Shire (SHP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital

Liberum Capital reissued their hold rating on shares of Shire (LON:SHP) in a research note published on Wednesday. They currently have a GBX 4,000 ($55.26) price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock.

Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Barclays reaffirmed an equal weight rating and issued a GBX 4,000 ($55.26) price objective on shares of Shire in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Shire in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Goldman Sachs Group reissued a conviction-buy rating on shares of Shire in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Citigroup reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 5,500 ($75.99) target price on shares of Shire in a research report on Friday, December 8th. Finally, cut their target price on shares of Shire from GBX 4,480 ($61.90) to GBX 4,050 ($55.95) and set a hold rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 5,173.53 ($71.48).

Shares of Shire (LON:SHP) opened at GBX 3,202 ($44.24) on Wednesday. Shire has a 52 week low of GBX 3,034 ($41.92) and a 52 week high of GBX 5,067 ($70.01). The stock has a market cap of $28,920.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 618.15.

In related news, insider Dominic Blakemore acquired 165 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 19th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 3,790 ($52.36) per share, for a total transaction of £6,253.50 ($8,639.82).

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Shire Company Profile

Shire plc is a biotech company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other specialized conditions. The Company’s segment is engaged in research, development, licensing, manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of specialist medicines. It focuses its development resources on projects in various therapeutic areas (TAs), including Neuroscience, Ophthalmology, Hematology, Oncology, Immunology, Gastrointestinal (GI)/Metabolic/Endocrinology Diseases.

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