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NYSE:AZN

AstraZeneca Stock Forecast, Price & News

$54.80
-0.31 (-0.56 %)
(As of 09/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$54.61
Now: $54.80
$55.45
50-Day Range
$53.07
MA: $55.30
$57.01
52-Week Range
$36.15
Now: $54.80
$64.94
Volume2.99 million shs
Average Volume5.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$143.82 billion
P/E Ratio66.02
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: 2.2Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.58 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$3.13 per share
Book Value$5.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.34 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees70,600
Outstanding Shares2,624,374,000
Market Cap$143.82 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$54.80
-0.31 (-0.56 %)
(As of 09/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has AstraZeneca's stock 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. Since then, AZN shares have increased by 22.9% and is now trading at $54.80.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of AstraZeneca?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AstraZeneca in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 7 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) released its earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The company reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $6.28 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.27 billion. AstraZeneca had a return on equity of 37.72% and a net margin of 8.36%. AstraZeneca's quarterly revenue was up 9.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.73 earnings per share.
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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. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.45 per share on Monday, September 14th. This represents a dividend 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's stock 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 issued 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?

11 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for AstraZeneca's shares. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect AstraZeneca's stock price to reach $61.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.5% from the stock's current price.
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Has AstraZeneca been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AZN stock have trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AstraZeneca earned a news sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca saw a decrease in short interest during the month of 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 daily trading volume, of 6,690,000 shares, the short-interest 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), Tesla (TSLA), AbbVie (ABBV), 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."

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 $54.80.

How big of a company is AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca has a market capitalization of $143.82 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 9/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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