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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.51
Q's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. Q: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
Q' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.38 Max: N/A
Current: 0.51
Equity to Asset -0.08
Q's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. Q: -0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
Q' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.55  Med: -0.2 Max: -0.08
Current: -0.08
-0.55
-0.08
Interest Coverage 6.86
Q's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
78% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 77.70 vs. Q: 6.86 )
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: 6.86
Current: 6.86
2.79
6.86
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.80
M-Score: -2.76
WACC vs ROIC
7.10%
40.91%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.14
Q's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -1.98 vs. Q: 11.14 )
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: 11.14
7.98
11.27
Net-margin (%) 6.55
Q's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -3.56 vs. Q: 6.55 )
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: 6.55
3.65
6.75
ROA (%) 9.91
Q's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -7.02 vs. Q: 9.91 )
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: 9.91
7.36
20.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 359.65
Q's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -8.16 vs. Q: 359.65 )
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: 359.65
Current: 359.65
211.6
359.65
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.40
Q's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 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: 4.3 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 126 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 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 Max: 19.1
Current: 13
2.4
19.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 26.80
Q's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. Q: 26.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
Q' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.2  Med: 9.9 Max: 26.8
Current: 26.8
9.2
26.8
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Business Description

Industry: Medical Diagnostics & Research » Diagnostics & Research    NAICS: 621399    SIC: 8099
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Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc provides biopharmaceutical development services and commercial outsourcing services. Its two operating segments are Product Development segment and Integrated Healthcare Services segment.

Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc, formerly known as Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc was founded in February 1982. The Company completed its initial public offering on May 9, 2013. It is an information and technology company. The Company offers professional services, information technology and partnering solutions to the pharmaceutical services, biotechnology and healthcare industries.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 23.26
Q's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 31.68 vs. Q: 23.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
Q' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.67  Med: 23.79 Max: 31.48
Current: 23.26
18.67
31.48
Forward P/E 17.67
Q's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 22.57 vs. Q: 17.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.26
Q's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
64% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 31.68 vs. Q: 23.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
Q' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.67  Med: 23.79 Max: 31.48
Current: 23.26
18.67
31.48
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 19.89
Q's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 29.29 vs. Q: 19.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
Q' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.42  Med: 19.48 Max: 21.33
Current: 19.89
15.42
21.33
P/S 1.54
Q's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. Q: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
Q' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.41 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.54
1.02
1.77
PFCF 17.88
Q's PFCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 23.36 vs. Q: 17.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
Q' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.22  Med: 21.15 Max: 35.19
Current: 17.88
14.22
35.19
POCF 14.98
Q's POCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 18.37 vs. Q: 14.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
Q' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.28  Med: 16.79 Max: 26.51
Current: 14.98
12.28
26.51
EV-to-EBIT 28.79
Q's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 23.17 vs. Q: 28.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
Q' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.7  Med: 16.2 Max: 29.36
Current: 28.79
13.7
29.36
EV-to-EBITDA 24.09
Q's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 17.79 vs. Q: 24.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
Q' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.5  Med: 13.4 Max: 24.56
Current: 24.09
11.5
24.56
PEG 2.14
Q's PEG is ranked higher than
63% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. Q: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
Q' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 10013.4
Current: 2.14
0
10013.4
Current Ratio 1.63
Q's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. Q: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Q' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.44 Max: 1.65
Current: 1.63
1.15
1.65
Quick Ratio 1.63
Q's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. Q: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Q' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.44 Max: 1.65
Current: 1.63
1.15
1.65
Days Sales Outstanding 33.26
Q's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 64.52 vs. Q: 33.26 )
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: 33.26
25.13
35.22

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.40
Q's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -5.50 vs. Q: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
Q' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.2  Med: -1.7 Max: -0.4
Current: -0.4
-3.2
-0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.08
Q's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. Q: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
Q' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.18
Current: 1.08
0.73
1.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.45
Q's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. Q: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
Q' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 6.2 Max: 7.3
Current: 3.45
3.4
7.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,062
EPS (TTM) $ 3.25
Beta0.70
Short Percentage of Float11.05%
52-Week Range $55.01 - 81.45
Shares Outstanding (Mil)246.18

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 5,359 8,319 8,813
EPS ($) 3.74 4.41 5.15
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.74 4.41 5.15
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
14.03%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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