As per Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG)’s news release on 2016-03-22, its shareholders will get cash dividend of $0.6648 per share. The recent press release updated on the record date and payout date, which stands at 2016-03-11 and 2016-04-12, respectively.
The stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) will commence trading ex-dividend from 2016-03-09, until which the shareholders are compelled to keep the holdings so as to qualify for the dividend. Evaluating the dividend distribution mode, it was noted that last year Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) disbursed $0.791 in dividend compared to distribution of $0.623, a year ago. It highlights a sharp difference in cash payouts of the two years. This shows a major deviation of 12.2351%.
The past track record of five years substantiates that the average payout of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) stands at $0.542, implying 15.168% growth. The company recorded earnings of $2.63 a share in the preceding fiscal.
The interim price target for Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) is set at $248.916. This level is the mean price reached by averaging the stock views of 12 analysts. All these are top brokerages of Wall Street and trail the company’s performance regularly. The best price estimate is seen at $325 and the lowest level is established at 174. This broad range highlights a standard deviation of $40.261 in reported estimates.
AlphaOne has allotted A sentiment score of 0.23 to Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) while impact score assigned is 82 as on as on 2016-07-13.
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