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Last €58.50 EUR
Change Today +0.94 / 1.63%
Volume 480.0
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astrazeneca plc (ZEG) Snapshot

Open
€57.25
Previous Close
€57.56
Day High
€58.64
Day Low
€57.00
52 Week High
04/23/15 - €69.06
52 Week Low
08/11/14 - €50.88
Market Cap
73.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
3.2K
EPS TTM
--
Shares Outstanding
1.3B
EX-Date
02/19/15
P/E TM
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Dividend
€2.89
Dividend Yield
4.45%
Current Stock Chart for ASTRAZENECA PLC (ZEG)

astrazeneca plc (ZEG) Details

AstraZeneca PLC engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, inflammation, autoimmune, oncology, infection, and neuroscience diseases worldwide. Its principal products include Crestor for the treatment of dyslipidaemia and hypercholesterolemia; Seloken/Toprol-XL to control hypertension, and heart failure and angina; Onglyza for diabetes mellitus; 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 Turbuhaler/Pulmicort Flexhaler for treating asthma; Symbicort for maintenance treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; 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. As of December 31, 2014, it had 133 pipeline projects. The company markets its products through distributors and local representative offices. In addition, it engages in the insurance and reinsurance underwriting business. The company has collaboration agreements with Celgene Corporation, Immunocore Limited, Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd., Advaxis Inc., and Pharmacyclics Inc. and Janssen Research & Development, LLC. 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.

57,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/10/15
Founded in 1992

astrazeneca plc (ZEG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 3.1M GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.7M GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

astrazeneca plc (ZEG) Key Developments

AstraZeneca Announces Executive Changes

AstraZeneca announced the departure of its respiratory and inflammatory medicines head James Ward-Lilley to become chief executive of Vectura. His departure follows the exit earlier June 2015 of Briggs Morrison, the company's former chief medical officer and head of latestage drug development, who moved on to become CEO of Syndax.

AstraZeneca Launches Research and Development Respiratory Centre in Spain and Plans to Invest USD 613 Million in R&D to Extend Respiratory Portfolio

AstraZeneca has launched a research and development (R&D) respiratory centre in the Spanish city of Barcelona. AstraZeneca plans to invest EUR 540 million (USD 613 million) during the next three years in R&D to extend its respiratory portfolio. This new R&D centre and the future investment in it will be for developing former Almirall respiratory portfolio - mainly, the production of leading respiratory products Eklira (aclidinium) and Duaklir Genuair (aclidinium + formoterol fumarate dihydrate). Additionally, AstraZeneca plans to continue with the clinical development of some promising treatments began by Alrmirall, such as once-daily, long-acting beta2-agonist (LABA) AS100977 (abediterol) currently undergoing Phase II development, and an M3 antagonist beta2-agonist (MABA) platform - comprising LAS191351, LAS194871, in pre-clinical development, and LAS190792, in Phase I development.

Roche And Johnson & Johnson Eyes Stake In GlaxoSmith

Swiss-based Roche Holding AG (SWX:ROG) and U.S.-based Johnson & Johnson are eying the U.K. company for approximately $143 billion. Moreover, there is also a rumor that Pfizer Limited (BSE:500680) was considering acquiring GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK) a year after it failed to acquire AstraZeneca PLC. As per the poll conducted by BioSpace, AstraZeneca PLC could also be in the race to acquire struggling GlaxoSmithKline.

 

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