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PAREXEL International Corp. (NASDAQ:PRXL)‘s stock had its “underperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Sterne Agee in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, American Banking and Market News reports. They currently have a $51.07 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $36.00.

Shares of PAREXEL International Corp. (NASDAQ:PRXL) opened at 51.07 on Monday. PAREXEL International Corp. has a 52 week low of $28.45 and a 52 week high of $53.55. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $48.7 and a 200-day moving average of $46.14. The company has a market cap of $2.871 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.72.

PAREXEL International Corp. (NASDAQ:PRXL) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 7th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $463.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $455.23 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.34 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.2% on a year-over-year basis.

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on PRXL. Analysts at ISI Group upgraded shares of PAREXEL International Corp. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note to investors on Friday. They now have a $57.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $52.50. Separately, analysts at Ned Davis Research downgraded shares of PAREXEL International Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Monday, September 30th. Finally, analysts at Credit Suisse initiated coverage on shares of PAREXEL International Corp. in a research note to investors on Monday, September 23rd. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $48.45.

PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ:PRXL) is a biopharmaceutical services company, providing a range of expertise in clinical research, medical communications, consulting, and advanced technology products and services to the worldwide pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries.

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