Perrigo Company plc (PRGO) Beta Value: Understanding the Market Risk

The 36-month beta value for PRGO is also noteworthy at 0.58. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 4 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 2 rating it as “overweight,” 11 rating it as “hold,” and 1 rating it as “sell.”

The public float for PRGO is 135.84M, and at present, short sellers hold a 2.55% of that float. The average trading volume of PRGO on May 15, 2024 was 2.01M shares.

PRGO) stock’s latest price update

Perrigo Company plc (NYSE: PRGO)’s stock price has plunge by 0.59relation to previous closing price of 30.29. Nevertheless, the company has seen a -2.06% plunge in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Zacks Investment Research reported 2024-05-13 that Explore how Perrigo’s (PRGO) revenue from international markets is changing and the resulting impact on Wall Street’s predictions and the stock’s prospects.

PRGO’s Market Performance

PRGO’s stock has fallen by -2.06% in the past week, with a monthly rise of 1.70% and a quarterly drop of -3.45%. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.87% while the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 2.89% for Perrigo Company plc The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -2.88% for PRGO stock, with a simple moving average of -4.42% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of PRGO

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PRGO stocks, with Piper Sandler repeating the rating for PRGO by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for PRGO in the upcoming period, according to Piper Sandler is $37 based on the research report published on November 17, 2023 of the previous year 2023.

Canaccord Genuity, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PRGO reach a price target of $49. The rating they have provided for PRGO stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on March 07th, 2023.

Argus gave a rating of “Buy” to PRGO, setting the target price at $46 in the report published on September 14th of the previous year.

PRGO Trading at -1.75% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought PRGO to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -24.35% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.89%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.87%, as shares surge +0.68% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +10.95% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, PRGO fell by -2.78%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -17.45% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $31.39. In addition, Perrigo Company plc saw -5.31% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PRGO starting from Ives Alison, who purchase 2,490 shares at the price of $27.26 back on Mar 05 ’24. After this action, Ives Alison now owns 16,122 shares of Perrigo Company plc, valued at $67,877 using the latest closing price.

Willis Robert, the EVP & CHRO of Perrigo Company plc, purchase 371 shares at $26.30 during a trade that took place back on Mar 01 ’24, which means that Willis Robert is holding 25,476 shares at $9,757 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for PRGO

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • 0.03 for the present operating margin
  • 0.36 for the gross margin

The net margin for Perrigo Company plc stands at -0.0. The total capital return value is set at 0.01. Equity return is now at value 0.01, with 0.01 for asset returns.

Based on Perrigo Company plc (PRGO), the company’s capital structure generated 0.47 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 0.09. The debt to equity ratio resting at 0.87. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is 0.73.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 654.0 million with net debt to EBITDA at 5.66. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.7. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.65for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.43. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.81.


In summary, Perrigo Company plc (PRGO) has had a bad performance as of late. Analysts have bullish opinions on the stock, with some viewing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.

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