• Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $80.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 23.48%
  • Number of Analysts: 7
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 5 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for AZN

Analyst Price Target is $80.00
▲ +23.48% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 7 analysts offering 12 month price targets for AstraZeneca in the last 3 months. The average price target is $80.00, with a high forecast of $80.00 and a low forecast of $80.00. The average price target represents a 23.48% upside from the last price of $64.79.

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Current Consensus is Moderate Buy

The current consensus among 7 investment analysts is to moderate buy stock in AstraZeneca. This Moderate Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/25/2023Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
9/8/2023Erste Group BankReiterated RatingBuy ➝ HoldLow
7/14/2023HSBCInitiated CoverageBuyLow
7/12/2023UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
7/4/2023Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
5/26/2023ArgusLower Target$85.00 ➝ $80.00Low
4/11/2023Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLow
1/18/2023Berenberg BankBoost TargetGBX 118 ➝ GBX 126Low
1/5/2023BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperformN/A
10/19/2022Berenberg BankLower TargetGBX 120 ➝ GBX 118Low
9/15/2022Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
9/7/2022Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightLow
8/29/2022ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
6/14/2022UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
5/24/2022DanskeInitiated CoverageBuyLow
5/18/2022Kepler Capital MarketsDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
2/28/2022Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuyLow
2/24/2022SVB LeerinkBoost TargetOutperform$65.00 ➝ $70.00Low
2/11/2022DZ BankUpgradeSell ➝ HoldLow
12/12/2021SVB LeerinkReiterated RatingBuyMedium
12/7/2021Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$54.00Low
11/29/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightLow
11/22/2021Bryan, Garnier & CoDowngradeBuyLow
10/19/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
10/11/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyLow
9/27/2021SVB LeerinkBoost TargetOutperform$71.00 ➝ $73.00Low
9/20/2021SVB LeerinkBoost TargetOutperform$69.00 ➝ $71.00High
9/17/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightLow
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweightLow
8/9/2021Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweightLow
8/4/2021SVB LeerinkBoost TargetOutperform$63.00 ➝ $69.00Low
7/21/2021CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/16/2021SVB LeerinkLower TargetOutperform$64.00 ➝ $63.00Low
6/17/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
6/4/2021SVB LeerinkBoost TargetOutperform$63.00 ➝ $64.00Low
4/19/2021ArgusReiterated RatingBuy ➝ HoldN/A
4/12/2021ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
3/23/2021Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyLow
3/18/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyLow
3/16/2021Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
3/9/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
3/8/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightMedium
3/2/2021SVB LeerinkLower TargetOutperform$64.00 ➝ $63.00Low
2/25/2021UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyMedium
1/22/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightLow
1/15/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
1/15/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuyLow
12/14/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingPositiveHigh
12/13/2020Piper SandlerLower TargetOverweight$179.00 ➝ $175.00High
12/7/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLow
11/30/2020UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralMedium
11/23/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightMedium
11/11/2020HSBCUpgradeReduce ➝ HoldLow
9/29/2020Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageBuyLow
9/23/2020Oddo BhfUpgradeReduce ➝ BuyLow
7/29/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightLow
6/24/2020Oddo BhfDowngradeBuy ➝ ReduceLow
6/10/2020CowenBoost Target$55.00 ➝ $60.00Low
6/4/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingSellLow
5/29/2020GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuyMedium
5/29/2020SVB LeerinkBoost TargetOutperform$60.00 ➝ $65.00Low
5/6/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
5/6/2020ArgusBoost TargetBuy$54.00 ➝ $60.00Low
5/1/2020GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuyLow
4/27/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightLow
4/23/2020FIG PartnersInitiated CoverageReduceLow
4/15/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
2/28/2020CowenReiterated RatingBuy$55.00High
12/2/2019CowenReiterated RatingOutperform$48.00 ➝ $55.00Low
11/11/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuy$48.00Low
10/24/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHold ➝ HoldLow
9/3/2019DZ BankDowngradeHold ➝ SellLow
8/14/2019ArgusBoost TargetBuy$50.00Medium
4/29/2019Pareto SecuritiesUpgradeSell ➝ HoldLow
4/2/2019UBS GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$40.73Medium
4/1/2019CowenUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$42.00 ➝ $48.00Low
3/19/2019Main First BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
2/28/2019HSBCReiterated RatingSellMedium
2/26/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyLow
2/26/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingSellLow
2/5/2019Exane BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageOutperformLow
2/5/2019BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ OutperformLow
1/15/2019BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$48.00Medium
12/14/2018Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuyLow
12/13/2018SunTrust BanksInitiated CoverageBuy$48.00Low
12/11/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold ➝ Hold$42.00Medium
12/9/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
(Data available from 12/3/2018 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.41 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Current Sentiment

