Today’s top gainers include the company Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) which is in the industry Drug Manufacturers – Major, gaining 0.11% today. In the last week its performance is 3.93%, and 13.35% for the past quarter. Currently, Shire plc, SHPG has a target price of 252.54, so today’s gain of 0.11% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.20%.
Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG), has a market cap of 59981.46, and is based in Ireland. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 24.50%.
At the current price of 204.22, it has a dividend yield of 0.39%, and its target price is 252.54. This is with a profit margin of 13.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.81. Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has a P/E of 32.43, as well as a forward P/E of 13.42.
With a current EPS of 6.3, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.72%,Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 16.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 14.20%.
Performance for the year is -3.71%. Since its IPO date on 3/25/1998, the total performance to date is 0.11%.
Volume today for Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG), is 1345700, while its average volume is 1291.68. Whilst the total gain today was 0.11%, it did have a day high of -2.39%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.97%, and 1.78% for the month. The 52-week low for Shire plc, SHPG has been 39.04%, while the 52-week-high has reached -11.28%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.00%, and its return on assets is 3.10%. Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has an operating margin of 19.30%. With a sales growth of 56.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Shire plc, SHPG is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.72, and has a current ratio of 1.4 and 0.6 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Shire plc? Well its PEG is 2.28, and the P/S is 7.99, along with a P/B of 1.56. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 86.5.