AstraZeneca PLC Share Price and Company Fundamentals
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AstraZeneca PLC, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, manufacturing, and commercialization of prescription medicines. Its marketed products include Calquence, Enhertu, Faslodex, Imfinzi, Iressa, Koselugo, Lumoxiti, Lynparza, Orpathys, Tagrisso, and Zoladex for oncology; Brilinta/Brilique, Bydureon/Byetta, BCise, Byetta, Crestor, Evrenzo, Farxiga/Forxiga, Komboglyze/Kombiglyze XR, Lokelma, Onglyza, Qtern, and Xigduo/Xigduo XR for cardiovascular, renal, and metabolism diseases; Bevespi Aerosphere, Breztri Aerosphere, Daliresp/Daxas, Duaklir Genuair, Fasenra, Pulmicort, Saphnelo, Symbicort, and Tudorza/Eklira/Bretaris for respiratory and immunology; and Andexxa/Ondexxya, Kanuma, Soliris, Strensiq, and Ultomiris for rare diseases. The company's marketed products also comprise Synagis for respiratory syncytial virus; Fluenz Tetra/FluMist Quadrivalent for Influenza; Seroquel IR/Seroquel XR for schizophrenia bipolar disease; Nexium, and Losec/Prilosec for gastroenterology; and Vaxzevria and Evusheld for covid-19. The company serves primary care and specialty care physicians through distributors and local representative offices in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Australasia. It has a collaboration agreement with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to research, develop, and commercialize small molecule medicines for obesity; Neurimmune AG to develop and commercialize NI006; Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to develop eplontersen, a liver-targeted antisense therapy in Phase III development for the treatment of transthyretin amyloidosis; Proteros Biostructures GmbH to jointly discover novel small molecules for the treatment of hematological cancers; Sierra Oncology, Inc. to develop and commercialize AZD5153. The company was formerly known as Zeneca Group PLC and changed its name to AstraZeneca PLC in April 1999. AstraZeneca PLC was incorporated in 1992 and is headquartered in Cambridge, the United Kingdom.
|Industry / Sector||Drug Manufacturers—General / Healthcare|
|Full time employees||83100|
|Mailing address||1 Francis Crick Avenue Cambridge Biomedical Campus Cambridge CB2 0AA United Kingdom|
|Phone / Fax||44 20 3749 5000 /|
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AstraZeneca PLC paid £2.90 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 11 Aug 2022.The dividend payout ratio is . The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.
AZN's forward dividend amount is £2.22 and the forward dividend yield is 2.23%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.
As of Oct 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on AstraZeneca PLC.
|Mr. Pascal Soriot D.V.M., M.B.A.||CEO & Exec. Director||62||4.75M|
|Dr. Aradhana Sarin M.D.||CFO & Exec. Director||46||3.51M|
|Mr. Marc Dunoyer||CEO of Alexion & Chief Strategy Officer||69||1.66M|
|Ms. Pam P. Cheng||EVP of Operations & Information Technology and Member of External Sustainability Advisory Board||50|
|Mr. Chris Sheldon||Head of Investor Relations|
|Mr. Jeffrey Pott||Chief HR Officer, Gen. Counsel & Member of External Sustainability Advisory Board|
|Ms. Katarina Ageborg||EVP of Sustainability, Chief Compliance Officer & Member of External Sustainability Advisory Board|
|Gonzalo Vina||Head of Global Media Relations|
|Dr. Menelas Pangalos Ph.D.||EVP of BioPharmaceuticals R&D and Member of External Sustainability Advisory Board||54|
|Dr. Ruud Dobber Ph.D.||Exec. Vice-Pres of BioPharmaceuticals Bus. Unit|
Profitability and management effectiveness
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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.
The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.
Valuation and Trading Info
The market capitalization of AstraZeneca PLC is and its enterprise value is .
The AZN's stocks Beta value is 0.13 making it 87% less volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.
AstraZeneca PLC (LSE:AZN) Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is AstraZeneca PLC's Stock Symbol?
AstraZeneca PLC trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "AZN".
2. What is AstraZeneca PLC's stock price today?
One share of AZN stock can currently be purchased for approximately £9926.
3. How can I contact AstraZeneca PLC?
AstraZeneca PLC's mailing address is 1 Francis Crick Avenue Cambridge Biomedical Campus Cambridge CB2 0AA United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 20 3749 5000.
4. What is AstraZeneca PLC's official website?
The official website of AstraZeneca PLC is https://www.astrazeneca.com.