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PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL) VP Anita Cooper unloaded 5,084 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.50, for a total transaction of $292,330.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 16,486 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $947,945. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

PRXL has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Sterne Agee raised their price target on shares of PAREXEL International from $36.00 to $42.00 in a research note on Friday, August 8th. Separately, analysts at Robert W. Baird raised their price target on shares of PAREXEL International from $64.00 to $66.00 in a research note on Thursday, August 7th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Jefferies Group raised their price target on shares of PAREXEL International from $58.00 to $59.00 in a research note on Thursday, August 7th. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $56.63.

PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL) traded up 0.89% on Monday, hitting $58.01. The stock had a trading volume of 430,353 shares. PAREXEL International has a 1-year low of $37.53 and a 1-year high of $58.47. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $54. and its 200-day moving average is $52.07. The company has a market cap of $3.299 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.56.

PAREXEL International (NASDAQ:PRXL) last released its earnings data on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported $0.65 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $510.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $508.99 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.50 earnings per share. PAREXEL International’s revenue was up 10.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that PAREXEL International will post $2.69 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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