Shire PLC Company Profile (LON:SHP)

About Shire PLC

Shire PLC logoShire plc is a biotech company. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in developing and marketing medicines for patients with rare diseases and other select conditions. The Company operates in the segment of research, development, licensing, manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of specialist medicines. The Company's products include VYVANSE/VENVANSE/ELVANSE/TYVENSE/ELVANSEVUXEN/ADUVANZ (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate), ADDERALL XR (mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine), INTUNIV (extended release guanfacine), LIALDA (mesalamine)/MEZAVANT(mesalazine), PENTASA (mesalamine), REPLAGAL (agalsidase alfa), ELAPRASE (idursulfase), VPRIV (velaglucerase alfa), FIRAZYR (icatibant), FOSRENOL (lanthanum carbonate), KALBITOR, CINRYZE C1 esterase inhibitor (human), GATTEX/REVESTIVE, BUMINATE 25% Albumin (Human), BUMINATE 5% Albumin (Human), GLASSIA Alpha1-Proteinase Inhibitor (Human) and ONCASPAR pegaspargase.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: SHP
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $61.40
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $4599.24
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $4782.11
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 2,707.19 - GBX 5,377
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 119.03
  • P/E Growth: 0.90
  • Market Cap: $44.49B
  • Outstanding Shares: 902,700,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Shire PLC (LON:SHP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 15 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 6,002.43

