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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAH)?

The company in question is, PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAH) currently with a stock price of 54.3 (-0.71% today). The market cap for PRA Health Sciences, Inc. is 3262.26, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Medical Laboratories & Research industry. The target price for PRA Health Sciences, Inc. is 55.61. Currently PRA Health Sciences, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 47.31, and a forward P/E of 18.97. Average volume for PRA Health Sciences, Inc. is 508.97 and so far today it is 153752.

Performance in the last year for PRA Health Sciences, Inc. has been 43.39%. For EPS growth, PRA Health Sciences, Inc. has seen a growth of 255.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 16.58%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 269.30% over the last five years and could be 17.64% for the next five years. PRA Health Sciences, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 16.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 204.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.96%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 17.22%.

Since the IPO date for PRA Health Sciences, Inc. on the 11/14/2014, PRA Health Sciences, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 20.81%. With PRA Health Sciences, Inc. trading at 54.3, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 1.16.

So could PRA Health Sciences, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 47.31. The PEG is 2.68, P/S is 1.9 and the P/B is at 4.64. The P/cash is 34.02, with P/free cash flow at 33.56.

PRA Health Sciences, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.2, and the quick ratio is 1.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.23, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, PRA Health Sciences, Inc. has a gross margin of 30.70%, an operating margin of 8.20% and a profit margin of 4.40%.Payout ratio for PRA Health Sciences, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 3.40% with return on investment coming to 8.40%.

Insider ownership for PRA Health Sciences, Inc., is at 0.01% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 59.65. While shares float is 59.65. The float short is currently 2.32%, and short ratio is 2.72.

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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