Shire PLC Company Profile (LON:SHP)

About Shire PLC (LON:SHP)

Shire PLC logoShire plc is a biotech company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other specialized conditions. The Company's segment is engaged in research, development, licensing, manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of specialist medicines. It focuses its development resources on projects in various therapeutic areas (TAs), including Neuroscience, Ophthalmology, Hematology, Oncology, Immunology, Gastrointestinal (GI)/Metabolic/Endocrinology Diseases. Its Hematology products include ADVATE (Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant)), ADYNOVATE/ADYNOVI (Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant), PEGylated)), RIXUBIS (Coagulation Factor IX (Recombinant)), VONVENDI (von Willebrand factor (Recombinant)) and FEIBA (Anti-Inhibitor Coagulant Complex). Its Genetic Diseases products include CINRYZE (C1 esterase inhibitor (human)), FIRAZYR (icatibant), ELAPRASE (idursulfase), REPLAGAL (agalsidase alfa) and VPRIV (velaglucerase alfa).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Industry: Pharmaceuticals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:SHP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.shire.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £34.73 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 906,400,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 3,912.51
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 4,376.95
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 3,603.50 - GBX 5,377
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 51.38
  • P/E Growth: 1.11
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £14.58 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.38
  • Book Value: GBX 34.49 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.11
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 0.5%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £5.76 billion
  • Net Margins: 6.33%
  • Return on Equity: 3.18%
  • Return on Assets: 1.43%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 2.57 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Shire PLC (LON:SHP)

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 declared a dividend on Thursday, August 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.85 per share on Friday, October 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.1%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Shire PLC's Dividend History.

When will Shire PLC make its next earnings announcement?

Shire PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October, 27th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Shire PLC.

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

17 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Shire PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 4,400 to GBX 7,500. On average, they expect Shire PLC's stock price to reach GBX 5,889.63 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Shire PLC.

Who are some of Shire PLC's key competitors?

Who are Shire PLC's key executives?

Shire PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Flemming Ornskov M.D., Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Jeffrey Poulton, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Joanne Cordeiro, Chief Human Resource Officer
  • William Mordan, General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Perry Sternberg, Head - U.S. Commercial
  • Kim Stratton, Head - International Commercial
  • Philip J. Vickers, Head - Research and Development
  • Matthew Walker, Head - Technical Operations
  • Susan Saltzbart Kilsby, Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Olivier Bohuon, Non-Executive Director

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.

What is Shire PLC's stock price today?

One share of Shire PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,831.50.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Shire PLC (LON SHP)
Community Ranking:  4.2 out of 5 (star star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,082 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  221 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,303
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Shire PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Shire PLC (LON:SHP) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 13 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.88)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 5,889.63

Analysts' Ratings History for Shire PLC (LON:SHP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/20/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/13/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 5,500 -> GBX 5,300View Rating Details
9/5/2017Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuyGBX 6,000 -> GBX 5,700View Rating Details
8/22/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 5,350View Rating Details
8/22/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/22/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 6,300View Rating Details
8/11/2017Liberum CapitalLower Price TargetHoldGBX 4,900 -> GBX 4,400View Rating Details
8/11/2017Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual weightView Rating Details
8/9/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 6,000View Rating Details
8/4/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingLong Term BuyGBX 6,200 -> GBX 4,900View Rating Details
7/12/2017Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 7,500View Rating Details
7/7/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
7/6/2017HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHoldGBX 4,450View Rating Details
6/28/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetConviction-BuyGBX 6,800 -> GBX 6,400View Rating Details
4/3/2017BNP 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 CorporationReiterated RatingBuyGBX 6,970View 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
12/3/2015InvestecDowngradeSellView Rating Details
11/3/2015Kepler Capital MarketsLower Price TargetBuyGBX 6,000 -> GBX 5,900View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 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: $5.00 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Shire PLC (LON SHP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/3/2017GBX 3.850.1%9/7/20179/7/201710/20/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Shire PLC (LON:SHP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Shire PLC (LON:SHP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Shire PLC (LON:SHP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/22/2017Flemming OrnskovInsiderBuy8,400GBX 3,665£307,860
6/30/2017Dominic BlakemoreInsiderBuy152GBX 4,255£6,467.60
3/31/2017William BurnsInsiderBuy136GBX 4,742£6,449.12
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

