LON:SHP - Shire Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 4,330.80 -9.20 (-0.21 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 11:16 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 4,340
Today's RangeGBX 4,309 - GBX 4,369.50
52-Week RangeGBX 2,940.50 - GBX 5,021
Volume4.12 million shs
Average Volume3.14 million shs
Market Capitalization£29.14 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
Shire logoShire 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange LON
Industry Biotechnology
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
SymbolLON:SHP
CUSIPN/A
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 Shares908,640,000
Market Cap£29,140.00

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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 announced a dividend on Wednesday, February 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 8th will be given a dividend of GBX 21.46 per share on Tuesday, April 24th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.67%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 8th. This is a positive change from Shire's previous dividend of $3.85. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Shire's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for SHP?

20 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Shire's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 3,559 to GBX 8,000. On average, they expect Shire's share price to reach GBX 4,613.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Shire.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Shire?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Shire in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings, 13 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of Shire's key competitors?

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 Officer
  • Mr. 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?

News coverage about SHP stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Shire earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 46.42 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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 4,330.80.

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 (star star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,309 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  319 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,628
MarketBeat'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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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