Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (Q) Analysts See $1.14 EPS

October 13, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

 Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (Q) Analysts See $1.14 EPS
Investors sentiment increased to 0.93 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.11, from 0.82 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 28 investors sold Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc shares while 146 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 199.95 million shares or 0.74% less from 201.43 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Elk Creek Prtnrs Lc owns 3,171 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Ardevora Asset Ltd Liability Partnership owns 408,600 shares. Fiduciary Tru holds 0% of its portfolio in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) for 1,175 shares. Montag & Caldwell Limited Liability Com reported 4,246 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Voya Management has 44,265 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Nuveen Asset Management Lc owns 148,250 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Cipher Capital L P holds 3,179 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Axa holds 0.1% or 251,830 shares in its portfolio. Lpl Limited Liability reported 6,712 shares stake. Nikko Asset Management Americas holds 0.01% or 1,000 shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) owns 5,200 shares. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership owns 6,600 shares. Amer Century Cos holds 0% of its portfolio in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) for 11,656 shares. Spark Investment Management reported 0.55% in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q). Creative Planning stated it has 4,461 shares.

Investors wait Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) to report on November, 1. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $1.14 earnings per share, up $0.14 or 14.00 % from last year’s $1 same quarter earnings. This translates into $245.78 million profit for Q giving the stock a 21.85 P/E. This is assuming the current $1.14 EPS is accurate. Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc’s Wall Street analysts see 4.59 % EPS growth, taking into account the $1.09 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, About 1.58 million shares traded or 7.48% up from the average. Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) has risen 27.93% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.23% the S&P500.

Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) Ratings Coverage

Among 22 analysts covering Quintiles Transnational (NYSE:Q), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Quintiles Transnational had 48 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, August 14 by Credit Suisse. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold” on Thursday, August 27. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, May 4 by Robert W. Baird. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of Q in report on Friday, September 22 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, February 12. William Blair downgraded the shares of Q in report on Thursday, December 1 to “Market Perform” rating. As per Friday, September 4, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. Piper Jaffray maintained Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) on Thursday, August 3 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, February 15. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, August 4 by Barclays Capital.

Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., formerly Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc., provides integrated information and technology-enabled healthcare services. The company has market cap of $21.48 billion. The Firm operates through divisions, including Commercial Solutions; Research & Development Solutions, and Integrated Engagement Services. It has a 137.44 P/E ratio. The Commercial Solutions segment offerings include national information offerings, sub-national information offerings, technology solutions, and workflow analytics and consulting services.

More important recent Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “QuintilesIMS to Announce Third-Quarter 2017 Results on October 26, 2017” on October 12, 2017, also Businesswire.com published article titled: “QuintilesIMS to Host Financial Analyst and Investor Conference on November 8, 2017”, Nasdaq.com published: “Q Crosses Above Average Analyst Target” on October 13, 2017. More interesting news about Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Quintiles IMS Holdings’ (Q) Shares Have Buy Rating Remain in Place” with publication date: October 05, 2017.

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