Stock In Limelight: Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN)


Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) has obtained a mean price target of $35.5000 by market experts. The research group First Call has reached this mean recommendation by taking into account the recommendations of leading analysts in the market. These market experts have disclosed projected earnings of $0.7100 a share for the near-term quarter and $2.9700 for this year.

Technical View

The technical analysis of Astrazeneca PLC Common Stock clearly shows that the moving average of 50-days of Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) stock is $32.7228, and is trading $0.0525 points away or +0.1604% from its 50-day moving average of $32.7228. Further it is trading $2.7500 or +9.1589% away its 200-day moving average of $30.0253.

The 52-week high of Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) was $35.0400 while $26.9700 is the low in the same period. This state Astrazeneca PLC Common Stock shares price has to travel more than $-2.2647 to register a new high of 52-weeks or drop +21.5250% to touch a new 52-week low point. MA here stands for moving average.

Taking the valuation aspect to reach the estimation of Astrazeneca PLC Common Stock, investors use price-to-earnings ratio, which is truncated as P/E ratio. It assesses shares price by the relative expense of the stock. Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) ratio came in at 37.4575, which was derived by dividing current price of stock by yearly earnings. Astrazeneca PLC Common Stock stock recorded a close of $32.7753 in last trading session, reaching a market cap of $82.92B.

Investors calculate the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio to get a clear view on the valuation of a firm. In the case of a higher PEG ratio, the shareholders look to sell their stock holdings. The undervalued stock has a PEG ratio of 0 or 1 while the fairly valued stock has the ratio of 1 and 2. The Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) PEG ratio is at -11.2100.

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