AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) received a GBX 5,150 ($67.09) target price from equities researchers at UBS AG in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports. The brokerage currently has a “neutral” rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. UBS AG’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 0.72% from the stock’s previous close.

Other research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. BNP Paribas reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 5,300 ($69.05) target price on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research note on Monday, April 3rd. HSBC Holdings plc reissued a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 4,200 ($54.72) target price on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Shore Capital reissued a “sell” rating on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. Finally, Berenberg Bank increased their target price on shares of AstraZeneca plc from GBX 5,670 ($73.87) to GBX 5,850 ($76.21) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 17th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 5,251.80 ($68.42).

AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) opened at 4280.50 on Thursday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 5,211.86 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 4,860.16. The company’s market cap is GBX 54.19 billion. AstraZeneca plc has a 52 week low of GBX 3,996.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 5,520.00.

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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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