Several other equities analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Shore Capital reissued a hold rating on shares of AstraZeneca in a research report on Monday, December 4th. Morgan Stanley reiterated an equal weight rating and issued a GBX 5,000 ($66.85) price objective on shares of AstraZeneca in a research note on Friday, December 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 4,800 ($64.18) price objective on shares of AstraZeneca and gave the company a neutral rating in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. Jefferies Group restated a hold rating and set a GBX 5,100 ($68.19) price target on shares of AstraZeneca in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. Finally, HSBC lifted their price objective on shares of AstraZeneca from GBX 4,340 ($58.03) to GBX 4,380 ($58.56) and gave the stock a reduce rating in a report on Thursday, November 16th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. AstraZeneca currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 5,200.82 ($69.54).
Shares of AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) traded down GBX 16 ($0.21) during trading hours on Monday, reaching GBX 5,105 ($68.26). The company had a trading volume of 2,292,932 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,730,000. AstraZeneca has a 1-year low of GBX 4,136.50 ($55.31) and a 1-year high of GBX 5,520 ($73.81). The firm has a market capitalization of $62,690.00 and a P/E ratio of 2,466.18.
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AstraZeneca Company Profile
AstraZeneca PLC (AstraZeneca) is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company focuses on discovery and development of products, which are then manufactured, marketed and sold. The Company focuses on three main therapy areas: Oncology, Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease (CVMD) and Respiratory, while selectively pursuing therapies in Autoimmunity, Infection and Neuroscience.
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