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Shire plc (SHPG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 08, 2018

Shire plc ( SHPG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.894 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 24, 2018. Shareholders who purchased SHPG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 485.46% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of SHPG was $134.68, representing a -29.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $192.15 and a 8.85% increase over the 52 week low of $123.73.

SHPG is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and TiGenix ( TIG ). SHPG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $14.05. Zacks Investment Research reports SHPG's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as .52%, compared to an industry average of 12.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SHPG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to SHPG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have SHPG as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares International Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PID ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PID with an decrease of -1.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SHPG at 0.25%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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