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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., Q

Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., Q is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Medical Laboratories & Research in the sector of Healthcare. Based in USA, Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., Q  has a market cap of 18483.16. Since its IPO date on the 5/9/2013, Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., Q performance year to date is 9.73%. Today Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., Q has gained -0.48%, with a current price of 75.34.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 46.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 10.30%, with return on investment at 25.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., Q is seeing a long-term debt/equity of *TBA. While Total debt/equity is *TBA. With a profit margin of 6.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 28.00%, and operating margin of 11.30%. Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.5, while the quick ratio is 1.5.

For the last year Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., Q has seen a EPS growth of 13.40%. A performance for the year of 6.67%. The 52-week high is -7.50%, and the 52-week low is 36.96%. The average volume for Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., Q is 707026.

With a target price of 83.27, can Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., Q reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., Q. Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. has a P/E of 22.63 and a forward P/E of 17.65. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.81. Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.09 and *TBA respectively. For P/cash, Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. has a value of 18.6, while it is 34.34 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 75.34, Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of -87.90%.

Looking more long-term Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 12.50%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 11.90% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 13.40% for this year and for the last five years a 17.80% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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