Shares of AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) are value at $29.10

Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 2 of analysts who cover AZN having a buy-equivalent rating. Barclays PLC reiterated an overweight rating on shares of Astrazeneca PLC in a report on Monday, July 3rd. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. (The) set a GBX 3,900 ($50.63) price objective on AstraZeneca plc and gave the company a sell rating in a report on Wednesday, March 29th. HSBC Holdings plc cut Astrazeneca PLC from a hold rating to a reduce rating in a report on Friday, April 7th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. AstraZeneca plc presently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 4,932.67 ($64.04).

More recent AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: "AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN) Shares Soar on Lung Cancer Drug Success" on May 12, 2017. About 221,068 shares traded. The stock has a market capitalization of $73.68 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.09 and a beta of 0.74. AstraZeneca plc has a one year low of GBX 3,996.00 and a one year high of GBX 5,520.00. The stock's 50-day moving average is GBX 4,890.10 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 4,867.36.

Turning to Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE), its shares were trading at $34.29 a retreat of $-0.41, on the trading floor. Its revenue totaled $5.07 billion down -6.2% from the previous quarter. Astrazeneca PLC had a net margin of 17.80% and a return on equity of 35.90%. AstraZeneca plc (ADR) had 31 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm's revenue was down 9.9% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Equities analysts anticipate that Astrazeneca PLC will post $1.85 EPS for the current fiscal year.


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The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 11th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be issued a GBX 68.90 ($0.89) dividend. The stock of AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 9 by Piper Jaffray. This represents a dividend yield of 1.35%. Astrazeneca PLC's dividend payout ratio is now 44.92%. Wellington Management Group LLP increased its position in shares of Astrazeneca PLC by 7.9% in the first quarter.

In other news, insider Nazneen Rahman bought 39 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 27th. Atria Investments LLC boosted its stake in shares of Astrazeneca PLC by 11.4% in the first quarter. Finally, Quadrant Capital Group LLC raised its stake in Astrazeneca PLC by 157.1% in the first quarter. Garrison Financial Corp now owns 18,058 shares of the company's stock valued at $616,000 after buying an additional 86 shares during the last quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 11,081,856 shares of the company's stock valued at $377,780,000 after buying an additional 9,160,764 shares during the period. Salem Investment Counselors Inc. purchased a new stake in Astrazeneca PLC during the first quarter worth $107,000. As per Monday, February 8, the company rating was downgraded by HBSC. This gauge is crucial in determining whether investors are moved toward the direction of buying more of the stock, or else doing the contradictory side and selling more of the stock.

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