Home  »  Industry   »  Valuation estimates indicate significant upside fo...

Valuation estimates indicate significant upside for IQVIA Holdings Inc. (IQV)

Related Topics

Stephens raised the price target for the IQVIA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:IQV) stock from “an Equal-weight” to “an Overweight”. The rating was released on April 16, 2021. The research report from Barclays has initiated the stock to Overweight, with a price target set at $220. The stock was initiated by Stephens, who disclosed in a research note on July 07, 2020, to Equal-Weight and set the price objective to $150. In their research brief published March 02, 2020, Deutsche Bank analysts initiated the IQVIA Holdings Inc. stock to Buy with a price target of $190.

5 Stocks Under $10 That Are Poised to Take Off

Investing in stocks under $10 could significantly increase the returns on your portfolio, especially if you pick the right stocks! Within this report you will find 5 top stocks that offer investors huge upside potential and the best bang for their buck.

Add them to your watchlist before they take off!

Get the Top 5 Stocks Now!


Historical Earnings Surprises and Revenue Forecasts

Profit is the most critical financial performance measure. Every investor in a business is looking forward to the earnings report as stock price to increase when earnings exceed market expectations and progressively decrease when earnings do not meet expectations. The firm reported an earnings per share (EPS) of $2.18 during the last quarter as opposed to a consensus estimate of $1.85, which indicates the company beat its estimate by $0.33, which implies that the company surprised the market by 17.80%. It appears that the average earnings per share estimate for the current quarter (ending in Jun 2021) is $2.05. This is an average of 19 analysts’ earnings, where the high earnings per share estimate is $2.17 and the low earnings per share estimate is $1.57. According to 17 analyst estimates, an average revenue estimate of $3.24B is projected for the current quarter with a high revenue estimate of $3.3B and a low estimate of $3.08B.

The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture

The share price of IQVIA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:IQV) raised 2.81% to close Friday’s market session at $232.30, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $226.40 and $232.91 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 1594658 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 953.52K shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated 7.77% within the last five trades and 24.82% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 37.25% in the last 6 months and 25.17% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. IQV stock is trading at a margin of 13.25%, 18.54% and 33.33% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.

As of the close of trading, IQV deals in the Healthcare domain. The stock is trading -1.36 percent below its 52-week high and 84.35 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is 77.81. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.

What Does IQVIA Holdings Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?

With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 5.00 percent and the profit margin is 1.50 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 33.70 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.

The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $43.33 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio for IQVIA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:IQV) is 110.88. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 23.80. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 3.61 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 7.41, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.

Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?

Almost all investors and traders prefer to invest in shares controlled by the management of a corporation as a management company will be more likely to run the business itself and to never conduct things against the management’s desires and will always try to do what is best for their shareholders. Currently, 0.40 percent of IQVIA Holdings Inc. shares are owned by insiders, and 92.10 percent are held by financial institutions. DANHAKL JOHN G, the Director at IQVIA Holdings Inc. (IQV) has bought 63,451 shares of firm on Dec 23 at a price of $176.95 against the total amount of $11.23 million. In another inside trade, Rittenmeyer Ronald A, Director of IQVIA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:IQV) sold 9,590 shares of the firm on Nov 24 for a total worth of $1.66 million at a price of $172.96. An inside trade which took place on Nov 16, Director of IQVIA Holdings Inc. Rittenmeyer Ronald A sold 40,792 shares of firm against total price of $7.11 million at the cost of $174.35 per share.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Upgrades on the way? Ventas Inc.

Wolfe Research raised the price target for the Ventas Inc. (NYSE:VTR) stock to “an Outperform”. The rating was released on June 15, 2021. We previously

Sign up for our FREE Newsletter and get:
Sign up for our FREE Newsletter and get:

Get The Best Stocks To Trade Every Day!

Join now to get the Newsheater.com pre-market morning brief 100% free

We do not sell or share your information with anyone.