On a relative basis, the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 4.59% in the past 4 weeks, but has underperformed the S&P 500 in the past 1 week. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 1.18% in the last 1 week, and is up 6.27% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.
The company shares have dropped -26.11% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 29, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $270.63 and the one year low was seen on Feb 11, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $181.94 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $176.20.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 6.37% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 4.07%.
Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $188.29 with an intraday high of $189.01. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $187.22. However, the stock managed to close at $188.21, a loss of 0.69% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $189.52. The total traded volume of the day was 1,021,022 shares.
Shire plc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in developing and marketing medicines for patients with rare diseases and other specialty conditions. The Company commercializes its products in the areas of Neuroscience, Gastrointestinal (GI), Rare Diseases and Other therapeutic areas. The Companys products include VYVANSE/VENVANSE/ELVANSE/TYVENSE/ELVANSE VUXEN/ADUVANZ (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate), ADDERALL XR (mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine), INTUNIV (extended release guanfacine), EQUASYM (methylphenidate hydrochloride) modified release (XL), BUCCOLAM, LIALDA (mesalamine)/ MEZAVANT(mesalazine), PENTASA (mesalamine), RESOLOR (prucalopride), REPLAGAL (agalsidase alfa), VPRIV (velaglucerase alfa), FIRAZYR (icatibant), CINRYZE C1 esterase inhibitor (human), FOSRENOL (lanthanum carbonate), XAGRID/ AGRYLIN (anagrelide hydrochloride) and PLENADREN (modified release hydrocortisone).