IQVIA Holdings Inc. provides advanced analytics, technology solutions, and contract research services to the life sciences industry in the Americas, Europe, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has IQVIA Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: IQV has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Life Sciences
1 Year Return
US Life Sciences
Return vs Industry: IQV underperformed the US Life Sciences industry which returned 31.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: IQV underperformed the US Market which returned 10.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is IQVIA Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StThe IQVIA Holdings (NYSE:IQV) Share Price Is Up 119% And Shareholders Are Boasting About It
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2 months ago | Simply Wall StShould You Be Concerned About IQVIA Holdings Inc.'s (NYSE:IQV) ROE?
Is IQVIA Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: IQV ($148.07) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($103.47)
Significantly Below Fair Value: IQV is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: IQV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (215.9x) compared to the US Life Sciences industry average (41.4x).
PE vs Market: IQV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (215.9x) compared to the US market (17.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: IQV is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: IQV is good value based on its PB Ratio (5.1x) compared to the US Life Sciences industry average (6x).
How is IQVIA Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 21 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: IQV's forecast earnings growth (43.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: IQV's earnings (43.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (23% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: IQV's revenue (7.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: IQV's revenue (7.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: IQV's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.6%)
How has IQVIA Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: IQV has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: IQV's current net profit margins (1.2%) are lower than last year (2.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: IQV's earnings have declined by 0.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: IQV's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: IQV had negative earnings growth (-46.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Life Sciences industry average (14.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: IQV's Return on Equity (2.7%) is considered low.
How is IQVIA Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: IQV's short term assets ($4.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: IQV's short term assets ($4.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($13.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: IQV's debt to equity ratio (207.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: IQV had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Debt Coverage: IQV's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.7%).
Interest Coverage: IQV's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.7x coverage).
What is IQVIA Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate IQV's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate IQV's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if IQV's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if IQV's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: IQV is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of IQV's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ari Bousbib (59 yo)
Mr. Ari Bousbib serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at IQVIA Holdings Inc. since October 2016 and also serves as its President. He has been the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ari's total compensation ($USD22.14M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.35M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ari's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Executive VP||2.5yrs||US$2.37m||0% |
|President of Research & Development Solutions||3.83yrs||US$2.64m||0.0065% |
|President of Technology & Commercial Solutions||3.92yrs||US$2.61m||no data|
|Executive VP & Interim CFO||0.083yr||no data||0.0052% |
|Senior VP||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Officer||5.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP of Investor Relations & Treasury||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Strategy||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive VP||3.92yrs||no data||no data|
|President of Design & Delivery Innovation||9.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: IQV's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||3.92yrs||US$282.39k||0.039% |
|Independent Director||12.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Lead Director||2.17yrs||US$357.39k||0.0051% |
|Independent Director||3.92yrs||US$334.89k||0.033% |
|Independent Director||3.17yrs||US$314.89k||0.0038% |
|Independent Director||3.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||3.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||1.58yrs||US$274.89k||0.0015% |
Experienced Board: IQV's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: IQV insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
IQVIA Holdings Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: IQVIA Holdings Inc.
- Ticker: IQV
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1982
- Industry: Life Sciences Tools and Services
- Sector: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
- Market Cap: US$28.939b
- Shares outstanding: 191.27m
- Website: https://www.iqvia.com
Number of Employees
- IQVIA Holdings Inc.
- 4820 Emperor Boulevard
- North Carolina
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|IQV||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||May 2013|
|QTS||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||May 2013|
|0JDM||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||May 2013|
|IQV *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||May 2013|
|IQVH||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||May 2013|
|I1QV34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 4 REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
IQVIA Holdings Inc. provides advanced analytics, technology solutions, and contract research services to the life sciences industry in the Americas, Europe, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. It operates throug ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/26 05:35|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/25 00:00|
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