NYSE:AZN - AstraZeneca Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$36.66 -0.50 (-1.35 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 01:40 AM ET)
Previous Close$37.16
Today's Range$36.58 - $36.85
52-Week Range$28.43 - $37.30
Volume3.29 million shs
Average Volume3.96 million shs
Market Capitalization$94.12 billion
P/E Ratio8.57
Dividend Yield3.71%
Beta0.6
AstraZeneca logoAstraZeneca PLC discovers, develops, and commercializes prescription medicines for the treatment of oncology, cardiovascular and metabolic, respiratory, gastrointestinal, neuroscience, and infection diseases 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, Crestor2, Plendil, Seloken/Toprol-XL4, Tenormin5, and Zestril6 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 Vimovo4 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. AstraZeneca PLC has a strategic partnership with Bicycle Therapeutics. 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
SymbolNYSE:AZN
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-20-3749-5000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.08
Current Ratio0.73
Quick Ratio0.54

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio8.57
Forward P/E Ratio22.08
P/E Growth1.99

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.47 billion
Price / Sales4.13
Cash Flow$3.2938 per share
Price / Cash11.13
Book Value$6.57 per share
Price / Book5.58

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.28
Net Income$3.00 billion
Net Margins12.61%
Return on Equity30.73%
Return on Assets7.44%

Miscellaneous

Employees61,100
Outstanding Shares2,532,900,000
Market Cap$94,122.41

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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 Monday, February 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 16th will be given a dividend of $0.95 per share on Monday, March 19th. This represents a yield of 5.62%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 15th. View AstraZeneca's Dividend History.

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

Shares of AstraZeneca split on the morning of Monday, July 27th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, June 26th 2015. The newly minted shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 18th. The company reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.20. The business had revenue of $5.18 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.24 billion. AstraZeneca had a net margin of 12.61% and a return on equity of 30.73%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.99 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, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for AstraZeneca.

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

AstraZeneca issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 18th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.30-3.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.46.

What price target have analysts set for AZN?

17 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for AstraZeneca's stock. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect AstraZeneca's share price to reach $38.2833 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for AstraZeneca.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AstraZeneca?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AstraZeneca in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Are investors shorting AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca saw a decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 7,144,897 shares, a decrease of 34.8% from the June 15th total of 10,959,514 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,577,564 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. Approximately 0.3% of the shares of the company are short sold. View AstraZeneca's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of AstraZeneca's key competitors?

Who are AstraZeneca's key executives?

AstraZeneca's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Pascal Soriot, Exec. Director & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Marc Dunoyer, Exec. Director & CFO (Age 66)
  • Ms. Pam P. Cheng, Exec. Vice-Pres of Operations & Information Technology (Age 47)
  • Mr. Jefrey Pott, Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Katarina Ageborg, Exec. VP of Sustainability & Chief Compliance Officer

Has AstraZeneca been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AZN stock have been trending somewhat negative on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AstraZeneca earned a daily sentiment score of -0.06 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 47.53 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are AstraZeneca's major shareholders?

AstraZeneca's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.52%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.04%), BLB&B Advisors LLC (0.00%), Raymond James Trust N.A. (0.00%), Fulton Bank N.A. (0.00%) and Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.00%). 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 Fulton Bank N.A., Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL, Atria Investments LLC, Raymond James Trust N.A. and Reliance Trust Co. of Delaware. View Insider Buying and Selling for AstraZeneca.

Which major investors are buying AstraZeneca stock?

AZN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, BLB&B Advisors LLC, Catawba Capital Management VA, RDL Financial Inc. and Private Trust Co. NA. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is AstraZeneca's stock price today?

One share of AZN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.66.

How big of a company is AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca has a market capitalization of $94.12 billion and generates $22.47 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $3.00 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.28 on an earnings per share basis. AstraZeneca employs 61,100 workers across the globe.

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:  543 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  912 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,455
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This page was last updated on 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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