• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $44.93
  • Forecasted Upside: -4.35 %
  • Number of Analysts: 13
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 10 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for PPD

Analyst Price Target is $44.93
▼ -4.35% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 13 analysts offering 12 month price targets for PPD in the last 3 months. The average price target is $44.93, with a high forecast of $48.00 and a low forecast of $40.00. The average price target represents a -4.35% upside from the last price of $46.97.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 13 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in PPD. This rating has held steady since May 2020, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 7 buy ratings
  • 7 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
4/28/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 7 buy ratings
  • 8 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
7/27/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 7 buy ratings
  • 9 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
10/25/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 7 buy ratings
  • 9 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
1/23/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 5 buy ratings
  • 9 hold ratings
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4/23/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 10 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
7/22/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 10 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
9/20/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 10 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
10/20/2021

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 10 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/31/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeBuy$47.00Low
4/28/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Neutral$48.00Low
4/26/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Neutral$42.00 ➝ $47.50Low
4/26/2021Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ HoldN/A
4/22/2021KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Sector Weight$40.00Low
4/22/2021William BlairReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
4/22/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Hold$39.00 ➝ $47.00Low
4/21/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Neutral$48.00N/A
4/20/2021Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
4/19/2021CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
4/19/2021MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
4/19/2021Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$42.00 ➝ $47.50Low
4/16/2021TruistDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
4/16/2021Evercore ISIDowngradeOutperformLow
4/16/2021Truist SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy ➝ HoldMedium
4/16/2021William BlairDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformMedium
4/16/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$39.00 ➝ $47.00Medium
4/15/2021Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$48.00High
3/2/2021BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$42.00Low
2/25/2021CitigroupBoost Price Target$40.00 ➝ $42.00Low
2/25/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$38.00 ➝ $39.00Medium
10/29/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$33.00 ➝ $38.00Low
10/12/2020TruistInitiated CoverageBuy$42.00Medium
9/22/2020MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$35.00 ➝ $38.00Medium
9/21/2020Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetAverage ➝ Outperform$36.00 ➝ $40.00Medium
9/15/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$35.00 ➝ $37.00Medium
8/6/2020MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$29.00 ➝ $35.00Low
8/6/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetIn-Line ➝ Buy$31.00 ➝ $37.00Low
8/5/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$30.00 ➝ $35.00High
8/5/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$30.00 ➝ $35.00High
6/4/2020KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight$35.00High
5/12/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$32.00 ➝ $35.00Medium
5/12/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$33.00 ➝ $31.00Low
5/8/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$26.00 ➝ $30.00High
5/8/2020MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$22.00 ➝ $29.00High
5/7/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$32.00 ➝ $30.00Medium
4/28/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$34.00 ➝ $32.00Low
4/9/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$34.00 ➝ $26.00Medium
4/3/2020MizuhoLower Price TargetBuy$30.00 ➝ $22.00High
3/26/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetOverweight$33.00 ➝ $30.00Low
3/23/2020Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$30.50 ➝ $20.00Medium
3/2/2020Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold$30.50High
3/2/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuy$33.00High
3/2/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweight$35.00High
3/2/2020Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy$33.00High
3/2/2020UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$34.00High
3/2/2020CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy$34.00High
3/2/2020Robert W. BairdInitiated CoverageOutperform$35.00High
3/2/2020Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight$34.00High
3/2/2020Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperform$33.00High
3/2/2020Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$32.00High
3/2/2020MizuhoInitiated CoverageBuy$32.00High
3/2/2020William BlairInitiated CoverageOutperformHigh
3/2/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$34.00High
3/2/2020BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$33.00High
(Data available from 10/20/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.48 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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3/24/2021
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4/23/2021
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5/23/2021
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6/22/2021
  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 4 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 3 very negative mentions
7/22/2021
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 12 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
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8/21/2021
  • 2 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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9/20/2021
  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 18 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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10/20/2021

Current Sentiment

  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 18 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
PPD logo
PPD, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides drug development services to the biopharmaceutical industry worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Clinical Development Services and Laboratory Services. It offers clinical development services, including product development and consulting, early development, Phases II-IV clinical trial management, accelerated enrollment, peri-and post-approval, and medical communications services. The company also provides laboratory services comprising bioanalytical, biomarker, vaccine science, good manufacturing practice, and central laboratory services. It serves pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and government organizations, as well as other industry participants. The company has a collaboration with Science 37 to design, build, test, implement, and execute digital trials using Science 37's DCT SaaS-based technology platform. PPD, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Wilmington, North Carolina.
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Today's Range

Now: $46.97
Low: $46.88
High: $47.11

50 Day Range

MA: $46.59
Low: $45.95
High: $47.04

52 Week Range

Now: $46.97
Low: $31.54
High: $47.11

Volume

2,460,434 shs

Average Volume

1,973,625 shs

Market Capitalization

$16.50 billion

P/E Ratio

65.24

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

2.22

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of PPD?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued stock ratings on PPD in the last year: Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Evercore ISI, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., KeyCorp, Mizuho, Robert W. Baird, Truist, Truist Securities, William Blair, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for PPD?

7 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for PPD in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $44.93, suggesting a possible downside of 4.5%. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has the highest price target set, predicting PPD will reach $48.00 in the next twelve months. KeyCorp has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $40.00 for PPD in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for PPD?

PPD currently has 10 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in PPD, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact PPD's investor relations team?

PPD's physical mailing address is 929 NORTH FRONT STREET, WILMINGTON NC, 28401. The company's listed phone number is 910-251-0081 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for PPD is www.ppdi.com.