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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ:PRXL)?

The company in question is, PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ:PRXL) currently with a stock price of 66.92 (-0.39% today). The market cap for PAREXEL International Corporation is 3558.52, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Medical Laboratories & Research industry. The target price for PAREXEL International Corporation is 73.54. Currently PAREXEL International Corporation is trading with a P/E of 23.41, and a forward P/E of 14.63. Average volume for PAREXEL International Corporation is 380.04 and so far today it is 68825.

Performance in the last year for PAREXEL International Corporation has been 9.83%. For EPS growth, PAREXEL International Corporation has seen a growth of 8.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 17.09%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 28.50% over the last five years and could be 16.55% for the next five years. PAREXEL International Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 3.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 31.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.55%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 4.59%.

Since the IPO date for PAREXEL International Corporation on the 11/22/1995, PAREXEL International Corporation has seen performance year to date to be -1.38%. With PAREXEL International Corporation trading at 66.92, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 2.87.

So could PAREXEL International Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 23.41. The PEG is 1.41, P/S is 1.47 and the P/B is at 5.61. The P/cash is 14.31, with P/free cash flow at 21.46.

PAREXEL International Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.5, and the quick ratio is 1.5. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.77, and total debt/equity at 0.79.

In terms of margins, PAREXEL International Corporation has a gross margin of 30.50%, an operating margin of 9.20% and a profit margin of 6.40%.Payout ratio for PAREXEL International Corporation is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 8.00% with return on investment coming to 14.40%.

Insider ownership for PAREXEL International Corporation, is at 2.00% and institutional ownership comes to 99.80%. Outstanding shares are at 52.97. While shares float is 52.46. The float short is currently 6.58%, and short ratio is 9.08.

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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