Shore Capital reiterated their hold rating on shares of AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) in a report issued on Thursday.

Several other brokerages also recently commented on AZN. Deutsche Bank AG reduced their price target on shares of AstraZeneca plc from GBX 5,700 ($74.97) to GBX 5,300 ($69.71) and set a buy rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. HSBC Holdings plc set a GBX 4,100 ($53.93) target price on shares of AstraZeneca plc and gave the stock a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Sanford C. Bernstein set a GBX 5,780 ($76.02) target price on shares of AstraZeneca plc and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Monday, September 25th. Barclays PLC reiterated an overweight rating and issued a GBX 6,300 ($82.86) target price on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Finally, Societe Generale reiterated a buy rating on shares of AstraZeneca plc in a research report on Monday, September 11th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. AstraZeneca plc presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 5,247.18 ($69.01).

Shares of AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) traded up GBX 60 ($0.79) during trading hours on Thursday, hitting GBX 4,930 ($64.84). 2,560,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,990,000. AstraZeneca plc has a fifty-two week low of GBX 3,996 ($52.56) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 5,520 ($72.60).

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About AstraZeneca plc

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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