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  • blackoutbuzz blackoutbuzz Aug 21, 2013 9:35 AM Flag

    Buyback continues even now

    Why is SHPG buying shares at all-time highs? I can think of no good reason than than to keep the share price as high as a possible in the event of a takeover attempt.

    @@@@@August 21, 2013 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) (the "Company") announces that, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on April 30, 2013, it purchased 8,682 of its ordinary shares of 5 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") on August 20, 2013 through both direct purchases of Ordinary Shares, and through the purchase of Ordinary Shares underlying ADRs. The highest and lowest price paid for the directly acquired Ordinary Shares was 2417.00 pence per share and 2390.00 pence per share respectively, and for those Ordinary Shares acquired though the purchase of ADRs was 3812.67 cents per share and 3791.67 cents per share respectively. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. Following the above purchase, the Company holds 9,645,605 Ordinary Shares as treasury shares and has 553,233,694 Ordinary Shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

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    • Still lots of buying recently and they're not even close to the approved amount...

      @@@@Per Zacks... In the fourth quarter of 2012, Shire initiated a share repurchase program of up to $500 million. As of Oct 22, 2013, Shire had repurchased 9.8 million shares for $299 million.

      @@@@@October 25, 2013 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) (the "Company") announces that, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on April 30, 2013, it purchased 1,250 of its ordinary shares of 5 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") on October 24, 2013. The highest and lowest price paid for the directly acquired Ordinary Shares was 2529.00 pence per share and 2510.00 pence per share respectively. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. Following the above purchase, the Company holds 9,809,085 Ordinary Shares as treasury shares and has 553,136,082 Ordinary Shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

    • Steady buying for months now

      @@@@October 16, 2013 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) (the "Company") announces that, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on April 30, 2013, it purchased 9,821 of its ordinary shares of 5 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") on October 15, 2013 through both direct purchases of Ordinary Shares, and through the purchase of Ordinary Shares underlying ADRs.

    • Another day, another round of buyback

      @@@@@October 4, 2013 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) (the "Company") announces
      that, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company's
      Annual General Meeting on April 30, 2013, it purchased 11,300 of its ordinary
      shares of 5 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") on October 3, 2013 through both
      direct purchases of Ordinary Shares, and through the purchase of Ordinary
      Shares underlying ADRs. The highest and lowest price paid for the directly
      acquired Ordinary Shares was 2473.00 pence per share and 2445.00 pence per
      share respectively, and for those Ordinary Shares acquired though the purchase
      of ADRs was 3959.33 cents per share and 3937.00 cents per share respectively.

    • Still buying. Are they going to try doing a stock for stock offer for VPHM?

      @@@@@September 25, 2013 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) (the "Company")
      announces that, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the
      Company's Annual General Meeting on April 30, 2013, it purchased 24,699 of its
      ordinary shares of 5 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") on September 24, 2013
      through both direct purchases of Ordinary Shares, and through the purchase of
      Ordinary Shares underlying ADRs. The highest and lowest price paid for the
      directly acquired Ordinary Shares was 2495.00 pence per share and 2446.00 pence
      per share respectively, and for those Ordinary Shares acquired though the
      purchase of ADRs was 4025.67 cents per share and 3985.00 cents per share
      respectively.

    • Buy buy buy. Drive the price up to do a share-based acquisition?

      @@@@@September 20, 2013 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) (the "Company")
      announces that, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the
      Company's Annual General Meeting on April 30, 2013, it purchased 3,896 of its
      ordinary shares of 5 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") on September 19, 2013
      through both direct purchases of Ordinary Shares, and through the purchase of
      Ordinary Shares underlying ADRs. The highest and lowest price paid for the
      directly acquired Ordinary Shares was 2548.00 pence per share and 2535.00 pence
      per share respectively, and for those Ordinary Shares acquired though the
      purchase of ADRs was 4091.33 cents per share and 4078.67 cents per share
      respectively.The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. Following the above
      purchase, the Company holds 9,723,202 Ordinary Shares as treasury shares and
      has 553,174,161 Ordinary Shares in issue

    • Still buying shares

      @@@@@September 18, 2013 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) (the "Company")
      announces that, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the
      Company's Annual General Meeting on April 30, 2013, it purchased 6,174 of its
      ordinary shares of 5 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") on September 17, 2013
      through both direct purchases of Ordinary Shares, and through the purchase of
      Ordinary Shares underlying ADRs. The highest and lowest price paid for the
      directly acquired Ordinary Shares was 2564.00 pence per share and 2528.00 pence
      per share respectively, and for those Ordinary Shares acquired though the
      purchase of ADRs was 4066.67 cents per share and 4057.67 cents per share
      respectively.

    • Buy buy buy

      @@@@@September 13, 2013 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) (the "Company")
      announces that, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the
      Company's Annual General Meeting on April 30, 2013, it purchased 8,200 of its
      ordinary shares of 5 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") on September 12, 2013
      through both direct purchases of Ordinary Shares, and through the purchase of
      Ordinary Shares underlying ADRs. The highest and lowest price paid for the
      directly acquired Ordinary Shares was 2493.00 pence per share and 2472.00 pence
      per share respectively, and for those Ordinary Shares acquired though the
      purchase of ADRs was 3933.00 cents per share and 3924.67 cents per share
      respectively.

    • Still going strong. I must admit I am a bit surprised to see them buying back shares with the stock hitting all-time highs.

      @@@@September 11, 2013 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) (the "Company") announces that, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on April 30, 2013, it purchased 12,700 of its ordinary shares of 5 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") on September 10, 2013 through both direct purchases of Ordinary Shares, and through the purchase of Ordinary Shares underlying ADRs.

    • And again. Interesting.

      @@@@@September 06, 2013 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) (the "Company")
      announces that, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the
      Company's Annual General Meeting on April 30, 2013, it purchased 7,599 of its
      ordinary shares of 5 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") on September 5, 2013
      through both direct purchases of Ordinary Shares, and through the purchase of
      Ordinary Shares underlying ADRs. The highest and lowest price paid for the
      directly acquired Ordinary Shares was 2430.00 pence per share and 2393.00 pence
      per share respectively, and for those Ordinary Shares acquired though the
      purchase of ADRs was 3822.33 cents per share and 3810.00 cents per share
      respectively.

    • And they are still buying...

      @@@@@September 04, 2013 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) (the "Company")
      announces that, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the
      Company's Annual General Meeting on April 30, 2013, it purchased 7,599 of its
      ordinary shares of 5 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") on September 3, 2013
      through both direct purchases of Ordinary Shares, and through the purchase of
      Ordinary Shares underlying ADRs. The highest and lowest price paid for the
      directly acquired Ordinary Shares was 2414.00 pence per share and 2391.00 pence
      per share respectively, and for those Ordinary Shares acquired though the
      purchase of ADRs was 3717.00 cents per share and 3706.33 cents per share
      respectively. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares. Following the above
      purchase, the Company holds 9,684,633 Ordinary Shares as treasury shares and
      has 553,197,763 Ordinary Shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

 
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