Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on AZN. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 5,800 ($75.79) price objective on shares of AstraZeneca and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Monday, July 9th. Barclays reaffirmed an overweight rating and issued a GBX 6,500 ($84.93) price objective (up previously from GBX 6,300 ($82.32)) on shares of AstraZeneca in a research note on Tuesday, July 10th. Jefferies Financial Group lifted their price objective on shares of AstraZeneca from GBX 6,000 ($78.40) to GBX 6,050 ($79.05) and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Friday, July 13th. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 6,000 ($78.40) price objective (up previously from GBX 5,700 ($74.48)) on shares of AstraZeneca in a research note on Friday, July 13th. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of AstraZeneca in a research note on Thursday, July 26th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating, ten have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 5,831.89 ($76.20).
Shares of LON:AZN opened at GBX 6,172 ($80.65) on Tuesday. AstraZeneca has a 12-month low of GBX 4,260 ($55.66) and a 12-month high of GBX 5,520 ($72.13).
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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