Analysts' Ratings History for Shire PLC (LON:SHP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/21/2017HSBC Holdings plcBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 4,500 -> GBX 4,550View Rating Details
2/20/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingConviction-BuyGBX 6,800View Rating Details
2/17/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 6,600View Rating Details
2/17/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 5,500View Rating Details
2/17/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 6,300View Rating Details
2/17/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/10/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/8/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 5,400View Rating Details
2/8/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
1/18/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 5,800 -> GBX 5,900View Rating Details
1/15/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 5,900View Rating Details
1/9/2017Bryan, Garnier & CoReiterated RatingBuyGBX 6,800View Rating Details
11/7/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingBuyGBX 6,714View Rating Details
11/3/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuyGBX 6,970View Rating Details
11/1/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
6/3/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 5,600View Rating Details
3/15/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 5,000View Rating Details
1/12/2016S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/5/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 5,700View Rating Details
12/3/2015InvestecDowngradeSellView Rating Details
11/3/2015Kepler Capital MarketsLower Price TargetBuyGBX 6,000 -> GBX 5,900View Rating Details
5/18/2015XYZ ResearchReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 6,600View Rating Details
4/30/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingaccumulateView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Shire PLC (LON:SHP)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Shire PLC (LON:SHP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.06 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Shire PLC (LON:SHP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/16/2017GBX 20.640.43%3/9/20173/9/20174/25/2017
8/2/2016GBX 3.510.07%9/8/20169/8/201610/7/2016
2/11/2016GBX 15.320.44%3/10/20163/10/20164/12/2016
7/23/2015GBX 2.690.05%9/3/20159/3/201510/2/2015
7/18/2014GBX 2.240.04%9/3/20149/3/201410/3/2014
2/13/2014GBX 10.210.31%3/5/20143/5/20144/8/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Shire PLC (LON:SHP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/16/2016Olivier BohuonInsiderBuy141GBX 4,528£6,384.48
9/30/2016Dominic BlakemoreInsiderBuy133GBX 5,010£6,663.30
6/30/2016Bohuon,OlivierInsiderBuy134GBX 4,463£5,980.42
3/31/2016Bohuon,OlivierInsiderBuy133GBX 3,908£5,197.64
2/15/2016Bohuon,OlivierInsiderBuy1,000GBX 3,552£35,520
2/12/2016Burns,WilliamInsiderBuy1,250GBX 3,563£44,537.50
12/18/2015Burns,WilliamInsiderBuy156GBX 4,457£6,952.92
9/30/2015Blakemore ,DominicInsiderBuy129GBX 4,498£5,802.42
6/30/2015Kappler,David JInsiderBuy126GBX 51.05GBX 6,432.30
3/31/2015Susan KilsbyInsiderBuy375GBX 5,327£19,976.25
12/19/2014Steven GillisInsiderBuy228GBX 4,654£10,611.12
10/30/2014Steven GillisInsiderBuy381GBX 4,098£15,613.38
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Shire PLC (LON:SHP)
DateHeadline
News IconShire PLC (SHP) Receives "Buy" Rating from Liberum Capital (LON:SHP)
giftedviz.com - February 23 at 7:58 PM
News IconTrading Levels in Focus: Shire PLC (SHP.L) - Searcy News (LON:SHP)
searcysentinel.com - February 23 at 7:58 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoShire PLC 5% Potential Decrease Indicated by HSBC - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:SHP)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 22 at 9:53 AM
News IconTrading Review: Checking in on Shares of Shire PLC (SHP.L) - BVN (LON:SHP)
bvnewsjournal.com - February 22 at 9:53 AM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) Reiterates Conviction-Buy on Shire PLC (LON:SHP) (LON:SHP)
marketexclusive.com - February 20 at 6:59 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Jefferies Group LLC Reiterates Buy on Shire PLC (LON:SHP) (LON:SHP)
marketexclusive.com - February 17 at 7:36 PM
rttnews.com logoShire Q4 Results Top Estimates; Expects 2017 To Be Another Strong Year (LON:SHP)
www.rttnews.com - February 16 at 7:32 PM
rttnews.com logoShire Q4 Results Top Estimates; Expects 2017 To Be Another Strong Year (LON:SHP)
www.rttnews.com - February 16 at 7:32 PM
rttnews.com logoShire Q4 Results Top Estimates; Expects 2017 To Be Another Strong Year (LON:SHP)
www.rttnews.com - February 16 at 7:32 PM
4-traders.com logoShire : Profit Soars on New Baxalta Revenue, Lifting Shares --Update (LON:SHP)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 7:32 PM
4-traders.com logoShire : Profit Soars on New Baxalta Revenue, Lifting Shares --Update (LON:SHP)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 7:32 PM
4-traders.com logoShire : Profit Soars on New Baxalta Revenue, Lifting Shares --Update (LON:SHP)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 7:32 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoDay Ahead: Shire the big draw with sales of new drug closely monitored (LON:SHP)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - February 16 at 7:32 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoDay Ahead: Shire the big draw with sales of new drug closely monitored (LON:SHP)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - February 16 at 7:32 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoDay Ahead: Shire the big draw with sales of new drug closely monitored (LON:SHP)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - February 16 at 7:32 PM
News IconDid Shire plc (LSE:SHP) Create Value For Shareholders Over The Past One Year? (LON:SHP)
simplywall.st - February 16 at 7:32 PM
News IconDid Shire plc (LSE:SHP) Create Value For Shareholders Over The Past One Year? (LON:SHP)
