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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
SHPG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 16.62 vs. SHPG: 0.15 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15

Equity to Asset 0.54
SHPG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. SHPG: 0.54 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.54

0.25
0.85
Interest Coverage 45.50
SHPG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. SHPG: 45.50 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.96   Max: 45.5
Current: 45.5

2.96
45.5
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.69
M-Score: -2.61
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 35.81
SHPG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -57.52 vs. SHPG: 35.81 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -56.61   Max: 35.13
Current: 35.81

-56.61
35.13
Net-margin (%) 20.38
SHPG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -55.49 vs. SHPG: 20.38 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -59.59   Max: 24.49
Current: 20.38

-59.59
24.49
ROE (%) 21.39
SHPG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -27.70 vs. SHPG: 21.39 )
SHPG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -91.39   Max: 30.9
Current: 21.39

-91.39
30.9
ROA (%) 11.45
SHPG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -20.88 vs. SHPG: 11.45 )
SHPG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -37.86   Max: 14.8
Current: 11.45

-37.86
14.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 144.80
SHPG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -212.10 vs. SHPG: 144.80 )
SHPG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -416.27   Max: 315.7
Current: 144.8

-416.27
315.7
Revenue Growth (%) 10.80
SHPG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. SHPG: 10.80 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -1.8   Max: 28.4
Current: 10.8

-1.8
28.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 22.80
SHPG's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -7.60 vs. SHPG: 22.80 )
SHPG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -0.7   Max: 32.6
Current: 22.8

-0.7
32.6
EPS Growth (%) 32.00
SHPG's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -10.50 vs. SHPG: 32.00 )
SHPG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.6   Max: 61.5
Current: 32

-5.6
61.5
» SHPG's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

SHPG Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Andreas Halvorsen 849,800 sh (+22.64%)
Ken Fisher 2,405 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 2,843,500 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 6,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 120,183 sh (-0.53%)
Jim Simons 589,000 sh (-14.65%)
Steven Cohen 121,440 sh (-35.68%)
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Q4 2013

SHPG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Andreas Halvorsen 1,223,005 sh (+43.92%)
Jim Simons 619,212 sh (+5.13%)
Murray Stahl 6,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 2,340 sh (-2.7%)
Steven Cohen 115,702 sh (-4.72%)
John Paulson 2,529,854 sh (-11.03%)
Pioneer Investments 85,846 sh (-28.57%)
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Q1 2014

SHPG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ken Fisher 2,447 sh (+4.57%)
Murray Stahl 6,000 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 2,529,854 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 561,700 sh (-9.29%)
Pioneer Investments 61,509 sh (-28.35%)
Steven Cohen 66,000 sh (-42.96%)
Andreas Halvorsen 399,840 sh (-67.31%)
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Q2 2014

SHPG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Eric Mindich 251,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 5,000 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 4,677 sh (+91.13%)
John Paulson 3,366,539 sh (+33.07%)
Jim Simons 675,575 sh (+20.27%)
Murray Stahl 6,000 sh (unchged)
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 36,744 sh (-40.26%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SHPG

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Paulson 2014-06-30 Add 33.07%0.84%$142.83 - $234.98 $ 185.88%3366539
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.25%$142.83 - $234.98 $ 185.88%0
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 Add 91.13%$142.83 - $234.98 $ 185.88%4677
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-03-31 Reduce -67.31%0.55%$139.18 - $171.77 $ 185.821%399840
Andreas Halvorsen 2013-12-31 Add 43.92%0.25%$113.87 - $140.87 $ 185.841%1223005
John Paulson 2013-12-31 Reduce -11.03%0.24%$113.87 - $140.87 $ 185.841%2529854
Andreas Halvorsen 2013-09-30 Add 22.64%0.1%$95.78 - $123.53 $ 185.868%849800
John Paulson 2013-06-30 Add 107.43%0.98%$86.59 - $99.85 $ 185.898%2843500
Andreas Halvorsen 2013-06-30 New Buy0.37%$86.59 - $99.85 $ 185.898%692950
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.003%$89.83 - $101.63 $ 185.894%0
John Paulson 2012-09-30 New Buy0.99%$84.65 - $95.05 $ 185.8107%1370800
John Hussman 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.3%$84.65 - $95.05 $ 185.8107%0
Ken Fisher 2012-09-30 Reduce -99.55%0.14%$84.65 - $95.05 $ 185.8107%2480
Ken Fisher 2012-06-30 New Buy0.14%$81.12 - $99.25 $ 185.8101%554505
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.0046%$97.29 - $108.2 $ 185.893%0
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 New Buy$97.29 - $108.2 $ 185.893%5460
John Keeley 2011-12-31 New Buy$88.04 - $103.9 $ 185.892%2105
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0035%$87.43 - $104 $ 185.893%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 34.30
SHPG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
92% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SHPG: 34.30 )
SHPG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.74   Max: 74
Current: 34.3

