Citigroup Inc. Analysts Give AstraZeneca plc (AZN) a GBX 6,000 Price Target
Citigroup Inc. set a GBX 6,000 ($77.49) price target on AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) in a research report released on Wednesday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock.
AZN has been the topic of several other research reports. HSBC Holdings plc reaffirmed a reduce rating and issued a GBX 4,100 ($52.95) target price on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research report on Monday, September 11th. UBS AG set a GBX 5,150 ($66.51) target price on AstraZeneca plc and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 27th. BNP Paribas set a GBX 5,300 ($68.45) target price on AstraZeneca plc and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on Monday, September 11th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a GBX 3,900 ($50.37) target price on AstraZeneca plc and gave the company a sell rating in a research report on Saturday, May 20th. Finally, Barclays PLC reaffirmed an overweight rating and issued a GBX 5,500 ($71.03) target price on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 5,022.91 ($64.87).
Shares of AstraZeneca plc (LON AZN) opened at 4719.50 on Wednesday. The company’s market cap is GBX 59.75 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 4,556.15 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 4,880.61. AstraZeneca plc has a 12 month low of GBX 3,996.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 5,520.00.
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The business also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 11th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 10th were paid a GBX 68.90 ($0.89) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.35%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 10th.
In related news, insider Nazneen Rahman purchased 39 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 27th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 4,370 ($56.44) per share, for a total transaction of £1,704.30 ($2,201.08).
About AstraZeneca plc
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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