simplywall.st - February 16 at 7:32 PM
News IconDid Shire plc (LSE:SHP) Create Value For Shareholders Over The Past One Year? (LON:SHP)
simplywall.st - February 16 at 7:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoShire to Highlight Advancements in Rare Genetic Diseases (LON:SHP)
finance.yahoo.com - February 15 at 5:17 AM
News IconTrading Insight: Taking a Look at Levels for Shire PLC (SHP.L) - Rives Journal (LON:SHP)
rivesjournal.com - February 13 at 8:23 AM
News IconTrading View on Shares of Shire PLC (SHP.L) - The Standard (LON:SHP)
6milestandard.com - February 11 at 1:59 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoIs this the most undervalued stock on the FTSE 100 today? (LON:SHP)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 10 at 3:21 AM
investopedia.com logoShire ViroPharma Sued By FTC Over Sham FDA Filings (LON:SHP)
www.investopedia.com - February 9 at 3:33 AM
News IconAverage Directional Index Review for Shire PLC (SHP.L) - Davidson Register (LON:SHP)
davidsonregister.com - February 8 at 8:17 AM
capitalcube.com logoShire Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SHP-GB : February 8, 2017 (LON:SHP)
www.capitalcube.com - February 8 at 8:17 AM
News IconTraders are Following Technical Levels for Shire PLC (SHP.L) - Sherwood Daily (LON:SHP)
sherwooddaily.com - February 6 at 7:56 PM
finanznachrichten.de logoSHIRE PLC - Total Voting Rights (LON:SHP)
www.finanznachrichten.de - February 2 at 1:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNew Data From Shire Aim to Help Close the Diagnosis and Treatment Gap for People With Hemophilia (LON:SHP)
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 1:17 AM
News IconTechnical Indicator Review on Shares of Shire PLC (SHP.L) - Springdale Times (LON:SHP)
springdaletimes.com - February 1 at 1:20 AM
fool.com logo5 Stupendously Expensive Cancer Drugs (LON:SHP)
www.fool.com - January 31 at 2:36 AM
News IconFollowing the Charts on Shares of Shire PLC (SHP.L) - Springdale Times (LON:SHP)
springdaletimes.com - January 26 at 4:54 AM
News IconShire plc: U.S. FDA acknowledged receipt of the Class 2 resubmission of a New Drug Application (NDA) for SHP465 (LON:SHP)
news.europawire.eu - January 21 at 1:09 AM
News IconTechnical Investor Update on Shares of Shire PLC (SHP.L) - Springdale Times (LON:SHP)
springdaletimes.com - January 21 at 1:09 AM
News IconShire share price: Pharmco confident US market will continue to value rare drugs (LON:SHP)
invezz.com - January 18 at 10:05 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Shire Plc : January 17, 2017 (LON:SHP)
www.capitalcube.com - January 17 at 8:14 PM
4-traders.com logoSHIRE : Director/PDMR Shareholding (LON:SHP)
www.4-traders.com - January 16 at 1:26 PM
News IconBarclays PLC Reaffirms Overweight Rating for Ophir Energy Plc (OPHR) (LON:SHP)
perspectivabetica.com - January 15 at 8:10 AM
News IconXenetic Biosciences Receives $3 Million Milestone Payment from Shire plc for PSA-Recombinant ... (LON:SHP)
www.biomedreports.com - January 7 at 4:37 AM
News IconXenetic Biosciences Receives $3 Million Milestone Payment from Shire plc for PSA-Recombinant SHP656 in Development for Long-A... (LON:SHP)
ih.advfn.com - January 7 at 4:37 AM
capitalcube.com logoShire Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SHP) : January 3, 2017 (LON:SHP)
www.capitalcube.com - January 4 at 1:38 AM
capitalcube.com logoShire Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SHP-GB : January 2, 2017 (LON:SHP)
www.capitalcube.com - January 2 at 7:36 PM
News IconFour stocks to watch in 2017 (LON:SHP)
www.ibtimes.co.uk - December 29 at 8:27 AM
rttnews.com logoShire Plc Announces New FDA-approved Indications For ADYNOVATE - Quick Facts (LON:SHP)
www.rttnews.com - December 27 at 9:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoShire Announces FDA Approval of Adynovate® for use in Children and Surgical Settings (LON:SHP)
finance.yahoo.com - December 27 at 9:11 AM
publicnow.com logoShire announces FDA approval of ... (LON:SHP)
www.publicnow.com - December 27 at 9:11 AM
News IconGreggs plc (GRG) Receives GBX 1136.25 Consensus Target Price from Analysts (LON:SHP)
myhealthbowl.com - December 25 at 9:03 AM
News IconShire PLC (LON:SHP) Receives 'Buy' Rating From Brokers At Liberum Capital (LON:SHP)
viveremilano.biz - December 25 at 9:03 AM
News IconShire PLC (LON:SHP) Receives Buy Rating From Liberum Capital Analysts (LON:SHP)
flapship.com - December 24 at 8:00 AM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Liberum Capital Reiterates Buy on Shire PLC (LON:SHP) (LON:SHP)
marketexclusive.com - December 23 at 2:08 AM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – BNP Paribas Reiterates Outperform on Shire PLC (LON:SHP) (LON:SHP)
marketexclusive.com - December 21 at 11:10 PM

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What is Shire PLC's stock symbol?

Shire PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SHP."

How often does Shire PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Shire PLC?

Shire PLC announced a dividend on Thursday, February 16th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 9th will be given a dividend of GBX 20.64 per share on Tuesday, April 25th. This represents a yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 9th. This is a positive change from Shire PLC's previous dividend of $3.51. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.

Where is Shire PLC's stock going? Where will Shire PLC's stock price be in 2017?

17 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Shire PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 4,550 to GBX 6,970. On average, they expect Shire PLC's share price to reach GBX 6,002.43 in the next twelve months.

When will Shire PLC announce their earnings?

Shire PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May, 2nd 2017.

How do I buy Shire PLC stock?

Shares of Shire PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of Shire PLC stock cost?

One share of Shire PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 4,928.


Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff