Shire plc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 05, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.5079 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 08,
2014. Shareholders who purchased SHPG stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 464.33% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of SHPG was $165.68,
representing a -3.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $171.36 and
a 92.63% increase over the 52 week low of $86.01.
SHPG is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as Johnson & Johnson (
) and Pfizer, Inc. (
). SHPG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.5. Zacks Investment Research reports SHPG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 26.28%, compared to an
industry average of 10.9%.
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