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NASDAQ:PRAHPRA Health Sciences Stock Price, Forecast & News

$104.90
+3.52 (+3.47 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$101.15
Now: $104.90
$105.24
50-Day Range
$93.45
MA: $100.32
$108.65
52-Week Range
$58.67
Now: $104.90
$113.32
Volume271,573 shs
Average Volume445,217 shs
Market Capitalization$6.71 billion
P/E Ratio32.18
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.1
PRA Health Sciences, Inc., a contract research organization, provides outsourced clinical development and data solution services to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries worldwide. The company 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, and 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. PRA Health Sciences, Inc. conducts clinical trials in the areas of pharmaceutical development, including oncology, immunology, central nervous system, inflammation, respiratory, cardio metabolic, 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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Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.39 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Commercial physical research
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PRAH
CUSIPN/A
Phone919-786-8200

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.07 billion
Cash Flow$6.84 per share
Book Value$17.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$243.02 million

Miscellaneous

Employees17,500
Market Cap$6.71 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
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PRA Health Sciences (NASDAQ:PRAH) Frequently Asked Questions

How has PRA Health Sciences' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

PRA Health Sciences' stock was trading at $88.68 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PRAH stock has increased by 18.3% and is now trading at $104.90.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of PRA Health Sciences?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PRA Health Sciences in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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 Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were PRA Health Sciences' earnings last quarter?

PRA Health Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:PRAH) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The medical research company reported $0.86 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.22. The medical research company had revenue of $729.89 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $716.12 million. PRA Health Sciences had a return on equity of 25.01% and a net margin of 6.86%. The business's revenue was down 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.22 EPS.
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What guidance has PRA Health Sciences issued on next quarter's earnings?

PRA Health Sciences issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.35 to $4.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.37. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.07 billion to $3.13 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.07 billion.

What price target have analysts set for PRAH?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for PRA Health Sciences' shares. Their forecasts range from $89.00 to $120.00. On average, they anticipate PRA Health Sciences' stock price to reach $105.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.8% from the stock's current price.
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Has PRA Health Sciences been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about PRAH stock have trended extremely negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PRA Health Sciences earned a news impact score of -4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the medical research company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting PRA Health Sciences?

PRA Health Sciences saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,310,000 shares, an increase of 14.9% from the April 30th total of 1,140,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 527,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.5 days. Currently, 2.1% of the company's stock are short sold.
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Who are some of PRA Health Sciences' key competitors?

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), Applied Materials (AMAT), Adobe (ADBE), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Walt Disney (DIS), Paypal (PYPL), Veeva Systems (VEEV), AbbVie (ABBV) and Broadcom (AVGO).

Who are PRA Health Sciences' key executives?

PRA Health Sciences' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Colin Shannon, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael J. Bonello, Exec. VP, CFO & Corp. Sec. (Age 49)
  • Mr. Kent Thoelke, Exec. VP & Chief Scientific Officer
  • Mr. Thomas Byrne, VP of Legal Affairs
  • Christine Rogers, Director of PR & Corp. Communications

When did PRA Health Sciences IPO?

(PRAH) raised $306 million in an initial public offering (IPO) 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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (2.32%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (2.30%), Pendal Group Ltd (1.61%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.18%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.91%) and TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (0.90%). Company insiders that own PRA Health Sciences stock include Fund Holdings LP Kkr and Michael J Bonello.
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Which institutional investors are selling PRA Health Sciences stock?

PRAH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Smith Asset Management Group LP, UBS Group AG, FDx Advisors Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Prudential Financial Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Pendal Group Ltd. Company insiders that have sold PRA Health Sciences company stock in the last year include Fund Holdings LP Kkr, and Michael J Bonello.
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Which institutional investors are buying PRA Health Sciences stock?

PRAH stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Mackay Shields LLC, and Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund.
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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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is PRA Health Sciences' stock price today?

One share of PRAH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $104.90.

How big of a company is PRA Health Sciences?

PRA Health Sciences has a market capitalization of $6.71 billion and generates $3.07 billion in revenue each year. The medical research company earns $243.02 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.80 on an earnings per share basis. PRA Health Sciences employs 17,500 workers across the globe.

What is PRA Health Sciences' official website?

The official website for PRA Health Sciences is www.prahs.com.

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 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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