AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) has been assigned a GBX 5,800 ($78.00) price objective by stock analysts at BNP Paribas in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. BNP Paribas’ price objective suggests a potential upside of 18.08% from the stock’s current price.

Several other equities research analysts have also commented on AZN. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a “neutral” rating on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research report on Monday, May 29th. Deutsche Bank AG set a GBX 5,700 ($76.65) target price on shares of AstraZeneca plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, May 29th. Jefferies Group LLC set a GBX 4,700 ($63.21) target price on shares of AstraZeneca plc and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, May 29th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 3,900 ($52.45) target price on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research report on Thursday, June 1st. Finally, Shore Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 5,111.27 ($68.74).

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In other news, insider Nazneen Rahman bought 39 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 27th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 4,370 ($58.77) per share, for a total transaction of £1,704.30 ($2,291.96).

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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