NASDAQ:ALXN - Alexion Pharmaceuticals Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$125.89 -0.67 (-0.53 %)
(As of 10/22/2018 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$125.89
Today's Range$125.40 - $128.99
52-Week Range$102.10 - $142.24
Volume1.17 million shs
Average Volume1.85 million shs
Market Capitalization$28.06 billion
P/E Ratio21.09
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.79
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 Boston, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryBiotechnology
SectorMedical
SymbolNASDAQ:ALXN
CUSIP01535110
Phone475-230-2596

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.33
Current Ratio2.72
Quick Ratio2.27

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio21.09
Forward P/E Ratio19.52
P/E Growth1.15

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.55 billion
Price / Sales7.90
Cash Flow$8.0338 per share
Price / Cash15.67
Book Value$39.81 per share
Price / Book3.16

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.16
Net Income$443.30 million
Net Margins-2.68%
Return on Equity15.21%
Return on Assets9.96%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,525
Outstanding Shares222,860,000
Market Cap$28.06 billion

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 declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Sunday, April 9th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 3.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Alexion Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter?

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) released its earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The biopharmaceutical company reported $2.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.49 by $0.58. The biopharmaceutical company had revenue of $1.05 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $976.81 million. Alexion Pharmaceuticals had a positive return on equity of 15.21% and a negative net margin of 2.68%. Alexion Pharmaceuticals's revenue for the quarter was up 14.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.56 earnings per share. View Alexion Pharmaceuticals' Earnings History.

When is Alexion Pharmaceuticals' next earnings date?

Alexion Pharmaceuticals is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Alexion Pharmaceuticals.

How can I listen to Alexion Pharmaceuticals' earnings call?

Alexion Pharmaceuticals will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 24th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8667623111.

What guidance has Alexion Pharmaceuticals issued on next quarter's earnings?

Alexion Pharmaceuticals updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $7.00-7.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.02. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.98-4.01 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.00 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ALXN?

18 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Alexion Pharmaceuticals' shares. Their forecasts range from $123.00 to $195.00. On average, they expect Alexion Pharmaceuticals' stock price to reach $162.2778 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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 2 hold ratings and 16 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Alexion Pharmaceuticals.

Who are some of Alexion Pharmaceuticals' key competitors?

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)
  • Mr. Daniel A. Bazarko CPA, Chief Accounting Officer & Sr. VP
  • Ms. Indrani M. Lall Franchini, Exec. VP & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 46)

Who are Alexion Pharmaceuticals' major shareholders?

Alexion Pharmaceuticals' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.30%), Strs Ohio (0.27%), Swedbank (0.26%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.12%), Vigilant Capital Management LLC (0.05%) and Aperio Group LLC (0.03%). 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, Edward Miller, Heidi L Wagner, John B Moriarty, John J Orloff, Julie O'neill, Leonard Bell, Ludwig Hantson and Paul J Clancy. 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Swedbank, Strs Ohio, Aperio Group LLC, Stralem & Co. Inc. and Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Alexion Pharmaceuticals company stock in the last year include 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Factory Mutual Insurance Co., Vigilant Capital Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Seven Eight Capital LP, Andra AP fonden, Bremer Trust National Association, Gradient Investments LLC and Arrow Financial Corp. 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 $125.89.

How big of a company is Alexion Pharmaceuticals?

Alexion Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of $28.06 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.

What is Alexion Pharmaceuticals' official website?

The official website for Alexion Pharmaceuticals is http://www.alexion.com.

How can I contact Alexion Pharmaceuticals?

Alexion Pharmaceuticals' mailing address is 121 SEAPORT BOULEVARD, BOSTON MA, 02210. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 475-230-2596 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Alexion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ ALXN)

Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,058 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  563 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,621
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Alexion Pharmaceuticals and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ALXN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ALXN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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