LON:SHP - Shire Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 4,509 -23.50 (-0.52 %) (As of 09/21/2018 02:15 AM ET)Previous CloseGBX 4,532.50Today's RangeGBX 4,427.50 - GBX 4,55052-Week RangeGBX 2,940.50 - GBX 5,021Volume2.27 million shsAverage Volume3.14 million shsMarket Capitalization£29.14 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABetaN/A Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Shire plc, a biotechnology company, researches, develops, licenses, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells medicines for rare diseases and other specialized conditions worldwide. The company offers products in therapeutic areas, including hematology, genetic diseases, neuroscience, immunology, internal medicine, ophthalmology, and oncology. Its marketed products include ADVATE, ADYNOVATE/ADYNOVI, and OBIZUR for the treatment of hemophilia A; RIXUBIS to treat hemophilia B; VONVENDI for the treatment of von willebrand disease; FEIBA to treat hemophilia A and B patients with inhibitors; ELAPRASE to treat hunter syndrome; REPLAGAL for fabry disease; and VPRIV to treat type 1 Gaucher disease. The company's marketed products also comprise VYVANSE/VENVANSE/ELVANSE/TYVENSE/VUXEN/ADUVANZ for the treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and binge eating disorder; ADDERALL XR and MYDAYIS to treat ADHD; GAMMAGARD LIQUID/KIOVIG, GAMMAGARD S/D, HYQVIA, and CUVITRU for the treatment of primary immunodeficiency; and FLEXBUMIN to treat hypovolemia and hypoalbuminemia. In addition, its marketed products consists of CINRYZE and FIRAZYR for the treatment of hereditary angioedema; FOSRENOL to treat hyperphosphatemia; LIALDA/MEZAVANT and PENTASA for ulcerative colitis; GATTEX/REVESTIVE for the treatment of short bowel syndrome; NATPARA for the control of hypocalcemia in patients with hypoparathyroidism; ONCASPAR to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia; ONYVIDE for metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas; and XIIDRA for the treatment of dry eye disease. The company markets its products through wholesalers, distributors, and pharmacies. It has collaborative and other licensing arrangements with Rani Therapeutics LLC; Parion Sciences Inc.; Pfizer Inc.; Precision BioSciences Inc.; Symphogen; and Ipsen Bioscience Inc., as well as a preclinical research collaboration agreement with NanoMedSyn. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. Receive SHP News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SHP and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Biotechnology Sub-IndustryN/A SectorMedical SymbolLON:SHP CUSIPN/A Webwww.shire.com Phone+353-1-6096000 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/A Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual SalesN/A Price / SalesN/A Cash FlowN/A Price / CashN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/A Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net Margins16.73% Return on Equity8.11% Return on Assets4.11% Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares908,640,000Market Cap£29.14 billion Shire (LON:SHP) Frequently Asked Questions What is Shire's stock symbol? Shire trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SHP." How often does Shire pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Shire? Shire declared a dividend on Tuesday, July 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 6th will be paid a dividend of GBX 4.26 per share on Friday, October 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.1%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 6th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Shire's Dividend History. What price target have analysts set for SHP? 21 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Shire's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 3,600 to GBX 8,000. On average, they expect Shire's stock price to reach GBX 4,725.30 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Shire. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Shire? 21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Shire in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings, 13 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Shire. Who are some of Shire's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Shire include CSL (CSL), UCB S A/ADR (UCBJY), Novozymes A/S (NVZMF), GENMAB A/S/S (GMXAY), ABLYNX NV/ADR (ABLX), MorphoSys (MPSYY), BTG (BTG), Abcam (ABC), MorphoSys (MOR), Almirall (LBTSF), Sosei Group (SOLTF), Sirtex Medical (SRX), Genus (GNS), Biotest (BIO) and ProMetic Life Sciences (PLI). Who are Shire's key executives? Shire's management team includes the folowing people: Dr. Flemming Ornskov M.P.H., MBA, M.D., MPH, CEO, MD & Exec. Director (Age 60)Mr. Thomas J. W. Dittrich, CFO & Director (Age 54)Gisele Dion, Chief Accounting OfficerMr. Matthew Walker, Head of Technical Operations (Age 54)Prof. Andreas Busch Ph.D., Head of R&D & Chief Scientific Officer (Age 55) Has Shire been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about SHP stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Shire earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Shire. How do I buy shares of Shire? Shares of SHP 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. What is Shire's stock price today? One share of SHP stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 4,509. How big of a company is Shire? Shire has a market capitalization of £29.14 billion. How can I contact Shire? Shire's mailing address is Miesian Plaza 50-58 Baggot Street Lower, Block 2, DUBLIN, D02 HW68, Ireland. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at +353-1-6096000. MarketBeat Community Rating for Shire (LON SHP)Community Ranking: 4.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,368 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 338 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,706MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Shire and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SHP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SHP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 9/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is a Moving Average Calculated?