NYSE:AZN - AstraZeneca Stock Price, News & Analysis

$44.48
+0.13 (+0.29 %)
(As of 08/19/2019 10:11 AM ET)
Today's Range
$44.40
Now: $44.4750
$44.57
50-Day Range
$39.96
MA: $42.25
$44.77
52-Week Range
$35.30
Now: $44.4750
$45.28
Volume131,779 shs
Average Volume3.96 million shs
Market Capitalization$112.65 billion
P/E Ratio25.71
Dividend Yield1.99%
Beta0.52
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$3.2345 per share
Book Value$5.95 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.16 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees64,400
Outstanding Shares2,532,900,000
Market Cap$112.65 billion
Next Earnings Date11/14/2019 (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 given 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 boost 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?

Shares of AstraZeneca split before market open on Monday, July 27th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, June 26th 2015. The newly minted 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 25th. The company reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.43. The company had revenue of $5.72 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.57 billion. AstraZeneca had a return on equity of 35.83% and a net margin of 9.38%. AstraZeneca's revenue for the quarter was up 10.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.69 earnings per share. View AstraZeneca's Earnings History.

When is AstraZeneca's next earnings date?

AstraZeneca is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AstraZeneca.

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

AstraZeneca issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.50-3.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.54.

What price target have analysts set for AZN?

18 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for AstraZeneca's shares. Their forecasts range from $40.73 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate AstraZeneca's stock price to reach $46.1217 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AstraZeneca.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AstraZeneca?

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

Has AstraZeneca been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AZN stock has been trending negative on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AstraZeneca earned a media sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for AstraZeneca.

Are investors shorting AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 14,285,300 shares, an increase of 23.5% from the June 30th total of 11,567,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,250,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.4 days. Approximately 0.6% of the company's stock are sold short. View AstraZeneca's Current Options Chain.

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), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU) and Netflix (NFLX).

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Primecap Management Co. CA (2.29%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.34%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.70%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.63%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.50%) and Winslow Capital Management LLC (0.24%). 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 Jennison Associates LLC, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Corp DE, Cidel Asset Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC and Winslow Capital Management LLC. 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 Invesco Ltd., Marshall Wace North America L.P., Primecap Management Co. CA, Marshall Wace LLP, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC and Holocene Advisors LP. 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 $44.34.

How big of a company is AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca has a market capitalization of $112.31 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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  705 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,090 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,795
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 8/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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