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AstraZeneca PLC, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, manufacture, andcommercialization of prescription medicines. The company's marketed products include Calquence, Enhertu, Faslodex, Imfinzi, Iressa, Koselugo, Lumoxiti, Lynparza, Orpathys, Tagrisso, and Zoladex for oncology; Andexxa/Ondexxya, Atacand, Atacand HCT, Atacand Plus, Brilinta/Brilique, Bydureon/Byetta, BCise, Byetta, Crestor, Evrenzo, Farxiga/Forxiga, Komboglyze/Kombiglyze XR, Lokelma, Onglyza, Qtern, Xigduo/Xigduo, and Zestril XR for cardiovascular, renal, and metabolism diseases; Accolate, Accoleit, Vanticon, Bevespi Aerosphere, Breztri Aerosphere, Bricanyl Respules and Turbuhaler, Daliresp/Daxas, Duaklir Genuair, Fasenra, Pulmicort, Rhinocort, Saphnelo, Symbicort, and Tezspire for respiratory and immunology; and Kanuma, Soliris, Strensiq, and Ultomiris for rare diseases. Its marketed products also comprise Synagis for respiratory syncytial virus; Fluenz Tetra/FluMist Quadrivalent for Influenza; 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 Neurimmune AG to develop and commercialize NI006; and Personalis, Inc, as well as research collaboration with Sernova Corp. to evaluate novel potential therapeutic cell applications; and collaboration with Cholesgen (Shanghai) Co.Ltd. to advance research and development in hypercholesterolemia and related metabolic diseases, as well as a collaboration with BioCity Biopharma to evaluate a monoclonal antibody for the treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma and a collaboration agreement with Cellectis. 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.
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Today's Range

Now: $64.79
Low: $64.37
High: $65.06

50 Day Range

MA: $65.12
Low: $61.89
High: $69.28

52 Week Range

Now: $64.79
Low: $61.73
High: $76.56


3,616,434 shs

Average Volume

5,494,129 shs

Market Capitalization

$200.84 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of AstraZeneca?

The following equities research analysts have issued reports on AstraZeneca in the last year: Argus, Berenberg Bank, BMO Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Erste Group Bank AG, HSBC Holdings plc, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, StockNews.com, TheStreet, and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for AstraZeneca?

1 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for AstraZeneca in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $80.00, suggesting a possible upside of 23.5%. Argus has the highest price target set, predicting AZN will reach $80.00 in the next twelve months. Argus has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $80.00 for AstraZeneca in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for AstraZeneca?

AstraZeneca currently has 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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What other companies compete with AstraZeneca?

Other companies that are similar to AstraZeneca include Novartis, Abbott Laboratories, Pfizer, AbbVie and Merck & Co., Inc.. Learn More about companies similar to AstraZeneca.

How do I contact AstraZeneca's investor relations team?

AstraZeneca's physical mailing address is 1 FRANCIS CRICK AVENUE CAMBRIDGE BIOMEDICAL CAMPUS, CAMBRIDGE X0, CB2 0AA. The company's listed phone number is 442037495000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for AstraZeneca is www.astrazeneca.com. Learn More about contacing AstraZeneca investor relations.