KeyCorp reiterated their sector weight rating on shares of Quintiles Transitional Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q) in a research note released on Friday, Marketbeat reports. The brokerage currently has a $100.00 target price on the medical research company’s stock.

Q has been the subject of several other reports. Mizuho downgraded Quintiles Transitional Holdings from a buy rating to a neutral rating and set a $90.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Barclays PLC set a $100.00 price objective on Quintiles Transitional Holdings and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. Zacks Investment Research cut Quintiles Transitional Holdings from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. SunTrust Banks, Inc. restated a hold rating and set a $114.00 price target on shares of Quintiles Transitional Holdings in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated a hold rating and set a $94.00 price target on shares of Quintiles Transitional Holdings in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Eleven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of $103.15.

Quintiles Transitional Holdings (NYSE:Q) opened at $102.91 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.22, a current ratio of 1.22 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.29. The stock has a market capitalization of $21,987.17, a P/E ratio of 23.76, a P/E/G ratio of 1.73 and a beta of 0.65. Quintiles Transitional Holdings has a fifty-two week low of $71.90 and a fifty-two week high of $110.67.

Quintiles Transitional Holdings (NYSE:Q) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The medical research company reported $1.19 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $2.02 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.01 billion. Quintiles Transitional Holdings had a return on equity of 12.60% and a net margin of 0.58%. The company’s revenue was up 77.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.00 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Quintiles Transitional Holdings will post 4.62 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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In other Quintiles Transitional Holdings news, insider Kevin C. Knightly sold 19,339 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $99.51, for a total value of $1,924,423.89. Following the sale, the insider now owns 40,650 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,045,081.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Cpp Investment Board Private H sold 5,218,245 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $97.33, for a total value of $507,891,785.85. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 14,175,702 shares of company stock valued at $1,361,299,848 in the last quarter. 6.40% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of Q. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Quintiles Transitional Holdings by 2.2% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 12,789,723 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $1,144,680,000 after acquiring an additional 280,893 shares during the last quarter. Longview Partners Guernsey LTD boosted its stake in shares of Quintiles Transitional Holdings by 5.8% during the third quarter. Longview Partners Guernsey LTD now owns 9,218,227 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $876,377,000 after acquiring an additional 506,780 shares during the last quarter. Glenview Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Quintiles Transitional Holdings by 29.3% during the second quarter. Glenview Capital Management LLC now owns 8,921,356 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $798,461,000 after acquiring an additional 2,023,719 shares during the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its stake in shares of Quintiles Transitional Holdings by 33,092.0% during the second quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 6,531,857 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $584,601,000 after acquiring an additional 6,512,178 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Macquarie Group Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Quintiles Transitional Holdings by 1.4% during the third quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 1,650,268 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $156,903,000 after acquiring an additional 23,376 shares during the last quarter. 94.04% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Quintiles Transitional Holdings Company Profile

Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc, formerly Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc, provides integrated information and technology-enabled healthcare services. The Company operates through segments, including Commercial Solutions; Research & Development Solutions, and Integrated Engagement Services. The Commercial Solutions segment offerings include national information offerings, sub-national information offerings, technology solutions, and workflow analytics and consulting services.

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