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

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$35.77 -0.33 (-0.91 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 09:50 AM ET)
Previous Close$35.73
Today's Range$35.73 - $35.80
52-Week Range$28.43 - $37.30
Volume20,493 shs
Average Volume3.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$92.22 billion
P/E Ratio8.35
Dividend Yield3.76%
Beta0.63
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. AstraZeneca PLC 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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 Ratio8.35
Forward P/E Ratio21.04
P/E Growth1.92

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.47 billion
Price / Sales4.03
Cash Flow$3.2817 per share
Price / Cash10.90
Book Value$6.57 per share
Price / Book5.44

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

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

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

AstraZeneca's stock split on Monday, July 27th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, June 26th 2015. The newly created shares were payable 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 18th. The company reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.20. The firm earned $5.18 billion during 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 company's quarterly revenue was down 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business 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 EPS guidance of $3.30-3.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.46.

What price target have analysts set for AZN?

19 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for AstraZeneca's stock. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect AstraZeneca's stock price to reach $38.2833 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for AstraZeneca.

Are investors shorting AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 12,406,265 shares, an increase of 37.3% from the May 15th total of 9,036,979 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,020,054 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days. Approximately 0.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short.

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 positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AstraZeneca earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 48.37 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

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 (0.50%), Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (0.34%), BlackRock Inc. (0.26%), Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc. (0.18%), Federated Investors Inc. PA (0.17%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.15%). 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 Federated Investors Inc. PA, Sei Investments Co., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Farallon Capital Management LLC and Guggenheim Capital 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 Point72 Asset Management L.P., Crawford Investment Counsel Inc., Senzar Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Global Financial Private Capital LLC, Thornburg Investment Management Inc. and PointState Capital 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 $35.73.

How big of a company is AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca has a market capitalization of $92.22 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 (AZN)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  524 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  897 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,421
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 6/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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