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LON:AZNAstraZeneca Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 8,757
+161.00 (+1.87 %)
(As of 06/4/2020 06:37 AM ET)
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Today's Range
8,615
Now: GBX 8,757
8,811
50-Day Range
7,121
MA: GBX 8,431.96
8,996
52-Week Range
5,739
Now: GBX 8,757
9,335
Volume476,201 shs
Average Volume2.31 million shs
Market Capitalization£114.91 billion
P/E Ratio75.69
Dividend Yield2.44%
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: 2.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.26 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£25.25 billion
Cash FlowGBX 309.06 per share
Book ValueGBX 821.50 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees64,400
Outstanding Shares1,312,240,000
Market Cap£114.91 billion
Next Earnings Date7/30/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has AstraZeneca's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

AstraZeneca's stock was trading at GBX 6,955 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AZN shares have increased by 25.9% and is now trading at GBX 8,757. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of AstraZeneca?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AstraZeneca in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for AstraZeneca.

When is AstraZeneca's next earnings date?

AstraZeneca is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 30th 2020. View our earnings forecast for AstraZeneca.

How often does AstraZeneca pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca declared a dividend on Friday, February 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 27th will be paid a dividend of GBX 146.40 per share on Monday, March 30th. This represents a yield of 1.92%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 27th. This is a boost from AstraZeneca's previous dividend of GBX 71.90. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View AstraZeneca's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for AZN?

20 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for AstraZeneca's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 6,000 to £100. On average, they anticipate AstraZeneca's share price to reach GBX 8,258.89 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.7%. View analysts' price targets for AstraZeneca.

Has AstraZeneca been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about AZN stock have trended negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AstraZeneca earned a news impact score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutAstraZeneca.

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), Vodafone Group (VOD), Hain Celestial Group (HAIN), NVIDIA (NVDA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB), Intel (INTC), National Retail Properties (NNN), BP (BP) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

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 8,757.

How big of a company is AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca has a market capitalization of £114.91 billion and generates £25.25 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 6/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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