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Share Price: 4,913.00Bid: 4,913.00Ask: 4,914.00Change: 0.00 (0.00%)No Movement on Shire
Spread: 1.00Spread as %: 0.02%Open: 4,920.00High: 4,930.00Low: 4,907.00Yesterday’s Close: 4,913.00


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Seifert
Posts: 1,664
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Price:1,765.00
Mr Mulledwine
25 Jun '12
It would appear 'Shore Capital' got their sums wrong. And, they are not so 'sure' after all! (pun intended).
 
mulledwine
Posts: 35,667
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Price:2,010.00
SHP
30 Apr '12
Shore Capital maintained its "buy" stance on Shire (SHP) ahead of the US Food and Drug Administration's ruling on Protalix Biotherapeutics' Ulypso treatment for Gaucher's disease, on 1st May. While the drug would be a competitor to the pharmaceutical company's VPRIV VPRIV treatment, the broker noted that approval for Ulypso has been delayed on a number of occasions, having originally been scheduled for approval in February 2011. Additionally, Shore pointed out that even if the new drug is approved patients may be reluctant to switch treatments. Shares in Shire slipped by 3p to 2,010p.
jange
Posts: 25,102
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Price:2,013.00
shp
27 Apr '12
Positive Points:
Management predicted that 2012 will be a year of good earnings growth.
Shire's growth in product sales was driven by Vyvanse (up 29% to $260 million), Replagal (up 28% to $134 million), Elaprase (up 21% to $126 million), Vpriv (up 22% to $72 million), Firazyr (up272% to $20 million) and Intuniv (up 63% to $69 million).
Shire's lead ADHD treatments, Vyvanse and Intuniv both increased market share versus the prior year. In a growing US market, the group anticipates Vyvanse sales of over $1 billion for the full year.
jange
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Price:2,013.00
shp
27 Apr '12
Negative Points:
The successful roll out of Vyvanse is seen as crucial to maintain Shire's ADHD franchise. Any significant shortfall in the long term performance of Vyvanse may be detrimental to Shire.
Litigation risk remains in a number of potential products associated within the group's Human Genetic Therapies (HGT) business.
Continuing execution with respect to pipeline drug approvals is required to support longer-term performance forecasts.
jange
Posts: 25,102
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Price:2,013.00
shp
27 Apr '12
Financial Highlights:
Product sales increased by 24%.
Total revenues grew to $1.17 billion surpassing market expectations.
Net debt at 31 March 31 was $214 million (31December 31, 2011: $468 million), a reduction of$254 million, principally due to the strong free cash flow generated created in Q1 2012
jange
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Price:2,013.00
shp
27 Apr '12
Interim results: Biopharmaceutical company Shire Plc saw first quarter net income grow to $238.4 million from $211.3 million in the same quarter a year earlier. Total revenues rose to $1.17 billion from $972.2 million last year, exceeding analyst projections. Recent acquisitions included the US biotech firm FerroKin BioSciences, which develops treatments for patients with iron overload, which Shire bought for approximately $325 million in March. This followed the purchase of the assets from vascular technology firm Pervasis Therapeutics. Vyvanse, Shire's top performing attention-deficit and hyperactivity drug revealed sales of $260 million in the first quarter, up 17% from the same period last year. Adderall, the group's attention-deficit-disorder drug, saw a 7% increase in sales to $111.4 million. Elsewhere, Shire also said research and development costs would grow by between 12% and 14% over the year with a minor dilution of gross margins to continue throughout the year, reflecting the impact of the group's $750million purchase of Advanced BioHealing last month. Management reiterated its expectation of good earnings growth in 2012.
jange
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Price:2,013.00
shp
27 Apr '12
Shire plc is an international specialist pharmaceutical company which in-licenses and develops early stage projects for its own marketing in the major markets around the world. Registered in Jersey, headquartered in Ireland, it has a large operational base in the United Kingdom. Brands and products include Adderall XR, Carbatrol, Fosrenol, and the recently released Vyvanse.
Mr.Pepper
Posts: 1,319
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Price:2,019.00
mulledwine
23 Apr '12
Nomura initiated a buy on Bumi, target price 1400. And look where it is now. Duh! These 'analysts' make a f-art smell and sound reasonable by comparison.
mulledwine
Posts: 35,667
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Price:2,020.00
SHP
5 Apr '12
Nomura has initiated buy on Shire, target price 2,300p.
mulledwine
Posts: 35,667
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Price:2,158.00
SHP
16 Mar '12
Shire, the pharmaceutical company is also given the once over by Tempus. Quite a busy day for the company. It pulled out of an application to sell its Fabry disease treatment, Replagal, in the US after a misunderstanding with the Food and Drug Administration. It then announced a $100m purchase of FerroKin BioSciences, a company which makes treatments for excess iron following blood transfusions. The company had a storming 2011 and Tempus thinks despite a turbulent Thursday, the stock is worth buying on any weakness.



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