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NYSE:AZN - AstraZeneca Stock Price, Forecast & News

$47.68
+0.06 (+0.13 %)
(As of 12/6/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$47.56
Now: $47.68
$47.78
50-Day Range
$43.80
MA: $47.34
$48.94
52-Week Range
$35.30
Now: $47.68
$49.22
Volume2.48 million shs
Average Volume4.04 million shs
Market Capitalization$125.10 billion
P/E Ratio27.56
Dividend Yield1.85%
Beta0.47
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-20-3749-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.09 billion
Cash Flow$3.16 per share
Book Value$5.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.16 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees64,400
Outstanding Shares2,623,764,000
Market Cap$125.10 billion
Next Earnings Date2/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is AstraZeneca's stock symbol?

AstraZeneca trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AZN."

How often does AstraZeneca pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca declared a semiannual dividend on Friday, February 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.95 per share on Wednesday, March 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.64%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 28th. This is a positive change from AstraZeneca's previous semiannual dividend of $0.45. View AstraZeneca's Dividend History.

When did AstraZeneca's stock split? How did AstraZeneca's stock split work?

AstraZeneca shares split on the morning of Monday, July 27th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, June 26th 2015. The newly issued shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, July 24th 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of AstraZeneca stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How were AstraZeneca's earnings last quarter?

AstraZeneca plc (NYSE:AZN) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 24th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $6.13 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.07 billion. AstraZeneca had a net margin of 8.42% and a return on equity of 38.63%. The firm's revenue was up 14.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.71 EPS. View AstraZeneca's Earnings History.

When is AstraZeneca's next earnings date?

AstraZeneca is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for AstraZeneca.

What guidance has AstraZeneca issued on next quarter's earnings?

AstraZeneca updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.50-3.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.62.

What price target have analysts set for AZN?

19 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for AstraZeneca's shares. Their forecasts range from $40.73 to $57.00. On average, they expect AstraZeneca's share price to reach $48.68 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AstraZeneca.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AstraZeneca?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AstraZeneca in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AstraZeneca.

Has AstraZeneca been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about AZN stock have trended very positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AstraZeneca earned a media sentiment score of 3.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for AstraZeneca.

Who are some of AstraZeneca's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of AstraZeneca own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AstraZeneca investors own include Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Bank of America (BAC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

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 Relations
  • Mr. Jefrey Pott, Gen. Counsel

Who are AstraZeneca's major shareholders?

AstraZeneca's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.62%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.11%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.07%), Hardman Johnston Global Advisors LLC (0.04%), ZWJ Investment Counsel Inc. (0.03%) and Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc (0.03%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for AstraZeneca.

Which major investors are selling AstraZeneca stock?

AZN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc, Endurant Capital Management LP, State Street Corp, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc., Stifel Financial Corp, Gabelli Funds LLC, Janney Capital Management LLC and WealthPLAN Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for AstraZeneca.

Which major investors are buying AstraZeneca stock?

AZN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, CWM LLC, Trillium Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Voloridge Investment Management LLC and Segantii Capital Management Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for AstraZeneca.

How do I buy shares of AstraZeneca?

Shares of AZN 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is AstraZeneca's stock price today?

One share of AZN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.68.

How big of a company is AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca has a market capitalization of $125.10 billion and generates $22.09 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.16 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.73 on an earnings per share basis. AstraZeneca employs 64,400 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About AstraZeneca.

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 X0, CB2 0AA. The company can be reached via phone at 44-20-3749-5000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for AstraZeneca (NYSE AZN)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  729 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,158 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,887
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 12/7/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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