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

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GBX 6,241 +92.00 (+1.50 %)
(As of 02/17/2019 03:21 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 6,241
Today's RangeGBX 6,123 - GBX 6,251
52-Week RangeGBX 4,260 - GBX 5,520
Volume3.27 million shs
Average Volume2.31 million shs
Market Capitalization£79.08 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
AstraZeneca PLC discovers, develops, and commercializes prescription medicines for the treatment of oncology, cardiovascular and metabolic, respiratory, gastrointestinal, neuroscience, and infection diseases 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, Crestor2, Plendil, Seloken/Toprol-XL4, Tenormin5, and Zestril6 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 Vimovo4 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. AstraZeneca PLC has a strategic partnership with Bicycle Therapeutics; and with Biothera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to evaluate cancer related drugs, as well as has a collaboration agreement with Innate Pharma S.A. for oncology development. The company was formerly known as Zeneca Group PLC and changed its name to AstraZeneca PLC in April 1999. AstraZeneca PLC has clinical collaboration with Immunomedics, Inc. for the development of Imfinzi(R) and sacituzumab govitecan combination therapy, to include second-line metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. 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
Phone+44-20-73045000

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Annual SalesN/A

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Miscellaneous

Employees61,100
Outstanding Shares1,267,040,000
Market Cap£79.08 billion
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 announced a dividend on Thursday, February 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 28th will be given a dividend of GBX 146.80 per share on Wednesday, March 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.57%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 28th. This is a boost from AstraZeneca's previous dividend of $68.40. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View AstraZeneca's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for AZN?

22 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for AstraZeneca's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 4,080 to GBX 8,500. On average, they expect AstraZeneca's share price to reach GBX 6,222.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for AstraZeneca.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AstraZeneca?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AstraZeneca in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for AstraZeneca.

Has AstraZeneca been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about AZN stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AstraZeneca earned a news sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of AstraZeneca's key competitors?

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, Exec. Director & CFO (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 6,241.

How big of a company is AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca has a market capitalization of £7,907.60 billion. AstraZeneca employs 61,100 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:  1,343 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,524 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,867
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 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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