Hikma Pharmaceuticals (HIK)

Sector:

Pharma and Biotech

Index:

FTSE 100

2,331.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -61.00p
  • 52 Week High: 2,575.00
  • 52 Week Low: 1,593.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 243.17m
  • Volume: 192,828
  • Market Cap: £5,668m
  • RiskGrade: 209

FTSE 250 movers: Sirius plummets, Sophos climbs

By Duncan Ferris

Date: Tuesday 17 Sep 2019

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - London's FTSE 250 was down 0.3% at 20,003.51 in afternoon trade on Tuesday, as Sirius Minerals led the index lower.

The fertiliser development company's shares tumbled as it said "poor market conditions" had forced it to cancel a $500.0m bond issue that was needed to start the next phase of construction on a fertiliser mine in Yorkshire.

Russ Mould, investment director at AJ Bell, said: "Although the share price has taken a beating on today's news, it isn't game over for Sirius and its shareholders. The miner has a few options to try and salvage the project.

"It has enough cash to give it six months' breathing space to either find a different solution for the financing or bring in a new strategic investor who could theoretically provide cash upfront in exchange for a stake in the business."

Wood Group, Premier Oil, Tullow Oil, Petrofac and Vivo Energy were all heading downward as oil prices dropped after the US tapped its Strategic Petroleum Reserves.

Up at the other end of the index, security software provider Sophos topped the risers ahead of Intermediate Capital, which climbed after appointing former Morgan Stanley veteran Alan Jones as senior managing director to build a private equity business on the other side of the Atlantic.

Shares in budget airline Wizz Air were also on the up as fears that higher oil prices could impact margins relented slightly on the back of a retreat in prices.

Finally, Hikma Pharmaceuticals climbed after launching a pre-filled syringe capability in the US, which the company said will help to improve the speed, safety and accuracy of patient care.

Market Movers

FTSE 250 (MCX) 20,003.51 -0.28%


FTSE 250 - Risers

Sophos Group (SOPH) 431.00p 7.19%
Intermediate Capital Group (ICP) 1,422.00p 3.12%
Woodford Patient Capital Trust (WPCT) 46.54p 2.86%
Games Workshop Group (GAW) 4,690.00p 2.81%
Wizz Air Holdings (WIZZ) 3,459.00p 2.58%
Telecom Plus (TEP) 1,230.00p 2.50%
Hikma Pharmaceuticals (HIK) 1,979.50p 2.19%
Softcat (SCT) 1,007.00p 2.08%
Ashmore Group (ASHM) 481.40p 1.78%
HGCapital Trust (HGT) 232.03p 1.77%

FTSE 250 - Fallers

Sirius Minerals (SXX) 4.55p -54.50%
Intu Properties (INTU) 40.16p -6.60%
Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings (AML) 541.20p -5.88%
Wood Group (John) (WG.) 425.20p -5.80%
Elementis (ELM) 157.90p -4.88%
Kaz Minerals (KAZ) 438.80p -4.84%
Premier Oil (PMO) 89.90p -4.52%
Tullow Oil (TLW) 231.00p -4.15%
Petrofac Ltd. (PFC) 438.80p -3.75%
Vivo Energy (VVO) 125.80p -3.23%

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HIK Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 2,331.00p
Change Today -61.00p
% Change -2.55 %
52 Week High 2,575.00
52 Week Low 1,593.00
Volume 192,828
Shares Issued 243.17m
Market Cap £5,668m
RiskGrade 209

HIK Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
92.88% below the market average92.88% below the market average92.88% below the market average92.88% below the market average92.88% below the market average
64.29% below the sector average64.29% below the sector average64.29% below the sector average64.29% below the sector average64.29% below the sector average
Price Trend
90.11% above the market average90.11% above the market average90.11% above the market average90.11% above the market average90.11% above the market average
68.42% above the sector average68.42% above the sector average68.42% above the sector average68.42% above the sector average68.42% above the sector average
Income
81.3% below the market average81.3% below the market average81.3% below the market average81.3% below the market average81.3% below the market average
Sector averageSector averageSector averageSector averageSector average
Growth
45.48% above the market average45.48% above the market average45.48% above the market average45.48% above the market average45.48% above the market average
94.44% above the sector average94.44% above the sector average94.44% above the sector average94.44% above the sector average94.44% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 6
Buy 1
Neutral 4
Sell 2
Strong Sell 1
Total 14
buy
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HIK Dividends

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Ex-Div 19-Mar-20 22-Aug-19
Paid 07-May-20 23-Sep-19
Amount 30.00¢ 14.00¢

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HIK Key Personnel

CEO Sigurdur Olafsson

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