Shires Income Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:SHRS)

GBX 2.63 +0.03 (+1.15 %)
(As of 03/19/2018 01:00 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 2.63
Today's RangeGBX 2.63 - GBX 2.66
52-Week RangeGBX 235 - GBX 295
Volume30,873 shs
Average Volume46,743 shs
Market Capitalization£77.16 million
P/E Ratio7.11
Dividend YieldN/A

About Shires Income (LON:SHRS)

Shires Income PLC is an investment trust. The Company's investment objective is to provide shareholders with a high level of income, together with growth of both income and capital from a portfolio substantially invested in the United Kingdom equities. The Company invests in the ordinary shares of the United Kingdom quoted companies, and in convertible and preference shares with above average yields. The Company's assets are invested in equities, preference shares and convertible shares. Approximately 69% of the assets are invested in equities, over 26.2% in preference shares, and the remainder in convertible shares and cash. It invests in a range of sectors, including oil and gas, basic materials, industrials, consumer goods, healthcare, consumer services, telecommunications, utilities, financials and technology. The Company's investment manager is Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment Trusts


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A


Trailing P/E Ratio7.10810810810811
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


Trailing EPSGBX 0.37
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins90.20%
Return on Equity12.83%
Return on Assets10.41%


Outstanding Shares30,000,000

Shires Income (LON:SHRS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Shires Income's stock symbol?

Shires Income trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SHRS."

How often does Shires Income pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Shires Income?

Shires Income announced a dividend on Tuesday, February 20th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 3 per share on Friday, April 27th. This represents a yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 5th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Shires Income's Dividend History.

Who are some of Shires Income's key competitors?

Has Shires Income been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about SHRS stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Shires Income earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.34 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

How do I buy shares of Shires Income?

Shares of SHRS 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 Shires Income's stock price today?

One share of SHRS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2.63.

How big of a company is Shires Income?

Shires Income has a market capitalization of £77.16 million.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Shires Income (SHRS)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  32 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  32 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  64
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Shires Income 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

Shires Income (LON:SHRS) Analyst Ratings History

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Earnings History for Shires Income (LON:SHRS)

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Shires Income (LON:SHRS) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/20/2018GBX 31.11%4/5/20184/5/20184/27/2018
11/17/2017GBX 31.13%1/4/20181/4/20181/26/2018
9/20/2017GBX 31.14%10/5/201710/5/201710/27/2017
5/31/2017GBX 3.751.5%7/6/20177/6/20177/28/2017
2/23/2017GBX 31.28%4/6/20174/6/20174/28/2017
11/17/2016GBX 31.38%1/5/20171/5/20171/27/2017
9/8/2016GBX 31.3%10/6/201610/6/201610/28/2016
5/26/2016GBX 3.251.6%7/7/20167/7/20167/29/2016
3/15/2016GBX 31.49%4/7/20164/7/20164/29/2016
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Shires Income (LON SHRS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trades by Quarter for Shires Income (LON:SHRS)

Shires Income (LON SHRS) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
7/13/2017Andrew RobsonInsiderBuy3,000GBX 252£7,560
2/2/2017Robert TalbutInsiderBuy4,498GBX 223£10,030.54
12/2/2016Andrew RobsonInsiderBuy4,000GBX 217£8,680
10/27/2016Robert TalbutInsiderBuy5,471GBX 218£11,926.78
6/28/2016Davidson,Anthony BInsiderBuy7,729GBX 200£15,458
4/1/2016Davidson,Anthony BInsiderBuy10,262GBX 203£20,831.86
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Shires Income (LON SHRS) News Headlines

Shires Income plc Announces Dividend of GBX 3 (SHRS)Shires Income plc Announces Dividend of GBX 3 (SHRS) - December 30 at 8:34 AM
Shires Income plc (SHRS) Announces Dividend of GBX 3Shires Income plc (SHRS) Announces Dividend of GBX 3 - September 30 at 11:20 AM
Shires Income plc (SHRS) Insider Buys £7,560 in StockShires Income plc (SHRS) Insider Buys £7,560 in Stock - July 13 at 1:58 PM

SEC Filings

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