Shire plc (SHPG) Forms $149.19 Double Bottom; Landmark Bancorp (LARK) Has 6.67 Sentiment

April 3, 2018 - By rebbecca

Landmark Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LARK) Logo

Shire plc (SHPG) formed double bottom with $140.24 target or 6.00% below today’s $149.19 share price. Shire plc (SHPG) has $44.57 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $149.19. About 1.26 million shares traded. Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has declined 27.67% since April 3, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.22% the S&P500.

Landmark Bancorp Inc (LARK) investors sentiment increased to 6.67 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 5.89, from 0.78 in 2017Q3. The ratio increased, as 20 investment managers started new and increased holdings, while 3 decreased and sold stakes in Landmark Bancorp Inc. The investment managers in our database now possess: 1.31 million shares, up from 556,833 shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Landmark Bancorp Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 2 Reduced: 1 Increased: 19 New Position: 1.

Among 27 analysts covering Shire plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:SHPG), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. Shire plc (ADR) had 76 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) earned “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, July 11. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Wednesday, February 14. On Wednesday, September 30 the stock rating was upgraded by HSBC to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, September 22 with “Buy”. Piper Jaffray maintained Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) on Friday, September 29 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, November 17 by Leerink Swann. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, January 12 to “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 15 by Susquehanna. Jefferies maintained Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) on Friday, October 6 with “Buy” rating.

Analysts await Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $3.58 earnings per share, down 1.38% or $0.05 from last year’s $3.63 per share. SHPG’s profit will be $1.07 billion for 10.42 P/E if the $3.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.98 actual earnings per share reported by Shire plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.05% negative EPS growth.

Koshinski Asset Management Inc. holds 0.57% of its portfolio in Landmark Bancorp, Inc. for 78,717 shares. Ativo Capital Management Llc owns 37,115 shares or 0.29% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Naples Global Advisors Llc has 0.23% invested in the company for 26,387 shares. The Colorado-based Jbf Capital Inc. has invested 0.04% in the stock. Bokf Na, a Oklahoma-based fund reported 32,324 shares.

Landmark Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Landmark National Bank that provides various financial and banking services. The company has market cap of $119.02 million. The firm accepts various deposits comprising non-interest bearing demand deposits, money market and checking accounts, savings accounts, and certificates of deposit. It has a 27.36 P/E ratio. It also offers various loan products, such as one-to-four family residential real estate, construction and land, commercial real estate, commercial, municipal, and agriculture loans, as well as consumer and other loans, including automobile, boat, home improvement, and home equity loans.

The stock decreased 0.51% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $29. About 754 shares traded. Landmark Bancorp, Inc. (LARK) has risen 1.73% since April 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.82% the S&P500.

Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) Institutional Positions Chart