company's shares are short sold.

Who are some of Premier's key competitors?

Who are Premier's key executives?

Premier's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Richard J. Statuto, Chairman of the Board
  • Susan D. DeVore, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Terry D. Shaw, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Craig S. McKasson, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Durral R. Gilbert, President of Supply Chain Services
  • Michael J. Alkire, Chief Operating Officer
  • Kelli L. Price, Senior Vice President - People
  • Kelly Rakowski, Senior Vice President – Premier Performance Partners
  • Andrew Ziskind M.D., Senior Vice President - Academic Strategy
  • Leigh Anderson, Chief Information Officer

Who owns Premier stock?

Premier's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (15.00%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.40%), TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (5.06%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (4.89%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.46%) and River Road Asset Management LLC (2.57%). Company insiders that own Premier stock include Craig S Mckasson, Durral R Gilbert, Keith J Figlioli, Kelli L Price, Leigh Anderson, Michael J Alkire, R Wesley Champion, Stephen R D'arcy and Susan D Devore. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Premier.

Who sold Premier stock? Who is selling Premier stock?

Premier's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Sei Investments Co., Clinton Group Inc., GSA Capital Partners LLP, NorthCoast Asset Management LLC and Artemis Investment Management LLP. Company insiders that have sold Premier stock in the last year include Craig S Mckasson, Durral R Gilbert, Kelli L Price, Leigh Anderson, Michael J Alkire, Stephen R D'arcy and Susan D Devore. View Insider Buying and Selling for Premier.

Who bought Premier stock? Who is buying Premier stock?

Premier's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., GW&K Investment Management LLC, Pembroke Management LTD and First Trust Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Premier.

How do I buy Premier stock?

Shares of Premier can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Premier's stock price today?

