Last kr574.00 SEK
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astrazeneca plc (AZN) Snapshot

Open
kr575.00
Previous Close
kr577.00
Day High
kr579.00
Day Low
kr572.50
52 Week High
02/2/15 - kr597.50
52 Week Low
03/25/14 - kr407.20
Market Cap
725.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
575.4K
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
1.3B
EX-Date
02/19/15
P/E TM
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Dividend
kr2.95
Dividend Yield
4.29%
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astrazeneca plc (AZN) Details

AstraZeneca PLC is engaged in the discovery, development, and commercialization of medicines for cardiovascular and metabolic disease; oncology; respiratory, inflammation, and autoimmunity; and infection, neuroscience, and gastrointestinal disease areas worldwide. Its principal products include Crestor for the treatment of dyslipidaemia and hypercholesterolemia; Seloken/Toprol-XL for control of hypertension and for use in heart failure and angina; Iressa for non-small cell lung cancer; Faslodex for breast cancer in post-menopausal women; and Zoladex for prostate cancer, breast cancer, and certain benign gynaecological disorders. The company's principal products also comprise Pulmicort for treating asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); Symbicort for maintenance treatment of asthma and COPD; Nexium for treatment of acid-related diseases; Seroquel XR for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and generalised anxiety disorder; and Synagis for the prevention of serious lower respiratory tract disease caused by respiratory syncytial virus in paediatric patients. In addition, it has 99 pipeline projects, which include 85 in clinical development and 14 either approved, launched, or filed. The company markets its products to primary care and specialist doctors through distributors or local representative offices. AstraZeneca PLC has collaboration agreements with Amgen, Inc.; FibroGen, Inc.; Roche Holding AG; Qiagen N.V.; and Illumina, Inc. The company was formerly known as Zeneca Group PLC and changed its name to AstraZeneca PLC in April 1999. AstraZeneca PLC was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Founded in 1992

astrazeneca plc (AZN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 3.0M GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 259.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

astrazeneca plc (AZN) Key Developments

AstraZeneca Enters into Research Collaboration with Orca Pharmaceutical for Autoimmune Diseases

AstraZeneca has entered into a research collaboration with compatriot Orca Pharmaceuticals, develop inhibitors of retinoic acid-related orphan nuclear receptor gamma (ROR) for treating autoimmune diseases. The three-year collaboration would involve AstraZeneca gaining access to Orca's ROR inhibitors and incorporating these into its in-house programme, with scientists from both companies jointly working on progressing the programme. On the completion of the collaboration, AstraZeneca will retain the option for acquiring Orca compounds.

HLB Pharma Reportedly Acquired Oncology Portfolio

HLB Pharma acquired a oncology portfolio in a $10 million deal from AstraZeneca PLC (LSE:AZN), reportsPharmaBiz.

AstraZeneca PLC Proposes Board Changes

AstraZeneca announced that Dr. Cornelia (Cori) Bargmann will be proposed to shareholders for election as a Non-Executive Director at the Company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 24 April 2015. On election, the Board also proposes appointing Dr. Bargmann to AstraZeneca's Science Committee. John Varley, senior independent Non-Executive Director and Dame Nancy Rothwell, Non-Executive Director, both intend to retire from the Board at the close of the AGM on 24 April 2015, each having served as a Board member for nine years. John is currently Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination and Governance Committee. Dame Nancy Rothwell is currently Chairman of the Science Committee, and a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination and Governance Committee. As a result of the retirement of John Varley and Dame Nancy Rothwell, the following Board Committee changes will take place with effect from the close of the AstraZeneca 2015 AGM: Rudy Markham will become senior independent Non-Executive Director. Graham Chipchase will become Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination and Governance Committee. Bruce Burlington will become Chairman of the Science Committee and a member of the Nomination and Governance Committee. Geneviève Berger will oversee sustainability matters on behalf of the Board. In addition, Shriti Vadera will become a member of the Remuneration Committee with immediate effect.

 

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