Shire plc (NASDAQ: SHPG) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 59580.23. It is in the Drug Manufacturers – Major industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 30.87, a forward P/E of 12.74 and EPS of 6.3. At a stock price of 194.37 (-0.11%) it has a dividend yield of 0.41%.
EPS growth for the last five years have been 16.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by -59.40%. The next year growth is going to be about 18.07% and more long-term 14.45% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -54.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 13.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 56.00%.
For performance, Shire plc the past week has seen a gain of -2.61%. For the last month performance for Shire plc is -0.04%. While the last quarter is 2.63% and half year, 7.33%. Finally for the year, performance is -4.14%.
The 52-week high for Shire plc, is at -15.56%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 32.33%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.96% and 6.78% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.73%, and for the month it is 1.73%. Shire plc, has a target price of 253.69.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.72, and for total debt/equity Shire plc has 0.81. The gross margin is 79.50%, while operating margin is 19.30%, the profit margin is 13.20%. The current ratio is 1.4 and the quick ratio is 0.6.
Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 24.50%. Shire plc has a payout ratio of 20.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 306.53. The shares float is 182.1, with the float short at 1.07%, with short ratio coming to 1.86.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see Shire plc, get 3.10%, with its returns on investment at 12.00%. Return on equity is 6.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 253.69, reached soon?
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