AZN:NYE-Astrazeneca PLC

EQUITY | Drug Manufacturers | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 39.08

Change

+1.61 (+4.30)%

Market Cap

USD 99.01B

Volume

7.62M

Average Target Price

USD 41.00 (4.91%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

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About

AstraZeneca PLC is a biopharmaceutical company. It is engaged in the discovery and development of new products, which are then manufactured, marketed and sold.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Drug Manufacturers)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 12.62% 65% D 87% B+
Dividend Return 4.03% 91% A- 72% C-
Total Return 16.66% 65% D 89% B+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 12.78% 80% B- 84% B
Dividend Return 4.04% 92% A- 65% D
Total Return 16.83% 80% B- 86% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 54.80% 83% B 80% B-
Dividend Return 27.41% 100% A+ 74% C
Total Return 82.21% 83% B 85% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 3.01% 60% D- 54% F
Dividend Return 7.33% 65% D 55% F
Total Return 4.32% 93% A 70% C-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 15.86% 70% C- 46% F
Risk Adjusted Return 46.23% 60% D- 46% F
Market Capitalization 65.58B 70% C- 98% A+

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Drug Manufacturers)
Ratio vs. Market
(New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 20.14 52% F 36% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.92 50% F 28% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 2.13 77% C+ 58% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 90.88 4% F 5% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 16.48% 70% C- 75% C
Return on Invested Capital 11.58% 48% F 63% D
Return on Assets 3.91% 65% D 61% D-
Debt to Equity Ratio 114.25% 36% F 33% F

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

AZN:NYE-Astrazeneca PLC

EQUITY | Drug Manufacturers | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 39.08

Change

+1.61 (+4.30)%

Market Cap

USD 99.01B

Volume

7.62M

Average Target Price

USD 41.00 (4.91%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Verdict

Verdict

Values as of: 2018-10-16