PAREXEL International Company Profile (NASDAQ:PRXL)

About PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL)

PAREXEL International logoPAREXEL International Corporation (PAREXEL) is a biopharmaceutical outsourcing services company. The Company provides a range of expertise in clinical research, clinical logistics, medical communications, consulting, commercialization, and technology products and services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. Its segments include Clinical Research Services (CRS), PAREXEL Consulting Services (PC) and PAREXEL Informatics (PI). The CRS segment includes various phases of clinical research from first-in-man trials, where a medicinal entity is tested on human subjects for the first time, through post-marketing studies, following approval by the presiding regulatory body. The PC segment provides technical expertise and advice in areas, such as strategy, drug development, regulatory affairs, strategic compliance and targeted communications services in support of product launch. The Company's PI segment provides information technology solutions.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Medical Laboratories & Research
  • Sub-Industry: Life Sciences Tools & Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:PRXL
  • CUSIP: 69946210
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $4.07 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 50,762,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $69.48
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $65.58
  • 52 Week Range: $51.16 - $81.79
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 35.26
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.83
  • P/E Growth: 2.22
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.1 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.94
  • Book Value: $11.20 per share
  • Price / Book: 7.16
  • EBIDTA: $342.8 million
  • Net Margins: 6.34%
  • Return on Equity: 29.92%
  • Return on Assets: 8.70%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.41%
  • Current Ratio: 1.59%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.59%
  • Average Volume: 981,977 shs.
  • Beta: 0.82
  • Short Ratio: 3.28

Frequently Asked Questions for PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL)

What is PAREXEL International's stock symbol?

PAREXEL International trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PRXL."

How were PAREXEL International's earnings last quarter?

PAREXEL International Co. (NASDAQ:PRXL) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $529.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $529.38 million. PAREXEL International had a return on equity of 29.92% and a net margin of 6.34%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.89 EPS. View PAREXEL International's Earnings History.

When will PAREXEL International make its next earnings announcement?

PAREXEL International is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for PAREXEL International.

What guidance has PAREXEL International issued on next quarter's earnings?

PAREXEL International updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.17-$3.31 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.25. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.09-$2.11 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.10 billion.PAREXEL International also updated its Q4 guidance to $0.87-$1.01 EPS.

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

14 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for PAREXEL International's shares. Their predictions range from $53.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect PAREXEL International's stock price to reach $71.73 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for PAREXEL International.

Who are some of PAREXEL International's key competitors?

Who owns PAREXEL International stock?

PAREXEL International's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.82%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.18%), Morgan Stanley (5.70%), STARBOARD VALUE LP (5.70%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (4.24%) and Credit Suisse AG (4.12%). Company insiders that own PAREXEL International stock include A Dana Callow Jr, Eduard E Holdener, Gadi Saarony, Joshua Schultz, Mark A Goldberg, Patrick J Fortune, Richard L Love, Sybrand Pretorius, Thomas Senderovitz and Ulf I Schneider. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PAREXEL International.

Who sold PAREXEL International stock? Who is selling PAREXEL International stock?

PAREXEL International's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Morgan Stanley, Henderson Group PLC, FMR LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Nationwide Fund Advisors and Acadian Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold PAREXEL International stock in the last year include A Dana Callow Jr, Eduard E Holdener, Gadi Saarony, Joshua Schultz and Sybrand Pretorius. View Insider Buying and Selling for PAREXEL International.

Who bought PAREXEL International stock? Who is buying PAREXEL International stock?

PAREXEL International's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Credit Suisse AG, Nomura Holdings Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Bank of America Corp DE, Redmile Group LLC and Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for PAREXEL International.

How do I buy PAREXEL International stock?

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

How much does a share of PAREXEL International stock cost?