One share of Premier stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.27.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Premier (NASDAQ PINC)
Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  302 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  165 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  467
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Premier and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Premier (NASDAQ:PINC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $39.60 (22.71% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Premier (NASDAQ:PINC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/22/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
8/22/2017William BlairReiterated RatingOurperformLowView Rating Details
8/9/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$40.00LowView Rating Details
5/25/2017Bank of America CorporationBoost Price TargetBuy$37.00 -> $39.00LowView Rating Details
3/3/2017Evercore ISIDowngradeHold -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
2/7/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Set Price TargetBuy$40.00N/AView Rating Details
1/13/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$40.00N/AView Rating Details
12/1/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
11/4/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$39.00N/AView Rating Details
10/28/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightN/AView Rating Details
8/29/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$40.00 -> $38.00N/AView Rating Details
8/23/2016Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetOutperform$41.00 -> $39.00N/AView Rating Details
8/23/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$38.00 -> $40.00N/AView Rating Details
8/23/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$41.00 -> $39.00N/AView Rating Details
5/22/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
11/11/2015Avondale PartnersUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$45.00N/AView Rating Details
11/2/2015Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperform$39.00 -> $42.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Premier (NASDAQ:PINC)
Earnings by Quarter for Premier (NASDAQ:PINC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Premier (NASDAQ PINC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/6/2017$0.49N/AView Earnings Details
8/21/2017Q4 2017$0.52$0.50$400.45 million$403.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2017Q3 2017$0.47$0.52$401.71 million$379.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2017Q217$0.45$0.46$372.66 million$358.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q117$0.40$0.41$319.09 million$313.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/22/2016Q416$0.38$0.36$299.86 million$301.42 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q316$0.41$0.44$302.86 million$298.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2016Q2$0.39$0.42$286.87 million$291.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q1$0.37$0.38$265.69 million$270.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/24/2015Q415$0.36$0.36$261.62 million$266.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q315$0.36$0.38$261.00 million$261.72 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2015Q215$0.34$0.36$240.49 million$249.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/10/2014Q115$0.32$0.33$228.37 million$229.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/25/2014Q214$0.33$0.34$231.59 million$235.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2014Q114$0.32$0.33$219.16 million$225.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q2$0.31$0.30$208.64 million$208.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Premier (NASDAQ:PINC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.73
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.93
2019 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.07
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.34$0.40$0.37
Q2 20175$0.40$0.42$0.41
Q3 20175$0.45$0.48$0.47
Q4 20175$0.47$0.50$0.49
Q1 20184$0.43$0.49$0.45
Q2 20184$0.43$0.50$0.47
Q3 20184$0.48$0.52$0.50
Q4 20184$0.46$0.55$0.51
Q1 20191$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q2 20191$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q3 20191$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q4 20191$0.59$0.59$0.59
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Premier (NASDAQ:PINC)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Premier (NASDAQ:PINC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 17.14%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 37.75%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Premier (NASDAQ:PINC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Premier (NASDAQ:PINC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Premier (NASDAQ:PINC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/30/2017Leigh AndersonSVPSell2,264$32.73$74,100.72View SEC Filing  
8/29/2017Susan D DevoreCEOSell40,000$32.74$1,309,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2017Michael J AlkireCOOSell25,000$33.26$831,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2017Craig S MckassonInsiderSell10,750$33.55$360,662.50View SEC Filing  
6/19/2017Leigh AndersonSVPSell1,099$35.29$38,783.71View SEC Filing  
6/13/2017Susan D DevoreCEOSell40,000$35.24$1,409,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2017Durral R GilbertInsiderSell82,861$35.11$2,909,249.71View SEC Filing  
6/12/2017Michael J AlkireCOOSell50,000$35.17$1,758,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017Craig S MckassonInsiderSell10,750$34.84$374,530.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2017Kelli L PriceVPSell10,000$30.80$308,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2017Craig S MckassonInsiderSell10,750$30.56$328,520.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2017Stephen R D'arcyDirectorSell6,542$31.78$207,904.76View SEC Filing  
9/15/2016R. Wesley ChampionVPSell7,108$31.47$223,688.76View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016Stephen R D'arcyDirectorBuy4,000$30.91$123,640.00View SEC Filing  
7/12/2016Durral R GilbertInsiderSell20,000$34.00$680,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016R. Wesley ChampionVPSell25,049$33.23$832,378.27View SEC Filing  
