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How has IMS Health Holdings, Inc.:(NYSE:IMS) performed recently?

IMS Health Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: IMS) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 10304.59. It is in the Information Technology Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 75.52, a forward P/E of 17.81 and EPS of 0.42. At a stock price of 31.34 (3.26%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 40.40%, more recently this last year it has grown by 307.40%. The next year growth is going to be about 7.58% and more long-term 11.00% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -47.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 9.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 8.10%.

For performance, IMS Health Holdings, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 2.75%. For the last month performance for IMS Health Holdings, Inc. is 5.10%. While the last quarter is 20.12% and half year, 18.04%. Finally for the year, performance is 8.44%.

The 52-week high for IMS Health Holdings, Inc., is at -0.79%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 40.16%. The 20-day simple moving average is 5.46% and 18.10% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.70%, and for the month it is 1.53%. IMS Health Holdings, Inc., has a target price of 30.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.53, and for total debt/equity IMS Health Holdings, Inc. has 2.58. The gross margin is 54.20%, while operating margin is 11.80%, the profit margin is 4.50%. The current ratio is 1.1 and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 94.00%. IMS Health Holdings, Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 328.8. The shares float is 326.23, with the float short at 2.89%, with short ratio coming to 9.38.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see IMS Health Holdings, Inc., get 1.80%, with its returns on investment at 9.80%. Return on equity is 8.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 30, reached soon?

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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