LON:AZN - AstraZeneca Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 5,929 +61.00 (+1.04 %)
(As of 05/22/2019 11:34 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 5,868
Today's RangeGBX 5,854 - GBX 5,950
52-Week RangeGBX 5,110 - GBX 6,540
Volume1.22 million shs
Average Volume2.31 million shs
Market Capitalization£77.77 billion
P/E Ratio31.21
Dividend Yield3.76%
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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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£22.40 billion
Cash FlowGBX 393.74 per share
Book ValueGBX 799.20 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees64,400
Outstanding Shares1,311,760,000
Market Cap£77.77 billion
Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is AstraZeneca's stock symbol?

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

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

AstraZeneca declared a dividend on Thursday, February 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 28th will be paid a dividend of GBX 146.80 per share on Wednesday, March 27th. This represents a yield of 2.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 28th. This is a boost from AstraZeneca's previous dividend of $68.40. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View AstraZeneca's Dividend History.

When is AstraZeneca's next earnings date?

AstraZeneca is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AstraZeneca.

What price target have analysts set for AZN?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for AstraZeneca's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 5,000 to GBX 8,500. On average, they anticipate AstraZeneca's share price to reach GBX 6,417.26 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AstraZeneca.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AstraZeneca?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AstraZeneca in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AstraZeneca.

Has AstraZeneca been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about AZN stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates 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 five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AstraZeneca earned a media sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

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), Hain Celestial Group (HAIN), Vodafone Group (VOD), National Retail Properties (NNN), BP (BP), NVIDIA (NVDA), Marks and Spencer Group (MKS), British American Tobacco Plc Ads (BATS), Ford Motor (F) and Twitter (TWTR).

Who are AstraZeneca's key executives?

AstraZeneca's management team includes the folowing 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

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 5,929.

How big of a company is AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca has a market capitalization of £77.77 billion and generates £22.40 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 http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for AstraZeneca (LON AZN)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,384 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,573 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,957
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AstraZeneca and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AZN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AZN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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