AZN has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an outperform rating and set a GBX 5,800 ($81.98) price objective on shares of AstraZeneca in a research note on Tuesday, February 20th. Goldman Sachs set a GBX 3,800 ($53.71) price objective on AstraZeneca and gave the stock a sell rating in a research note on Monday, February 19th. UBS reiterated a neutral rating on shares of AstraZeneca in a research note on Monday, January 15th. Citigroup reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 6,200 ($87.63) price objective on shares of AstraZeneca in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. Finally, Barclays reiterated a top pick rating on shares of AstraZeneca in a research note on Friday, March 9th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 5,226.87 ($73.88).
Shares of AstraZeneca stock opened at GBX 5,010 ($70.81) on Wednesday. AstraZeneca has a 12-month low of GBX 4,260 ($60.21) and a 12-month high of GBX 5,520 ($78.02).
In other news, insider Philip A. J. Broadley acquired 415 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, February 2nd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 4,846 ($68.49) per share, with a total value of £20,110.90 ($28,425.30).
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AstraZeneca 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.
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