One share of PAREXEL International stock can currently be purchased for approximately $80.21.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 10 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $71.73 (10.58% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/23/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncUpgradeSell -> Neutral$63.00 -> $77.00LowView Rating Details
5/17/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$87.00LowView Rating Details
5/15/2017Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line -> Outperform$85.00LowView Rating Details
3/23/2017MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$86.00LowView Rating Details
2/6/2017Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
2/3/2017Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeHold -> Sell$66.00 -> $53.00N/AView Rating Details
2/3/2017Citigroup IncDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
2/2/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
1/24/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHold$64.00 -> $67.00N/AView Rating Details
11/23/2016Wells Fargo & CoDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
11/17/2016First AnalysisDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$62.00N/AView Rating Details
11/11/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Hold$80.00 -> $60.00N/AView Rating Details
10/27/2016Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$78.00 -> $67.00N/AView Rating Details
7/18/2016William BlairDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
5/22/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
4/11/2016Avondale PartnersLower Price TargetUnderperform$50.50 -> $49.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL)
Earnings by Quarter for PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL)
Earnings History by Quarter for PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/3/2017Q3 2017$0.73$0.74$529.38 million$529.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q117$0.86$0.76$525.15 million$500.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q416$0.93$0.94$532.41 million$538.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q316$0.90$0.89$523.16 million$527.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/27/2016Q2$0.72$0.90$523.03 million$518.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q116$0.63$0.70$511.77 million$512.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q415$0.74$0.79$527.13 million$523.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q315$0.66$0.66$513.50 million$502.03 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q215$0.60$0.69$502.20 million$499.27 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q115$0.58$0.65$505.60 million$491.69 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q414$0.62$0.65$508.99 million$510.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q314$0.54$0.56$493.35 million$492.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q214$0.49$0.49$479.49 million$487.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q114$0.45$0.45$458.94 million$449.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q4 2013$0.43$0.50$455.23 million$463.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q3 2013$0.40$0.50$438.10 million$454.49 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2013Q2 2013$0.33$0.41$419.78 million$422.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2012Q113$0.29$0.29$396.70 million$394.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2012$0.31$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2012$0.23$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2011$0.15$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2011$0.07$0.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2011$0.30$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2011$0.28$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.77
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.84
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20175$0.85$0.87$0.87
Q2 20175$0.82$0.99$0.89
Q3 20175$0.71$1.08$0.99
Q4 20175$0.91$1.16$1.02
Q1 20184$0.86$0.88$0.87
Q2 20184$0.93$0.99$0.96
Q3 20183$0.95$0.98$0.96
Q4 20183$1.04$1.05$1.04
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 91.44%
Insider Trades by Quarter for PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/3/2017Sybrand PretoriusSVPSell8,050$65.12$524,216.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2017Gadi SaaronyInsiderSell2,325$64.54$150,055.50View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Gadi SaaronyInsiderSell2,500$70.05$175,125.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Joshua SchultzSVPSell2,500$68.64$171,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016A Dana Callow JrDirectorSell3,000$60.04$180,120.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Eduard E HoldenerDirectorSell700$62.98$44,086.00View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016Ulf I SchneiderSVPSell7,500$62.00$465,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Ulf I SchneiderSVPSell6,000$61.00$366,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016Ulf I SchneiderSVPSell6,000$60.01$360,060.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Ulf I SchneiderSVPSell8,000$59.24$473,920.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2016Richard L LoveDirectorSell1,330$62.50$83,125.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015Richard L LoveDirectorSell1,330$68.21$90,719.30View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015Eduard E HoldenerDirectorSell2,200$67.66$148,852.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015Gadi SaaronySVPSell12,425$67.01$832,599.25View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Patrick J FortuneDirectorSell1,500$68.07$102,105.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Richard L LoveDirectorSell1,330$64.26$85,465.80View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Mark A GoldbergCOOSell8,995$73.49$661,042.55View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Thomas SenderovitzSVPSell1,500$74.02$111,030.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2015Mark A GoldbergCOOSell11,507$70.03$805,835.21View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Richard L LoveDirectorSell5,000$65.00$325,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2015Mark A GoldbergCOOSell12,884$68.99$888,867.16View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015A Dana Callow JrDirectorSell2,000$65.84$131,680.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Christopher J LindopDirectorSell2,000$63.59$127,180.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2015Rickenbach Josef H VonCEOSell65,100$62.53$4,070,703.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Eduard E HoldenerDirectorSell3,000$62.97$188,910.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2015Douglas A BattSVPSell8,300$60.89$505,387.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015Gadi SaaronyVPSell8,525$60.97$519,769.25View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014Mark A GoldbergCOOSell25,345$58.99$1,495,101.55View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Christopher J LindopDirectorSell12,000$55.00$660,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Gadi SaaronyVPSell6,075$57.78$351,013.50View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Anita CooperVPSell4,916$57.56$282,964.96View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014Anita CooperVPSell5,084$57.50$292,330.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Anita CooperVPSell6,800$57.54$391,272.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Mark A GoldbergCOOSell16,761$56.33$944,147.13View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Richard L LoveDirectorSell6,000$57.33$343,980.