The company in question is, Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) currently with a stock price of 190.37 (-1.01% today). The market cap for Shire plc is 60050.72, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Drug Manufacturers – Major industry. The target price for Shire plc is 252.54. Currently Shire plc is trading with a P/E of 30.54, and a forward P/E of 12.63. Average volume for Shire plc is 1450.22 and so far today it is 99845.
Performance in the last year for Shire plc has been -13.34%. For EPS growth, Shire plc has seen a growth of -59.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 17.72%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 16.50% over the last five years and could be 14.30% for the next five years. Shire plc has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 56.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -54.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.74%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 4.49%.
Since the IPO date for Shire plc on the 3/25/1998, Shire plc has seen performance year to date to be -5.73%. With Shire plc trading at 190.37, the dividend yield is 0.42%, and the EPS is 6.3.
So could Shire plc, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 30.54. The PEG is 2.14, P/S is 8 and the P/B is at 1.47. The P/cash is 86.6, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.
Shire plc ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.4, and the quick ratio is 0.6. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.72, and total debt/equity at 0.81.
In terms of margins, Shire plc has a gross margin of 79.50%, an operating margin of 19.30% and a profit margin of 13.20%.Payout ratio for Shire plc is 20.20%. Return on assets come to 3.10% with return on investment coming to 12.00%.
Insider ownership for Shire plc, is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 24.50%. Outstanding shares are at 312.26. While shares float is 182.1. The float short is currently 0.99%, and short ratio is 1.24.