14.74
74
P/B 6.32
SHPG's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.62 vs. SHPG: 6.32 )
SHPG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.03   Max: 14.39
Current: 6.32

2.03
14.39
P/S 7.05
SHPG's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 19.28 vs. SHPG: 7.05 )
SHPG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.23   Max: 9.99
Current: 7.05

2.23
9.99
PFCF 18.77
SHPG's PFCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SHPG: 18.77 )
SHPG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.58   Max: 42.14
Current: 18.77

9.58
42.14
EV-to-EBIT 19.64
SHPG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
94% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SHPG: 19.64 )
SHPG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.4   Max: 58.4
Current: 19.64

6.4
58.4
PEG 1.91
SHPG's PEG is ranked higher than
97% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SHPG: 1.91 )
SHPG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 2.56
Current: 1.91

0.95
2.56
Shiller P/E 47.13
SHPG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SHPG: 47.13 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 30.76   Max: 143.7
Current: 47.13

30.76
143.7
Current Ratio 1.18
SHPG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. SHPG: 1.18 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 7.43
Current: 1.18

0.67
7.43
Quick Ratio 0.91
SHPG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. SHPG: 0.91 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 7.07
Current: 0.91

0.53
7.07

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.34
SHPG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
85% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. SHPG: 0.34 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.34

0.19
0.68
Dividend Payout 0.07
SHPG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SHPG: 0.07 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.23
Current: 0.07

0.06
1.23
Dividend growth (3y) 15.70
SHPG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. SHPG: 15.70 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 57.7
Current: 15.7

0
57.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.56
SHPG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
66% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. SHPG: 0.56 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.28
Current: 0.56

0.36
1.28

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.91
SHPG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SHPG: 1.91 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 2.65
Current: 1.91

1.11
2.65
Price/Median PS Value 1.67
SHPG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SHPG: 1.67 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 3.01
Current: 1.67

0.57
3.01
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.81
SHPG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SHPG: 1.81 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.92
Current: 1.81

0.72
2.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.10
SHPG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. SHPG: 5.10 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 15.6
Current: 5.1

1.7
15.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.50
SHPG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
96% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -11.47 vs. SHPG: 20.50 )
SHPG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 25
Current: 20.5

1.3
25

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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Traded in other countries:SHP.UK, SHPGF.USA, S7E.Germany, SP2.Germany
Shire PLC is a biopharmaceutical company that focuses on meeting the needs of the specialist physician. The Company develops and provides healthcare in the areas of Behavioral Health and Gastro Intestinal conditions; Rare Genetic Diseases; and Regenerative Medicine. The Company operates in three distinct business units; Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Human Genetic Therapies and Regenerative Medicine. Specialty Pharmaceuticals focus on small-molecule medications within the therapeutic areas of Behavioral Health and Gastro Intestinal disease, among others. Human Genetic Therapies is solely focused on researching, developing and marketing novel products and services that profoundly enhance the quality of life of patients suffering from rare genetic diseases. Regenerative Medicine provides regenerative medicine solutions for people with lifealtering conditions. The company operates in Ireland, United Kingdom, North America and Rest of World.
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