AstraZeneca (LON:AZN)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating restated by equities research analysts at Credit Suisse Group in a report issued on Tuesday, February 20th. They presently have a GBX 5,800 ($80.13) price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Credit Suisse Group’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 21.72% from the company’s current price.
A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on the company. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 5,800 ($80.13) price target on shares of AstraZeneca in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 5,600 ($77.37) price target on shares of AstraZeneca in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Kepler Capital Markets boosted their price target on AstraZeneca from GBX 5,200 ($71.84) to GBX 5,250 ($72.53) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Investec upped their price objective on AstraZeneca from GBX 4,900 ($67.70) to GBX 5,500 ($75.99) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 6th. Finally, Citigroup restated a “buy” rating on shares of AstraZeneca in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 5,199.70 ($71.84).
Shares of AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) traded down GBX 18 ($0.25) during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 4,765 ($65.83). The stock had a trading volume of 1,547,547 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,310,000. AstraZeneca has a 1-year low of GBX 4,260 ($58.86) and a 1-year high of GBX 5,520 ($76.26). The company has a market cap of $60,110.00 and a P/E ratio of 2,836.31.
In other news, insider Philip A. J. Broadley purchased 415 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, February 2nd. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 4,846 ($66.95) per share, with a total value of £20,110.90 ($27,785.16).
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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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