LON:AZN - AstraZeneca Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 5,815 -99.00 (-1.67 %) (As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseGBX 5,914Today's RangeGBX 5,806 - GBX 5,89452-Week RangeGBX 4,874.50 - GBX 6,540Volume2.26 million shsAverage Volume2.31 million shsMarket Capitalization£76.28 billionP/E Ratio34.21Dividend Yield3.43%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions Chain Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 Stock Exchange LON Industry Drug Manufacturers - Major Sub-IndustryN/A SectorMedical Current SymbolLON:AZN Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.astrazeneca.com Phone+44-20-73045000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio136.31 Current Ratio0.96 Quick Ratio0.71Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio34.21 Forward P/E Ratio15.22 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£22.09 billion Price / Sales3.45 Cash FlowGBX 449.41 per share Price / Cash Flow12.94 Book ValueGBX 984 per share Price / Book5.91Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees64,400 Outstanding Shares1,311,760,000Market Cap£76.28 billion Next Earnings Date4/26/2019 (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 announced a dividend on Thursday, February 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 28th will be given 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 an increase from AstraZeneca's previous dividend of $68.40. The official announcement can be seen 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 Friday, April 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AstraZeneca. What price target have analysts set for AZN? 22 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for AstraZeneca's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 5,000 to GBX 8,500. On average, they anticipate AstraZeneca's share price to reach GBX 6,362.70 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.4% from the stock's current price. 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 3 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AstraZeneca. Has AstraZeneca been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about AZN stock has trended positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. AstraZeneca earned a news sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of AstraZeneca's key competitors? Some companies that are related to AstraZeneca include GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Bayer (BAYN), Hutchison China MediTech (HCM), Dechra Pharmaceuticals (DPH), Mayne Pharma Group (MYX), Vectura Group (VEC), Medical Developments International (MVP), Eco Animal Health Group (EAH), BEXIMCO PHARMAC/S GDR REGS (BXP), Opthea (OPT), Trilogy International Partners (TRL), Pharmaxis (PXS), Allergy Therapeutics (AGY), Vita Life Sciences (VLS) and Futura Medical (FUM). 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), National Retail Properties (NNN), BP (BP), Marks and Spencer Group (MKS), NVIDIA (NVDA), Ford Motor (F), British American Tobacco Plc Ads (BATS), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Encana (ECA). 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 RelationsMr. 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 5,815. How big of a company is AstraZeneca? AstraZeneca has a market capitalization of £76.28 billion and generates £22.09 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,371 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 1,558 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,929MarketBeat'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 4/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a portfolio manager?