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NYSE:AZN

AstraZeneca Stock Forecast, Price & News

$56.42
+0.48 (+0.86 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 03:33 PM ET)
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$55.97
Now: $56.42
$57.10
50-Day Range
$53.07
MA: $55.41
$57.89
52-Week Range
$36.15
Now: $56.42
$64.94
Volume168,536 shs
Average Volume5.29 million shs
Market Capitalization$148.07 billion
P/E Ratio67.98
Dividend Yield1.60%
Beta0.5
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.35 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$24.38 billion
Cash Flow$3.31 per share
Book Value$5.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.34 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees70,600
Outstanding Shares2,624,374,000
Market Cap$148.07 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$56.42
+0.48 (+0.86 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 03:33 PM ET)
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AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has AstraZeneca's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

AstraZeneca's stock was trading at $44.58 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AZN shares have increased by 26.2% and is now trading at $56.25.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of AstraZeneca?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AstraZeneca in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is AstraZeneca's next earnings date?

AstraZeneca is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were AstraZeneca's earnings last quarter?

AstraZeneca plc (NYSE:AZN) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 30th. The company reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $6.28 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.27 billion. AstraZeneca had a net margin of 8.36% and a return on equity of 37.72%. The company's revenue was up 9.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.73 EPS.
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How often does AstraZeneca pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca announced a semi-annual dividend on Friday, July 31st. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.45 per share on Monday, September 14th. This represents a yield of 2.5%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 13th.
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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.

What price target have analysts set for AZN?

10 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for AstraZeneca's stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect AstraZeneca's share price to reach $61.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.6% from the stock's current price.
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Has AstraZeneca been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AZN stock have trended somewhat negative on Friday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AstraZeneca earned a media sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca saw a decrease in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,130,000 shares, a decrease of 37.2% from the August 15th total of 6,580,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,690,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.6 days.
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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), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Moderna (MRNA), AbbVie (ABBV), Tesla (TSLA), AT&T (T), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are AstraZeneca's key executives?

AstraZeneca's management team includes the following 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

What is AstraZeneca's stock symbol?

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

Who are AstraZeneca's major shareholders?

AstraZeneca's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (1.82%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.49%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.64%), GQG Partners LLC (0.35%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.32%) and Winslow Capital Management LLC (0.23%).
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Which institutional investors are selling AstraZeneca stock?

AZN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, FMR LLC, Winslow Capital Management LLC, Assetmark Inc., Cidel Asset Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and Hardman Johnston Global Advisors LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying AstraZeneca stock?

AZN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GQG Partners LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Stifel Financial Corp, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Avidity Partners Management LP, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, and Bank of America Corp DE.
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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 $56.25.

How big of a company is AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca has a market capitalization of $147.62 billion and generates $24.38 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.34 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.75 on an earnings per share basis. AstraZeneca employs 70,600 workers across the globe.

What is AstraZeneca's official website?

The official website for AstraZeneca is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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