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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.37
PRXL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. PRXL: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PRXL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 13.76 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.37
Equity to Asset 0.29
PRXL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
83% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. PRXL: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PRXL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.29
0.27
0.72
Interest Coverage 27.89
PRXL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
54% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 46.72 vs. PRXL: 27.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PRXL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.16  Med: 5.52 Max: 28.51
Current: 27.89
3.16
28.51
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.78
M-Score: -2.68
WACC vs ROIC
5.52%
18.44%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.27
PRXL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -0.26 vs. PRXL: 8.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PRXL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.24  Med: 6.25 Max: 8.8
Current: 8.27
5.24
8.8
Net-margin (%) 6.08
PRXL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -2.99 vs. PRXL: 6.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PRXL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 3.98 Max: 6.34
Current: 6.08
3.1
6.34
ROE (%) 25.51
PRXL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -5.45 vs. PRXL: 25.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PRXL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.33  Med: 11.97 Max: 23.79
Current: 25.51
9.33
23.79
ROA (%) 7.78
PRXL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -5.96 vs. PRXL: 7.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PRXL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 5.22 Max: 7.99
Current: 7.78
3.4
7.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 52.14
PRXL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -13.49 vs. PRXL: 52.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRXL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.14  Med: 41.72 Max: 58.04
Current: 52.14
21.14
58.04
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.90
PRXL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. PRXL: 15.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRXL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 15.30 Max: 39.4
Current: 15.9
5.3
39.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 24.90
PRXL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. PRXL: 24.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRXL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.3  Med: 15.70 Max: 56.4
Current: 24.9
-11.3
56.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 36.30
PRXL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. PRXL: 36.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRXL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27  Med: 16.70 Max: 40.2
Current: 36.3
-27
40.2
» PRXL's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-06)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

PRXL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Cohen 409,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 708,800 sh (+14.07%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 3,790,200 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 2,431,850 sh (-0.32%)
Chuck Royce 337,400 sh (-12.39%)
Joel Greenblatt 918,656 sh (-27.44%)
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Q3 2015

PRXL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,393,327 sh (-1.58%)
Chuck Royce 326,400 sh (-3.26%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 3,446,741 sh (-9.06%)
Jim Simons 601,900 sh (-15.08%)
Joel Greenblatt 711,727 sh (-22.53%)
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Q4 2015

PRXL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

George Soros 5,800 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 2,355,456 sh (-1.58%)
Chuck Royce 313,300 sh (-4.01%)
Jim Simons 371,000 sh (-38.36%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2,015,640 sh (-41.52%)
Joel Greenblatt 316,310 sh (-55.56%)
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Q1 2016

PRXL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Ken Fisher 2,336,981 sh (-0.78%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 1,836,340 sh (-8.90%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 21.96
PRXL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
62% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 28.31 vs. PRXL: 21.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PRXL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.48  Med: 26.62 Max: 42.24
Current: 21.96
6.48
42.24
Forward P/E 15.11
PRXL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 19.92 vs. PRXL: 15.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.96
PRXL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
62% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 27.12 vs. PRXL: 21.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PRXL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.5  Med: 26.74 Max: 42.45
Current: 21.96
6.5
42.45
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 42.82
PRXL's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
64% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 33.08 vs. PRXL: 42.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
PRXL' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.03  Med: 23.52 Max: 475.93
Current: 42.82
9.03
475.93
P/B 5.29
PRXL's P/B is ranked lower than
77% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. PRXL: 5.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PRXL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 3.19 Max: 8
Current: 5.29
0.98
8
P/S 1.38
PRXL's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. PRXL: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PRXL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.38
0.33
1.77
PFCF 92.41
PRXL's PFCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 26.30 vs. PRXL: 92.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PRXL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.42  Med: 21.59 Max: 3775
Current: 92.41
9.42
3775
POCF 22.48
PRXL's POCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 18.11 vs. PRXL: 22.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PRXL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.13  Med: 16.03 Max: 2776
Current: 22.48
5.13
2776
EV-to-EBIT 18.93
PRXL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 19.72 vs. PRXL: 18.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PRXL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 17.75 Max: 272.6
Current: 18.93
5.9
272.6
EV-to-EBITDA 12.61
PRXL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
53% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 13.76 vs. PRXL: 12.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PRXL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 11.20 Max: 19.5
Current: 12.61
4.3
19.5
PEG 1.24
PRXL's PEG is ranked higher than
79% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. PRXL: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PRXL' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.66 Max: 15.4
Current: 1.24
0.24
15.4
Shiller P/E 43.31
PRXL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 36.90 vs. PRXL: 43.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PRXL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.56  Med: 56.05 Max: 124
Current: 43.31
22.56
124
Current Ratio 1.45
PRXL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. PRXL: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PRXL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 1.65 Max: 3.36
Current: 1.45
1.21
3.36
Quick Ratio 1.45
PRXL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. PRXL: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PRXL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 1.65 Max: 3.36
Current: 1.45
1.21
3.36
Days Sales Outstanding 84.70
PRXL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
67% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 65.42 vs. PRXL: 84.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PRXL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 61.59  Med: 107.45 Max: 149.34
Current: 84.7
61.59
149.34
Days Payable 12.07
PRXL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
91% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 54.01 vs. PRXL: 12.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PRXL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.12  Med: 13.37 Max: 17.88
Current: 12.07
7.12
17.88