Headline Trends for Shire PLC (LON:SHP)
Latest Headlines for Shire PLC (LON:SHP)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoJ P Morgan Chase & Co Cuts Shire PLC (SHP) Price Target to GBX 5,300
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 6:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC (SHP) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 10:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoShire Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SHP) : September 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 9:08 AM
nasdaq.com logoShire's Investigational Subcutaneous C1 esterase inhibitor (C1 INH [Human]) Liquid for Injection (S
www.nasdaq.com - September 12 at 9:46 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: Shire Gets Fast-Track Designation For SHP607 In Lung Disease
www.morningstar.co.uk - September 12 at 9:46 AM
seekingalpha.com logoShire's SHP607 Fast Track'd in U.S. for preventing chronic lung disease in extremely premature infants
seekingalpha.com - September 12 at 9:46 AM
rttnews.com logoShire Plc Announces Fast Track Designation For SHP607 - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - September 12 at 9:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoShire Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SHP-GB : September 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 6:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC Plans Dividend of GBX 3.85 (SHP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 10:18 AM
globenewswire.com logoShire plc Director and Senior Management Changes - GlobeNewswire - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - August 23 at 11:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFlemming Ornskov Purchases 8,400 Shares of Shire PLC (SHP) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 22 at 1:14 PM
marketwatch.com logoShire's finance head Jeff Poulton to step down
www.marketwatch.com - August 22 at 6:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC (SHP) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 19 at 10:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDenmark's ISS hit by headwind in Sweden and China, shares down
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 7:33 AM
nasdaq.com logoShire Announces Submission Of MAA For Lifitegrast - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - August 16 at 7:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC (LON:SHP) Price Target Lowered to GBX 5,250 at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 6:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SHP.L earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 7:00 AM
fool.co.uk logoBHP Billiton plc and Shire plc could be the FTSE 100’s best bargains
www.fool.co.uk - July 30 at 6:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC (SHP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 10:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Shire boss says share price at odds with drugs pipeline
finance.yahoo.com - July 16 at 3:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC (LON:SHP) Stock Rating Upgraded by HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 2:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank Of Canada Reiterates Outperform Rating for Shire PLC (SHP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 8 at 8:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoShire Completes NDA Filing for Hemophilia Drug with FDA
finance.yahoo.com - July 7 at 11:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBritish ministers call for post-Brexit drug deal with EU
finance.yahoo.com - July 4 at 7:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC (LON:SHP) Price Target Cut to GBX 6,400 by Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 10:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC's (LON:SHP) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 5:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBarclays PLC Reiterates Overweight Rating for Shire PLC (LON:SHP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 1:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Shire PLC (LON:SHP) Insider Acquires 152 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 1:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC's (SHP) Hold Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 10:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC (SHP) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 11:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC (SHP) Given Buy Rating at Citigroup Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 10:02 AM
nasdaq.com logoShire Says EMA Validates Veyvondi MAA For Treatment Of Von Willebrand Disease
www.nasdaq.com - June 22 at 1:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoShire (SHPG) Receives MAA Validation for Veyvondi by EMA
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 1:31 PM
rttnews.com logoShire : FDA Approves Mydayis, New Once-Daily Option For ADHD Symptom Control
www.rttnews.com - June 21 at 5:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoShire plc: U.S. FDA Approves Mydayis (Mixed Salts of a Single-Entity Amphetamine Product) - A New Once-Daily Option for ADHD Symptom Control in Patients 13 Years and Older
finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 5:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC's (SHP) Overweight Rating Reaffirmed at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 10:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC (SHP) Given New GBX 6,000 Price Target at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 18 at 10:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC (SHP) Given Hold Rating at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 18 at 10:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC (SHP) Given "Overweight" Rating at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 9:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Trims Shire PLC (SHP) Target Price to GBX 5,600
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 12:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC (SHP) PT Lowered to GBX 6,000 at Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 6:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Shire plc - SHPG
finance.yahoo.com - June 7 at 7:40 PM
investopedia.com logoBrexit Winners: Why JPMorgan Is Buying UK Stocks
www.investopedia.com - June 3 at 12:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC (SHP) Lowered to "Hold" at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 1:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC (SHP) Given "Overweight" Rating at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 3:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy Rating for Shire PLC (SHP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 3:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC's (SHP) Overweight Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 2:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC (SHP) Lowered to Reduce at HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 2:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for Shire PLC (SHP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 6:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShire PLC's (SHP) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Citigroup Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 10:20 PM

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