Shire PLC is a specialty biopharmaceutical company. They have a global sales and marketing infrastructure with a broad portfolio of products and direct marketing capability in the US, Canada, UK, Republic of Ireland, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.

At Shire, we enable people with life altering conditions to lead better lives. We focus on developing and delivering innovative treatments for patients with rare diseases and other specialty conditions. 

To realize our aspiration to become a leading global biotech, our efforts are concentrated on four key strategic drivers: growth, innovation, efficiency, and people. Our priorities are to drive optimal performance of our existing products, increase patient access to these medicines, and to build our pipeline through research and development and partnerships in order to deliver new medicines to patients.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Jersey, JE
Founded
1986
Size (employees)
23,906 (est)
Website
shire.com
Shire was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Jersey, JE

Key People/Management at Shire

Graham Hetherington

Graham Hetherington

Chief Financial Officer
William Burns

William Burns

Non-Executive Director
Susan Kilsby

Susan Kilsby

Non-Executive Director
Steven Gillis

Steven Gillis

Non-Executive Director
David Kappler

David Kappler

Deputy Chairman

Shire Office Locations

Shire has offices in Jersey, Dublin, Lexington, Zug and in 37 other locations
Jersey, JE (HQ)
No. 99854, 22 Grenville Street, St Helier
Singapore, SG
3 Science Park Drive, #02-02/03 The Franklin, Singapore Science Park 1
Mexico City, MX
Av. Paseo de los Tamarindos 90, Torre 1, Piso 7, Col. Bosques de las Lomas, Del. Cuajimalpa
Tokyo, JP
Shinjuku Front Tower, 29th Floor, 2-21-1 Kita-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku
Berlin, DE
Friedrichstraße 149
Boulogne Billancourt, FR
88, rue du Dôme
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Shire Financials and Metrics

Shire Financials

Shire's revenue was reported to be $3.6 b in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

3.6 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

2.2 b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %

63%

Net income (Q1, 2017)

375 m

Market capitalization (18-Oct-2017)

43.6 b

Closing share price (18-Oct-2017)

152.1

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

369 m
Shire's current market capitalization is $43.6 b.
GBPFY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

108 m98.3 m114 m111.4 m103.4 m109.3 m120.6 m122.3 m67.1 m58.2 m11.4 b

Revenue growth, %

4824%7%78%

Cost of goods sold

3.8 b

Gross profit

7.6 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

1.6 b1.7 b1.7 b2.4 b3.5 b3.6 b

Cost of goods sold

228 m262.7 m248.6 m778.1 m1.7 b1.3 b

Gross profit

1.3 b1.4 b1.5 b1.7 b1.7 b2.2 b

Gross profit Margin, %

85%84%85%68%50%63%
GBPFY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

4 k528.8 m

Accounts Receivable

2.6 b

Inventories

455.3 m544.8 m635.4 m3.6 b

Current Assets

51.1 m75.3 m116.7 m143.6 m148.2 m145.6 m148.6 m156.6 m151.6 m158.9 m7.5 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

153.6 m467.7 m74.3 m64 m44.9 m69 m693.4 m728.6 m369 m

Accounts Receivable

1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.3 b1.3 b2.4 b2.6 b2.6 b

Inventories

585 m548.9 m588.7 m632.8 m608.9 m680 m5.8 b4.9 b3.3 b

Current Assets

2.6 b2.9 b2.5 b2.5 b2.7 b2.4 b9.7 b8.9 b7.1 b
    GBPFY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

    Net Income

    (65.5 m)7.5 m15.1 m4.7 m(1.9 m)(2.7 m)1.6 m1.6 m(2.9 m)2.9 m327.4 m

    Depreciation and Amortization

    324.4 m407.3 m637.2 m1.5 b

    Accounts Receivable

    (210 m)(701.7 m)

    Cash From Operating Activities

    2.7 b
    USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

    Net Income

    753.5 m1.2 b410.4 m570 m1 b419 m375 m

    Depreciation and Amortization

    204.8 m307.1 m120.6 m291.8 m457.4 m168.9 m429.8 m877.8 m486.9 m

    Accounts Receivable

    (37.3 m)(92.1 m)(85.1 m)(84.9 m)(288.1 m)(100.9 m)(181 m)(411.2 m)(35.3 m)

    Cash From Operating Activities

    1.1 b1.7 b561.6 m1 b1.6 b389.5 m980.4 m1.5 b459.1 m
      USDY, 2017

      Revenue/Employee

      149.4 k

      Financial Leverage

      2.2 x
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      Shire Operating Metrics

      FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

      Countries

      6872100

      Projects in R&D Pipeline

      272937

      Phase II Trials

      11610

      Phase III Trials

      71417
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      Shire Revenue Breakdown

      Shire's employees are reported to be approximately 52% female and 48% male.

      Shire Median Salaries

      Source: 25 public H-1B filings from Shire
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