Perrigo Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.01 (-0.02 %)
(As of 04/12/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $40.52
50-Day Range
MA: $41.36
52-Week Range
Now: $40.52
Volume615,439 shs
Average Volume1.41 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.41 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.37%
Perrigo Company plc provides over-the-counter (OTC) health and wellness solutions that enhance individual well-being by empowering consumers to prevent or treat conditions that can be self-managed. The company operates through Consumer Self-Care Americas, Consumer Self-Care International, and Prescription Pharmaceuticals segments. The Consumer Self-Care Americas segment focuses primarily on the development, manufacture, marketing, and sale of store brand, self-care products in categories, including upper respiratory, pain and sleep-aids, digestive health, nutrition, vitamins, minerals and supplements, healthy lifestyle, skincare and personal hygiene, and oral self-care in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and South America. The segment offers its products under the brand names of Prevacid 24HR, Good Sense, Zephrex D, ScarAway, Plackers, Rembrandt, Steripod, Firefly, REACH, and Dr. Fresh. The Consumer Self-Care International segment develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes consumer self-care brands through a network of pharmacies, wholesalers, drug and grocery store retailers, and para-pharmacies in approximately 30 countries, primarily in Europe. The Prescription Pharmaceuticals segment develops, manufactures, and markets a portfolio of generic prescription drugs, such as creams, ointments, lotions, gels, shampoos, foams, suppositories, sprays, liquids, suspensions, solutions, controlled substances, injectable, hormones, oral solid dosage forms, and oral liquid formulations in the United States, as well as pharmaceutical and diagnostic products in Israel. In addition, it offers contract manufacturing services. Perrigo Company plc was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.84 billion
Cash Flow$6.07 per share
Book Value$42.64 per share


Net Income$146.10 million


Market Cap$5.41 billion
Next Earnings Date4/29/2021 (Estimated)


Royal Bank of Canada Initiates Coverage on Perrigo (NYSE:PRGO)
April 7, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) Short Interest Update
March 31, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Analyzing Perrigo's Ex-Dividend Date - Yahoo Finance
March 11, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Analyzing Perrigo's Ex-Dividend Date
March 10, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Overall MarketRank

2.54 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

7th out of 2,016 stocks

Pharmaceutical Preparations Industry

4th out of 771 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Perrigo (NYSE:PRGO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Perrigo a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Perrigo in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Perrigo stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PRGO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Perrigo?

Wall Street analysts have given Perrigo a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Perrigo wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Perrigo?

Perrigo saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,920,000 shares, a drop of 24.1% from the February 28th total of 6,480,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,440,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.4 days. Currently, 3.7% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Perrigo's next earnings date?

Perrigo is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 29th 2021.
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How were Perrigo's earnings last quarter?

Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) released its earnings results on Sunday, February, 28th. The company reported $0.93 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.07. The company earned $1.30 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.33 billion. Perrigo had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.78% and a negative net margin of 0.13%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.06 EPS.
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How has Perrigo's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Perrigo's stock was trading at $46.04 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PRGO shares have decreased by 12.0% and is now trading at $40.52.
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How often does Perrigo pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Perrigo?

Perrigo declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, March 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Tuesday, March 30th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 11th. This is a positive change from Perrigo's previous quarterly dividend of $0.23.
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Is Perrigo a good dividend stock?

Perrigo pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.37%. Perrigo does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Perrigo is 23.82%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Perrigo will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.27% next year. This indicates that Perrigo will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Perrigo issued on next quarter's earnings?

Perrigo updated its FY 2021 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Monday, March, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 2.50-2.70 for the period.

What price target have analysts set for PRGO?

5 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Perrigo's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $63.00. On average, they anticipate Perrigo's stock price to reach $52.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Perrigo's key executives?

Perrigo's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Murray S. Kessler, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 61, Pay $3.06M)
  • Mr. Raymond P. Silcock, CFO, Principal Accounting Officer & Exec. VP (Age 70, Pay $1.48M)
  • Mr. James E. Dillard III, Exec. VP & Chief Scientific Officer (Age 57, Pay $1.01M)
  • Mr. Svend Andersen, Exec. VP & Pres of Consumer Healthcare International (Age 59, Pay $1.08M)
  • Mr. Ronald C. Janish, Chief Transformation Officer and Exec. VP of Global Operations & Supply Chain (Age 55)
  • Mr. Shannon Hukill, Sr. Director of Technical Operations
  • Mr. Thomas M. Farrington, Chief Information Officer & Exec. VP (Age 64)
  • Mr. Bradley Joseph, VP of Global Investor Relations & Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Todd W. Kingma, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 61)
  • Ms. Mary Reilly-Brest, Director of Global Organizational and Human Resource Devel.

What is Murray S. Kessler's approval rating as Perrigo's CEO?

38 employees have rated Perrigo CEO Murray S. Kessler on Glassdoor.com. Murray S. Kessler has an approval rating of 83% among Perrigo's employees.

Who are some of Perrigo's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Perrigo own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Perrigo investors own include Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Mylan (MYL), AbbVie (ABBV), Allergan (AGN), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Netflix (NFLX), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Amgen (AMGN).

What is Perrigo's stock symbol?

Perrigo trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PRGO."

Who are Perrigo's major shareholders?

Perrigo's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.01%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.01%) and NuWave Investment Management LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Perrigo stock include Geoffrey M Parker, Grainne Quinn, Richard S Sorota, Ronald Craig Janish, Ronald Winowiecki, Svend Andersen, Theodore R Samuels II and Todd W Kingma.
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Which institutional investors are selling Perrigo stock?

PRGO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, NuWave Investment Management LLC, and Pacer Advisors Inc..
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How do I buy shares of Perrigo?

Shares of PRGO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Perrigo's stock price today?

One share of PRGO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.52.

How much money does Perrigo make?

Perrigo has a market capitalization of $5.41 billion and generates $4.84 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $146.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.03 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Perrigo have?

Perrigo employs 11,500 workers across the globe.

What is Perrigo's official website?

The official website for Perrigo is www.perrigo.com.

Where are Perrigo's headquarters?

Perrigo is headquartered at THE SHARP BUILDING HOGAN PLACE, DUBLIN L2, 49010.

How can I contact Perrigo?

Perrigo's mailing address is THE SHARP BUILDING HOGAN PLACE, DUBLIN L2, 49010. The company can be reached via phone at 353-1709-4000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/12/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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