AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) has been assigned a GBX 4,550 ($60.46) target price by equities researchers at UBS AG in a research report issued on Monday, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. UBS AG’s target price would suggest a potential downside of 11.86% from the stock’s current price.

AZN has been the subject of several other reports. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 4,800 ($63.78) price target on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. HSBC Holdings plc boosted their price target on shares of AstraZeneca plc from GBX 4,100 ($54.48) to GBX 4,150 ($55.14) and gave the stock a “reduce” rating in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Jefferies Group LLC boosted their price target on shares of AstraZeneca plc from GBX 4,350 ($57.80) to GBX 4,800 ($63.78) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 5,700 ($75.74) price target on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 5,172.64 ($68.73).

Shares of AstraZeneca plc (LON AZN) traded up 0.04% on Monday, reaching GBX 5164.00. The company had a trading volume of 860,751 shares. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 4,923.51 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 4,914.37. AstraZeneca plc has a one year low of GBX 3,996.00 and a one year high of GBX 5,520.00. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 65.38 billion.

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In other AstraZeneca plc news, insider Nazneen Rahman acquired 39 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, July 27th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 4,370 ($58.07) per share, for a total transaction of £1,704.30 ($2,264.55).

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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