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 5.26
PRXL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. PRXL: 5.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PRXL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 5.29 Max: 77.59
Current: 5.26
1.13
77.59
Price/Projected FCF 1.76
PRXL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. PRXL: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PRXL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 2.34 Max: 8.33
Current: 1.76
1.44
8.33
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.05
PRXL's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
57% of the 14 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. PRXL: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.27
PRXL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PRXL: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PRXL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.92 Max: 4.1
Current: 1.27
0.36
4.1
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.07
PRXL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. PRXL: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
PRXL' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.93 Max: 16.68
Current: 1.07
0.39
16.68
Price/Graham Number 2.27
PRXL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
92% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. PRXL: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PRXL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.90 Max: 9.75
Current: 2.27
0.87
9.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.28
PRXL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. PRXL: 5.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRXL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 5.60 Max: 16.9
Current: 5.28
0.4
16.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 25.61
PRXL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 9.85 vs. PRXL: 25.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PRXL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 17.30 Max: 33.6
Current: 25.61
3.8
33.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2406
EPS $ 2.68
Beta0.57
Short Percentage of Float7.29%
52-Week Range $56.00 - 76.17
Shares Outstanding(Mil)53.69

Analyst Estimate

Jun16 Jun17 Jun18
Revenue(Mil) 2,097 2,244 2,345
EPS($) 3.25 3.90 4.52
EPS without NRI($) 3.25 3.90 4.52

Business Description

Industry: Medical Diagnostics & Research » Diagnostics & Research
Compare:XPAR:BIM, NAS:BRKR, NYSE:BIO, OSTO:SOBI, NAS:ICLR, NYSE:CRL » details
Traded in other countries:PAX.Germany,
Parexel International Corp was incorporated in 1983. The Company provides clinical research, medical communications, consulting, commercialization and informatics and technology services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. The Company has three reporting segments: Clinical Research Services (CRS), PAREXEL Consulting and Medical Communications Services (PCMS), and Perceptive Informatics (Perceptive). CRS constitutes its core business and include all phases of clinical research from first-in-man trials, where a medicinal entity is tested on human subjects for the first time, through post-marketing studies, following approval by the presiding regulatory body. CRS service offerings include clinical trials management, observational studies, patient/disease registries and post-marketing surveillance, data management and biostatistics, epidemiology and health economics/outcomes research, clinical logistics, pharmacovigilance, and clinical pharmacology, as well as related medical affairs, patient recruitment, and investigator site services. PCMS provides technical expertise and advice in such areas as drug development, regulatory affairs, and good manufacturing practice (GMP) compliance consulting. In addition, PCMS provides a full spectrum of market development, product development, commercialization, and targeted communications services in support of product launch. PCMS consultants also identify alternatives and propose solutions to address clients' product development, registration, and commercialization issues. Additionally, PCMS provides reimbursement and market access (RMA) services. Perceptive provides information technology solutions designed to improve clients' product development processes. Perceptive's portfolio of products and services includes ClinPhone RTSM, medical imaging services, CTMS, EDC, web-based portals, systems integration, and patient diary applications. These solutions are sold individually or in combination, as elements of an eClinical suite. It competes with other biopharmaceutical services companies and other clinical research organizations (CROs) that provide one or more of the services being offered by it. Some of the biopharmaceutical services companies, such as Quintiles Transnational Corporation, Covance Inc., Pharmaceutical Product Development Inc., inVentiv Health, INC Research, and Icon plc, offer services that compete directly with its services at many levels.
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Parexcel: Great Growth but a Tough Business Aug 17 2011 
PAREXEL International Corp. (PRXL) Senior VP & CFO James F Jr Winschel sells 12,920 Shares Mar 11 2011 
PAREXEL International Corp. (PRXL) Senior VP & CFO James F Jr Winschel sells 1,500 Shares Mar 11 2011 
PAREXEL International Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 09 2011 
PAREXEL International Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 09 2010 
PAREXEL International Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-K/A) Sep 09 2010 
PAREXEL International Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Aug 27 2010 
PAREXEL International Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 07 2010 
PAREXEL International Corp. (PRXL) Senior VP & CFO James F Jr Winschel sells 13,149 Shares Mar 12 2010 
PAREXEL International Corp. (PRXL) Senior VP & CFO James F Jr Winschel sells 15,600 Shares Mar 04 2010 

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