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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:Q)?

The company in question is, Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:Q) currently with a stock price of 75.34 (-0.48% today). The market cap for Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. is 18616.51, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Medical Laboratories & Research industry. The target price for Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. is 83.27. Currently Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 22.63, and a forward P/E of 17.5. Average volume for Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. is 1093.87 and so far today it is 706800.

Performance in the last year for Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. has been 6.67%. For EPS growth, Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. has seen a growth of 13.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 12.99%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 17.80% over the last five years and could be 12.50% for the next five years. Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 7.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 6.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.79%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 8.87%.

Since the IPO date for Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. on the 5/9/2013, Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 9.73%. With Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. trading at 75.34, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 3.33.

So could Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 22.63. The PEG is 1.81, P/S is 3.11 and the P/B is at *TBA. The P/cash is 18.74, with P/free cash flow at 34.59.

Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. 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 *TBA, and total debt/equity at *TBA.

In terms of margins, Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. has a gross margin of 28.00%, an operating margin of 11.30% and a profit margin of 6.80%.Payout ratio for Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 10.30% with return on investment coming to 25.20%.

Insider ownership for Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to 45.90%. Outstanding shares are at 247.1. While shares float is 210.72. The float short is currently 2.94%, and short ratio is 5.67.

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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