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IQVIA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: IQV) Could Be Viewed Differently By Investors Because Of These Numbers

After Hours

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for IQVIA Holdings Inc. (IQV) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$1.48, or -0.68%, to $217.52. The IQVIA Holdings Inc. has recorded 28,541 volume in the after hours trading session. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that IQVIA CFO Ron Bruehlman to Speak at Baird Global Healthcare Conference on September 13, 2023.

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Stocks Info

The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Diagnostics & Research industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $219.00 and fluctuated between $221.98 as its day high and $218.08 as its day low. The current market capitalization of IQVIA Holdings Inc. is $39.80B. A total of 1.03 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 921.67K shares.

Insider Activity

Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, IQV has seen 0 BUY and 2 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 2,623 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 11 BUYs and 26 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 113,845 shares during that period but sold 81,013.

In the most recent transaction, Knightly Kevin C sold 5,820 shares of IQV for 201.89 per share on Jun 05. After the transaction, the insider now owns 0 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 26, Knightly Kevin C sold 1 shares at 198.66 per share. IQV shares that owns now total 0.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Knightly Kevin C disposed of 4,446 shares on Feb 16 at a per-share price of $225.61. This resulted in the insider holding 1,973 shares of IQV after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Sherbet Eric sold 1,000 shares at $230.00 per share on Feb 14. Company shares held by the insider now total 17,053.

It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for IQV in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $250.74 with high estimates of $281.00 and low estimates of $215.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, IQV has a high of $241.86 and a low of $165.75.

As of this writing, IQV has an earnings estimate of $iQIYI, Inc. per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of iShares Core S&P 500 ETF estimates, with a high estimate of $IQVIA Holdings, Inc. per share and a lower estimate of $iShares Expanded Tech-Software.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. IQV’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $1.48B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $12.44B in debt and $5.24B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $31.17, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $6.04B.

Analysts Opinion

There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for IQV is Buy with a score of 4.69.

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