About Astrazeneca PLC
AstraZeneca PLC (AstraZeneca) is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in various therapy areas, including respiratory, inflammation, autoimmune disease (RIA), cardiovascular and metabolic disease (CVMD) and oncology, as well as in infection, neuroscience and gastrointestinal areas. The Company has its operations in over 100 countries. The Company's pipeline includes over 150 projects of which approximately 125 are in the clinical phase of development. The Company is developing a Toll-like receptor 9 (TLR-9) receptor agonist aimed at producing long-term benefit in asthma by addressing imbalances in the immune system. AstraZeneca offers various products, including Accolate, Rhinocort, Bricanyl Turbuhaler, Rhinocort, Symbicort pMDI, Crestor, Seloken/Toprol-XL, Brilinta/Brilique (ticagrelor), Bydureon, Xigduo XR, Kombiglyze XR and metformin XR, among others.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Medical
- Industry: Drug Manufacturers - Major
- Sub-Industry: N/A
- Exchange: NYSE
- Symbol: AZN
- Previous Close: $29.01
- 50 Day Moving Average: $28.23
- 200 Day Moving Average: $29.78
- 52-Week Range: $25.55 - $35.04
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.96
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.68
- P/E Growth: 2.06
- Market Cap: $73.17B
- Outstanding Shares: 2,530,000,000
- Beta: 0.77
- Net Margins: 15.21%
- Return on Equity: 34.30%
- Return on Assets: 8.57%
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- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.87%
- Current Ratio: 0.87%
- Quick Ratio: 0.72%
What is Astrazeneca PLC's stock symbol?
Astrazeneca PLC trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AZN."
How often does Astrazeneca PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Astrazeneca PLC?
Astrazeneca PLC announced a semiannual dividend on Friday, February 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 17th will be given a dividend of $0.95 per share on Monday, March 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 6.81%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 15th.
When did Astrazeneca PLC's stock split? How did Astrazeneca PLC's stock split work?
Astrazeneca PLC shares split on Monday, July 27th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, June 26th 2015. The newly issued shares were distributed to shareholders after the market closes on Friday, July 24th 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of Astrazeneca PLC stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.
Where is Astrazeneca PLC's stock going? Where will Astrazeneca PLC's stock price be in 2017?
16 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Astrazeneca PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from $29.35 to $41.37. On average, they anticipate Astrazeneca PLC's stock price to reach $35.68 in the next year.
Who owns Astrazeneca PLC stock?
Astrazeneca PLC's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (0.22%), Viking Global Investors LP (0.11%), Federated Investors Inc. PA (0.10%), Capital Guardian Trust Co. (0.10%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.08%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (0.07%).
Who sold Astrazeneca PLC stock? Who is selling Astrazeneca PLC stock?
Astrazeneca PLC's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, FMR LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Viking Global Investors LP, Bluestein R H & Co., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Capital Guardian Trust Co. and O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC.
Who bought Astrazeneca PLC stock? Who is buying Astrazeneca PLC stock?
Astrazeneca PLC's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace LLP, Allianz Asset Management AG, NWQ Investment Management Company LLC, Van ECK Associates Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Ellington Management Group LLC and Fred Alger Management Inc..
How do I buy Astrazeneca PLC stock?
Shares of Astrazeneca PLC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How much does a share of Astrazeneca PLC stock cost?
One share of Astrazeneca PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.92.