NASDAQ:ALXN - Alexion Pharmaceuticals Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $134.50 -1.37 (-1.01 %) (As of 07/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$135.82Today's Range$133.81 - $135.8252-Week Range$102.10 - $149.34Volume30,105 shsAverage Volume1.26 million shsMarket Capitalization$30.23 billionP/E Ratio26.10Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.08 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes various therapeutic products. The company offers Soliris (eculizumab), a monoclonal antibody for the treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), a genetic blood disorder; atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), a genetic disease; and generalized myasthenia gravis, a debilitating, complement-mediated neuromuscular disease. It also provides Strensiq (asfotase alfa), a targeted enzyme replacement therapy for patients with hypophosphatasia; and Kanuma (sebelipase alfa) for the treatment of patients with lysosomal acid lipase deficiency. In addition, the company conducts Phase III clinical trials for ALXN 1210 (IV) that is in Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of PNH and aHUS; ALXN1210 (Subcutaneous), which is in Phase I for PNH and aHUS; and Soliris (eculizumab) for the treatment of myasthenia gravis and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder. Further, it develops cPMP (cyclic Pyranopterin Monophosphate) (ALXN 1101) for molybdenum cofactor deficiency disease type A; and Samalizumab (ALXN6000), an immunomodulatory humanized monoclonal antibody. The company serves distributors, pharmacies, hospitals, hospital buying groups, and other healthcare providers in the United States, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has collaboration and license agreement with Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. to use drug-delivery technology in the development of subcutaneous formulations for its portfolio of products. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut. Receive ALXN News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ALXN and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Pharmaceutical preparations Sub-IndustryBiotechnology SectorMedical SymbolNASDAQ:ALXN CUSIP01535110 Webwww.alexion.com Phone475-230-2596 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.33 Current Ratio3.35 Quick Ratio2.86 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio26.10 Forward P/E Ratio21.42 P/E Growth1.22 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.55 billion Price / Sales8.43 Cash Flow$7.9539 per share Price / Cash16.91 Book Value$39.81 per share Price / Book3.38 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.16 Net Income$443.30 million Net Margins14.46% Return on Equity13.70% Return on Assets9.00% Miscellaneous Employees2,525 Outstanding Shares222,500,000Market Cap$30,231.21 Alexion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALXN) Frequently Asked Questions What is Alexion Pharmaceuticals' stock symbol? Alexion Pharmaceuticals trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ALXN." How will Alexion Pharmaceuticals' stock buyback program work? Alexion Pharmaceuticals announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Sunday, April 9th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 3.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Alexion Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter? Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 26th. The biopharmaceutical company reported $1.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.50 by $0.18. The biopharmaceutical company earned $930.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $920.50 million. Alexion Pharmaceuticals had a net margin of 14.46% and a return on equity of 13.70%. The firm's revenue was up 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.38 EPS. View Alexion Pharmaceuticals' Earnings History. When is Alexion Pharmaceuticals' next earnings date? Alexion Pharmaceuticals is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Alexion Pharmaceuticals. What guidance has Alexion Pharmaceuticals issued on next quarter's earnings? Alexion Pharmaceuticals updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $6.75-6.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.82. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.925-3.985 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.98 billion. What price target have analysts set for ALXN? 18 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Alexion Pharmaceuticals' shares. Their predictions range from $130.00 to $180.00. On average, they expect Alexion Pharmaceuticals' share price to reach $161.1765 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Alexion Pharmaceuticals. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Alexion Pharmaceuticals? 18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alexion Pharmaceuticals in the last year. There are currently 18 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of Alexion Pharmaceuticals' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Alexion Pharmaceuticals include Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Sanofi (SNY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Eli Lilly And Co (LLY), AstraZeneca (AZN), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Bayer (BAYRY), Celgene (CELG), Allergan (AGN), Shire (SHPG), Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX), Zoetis (ZTS), Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN), Takeda Pharmaceutical (TKPYY) and Shiseido (SSDOY). Who are Alexion Pharmaceuticals' key executives? Alexion Pharmaceuticals' management team includes the folowing people: Dr. Ludwig N. Hantson, CEO & Director (Age 55)Mr. Paul J. Clancy, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)Mr. Brian Goff, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 49)Daniel A. Bazarko CPA, Chief Accounting Officer and Sr. VPMs. Indrani M. Lall Franchini, Exec. VP & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 46) Has Alexion Pharmaceuticals been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about ALXN stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Alexion Pharmaceuticals earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 44.85 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are Alexion Pharmaceuticals' major shareholders? Alexion Pharmaceuticals' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Swedbank (0.37%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.30%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.07%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%), Vigilant Capital Management LLC (0.04%) and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.02%). Company insiders that own Alexion Pharmaceuticals stock include Alvin S Parven, Ann M Veneman, Bros Advisors Lp Baker, Carsten Thiel, Christopher J Coughlin, Clare Carmichael, David Hallal, Edward Miller, Heidi L Wagner, John B Moriarty, John J Orloff, Julie O'neill, Leonard Bell, Ludwig Hantson, Paul J Clancy and Vikas Sinha. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Alexion Pharmaceuticals. Which major investors are selling Alexion Pharmaceuticals stock? ALXN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Covenant Asset Management LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB. Company insiders that have sold Alexion Pharmaceuticals company stock in the last year include Ann M Veneman, Heidi L Wagner, John B Moriarty, John J Orloff, Julie O'neill, Ludwig Hantson and Paul J Clancy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alexion Pharmaceuticals. Which major investors are buying Alexion Pharmaceuticals stock? ALXN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Swedbank, Bank of Montreal Can, Vigilant Capital Management LLC, Bremer Trust National Association, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Private Trust Co. NA and Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC. Company insiders that have bought Alexion Pharmaceuticals stock in the last two years include Bros Advisors Lp Baker, Christopher J Coughlin and Ludwig Hantson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alexion Pharmaceuticals. How do I buy shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals? Shares of ALXN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Alexion Pharmaceuticals' stock price today? One share of ALXN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $134.55. How big of a company is Alexion Pharmaceuticals? Alexion Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of $30.23 billion and generates $3.55 billion in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $443.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.16 on an earnings per share basis. Alexion Pharmaceuticals employs 2,525 workers across the globe. How can I contact Alexion Pharmaceuticals? Alexion Pharmaceuticals' mailing address is 100 COLLEGE STREET, NEW HAVEN CT, 06510. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 475-230-2596. MarketBeat Community Rating for Alexion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ ALXN)Community Ranking: 3.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 963 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 509 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,472MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Alexion Pharmaceuticals and other stocks. 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