Societe Generale Analysts Give Shire (SHP) a GBX 7500 Price Target

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Murphy Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Shire Plc Sponsored Adr for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $45.03B market cap company.

In related news, insider Olivier Bohuon purchased 141 shares of Shire PLC stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 16th. Overall, 1.44 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average trading volume of 1.36 Million shares. On Wednesday, December 20 Liberum Capital downgraded Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) to "Hold" rating.

Bernard Horn increased its stake in Infosys Ltd (INFY) by 11.39% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Eastern Bank sold 4,276 shares as the company's stock rose 0.67% while stock markets declined.

LON SHP traded down GBX 79 ($1.12) on Tuesday, reaching GBX 3,606.50 ($50.98). The Tiger Management Llc holds 170,510 shares with $30.09 million value, down from 219,410 last quarter. Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has declined 27.67% since April 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 3.07% the S&P500. Therefore 55% are positive. Parker-Hannifin had 84 analyst reports since August 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

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ANALYSTS VIEWS: The current analyst consensus rating clocked at 1.7 on company shares based on data provided from FINVIZ. A rating of 1 or 2 would be indicating a Buy recommendation. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, October 13 by Citigroup. In Thursday, February 15 report Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $172.0 target. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold" on Monday, October 2. (NYSE:JPM) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, February 24 by Nomura. On Monday, February 5 the firm has "Buy" rating given by Bank of America. It also reduced its holding in Webster Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WWWW) by 1.06 million shares in the quarter, leaving it with 678,041 shares, and cut its stake in Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE:ANTM). Investors of record on Thursday, March 9th will be given a dividend of GBX 20.64 ($0.26) per share. Deltec Asset Lc owns 34,427 shares. 531.30 million shares or 5.59% less from 562.75 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 300 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Wedge Cap Mngmt L Limited Partnership Nc holds 0% or 6,313 shares. (NYSE:HON). Rothschild Investment Corporation Il reported 0.94% of its portfolio in Honeywell International Inc. The Average True Range is an investor tool used to gauge stock volatility. Finally, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC purchased a new position in shares of Shire in the third quarter valued at approximately $159,000. Another trade for 2,868 shares valued at $448,440 was made by PARDO JAIME CHICO /FA on Monday, February 26. Covington Inv Advisors holds 0.22% or 3,195 shares in its portfolio.

Analysts await AT&T Inc. Perritt Mngmt holds 3,902 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio.

Shire plc (SHPG) is expected to post revenue of $3.83 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 11 analysts.

Among 27 analysts covering Shire plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:SHPG), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 91% are positive. Morgan Stanley reinitiated the shares of SHPG in report on Friday, June 3 with "Overweight" rating. On Wednesday, October 18 the stock rating was initiated by FBR Capital with "Buy". Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, fourteen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. On Friday, January 5 the firm earned "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co. (NYSE:HON) on Sunday, January 28 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, February 15. FBN Securities maintained Facebook, Inc.