Momentum Stocks in Focus: Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) , Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN)

On 4/19/2017, Shares of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) closed at $169.27 in last trading day. After noting the initial trading entry at $170.07, it reached to a day’s high of $171.25 and moved to a day’s low of $168.90. The recent daily volume was 1.35 million as contrast to it’s an average volume of 1.01 million.

Technical Indicators:

The last close of the Shire plc stock reflects that it traded -3.89% from its 50-day moving average of $176.12. The stock traded below -3.60% to its 200-day MA of $175.59. Furthermore, it moved  lower -19.09% from its 52-week high of $209.22 and +5.08% up from $161.09, which is 52-week low of the stock.

During the last month, Shire plc’s (SHPG) has changed -3.93% and performed -8.50% over the last 6 months. The mean rating score for this stock is at 1.70. This rating scale contains from 1 to 5 with 5 representing a Strong Sell, 1 signifying a Strong Buy and 3 demonstrating a Hold. The Volatility was noted at 1.37% in recent month and observed Weekly Volatility of 1.36%.

April 17, 2017  a leading biotechnology company focused on serving individuals with rare diseases, joins the global bleeding disorders community in honoring the 28th annual World Hemophilia Day (WHD).[1] On this day, Shire highlights initial findings from its estimate of the Global Annual Bleed Rate (GABR), which shows a bleeding episode occurs every three to 15 seconds worldwide, more than three times current global estimates.[2] These findings build on existing data from the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH), which show only 25 percent of individuals living with hemophilia worldwide receive proper diagnosis and care, only 8 percent of which receive prophylaxis or regular treatment to prevent bleeds.[3],[4] This research reinforces Shire’s ongoing commitment to innovative data collection to improve global standards of care for individuals living with rare bleeding disorders.

 

“As the global leader in hematology, we are committed to efforts, such as estimating the GABR, that improve our understanding of the global landscape for hemophilia and the true experience of those living with this debilitating bleeding disorder,” said Leonard Valentino, M.D., Global Head of Hematology Medical Affairs, Shire.

 

Shire developed the GABR in collaboration with renowned hemophilia institutions, including WFH. Our shared aim is to identify regions of the world with the greatest need for improved diagnosis and care for hemophilia patients. Together, we created a literature-based model to estimate the GABR at both country and global levels. A full report of the GABR model is expected to be published later in 2017.[2]

 

“Shire is proud to support the global hemophilia community in honoring World Hemophilia Day,” continued Valentino. “On this day and every day, Shire is dedicated to supporting hemophilia patients through advancing early diagnosis, prophylaxis, individualized treatment options and innovative research and development efforts.”

Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) finalized the last transaction at value of $54.87, with a daily change of +0.73% or +0.40 points. The company maintained volume of 1.16 million shares. In past trading day, the stock hit the maximum price of $55.22 and touched to minimum value of $54.11. It has a market cap of $ 5.04B.

Technical Indicators:

As of last trade close, the stock is trading  downside -6.09% from its one year high of $58.43 and moved +32.89% upward from $41.29, which is one year low of the stock.

The stock traded above +0.16% from its 50-day moving average of $54.78. Furthermore, the stock moved up +4.18% to its 200-day MA of $ 52.67.

Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc.’s (DNKN) moved with shift of 1.12% in the past week. Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed 7.43% and performed 9.62% over the last six months. The stock currently has Monthly Volatility of 1.78% and Weekly Volatility of 1.56%.

 

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