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NASDAQ:PRAHPRA Health Sciences Stock Price, Forecast & News

+1.63 (+1.60 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $103.50
50-Day Range
MA: $90.88
52-Week Range
Now: $103.50
Volume277,638 shs
Average Volume453,593 shs
Market Capitalization$6.60 billion
P/E Ratio28.28
Dividend YieldN/A
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.41 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Commercial physical research
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PRAH



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.07 billion
Cash Flow$7.06 per share
Book Value$17.38 per share


Net Income$243.02 million


Market Cap$6.60 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2020 (Estimated)

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PRA Health Sciences (NASDAQ:PRAH) Frequently Asked Questions

How has PRA Health Sciences' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

PRA Health Sciences' stock was trading at $88.68 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PRAH shares have increased by 16.7% and is now trading at $103.50. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of PRA Health Sciences?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PRA Health Sciences in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for PRA Health Sciences.

When is PRA Health Sciences' next earnings date?

PRA Health Sciences is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 29th 2020. View our earnings forecast for PRA Health Sciences.

How were PRA Health Sciences' earnings last quarter?

PRA Health Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:PRAH) posted its earnings results on Thursday, April, 30th. The medical research company reported $1.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.04. The medical research company had revenue of $783.71 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $749.61 million. PRA Health Sciences had a return on equity of 27.59% and a net margin of 7.66%. PRA Health Sciences's revenue was up 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.10 earnings per share. View PRA Health Sciences' earnings history.

What guidance has PRA Health Sciences issued on next quarter's earnings?

PRA Health Sciences updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.75-0.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.91. The company issued revenue guidance of $705-740 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $666.91 million.

What price target have analysts set for PRAH?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for PRA Health Sciences' shares. Their forecasts range from $82.00 to $120.00. On average, they expect PRA Health Sciences' share price to reach $101.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.4%. View analysts' price targets for PRA Health Sciences.

Has PRA Health Sciences been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about PRAH stock has trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. PRA Health Sciences earned a coverage optimism score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the medical research company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutPRA Health Sciences.

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 Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Adobe (ADBE), Applied Materials (AMAT), Veeva Systems (VEEV), Walt Disney (DIS), Paypal (PYPL), Home Depot (HD), Lam Research (LRCX) and UnitedHealth Group (UNH).

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 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 served 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.87%), Wellington Management Group LLP (8.99%), Capital Research Global Investors (5.19%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.22%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.08%) and State Street Corp (2.33%). Company insiders that own PRA Health Sciences stock include Fund Holdings LP Kkr, Michael J Bonello and Pra Investors LP Kkr. View institutional ownership trends for PRA Health Sciences.

Which major investors are selling PRA Health Sciences stock?

PRAH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., Strs Ohio, BlackRock Inc., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, AQR Capital Management LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, and Eagle Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold PRA Health Sciences company stock in the last year include Fund Holdings LP Kkr, and Michael J Bonello. View insider buying and selling activity for PRA Health Sciences.

Which major investors are buying PRA Health Sciences stock?

PRAH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Capital Research Global Investors, First Trust Advisors LP, Wellington Management Group LLP, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Federated Hermes Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity for PRA Health Sciences.

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 $103.50.

How big of a company is PRA Health Sciences?

PRA Health Sciences has a market capitalization of $6.60 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 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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