PRA Health Sciences Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.33 (-1.37 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume927,265 shs
Average Volume701,742 shs
Market Capitalization$10.83 billion
P/E Ratio51.13
Dividend YieldN/A
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About PRA Health Sciences

PRA Health Sciences, Inc., a contract research organization, provides outsourced clinical development and data solution services to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Clinical Research and Data Solutions. The Clinical Research segment offers product registration services, including clinical trial management, project management, regulatory affairs, therapeutic expertise, clinical operations, data and programming, safety and risk management, biostatistics and medical writing, quality assurance, and late phase services. It also provides strategic solutions, such as embedded, functional services provider, staff augmentation, and custom-built development solutions, as well as commercialization services; and early development services for Phase I and Phase IIa studies, as well as bioanalytical analysis. The Data Solutions segment offers data, analytics, technology, and consulting solutions to the life sciences market. Its services include market intelligence services, such as targeting and compensation, and pharmaceutical audit suite services; consulting and services comprising brand analytics, managed markets, commercial effectiveness, and scientific studies/clinical hubs; and technology-enabled products and services that allow clients to access and analyze Symphony Health and integrated third-party data. PRA Health Sciences, Inc. conducts clinical trials in the areas of pharmaceutical development, including oncology, immunology, central nervous system, inflammation, respiratory, cardiometabolic, and infectious diseases. The company was formerly known as PRA Global Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to PRA Health Sciences, Inc. in July 2014. PRA Health Sciences, Inc. was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.


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Overall MarketRank

1.43 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

684th out of 2,100 stocks

Commercial Physical Research Industry

11th out of 37 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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PRA Health Sciences (NASDAQ:PRAH) Frequently Asked Questions

Is PRA Health Sciences a buy right now?

10 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PRA Health Sciences in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" PRA Health Sciences stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PRAH, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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When is PRA Health Sciences' next earnings date?

PRA Health Sciences is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How were PRA Health Sciences' earnings last quarter?

PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAH) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 28th. The medical research company reported $1.35 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.03. The medical research company had revenue of $933.78 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $863.45 million. PRA Health Sciences had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.49% and a net margin of 6.40%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 19.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.05 EPS.
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How has PRA Health Sciences' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

PRA Health Sciences' stock was trading at $88.68 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PRAH shares have increased by 88.5% and is now trading at $167.19.
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What price target have analysts set for PRAH?

10 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for PRA Health Sciences' shares. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $175.00. On average, they expect PRA Health Sciences' stock price to reach $145.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.3%.
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Who are PRA Health Sciences' key executives?

PRA Health Sciences' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Colin Shannon, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 62, Pay $2.03M)
  • Mr. Michael J. Bonello, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $809.42k)
  • Mr. Christopher L. Gaenzle, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 54, Pay $853.97k)
  • Ms. Margaret Keegan, Exec. VP & COO
  • Mr. Kent Thoelke, Exec. VP & Chief Scientific Officer
  • Mr. Thomas Byrne, VP of Legal Affairs
  • Laurie Hurst, Sr. Director of Communications & PR
  • Ms. Tami Klerr-Naivar, Exec. VP and Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Patrick R. Spine, VP of HR (Age 50)
  • Dr. Michael Kirchengast, Sr. VP of Scientific Affairs

What is Colin Shannon's approval rating as PRA Health Sciences' CEO?

500 employees have rated PRA Health Sciences CEO Colin Shannon on Colin Shannon has an approval rating of 87% among PRA Health Sciences' employees.

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What other stocks do shareholders of PRA Health Sciences own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other PRA Health Sciences investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Adobe (ADBE), Applied Materials (AMAT), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), The Walt Disney (DIS), PayPal (PYPL), Veeva Systems (VEEV), Pfizer (PFE) and AbbVie (ABBV).

When did PRA Health Sciences IPO?

(PRAH) raised $306 million in an initial public offering on Thursday, November 13th 2014. The company issued 17,000,000 shares at a price of $18.00 per share. Jefferies, Citigroup, KKR, UBS Investment Bank, Credit Suisse and Wells Fargo Securities acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Baird and William Blair were co-managers.

What is PRA Health Sciences' stock symbol?

PRA Health Sciences trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PRAH."

Who are PRA Health Sciences' major shareholders?

PRA Health Sciences' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.23%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (8.73%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (5.45%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.70%), Alpine Associates Management Inc. (1.95%) and NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (1.67%). Company insiders that own PRA Health Sciences stock include Christopher L Gaenzle, Colin Shannon, Fund Holdings LP Kkr and Michael J Bonello.
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Which major investors are selling PRA Health Sciences stock?

PRAH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Pendal Group Limited, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Ameriprise Financial Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, and Federated Hermes Inc.. Company insiders that have sold PRA Health Sciences company stock in the last year include Christopher L Gaenzle, Colin Shannon, and Michael J Bonello.
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Which major investors are buying PRA Health Sciences stock?

PRAH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alpine Associates Management Inc., Citigroup Inc., Pentwater Capital Management LP, Barclays PLC, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Versor Investments LP, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., and Fiera Capital Corp.
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How do I buy shares of PRA Health Sciences?

Shares of PRAH 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 PRA Health Sciences' stock price today?

One share of PRAH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $167.19.

How much money does PRA Health Sciences make?

PRA Health Sciences has a market capitalization of $10.83 billion and generates $3.18 billion in revenue each year. The medical research company earns $197.04 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.90 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does PRA Health Sciences have?

PRA Health Sciences employs 18,100 workers across the globe.

What is PRA Health Sciences' official website?

The official website for PRA Health Sciences is

Where are PRA Health Sciences' headquarters?

PRA Health Sciences is headquartered at 4130 PARKLAKE AVENUE SUITE 400, RALEIGH NC, 27612.

How can I contact PRA Health Sciences?

PRA Health Sciences' mailing address is 4130 PARKLAKE AVENUE SUITE 400, RALEIGH NC, 27612. The medical research company can be reached via phone at (919) 786-8200 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/19/2021 by Staff
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