Shire Rejects $60 Billion Bid From Takeda

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Shire revealed Thursday morning that Takeda made an offer worth £41 billion on March 29, upped that offer again to £43 billion on April 11, and then came in with an offer of £44 billion (approximately $62.5 billion) on April 13. The major pharmaceuticals company reported $257.91M value for the 2017Q4. Ltd. had made an official takeover bid for Shire plc, the Irish pharma confirmed that it has gotten three proposals and rejected each one. The stock increased 6.40% or $10.4 during the last trading session, reaching $172.94.

Shire shares were down almost 4% in morning trading.

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Shire (NASDAQ:SHPG) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, April 26th. SHPG underperformed the S&P500 by 39.22%. Its down 0.32, from 1.5 in 2017Q3. The pharmco's shares, however, remain almost 11 percent down over the past year. This is an increase of 1,221% compared to the average volume of 1,138 call options. About 3.42M shares traded. (NYSE:CMG) has declined 22.17% since April 19, 2017 and is downtrending. (NASDAQ:CUI) to report earnings on May, 9. After having $3.98 EPS previously, Shire plc's analysts see -10.05% EPS growth.

CUI Global, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, development, and commercialization of power and electromechanical components worldwide.

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Based on Takeda's market capitalization, Shire shareholders would end up owning approximately 51 percent of the enlarged group, Shire noted. It now has negative earnings. Utd Asset Strategies invested in 74,065 shares or 0.31% of the stock. The Minnesota-based Perkins Capital Management Inc has invested 0.56% in the stock. Janney Montgomery Scott Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund (NYSE:ETV) for 17,740 shares.

On Monday, Shire sold off its Oncology business to French pharmaceutical firm Servier SAS for USD2.4 billion. Therefore 81% are positive. 77% are bullish. 22 are the (NASDAQ:SHPG)'s analyst reports since October 26, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. As per Friday, May 26, the company rating was downgraded by Bernstein. The stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) earned "Buy" rating by Bryan Garnier & Cie on Monday, May 23. $48.04 billion is Shire Plc's MC. On Friday, January 5 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy". Finally, Liberum Capital cut shares of Shire to a "hold" rating and decreased their price objective for the company from GBX 4,200 ($60.14) to GBX 4,100 ($58.71) in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. FBR Capital initiated it with "Buy" rating and $201.0 target in Wednesday, October 18 report. On Thursday, February 15 the stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has "Buy" rating given by Jefferies.

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