INC Research Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:INCR) CEO Alistair Macdonald sold 2,348 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.60, for a total transaction of $128,200.80. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 99,453 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,430,133.80. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Alistair Macdonald also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, August 17th, Alistair Macdonald sold 8,828 shares of INC Research Holdings stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.65, for a total transaction of $491,278.20.
  • On Monday, July 3rd, Alistair Macdonald sold 10,555 shares of INC Research Holdings stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.38, for a total transaction of $616,200.90.

INC Research Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:INCR) opened at 53.80 on Wednesday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $56.00 and its 200-day moving average is $52.66. The company has a market cap of $2.91 billion, a P/E ratio of 32.97 and a beta of 1.41. INC Research Holdings, Inc. has a 12 month low of $40.65 and a 12 month high of $61.10.

INC Research Holdings (NASDAQ:INCR) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.64. The company had revenue of $258.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $256.76 million. INC Research Holdings had a net margin of 5.69% and a return on equity of 40.69%. INC Research Holdings’s revenue for the quarter was down .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.61 EPS. On average, equities research analysts expect that INC Research Holdings, Inc. will post $2.62 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on INCR shares. TheStreet cut shares of INC Research Holdings from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. BidaskClub cut shares of INC Research Holdings from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. KeyCorp upgraded shares of INC Research Holdings from a “sector weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $68.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Monday, June 5th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $62.00 price objective on shares of INC Research Holdings in a report on Friday, June 16th. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. upgraded shares of INC Research Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their target price for the stock from $48.00 to $67.00 in a research note on Wednesday, May 31st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. INC Research Holdings presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $63.79.

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its stake in INC Research Holdings by 14.8% in the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 1,765 shares of the company’s stock worth $103,000 after purchasing an additional 228 shares in the last quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. acquired a new stake in INC Research Holdings in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $123,000. Riverhead Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in INC Research Holdings in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $128,000. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in INC Research Holdings by 17.6% in the 2nd quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 2,377 shares of the company’s stock worth $139,000 after purchasing an additional 356 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Invictus RG acquired a new stake in INC Research Holdings in the 1st quarter worth approximately $115,000. Institutional investors own 98.97% of the company’s stock.

About INC Research Holdings

INC Research Holdings, Inc is a global contract research organization (CRO). The Company focuses on Phase I to Phase IV clinical development services for the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. The Company operates through two segments: Clinical Development Services and Phase I Services.

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