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LON:AZN

AstraZeneca - AZN Share Forecast, Price & News

£108.10
-32.00 (-0.30%)
(As of 08/10/2022 02:57 PM ET)
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Today's Range
£107.48
£109.16
50-Day Range
9,750
£112.32
52-Week Range
8,029
£112.90
Volume
528,474 shs
Average Volume
2.21 million shs
Market Capitalization
£167.50 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
2.07%
Price Target
£105.32

AstraZeneca MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.4% Downside
£105.77 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.35
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.45mentions of AstraZeneca in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.92 out of 5 stars

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About AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) Stock

AstraZeneca PLC, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, manufacturing, and commercialization of prescription medicines. Its marketed products include Calquence, Enhertu, Faslodex, Imfinzi, Iressa, Koselugo, Lumoxiti, Lynparza, Orpathys, Tagrisso, and Zoladex for oncology; Brilinta/Brilique, Bydureon/Byetta, BCise, Byetta, Crestor, Evrenzo, Farxiga/Forxiga, Komboglyze/Kombiglyze XR, Lokelma, Onglyza, Qtern, and Xigduo/Xigduo XR for cardiovascular, renal, and metabolism diseases; Bevespi Aerosphere, Breztri Aerosphere, Daliresp/Daxas, Duaklir Genuair, Fasenra, Pulmicort, Saphnelo, Symbicort, and Tudorza/Eklira/Bretaris for respiratory and immunology; and Andexxa/Ondexxya, Kanuma, Soliris, Strensiq, and Ultomiris for rare diseases. The company's marketed products also comprise Synagis for respiratory syncytial virus; Fluenz Tetra/FluMist Quadrivalent for Influenza; Seroquel IR/Seroquel XR for schizophrenia bipolar disease; Nexium, and Losec/Prilosec for gastroenterology; and Vaxzevria and Evusheld for covid-19. The company serves primary care and specialty care physicians through distributors and local representative offices in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Australasia. It has a collaboration agreement with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to research, develop, and commercialize small molecule medicines for obesity; Neurimmune AG to develop and commercialize NI006; Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to develop eplontersen, a liver-targeted antisense therapy in Phase III development for the treatment of transthyretin amyloidosis; Proteros Biostructures GmbH to jointly discover novel small molecules for the treatment of hematological cancers; Sierra Oncology, Inc. to develop and commercialize AZD5153. The company was formerly known as Zeneca Group PLC and changed its name to AstraZeneca PLC in April 1999. AstraZeneca PLC was incorporated in 1992 and is headquartered in Cambridge, the United Kingdom.

AstraZeneca Stock Down 0.0 %

AZN Stock opened at £108.40 ($130.98) on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 0.96, a quick ratio of 0.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 87.31. The firm has a 50-day moving average of £106.24 and a two-hundred day moving average of £100.17. AstraZeneca has a 12 month low of GBX 8,029 ($97.02) and a 12 month high of £112.90 ($136.41). The company has a market cap of £167.96 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -184.39.

AstraZeneca Cuts Dividend

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 11th will be paid a GBX 76.40 ($0.92) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.7%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 11th. AstraZeneca's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -4.82%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the company. Barclays upped their price target on AstraZeneca from £120 ($145.00) to £125 ($151.04) and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Jefferies Financial Group set a GBX 9,800 ($118.41) target price on AstraZeneca in a research report on Thursday, July 7th. Credit Suisse Group set a £110 ($132.91) price target on shares of AstraZeneca in a report on Monday, August 1st. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a £120 ($145.00) price objective on shares of AstraZeneca in a report on Monday, August 1st. Finally, Citigroup reissued a "buy" rating on shares of AstraZeneca in a research note on Tuesday, July 12th. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Based on data from MarketBeat, the company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of £106.96 ($129.24).

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AZN Stock News Headlines

AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital
Barclays Increases AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) Price Target to £125
Analysts Give AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) a £120 Price Target
AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) PT Set at £110 by Credit Suisse Group
AstraZeneca's (AZN) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Berenberg Bank
AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) Rating Reiterated by Shore Capital
AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays
AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) Reaches New 52-Week High at $11,289.62
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AZN Company Calendar

Today
8/10/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/12 Dividend
8/11/2022
Dividend Payable
9/12/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Drug Manufacturers - Major
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Medical
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
83,100
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
£105.77
High Stock Price Forecast
£125
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 6,950
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-2.6%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£44.04 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 317.46 per share
Book Value
GBX 2,319.70 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,549,489,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£167.50 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Pascal Soriot D.V.M. (Age 63)
    M.B.A., CEO & Exec. Director
    Comp: $4.75M
  • Dr. Aradhana Sarin M.D. (Age 47)
    CFO & Exec. Director
    Comp: $3.51M
  • Mr. Marc Dunoyer (Age 70)
    CEO of Alexion & Chief Strategy Officer
    Comp: $1.66M
  • Ms. Pam P. Cheng (Age 51)
    EVP of Operations & Information Technology and Member of External Sustainability Advisory Board
  • Mr. Chris Sheldon
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Jeffrey Pott
    Chief HR Officer, Gen. Counsel & Member of External Sustainability Advisory Board
  • Ms. Katarina Ageborg
    EVP of Sustainability, Chief Compliance Officer & Member of External Sustainability Advisory Board
  • Gonzalo Vina
    Head of Global Media Relations
  • Dr. Menelas Pangalos Ph.D. (Age 55)
    EVP of BioPharmaceuticals R&D and Member of External Sustainability Advisory Board
  • Dr. Ruud Dobber Ph.D.
    Exec. Vice-Pres of BioPharmaceuticals Bus. Unit













AZN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell AstraZeneca stock right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AstraZeneca in the last twelve months. There are currently 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" AZN shares.
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What is AstraZeneca's stock price forecast for 2022?

8 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for AstraZeneca's stock. Their AZN share price forecasts range from GBX 6,950 to £125. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach £105.77 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.4%.
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How has AstraZeneca's stock performed in 2022?

AstraZeneca's stock was trading at GBX 8,678 at the start of the year. Since then, AZN shares have increased by 24.9% and is now trading at £108.42.
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How often does AstraZeneca pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca declared a dividend on Friday, July 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 11th will be given a dividend of GBX 76.40 per share on Monday, September 12th. This represents a yield of 0.7%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 11th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is AstraZeneca a good dividend stock?

AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) pays an annual dividend of GBX 2.83 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.07%.
Read our dividend analysis for AZN.

What other stocks do shareholders of AstraZeneca own?

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

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 stock 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.
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What is AstraZeneca's stock price today?

One share of AZN stock can currently be purchased for approximately £108.42.

How much money does AstraZeneca make?

AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) has a market capitalization of £168.00 billion and generates £44.04 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does AstraZeneca have?

AstraZeneca employs 83,100 workers across the globe.

How can I contact AstraZeneca?

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

This page (LON:AZN) was last updated on 8/10/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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