Shire PLC (LON:SHP)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating restated by investment analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report released on Monday.
SHP has been the subject of a number of other reports. BNP Paribas reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 5,900 ($73.71) price target on shares of Shire PLC in a report on Thursday, October 20th. Jefferies Group raised their target price on Shire PLC from GBX 6,050 ($75.59) to GBX 6,600 ($82.46) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Royal Bank Of Canada restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Shire PLC in a report on Tuesday, November 1st. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Shire PLC in a report on Tuesday, August 30th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. restated a “conviction-buy” rating and set a GBX 6,300 ($78.71) target price on shares of Shire PLC in a report on Friday, November 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 5,992.27 ($74.87).
Shares of Shire PLC (LON:SHP) traded up 0.83% during midday trading on Monday, hitting GBX 4689.00. The stock had a trading volume of 2,134,202 shares. Shire PLC has a one year low of GBX 2,707.19 and a one year high of GBX 5,562.83. The stock’s market cap is GBX 42.21 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 4,877.05 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 4,732.37.
In related news, insider Dominic Blakemore bought 133 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, September 30th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 5,010 ($62.59) per share, for a total transaction of £6,663.30 ($8,324.96).