AstraZeneca PLC (AZN)

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Consensus price target (1m/3m/6m/12m):
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Buy/Sell Mix (1m/3m/6m/12m):
100%/0%
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Description:
AstraZeneca PLC engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines for cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, neuroscience, infection, oncology, and respiratory and inflammation diseases worldwide. Its principal products include Atacand for hypertension and heart failure; Crestor for managing cholesterol levels; Seloken/Toprol-XL for hypertension, heart failure, and angina; Nexium for acid reflux; Synagis for RSV, a respiratory infection in infants; Seroquel IR for schizophrenia and bipolar disorders; and Seroquel XR for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorders. The company principal products also comprise Zoladex for prostate and breast cancer; Pulmicort for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases; and Symbicort for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases. In addition, it has 84 pipeline projects, which include 71 projects in various clinical phases of development. The company markets its products to primary care and specialist doctors through distributors or local representative offices. AstraZeneca PLC has collaboration agreements with Amgen, Inc. to develop and commercialize monoclonal antibodies; Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc to co-develop and co-commercialize linaclotide in China; BIND Therapeutics, Inc. to develop and commercialize cancer nanomedicine; and WuXi AppTec to develop and commercialize MEDI5117, a biologic for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. It also has a licensing agreement with Ardelyx, Inc. with respect to NHE3 inhibitor program for the treatment of complications associated with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and chronic kidney disease (CKD); and a strategic alliance with Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for the discovery and development of novel generation antisense therapeutics. The company was formerly known as Zeneca Group PLC and changed its name to AstraZeneca PLC in April 1999. AstraZeneca PLC was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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Alex Arfaei BMO Capital Markets Buy   Oct 31, '17     38.00  Oct 31, '18  N/A 
Andrew Baum Citi Buy   Oct 18, '17       Oct 18, '18  N/A 
Tim Anderson High Peaks Buy   Sep 22, '17     39.00  Sep 22, '18  N/A 
Alex Arfaei BMO Capital Markets Buy   Sep 06, '17     38.00  Sep 06, '18  N/A 
Richard Purkiss Atlantic Equities Buy   Aug 09, '17       Aug 09, '18  N/A 
Seamus Fernandez Leerink Swann Llc Buy   Jul 14, '17     36.00  Jul 14, '18  N/A 
Seamus Fernandez Leerink Swann Llc Buy   May 16, '17     36.00  May 16, '18  N/A 
Brian White Topeka Capital Markets Buy   Feb 26, '16   28.05    Feb 26, '17  N/A 
Mark Clark Deutsche Bank Securities Buy   Sep 14, '15   31.71    Sep 14, '16  N/A 
Vamil Divan Credit Suisse Buy   Apr 24, '15   34.31    Apr 24, '16  -12.27% 
Savvas Neophytou Panmure Gordon & Co. Limited Buy   Oct 07, '14   33.13    Oct 07, '15  -3.17% 
Alexandra Hauber JPMorgan Sell   Jul 03, '14   72.62    Jul 03, '15  9.93% 
Savvas Neophytou Panmure Gordon & Co. Limited Buy   Apr 29, '14   74.03    Apr 29, '15  -5.51% 
Alexandra Hauber JPMorgan Sell   Mar 13, '14   62.66    Mar 13, '15  -6.69% 
Savvas Neophytou Panmure Gordon & Co. Limited Sell   Nov 13, '13   50.53    Nov 13, '14  -46.96%