Shire plc (SHPG) Consensus Earnings Forecasts

Lawrence Kim
March 17, 2018

Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI now owns 2,073 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $322,000 after acquiring an additional 375 shares in the last quarter. The institutional investor held 60,000 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.35 million, up from 50,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The company had revenue of $4.14 billion for the quarter. Thompson Investment Management Inc. now owns 9,390 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $1,438,000 after acquiring an additional 468 shares in the last quarter. About 740,194 shares traded. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 0.52% since March 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500.

Point72 Asset Management Lp decreased Shire Plc (SHPG) stake by 21.7% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, February 14 by RBC Capital Markets. Shire PLC has a twelve month low of $123.73 and a twelve month high of $192.15.

Shares of Shire PLC (NASDAQ:SHPG) traded up $1.67 on Friday, reaching $133.45. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Shire's FY2018 earnings at $15.20 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $15.65 EPS, FY2020 earnings at $16.92 EPS, FY2021 earnings at $18.52 EPS and FY2022 earnings at $19.98 EPS. It has underperformed by 12.01% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.05, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. 76 funds opened positions while 201 raised stakes. As of October 6, 2017, it operated 40 warehouse clubs comprising 7 each in Costa Rica and Colombia; 5 in Panama; 4 in Trinidad; 3 each in Guatemala, Honduras, and the Dominican Republic; 2 in El Salvador and Nicaragua; and 1 each in Aruba, Barbados, Jamaica, and the United States Virgin Islands. ETRADE Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in Shire by 6.9% during the 4th quarter. Wright Investors Serv stated it has 112,977 shares or 1.61% of all its holdings. After $3.98 actual EPS reported by Shire plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.05% negative EPS growth. Moreover, Heitman Real Estate Securities Llc has 2.73% invested in the company for 1.70 million shares. First Business Finance Serv Inc owns 5,282 shares or 0.04% of their U.S. portfolio. Kcm Investment Advisors Ltd Co holds 0.47% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) or 196,608 shares. (NYSE:HUM). Lombard Odier Asset (Europe) Limited holds 0.03% or 1,807 shares. (NYSE:T) or 82,883 shares. (NYSE:T). Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt Incorporated accumulated 756,141 shares. Reliance Tru Of Delaware holds 0.3% or 7,708 shares in its portfolio. Princeton Port Strategies Grp Incorporated Llc owns 69,545 shares for 0.74% of their portfolio. D Scott Neal Incorporated reported 0.02% in AT&T Inc.

Stonebridge Capital Advisors Llc, which manages about $829.10M and $406.69 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Conoco Philips Corp (NYSE:COP) by 6,775 shares to 107,460 shares, valued at $5.38 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Analysts await HCP, Inc. (1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell, 5.0 Strong Sell). Therefore 35% are positive. Shire plc (ADR) had 74 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by Morgan Stanley. (TSE:SJR.B) on Wednesday, April 5 with "Outperform" rating. Jefferies maintained AT&T Inc. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, January 21 by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $262 target in Friday, June 3 report. Independent Research upgraded AT&T Inc.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Shire (NASDAQ:SHPG) Rating Lowered to Neutral at JPMorgan Chase & Co." was originally reported by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. Contravisory Inv Mgmt Inc invested in 309 shares or 0.01% of the stock. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 26 with "Sector Perform". The stock has "Hold" rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, July 18. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy" on Friday, November 10. SunTrust Banks cut their price objective on Shire to $190.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, February 20th.

Blb&B Advisors Llc, which manages about $669.27M and $649.25 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Spdr Series Trust (ITR) by 48,831 shares to 147,558 shares, valued at $5.09 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced Cvs Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) stake by 20,800 shares and now owns 27,500 shares.

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