AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reissued by equities researchers at Morgan Stanley in a research report issued on Friday. They presently have a GBX 5,600 ($71.35) price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Morgan Stanley’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 1.67% from the company’s current price.

Other analysts have also issued research reports about the company. BNP Paribas reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 5,300 ($67.52) price objective on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a report on Monday, April 3rd. HSBC Holdings plc reiterated a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 4,200 ($53.51) target price on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research report on Friday, May 5th. Shore Capital reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a “neutral” rating on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. Finally, Berenberg Bank boosted their price objective on AstraZeneca plc from GBX 5,670 ($72.24) to GBX 5,850 ($74.53) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 5,171.80 ($65.89).

Analyst Recommendations for AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN)

Shares of AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) opened at 5427.00 on Friday. AstraZeneca plc has a one year low of GBX 3,680.00 and a one year high of GBX 5,505.00. The stock’s market cap is GBX 68.71 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 5,134.14 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 4,718.55.

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AstraZeneca plc 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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