Traders Revving Their Engines as Stock Reaches Most Active List: AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN)

Early action on shares of AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) puts the stock on today’s active list. At press time, the stock had seen a change of -1.88% from the opening price. Monitoring recent stock trading activity, the stock price has reached $26.14. Company shares have been recently noted at -24.40% off of the 52 week high and 1.00% away from the 52 week low. Narrowing in closer, the stock is -23.88% off of the 50 day high and 1.00% removed from the 50 day low.

Analyst Views

Sell side analysts that regularly cover the stock have provided price targets and recommendations on AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN). According to First Call, the consensus price target for the company is $35.59. The consensus recommendation provided by analysts is currently 2.20. This number is based on a scale from 1 to 5. Analysts rating the company a 1 or 2 indicate a Buy recommendation. Analysts rating the company a 4 or 5 indicate a Sell recommendation. Analysts rating the company a 3 indicate a Hold recommendation.

Past Stock Performance

Year to date performance for AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) sits at -17.69%. For the quarter, the stock has changed -19.57%. Monthly stock performance comes in at -6.61%. Looking a little bit closer, performance over the past week is -2.30%.