3/30/2016R. Wesley ChampionVPSell49,568$32.98$1,634,752.64View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Keith J FiglioliVPSell28,866$33.02$953,155.32View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016Stephen R D'arcyDirectorBuy1,500$31.66$47,490.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Stephen R. D'arcyDirectorBuy2,000$34.32$68,640.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2015Keith J FiglioliVPSell8,000$37.14$297,120.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015Stephen R D'arcyDirectorSell2,800$36.23$101,444.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Keith J FiglioliVPSell16,000$35.00$560,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2013Craig S MckassonCFOBuy4,000$27.00$108,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2013Durral R GilbertInsiderBuy2,000$27.00$54,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2013Jeffrey W LemkinGeneral CounselBuy10,000$27.00$270,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2013Kelli L PriceVPBuy1,600$27.00$43,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2013Susan D DevoreCEOBuy15,000$27.00$405,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Premier (NASDAQ:PINC)
Latest Headlines for Premier (NASDAQ:PINC)
DateHeadline logoETFs with exposure to Premier, Inc. (North Carolina) : September 19, 2017 - September 20 at 7:43 AM logo$389.17 Million in Sales Expected for Premier, Inc. (PINC) This Quarter - September 20 at 1:44 AM logoPremier, Inc. (North Carolina) :PINC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : September 18, 2017 - September 19 at 6:32 AM logoComparing Quorum Health Corporation (QHC) and Premier (PINC) - September 16 at 2:46 AM logoU.S. Physical Therapy (USPH) vs. Premier (PINC) Head to Head Comparison - September 11 at 10:32 PM logoPremier, Inc. (PINC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - September 6 at 10:58 PM logoPremier (PINC) vs. Quorum Health Corporation (QHC) Critical Survey - September 4 at 6:24 PM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Premier, Inc. (PINC) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $392.05 Million - September 2 at 9:54 AM logoETFs with exposure to Premier, Inc. (North Carolina) : September 2, 2017 - September 2 at 7:31 AM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Premier’s Revenue Soared 34%; Adjusted EPS Surged 39% - September 1 at 7:17 AM logoPremier, Inc. (PINC) SVP Leigh Anderson Sells 2,264 Shares - August 31 at 7:44 PM logoSusan D. Devore Sells 40,000 Shares of Premier, Inc. (PINC) Stock - August 31 at 7:20 PM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Premier, Inc. (PINC) to Announce $0.49 Earnings Per Share - August 31 at 10:38 AM logoPremier, Inc. (North Carolina) :PINC-US: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : August 30, 2017 - August 31 at 8:46 AM logoPremier, Inc. (PINC) Short Interest Down 24.4% in August - August 29 at 1:56 AM logoPremier, Inc. (PINC) Downgraded by BidaskClub - August 28 at 7:28 PM logoQ3 2018 Earnings Forecast for Premier, Inc. Issued By SunTrust Banks (PINC) - August 28 at 6:22 AM logoPremier, Inc. (PINC) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - August 26 at 6:22 AM logoInsider Selling: Premier, Inc. (PINC) COO Sells 25,000 Shares of Stock - August 25 at 7:44 PM logoFY2018 EPS Estimates for Premier, Inc. Decreased by William Blair (PINC) - August 25 at 12:56 PM logoQ1 2018 EPS Estimates for Premier, Inc. Increased by SunTrust Banks (PINC) - August 25 at 10:08 AM logoAnalysts Offer Predictions for Premier, Inc.'s Q1 2018 Earnings (PINC) - August 25 at 10:08 AM logoPremier, Inc. Forecasted to Post Q1 2019 Earnings of $0.47 Per Share (PINC) - August 24 at 1:08 PM logoPremier, Inc. (PINC) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.44 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts - August 24 at 8:46 AM logoInvestor Network: Premier Inc. Class A to Host Earnings Call - August 23 at 1:28 AM logoPremier, Inc. (PINC) Receives "Hold" Rating from Piper Jaffray Companies - August 22 at 4:28 PM logoTwo Charlotte health-care execs among 100 ‘most influential’ - August 22 at 3:23 PM logoPremier Inc. (PINC) Is Falling After Q4 Miss - August 22 at 3:23 PM logoEdited Transcript of PINC earnings conference call or presentation 21-Aug-17 9:00pm GMT - August 22 at 3:23 PM logoWilliam Blair Reiterates Ourperform Rating for Premier, Inc. (PINC) - August 22 at 11:58 AM logoPremier Inc. reports 4Q loss - August 22 at 5:34 AM logoPremier, Inc. (PINC) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.02 EPS - August 21 at 9:04 PM logoPremier, Inc. (PINC) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance - August 21 at 5:02 PM logoRetail Sales Due Next Week - August 20 at 11:52 AM logoRetail Sales Due Next Week - August 20 at 11:52 AM logoPremier, Inc. (PINC) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - August 20 at 9:56 AM logoPremier, Inc. (PINC) Insider Craig S. Mckasson Sells 10,750 Shares - August 16 at 8:28 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Premier Inc. - August 15 at 6:15 AM logoPremier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday - August 14 at 2:10 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Premier, Inc. (PINC) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $400.05 Million - August 14 at 1:56 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Premier, Inc. (PINC) Will Post Earnings of $0.48 Per Share - August 13 at 12:10 AM logoPremier, Inc. (PINC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - August 12 at 10:50 PM logoForm 4 Premier, Inc. For: Aug 09 - August 12 at 6:55 AM logoPremier, Inc. (North Carolina) – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:PINC) : August 12, 2017 - August 12 at 6:55 AM logoComparing Premier (NASDAQ:PINC) & Healthways (TVTY) - August 10 at 2:36 PM logoPremier, Inc. (PINC) Earns "Buy" Rating from Jefferies Group LLC - August 9 at 9:10 PM logoAMN Healthcare Services (AMN) and Premier (PINC) Critical Contrast - August 2 at 10:14 AM logoPremier Inc. Sets August 21 for Fiscal 2017 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Financial Results and Conference Call - August 1 at 2:18 AM logoPremier, Inc. (North Carolina) breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PINC-US : July 28, 2017 - July 29 at 6:20 AM logo$400.05 Million in Sales Expected for Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) This Quarter - July 27 at 10:58 AM



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