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AstraZeneca Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 8,559
-253.00 (-2.87 %)
(As of 09/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
8,469
Now: GBX 8,559
8,780
50-Day Range
7,970
MA: GBX 8,446.94
8,812
52-Week Range
83.49
Now: GBX 8,559
9,537.09
Volume1.83 million shs
Average Volume2.11 million shs
Market Capitalization£112.32 billion
P/E Ratio52.28
Dividend Yield2.50%
BetaN/A
AstraZeneca PLC discovers, develops, and commercializes prescription medicines in the areas of oncology, cardiovascular, renal and metabolism, respiratory, autoimmunity, infection, neuroscience, and gastroenterology worldwide. Its marketed products include Arimidex, Casodex/Cosudex, Calquence, Faslodex, Imfinzi, Iressa, Lynparza, Nolvadex, Tagrisso, and Zoladex for oncology diseases; Atacand1/Atacand HCT/Atacand Plus, Brilinta/Brilique, Crestor, Plendil, Seloken/Toprol-XL, Tenormin, and Zestril for cardiovascular diseases; and Bydureon, Byetta, Farxiga/Forxiga, Kombiglyze XR, Komboglyze, Onglyza, Qtern, Symlin, Xigduo, and Xigduo XR for metabolic diseases. The company's marketed products also comprise Accolate, Bevespi Aerosphere, Bricanyl Respules, Bricanyl Turbuhaler, Daliresp/Daxas, Duaklir Genuair, Eklira Genuair/Tudorza Pressair, Fasenra, Oxis Turbuhaler, Pulmicort Turbuhaler/Pulmicort Flexhaler, Pulmicort Respules, Symbicort pMDI, Symbicort Turbuhaler, and Tudorza Pressair for respiratory diseases; Fluenz FluMist/Tetra Quadrivalen and Synagis3 for infection diseases; Movantik/Moventig, Seroquel IR, Seroquel XR, and Vimovo for neuroscience diseases; and Losec/Prilosec and Nexium for gastrointestinal diseases. The company serves primary care and specialty care physicians through distributors and local representative offices. The company was formerly known as Zeneca Group PLC and changed its name to AstraZeneca PLC in April 1999. AstraZeneca PLC was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Cambridge, the United Kingdom.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.07 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Drug Manufacturers - Major
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-20-73045000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£25.70 billion
Cash FlowGBX 456.13 per share
Book ValueGBX 932.70 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees64,400
Outstanding Shares1,312,290,048
Market Cap£112.32 billion
Next Earnings Date11/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
GBX 8,559
-253.00 (-2.87 %)
(As of 09/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has AstraZeneca's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

AstraZeneca's stock was trading at GBX 6,955 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AZN stock has increased by 23.1% and is now trading at GBX 8,559.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of AstraZeneca?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AstraZeneca in the last year. There are currently 6 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is AstraZeneca's next earnings date?

AstraZeneca is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 5th 2020.
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How often does AstraZeneca pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca declared a dividend on Thursday, July 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 13th will be given a dividend of GBX 69.60 per share on Monday, September 14th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.8%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 13th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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What price target have analysts set for AZN?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for AstraZeneca's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 6,300 to GBX 9,500. On average, they anticipate AstraZeneca's share price to reach GBX 8,297.65 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.1%.
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Has AstraZeneca been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AZN stock has trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AstraZeneca earned a coverage optimism score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
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Who are some of AstraZeneca's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of AstraZeneca own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AstraZeneca investors own include GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), NVIDIA (NVDA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Vodafone Group (VOD), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Hain Celestial Group (HAIN), Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are AstraZeneca's key executives?

AstraZeneca's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Pascal Soriot, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Marc Dunoyer, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 67)
  • Ms. Pam P. Cheng, Exec. Vice-Pres of Operations & Information Technology (Age 48)
  • Thomas Kudsk Larsen, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Jefrey Pott, Gen. Counsel

What is AstraZeneca's stock symbol?

AstraZeneca trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "AZN."

How do I buy shares of AstraZeneca?

Shares of AZN and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is AstraZeneca's stock price today?

One share of AZN stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 8,559.

How big of a company is AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca has a market capitalization of £112.32 billion and generates £25.70 billion in revenue each year. AstraZeneca employs 64,400 workers across the globe.

What is AstraZeneca's official website?

The official website for AstraZeneca is www.astrazeneca.com.

How can I contact AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca's mailing address is 1 Francis Crick Avenue Cambridge Biomedical Campus, CAMBRIDGE, CB2 0AA, United Kingdom. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at +44-20-73045000.

This page was last updated on 9/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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