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Shire Plc-adr: (SHPG)

(Market Close from NSDQ) As of Nov 26, 2014 03:59 PM ET

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$214.86 USD

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1,257,561

+2.44 (1.15%)

Volume: 1,257,561

Zacks Rank : 2-Buy [?]   2      

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.65%
2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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Quote Overview

Stock Activity

Open 212.54
Day Low 212.54
Day High 255.86
52 Wk Low 129.58
52 Wk High 264.98
Avg. Volume 1,207,642
Market Cap 42.87 B
Dividend 0.62 ( 0.29%)
Beta 0.67

Key Earnings Data

Forward PE 20.32
PEG Ratio 1.69
Current Qtr Est 2.67
Current Yr Est 10.57
Most Accurate Est 2.68
Qtr Earnings ESP[?] 0.38%
Exp Earnings Date 2/12/15
Prior Year EPS 10.23
Exp EPS Growth 12.03%
Industry MED-DRUGS

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Zacks Rank [?] Buy 2
Zacks Industry Rank 77 / 265 (Top 29%)
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This is our short term rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for stocks over the next 1 to 3 months. How good is it? See rankings and related performance below.

Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.65%
2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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Premium Research : Industry Analysis

Top Peers Symbol Zacks Rank
SHIRE PLC-ADR SHPG
CYNAPSUS THERAP CYNAF
LANNETT INC LCI
SAGENT PHARMA SGNT
SUCAMPO PHARMAC SCMP
VALEANT PHARMA VRX
ACELRX PHARMACT ACRX
ALEXZA PHARMACT ALXA
ARADIGM CORP ARDM
ARQULE INC ARQL

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