Perrigo Company (NYSE:PRGO) has tumbled 0.48% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very bullish; the stocks have advanced and posted positive gains of 4.54% in the last four weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.72% and the outperformance has advanced to 3.59% for the last 4 weeks period.
Perrigo Company (NYSE:PRGO): The stock opened at $99.14 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $99.59 for the day. The stock traded down to $96.90 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $98.04 with a loss of -0.51% for the day. The stock had closed at $98.54 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 4,093,586 shares.
The company shares have dropped -46.97% from its 1 Year high price. On Aug 18, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $198.42 and the one year low was seen on May 13, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $95.90 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $125.92.
On the companys insider trading activities, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Brown Judy L, officer (Executive VP & CFO) of Perrigo Co Plc, had unloaded 2,776 shares at an average price of $126.22 in a transaction dated on April 13, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $350,387.
Many analysts have stated their opinion on the company shares. In the latest statement by the brokerage house, Jefferies maintains its outlook on Perrigo Company (NYSE:PRGO). The current rating of the shares is Hold, according to the research report released by the firm. The brokerage firm lowers the price target from $112 per share to $97 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on May 13, 2016. Currently the company Insiders own 4.47% of Perrigo Company shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 76.15% of Perrigo Company shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -1.85%.