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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.40
Q's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. Q: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
Q' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.38 Max: N/A
Current: 0.4
Equity to Asset -0.14
Q's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. Q: -0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
Q' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.54  Med: -0.22 Max: -0.14
Current: -0.14
-0.54
-0.14
Interest Coverage 6.35
Q's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
73% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 46.72 vs. Q: 6.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Q' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.79  Med: 3.46 Max: 6.35
Current: 6.35
2.79
6.35
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.19
M-Score: -2.28
WACC vs ROIC
5.48%
50.54%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.27
Q's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -0.26 vs. Q: 11.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
Q' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.98  Med: 9.57 Max: 11.27
Current: 11.27
7.98
11.27
Net-margin (%) 6.75
Q's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -2.99 vs. Q: 6.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
Q' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.65  Med: 5.02 Max: 6.75
Current: 6.75
3.65
6.75
ROA (%) 10.86
Q's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -5.96 vs. Q: 10.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
Q' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.36  Med: 10.72 Max: 20.82
Current: 10.86
7.36
20.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 306.41
Q's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -13.49 vs. Q: 306.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
Q' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 211.6  Med: 309.22 Max: 338.42
Current: 306.41
211.6
338.42
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.40
Q's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. Q: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
Q' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 4.30 Max: 6.2
Current: 3.4
3.4
6.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.00
Q's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. Q: 13.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
Q' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 13.00 Max: 19.1
Current: 13
2.4
19.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 26.90
Q's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. Q: 26.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
Q' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.2  Med: 9.90 Max: 26.9
Current: 26.9
9.2
26.9
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-29)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

Q Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 15,877 sh (+3.83%)
Ron Baron 482,339 sh (+3.56%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 5,636,278 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 7,700 sh (-0.22%)
Joel Greenblatt 383,855 sh (-4.75%)
Jim Simons 268,900 sh (-53.37%)
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Q3 2015

Q Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ken Fisher 48,277 sh (+526.97%)
Ron Baron 472,105 sh (-2.12%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 5,294,008 sh (-6.07%)
Jim Simons 249,300 sh (-7.29%)
Joel Greenblatt 329,978 sh (-14.04%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,300 sh (-22.53%)
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Q4 2015

Q Guru Trades in Q4 2015

John Hussman 50,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 28,686 sh (+133.22%)
Ken Fisher 54,173 sh (+12.21%)
Ron Baron 507,583 sh (+7.51%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 4,774,398 sh (-9.82%)
Jim Simons 175,100 sh (-29.76%)
Joel Greenblatt 76,919 sh (-76.69%)
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Q1 2016

Q Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Ken Fisher 54,064 sh (-0.20%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.35
Q's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 28.31 vs. Q: 22.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
Q' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.61  Med: 24.41 Max: 31.56
Current: 22.35
18.61
31.56
Forward P/E 16.64
Q's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 19.92 vs. Q: 16.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.35
Q's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
65% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 27.12 vs. Q: 22.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
Q' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.61  Med: 24.38 Max: 31.48
Current: 22.35
18.61
31.48
P/S 1.52
Q's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. Q: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
Q' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.39 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.52
1.02
1.77
PFCF 21.75
Q's PFCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 26.30 vs. Q: 21.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
Q' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.11  Med: 22.32 Max: 35.19
Current: 21.75
18.11
35.19
POCF 18.20
Q's POCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 18.11 vs. Q: 18.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
Q' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.97  Med: 17.82 Max: 26.51
Current: 18.2
13.97
26.51
EV-to-EBIT 15.48
Q's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 19.72 vs. Q: 15.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
Q' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.9  Med: 16.50 Max: 18.8
Current: 15.48
13.9
18.8
EV-to-EBITDA 12.90
Q's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
54% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 13.76 vs. Q: 12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
Q' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.6  Med: 13.60 Max: 15.6
Current: 12.9
11.6
15.6
PEG 2.02
Q's PEG is ranked higher than
66% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. Q: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
Q' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 10013.4
Current: 2.02
0
10013.4
Current Ratio 1.51
Q's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. Q: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Q' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.31 Max: 1.51
Current: 1.51
1.15
1.51
Quick Ratio 1.51
Q's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. Q: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Q' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.31 Max: 1.51
Current: 1.51
1.15
1.51
Days Sales Outstanding 35.22
Q's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 65.42 vs. Q: 35.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Q' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.13  Med: 29.27 Max: 35.22
Current: 35.22
25.13
35.22
Days Payable 12.84
Q's Days Payable is ranked lower than
91% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 54.01 vs. Q: 12.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Q' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.02  Med: 9.76 Max: 12.84
Current: 12.84
8.02
12.84

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
Q's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. Q: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
Q' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.09
Current: 1.1
0.83
1.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.50
Q's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. Q: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
Q' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 6.10 Max: 7.2
Current: 6.5
5.3
7.2

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $5738
EPS $ 3.09
Beta0.58
Short Percentage of Float4.47%
52-Week Range $55.01 - 80.45
Shares Outstanding(Mil)119.38

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 4,657 4,995 5,344
EPS($) 3.76 4.15 4.65
EPS without NRI($) 3.76 4.15 4.65

Business Description

Industry: Medical Diagnostics & Research » Diagnostics & Research
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Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc was founded in February 1982. The Company completed its initial public offering on May 9, 2013. The Company is engaged in providing biopharmaceutical development services and commercial outsourcing services. The Company's services offerings, helps biopharmaceutical customers, as well as customers in the healthcare industry, to make decisions regarding drug development, commercialization and drug therapy choices. The Company offers services through two segments Product Development; and Integrated Healthcare Services. The Product Development segment provides services and expertise that allow biopharmaceutical companies to outsource the clinical development process from first-in-man trials to post-launch monitoring. Its service offering provides the support and functional expertise necessary at each stage of development, as well as the systems and analytical capabilities to help customers improve product development efficiency and effectiveness. It is comprised of clinical solutions and services and consulting. Clinical solutions and services provide services to develop biopharmaceutical products including project management and clinical monitoring functions for conducting multi-site trials; clinical trial support services that improve clinical trial decision-making, such as laboratories, data management, bio-statistical, safety and pharmacovigilance, early clinical development trials and strategic planning and design services. Consulting provides management consulting services based on life science expertise and analytics, as well as regulatory and compliance consulting services. The Integrated Healthcare Services segment provides the healthcare industry with both geographic presence and commercial capabilities. Its customized commercialization services are designed to accelerate the commercial success of biopharmaceutical and other health-related products. It provides services including commercial services, such as providing contract pharmaceutical sales forces in geographic markets, as well as a growing number of healthcare business services for the broader healthcare sector. Its service offerings include commercial services and other healthcare services. The Company faces competition from traditional CROs, the in-house R&D departments of biopharmaceutical companies, universities and teaching hospitals. Its competitors include; Covance, Inc., Pharmaceutical Product Development, Inc., PAREXEL International Corporation, ICON plc, inVentiv Health, Inc., or inVentiv, INC Research, PRA International, United Drug plc, inVentiv, EPS Corporation and CMIC HOLDINGS Co., Ltd in Japan. In the United States, pharmaceutical, biological and medical device products are subject to extensive regulation by the FDA. Its integrated healthcare services are subject to numerous federal and state laws pertaining to promotional activities involving pharmaceutical products and medical devices, such as the FDA's regulati
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