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Patrick J FortuneDirectorSell3,000$53.04$159,120.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Anita CooperVPSell2,500$53.00$132,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Mark GoldbergCOOSell11,206$52.49$588,202.94View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014Mark GoldbergCOOSell12,199$50.49$615,927.51View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Anita CooperVPSell10,000$50.00$500,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Eduard HoldenerDirectorSell6,000$49.62$297,720.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Rickenbach Josef VonCEOSell50,000$49.76$2,488,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014Gadi SaaronyVPSell9,950$49.56$493,122.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014Rickenbach Josef VonCEOSell50,000$49.70$2,485,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2014Christopher LindopDirectorSell10,000$49.00$490,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Douglas BattSVPSell8,000$48.58$388,640.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Mark GoldbergCOOSell13,529$48.70$658,862.30View SEC Filing  
1/13/2014Mark GoldbergCOOSell6,957$48.90$340,197.30View SEC Filing  
1/9/2014Mark GoldbergCOOSell6,901$46.49$320,827.49View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Xavier FlinoisInsiderBuy5,000$41.11$205,550.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013Patrick FortuneDirectorSell7,000$48.31$338,170.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2013Richard LoveDirectorSell5,000$47.04$235,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Douglas A BattSVPSell15,000$45.15$677,250.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Mark A GoldbergCOOSell15,000$45.06$675,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Richard L LoveDirectorSell8,000$46.65$373,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013A Dana Callow JrDirectorSell8,000$46.39$371,120.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Mark A GoldbergCOOSell28,887$45.19$1,305,403.53View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Anita CooperVPSell10,000$44.99$449,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Ulf I SchneiderSVPSell20,510$44.54$913,515.40View SEC Filing  
10/4/2012Mark A GoldbergCOOSell5,000$32.00$160,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL)
Latest Headlines for PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL)
DateHeadline logoPAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Raised to "Neutral" at Goldman Sachs Group Inc - May 27 at 11:16 PM logo$537.72 Million in Sales Expected for PAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) This Quarter - May 27 at 8:04 AM logoUpside Potential From Possible Transaction At PAREXEL International - May 26 at 6:10 AM logoPAREXEL International's (PRXL) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at Barclays PLC - May 17 at 12:54 PM logoActivist Investor Starboard Takes 5.7% Stake in Parexel International, Sources Say - May 17 at 12:04 AM logoPAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Upgraded at Evercore ISI - May 15 at 11:08 AM logoPAREXEL International Corporation (PRXL) and Pandora Media Inc (P) Lead 12 Activist Investor Reports - May 12 at 1:36 PM logoAnalysts Set Expectations for PAREXEL International Co.'s FY2017 Earnings (PRXL) - May 12 at 12:33 PM logoStarboard buys 5.7 percent stake in Parexel, joining other activists - May 11 at 7:48 PM logoStarboard's Smith Launches Campaign To Ensure Parexel Finds a Buyer - May 11 at 8:33 AM logo[$$] Activist Investor Starboard Takes 5.7% Stake in Parexel International - May 11 at 12:33 AM logo​Boston contract research firm inVentiv acquired for $4.6B - May 10 at 7:33 PM logo​Waltham-based Parexel discloses major layoffs - May 9 at 6:55 PM logoPAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - May 9 at 9:02 AM logo[$$] Parexel International Explores Sale - May 8 at 6:44 PM logoParexel Stock Jumps, May Explore Sale - May 8 at 6:44 PM logoBrokers Offer Predictions for PAREXEL International Co.'s Q4 2017 Earnings (PRXL) - May 8 at 10:44 AM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for PAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Lifted by Analyst - May 8 at 9:40 AM logoPAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Sell" - May 6 at 7:26 AM logo Analysts Expect PAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Will Announce Earnings of $0.94 Per Share - May 6 at 12:50 AM logoFY2020 Earnings Estimate for PAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Issued By William Blair - May 5 at 8:24 PM logoEdited Transcript of PRXL earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 2:00pm GMT - May 5 at 12:32 AM logo Brokerages Expect PAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $537.6 Million - May 4 at 1:12 PM logoInvestor Network: PAREXEL International Corporation to Host Earnings Call - May 4 at 8:24 AM logoPAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Announces Earnings Results - May 4 at 1:34 AM logoPAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS - May 4 at 1:31 AM logoPAREXEL International Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:PRXL) : May 2, 2017 - May 3 at 7:40 PM logoPAREXEL International Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Results - May 3 at 7:40 PM logoPAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance - May 3 at 7:06 PM logoPAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Updates Q4 Earnings Guidance - May 3 at 7:06 PM logoParexel beats 3Q profit forecasts - May 3 at 5:03 PM logoPAREXEL International (PRXL) Receiving Somewhat Critical News Coverage, Report Finds - May 3 at 12:04 PM logoPAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.73 Per Share - May 2 at 4:00 PM logoPAREXEL International Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PRXL-US : May 1, 2017 - May 1 at 11:07 AM logoPAREXEL International (PRXL) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.31 - April 30 at 5:45 PM logoPAREXEL International (PRXL) Receives Daily News Impact Score of 0.62 - April 26 at 9:43 AM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Likely to Impact PAREXEL International (PRXL) Stock Price - April 22 at 11:15 AM logoPAREXEL International (PRXL) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.22 - April 18 at 4:18 PM logoParexel International Announces Date of Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call - April 17 at 9:26 AM logoPAREXEL International (PRXL) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds - April 15 at 5:15 PM logoPAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - April 14 at 10:00 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect PAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $529.26 Million - April 13 at 12:36 PM logoPAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.73 Per Share - April 11 at 10:48 AM logoPAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Lifted to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - April 5 at 1:04 PM logoTriangle CROs among best to work with, says survey - April 3 at 6:47 PM logoPAREXEL Ranked a Top CRO in CenterWatch Global Investigative Site Relationship Survey - April 3 at 9:06 AM logoPAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Stock Rating Lowered by Credit Suisse Group AG - April 2 at 3:30 PM logoPAREXEL Launches Patient Sensor Solution to Transform Clinical Trial Data Collection - March 30 at 7:36 PM logoMizuho Initiates Coverage on PAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) - March 23 at 6:25 PM logoPAREXEL International Co. (PRXL) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - March 20 at 12:07 PM



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