Shire plc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.438 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 09,
2013. Shareholders who purchased SHPG stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 434.8% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of SHPG was $96.29,
representing a -9.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $106.22 and
a 20.23% increase over the 52 week low of $80.09.
SHPG is a part of the Consumer Durables 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 $3.89. Zacks Investment Research reports SHPG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.34%, compared to an
industry average of 8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to SHPG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SHPG as a top-10 holding:
- BLDRS Europe 100 ADR Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is ADRU with an increase of
15.39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of SHPG at 0.62%.