News Recap: Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN), KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR)


Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN)

Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) represented a move of -0.65 percent or $0.39 per share and closed its previous day trading session at $39.56. 6.55 Million Shares were traded in the last trading session with an Average Volume of 4.34 Million Shares. The stock currently has a Market Capitalization of 100.25 Billion.

AstraZeneca PLC is one of the top five pharmaceutical companies in the world based on sales and is a therapeutic leader in cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, oncology, anesthesia including pain management, central nervous system (CNS) and respiratory products. They are engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of ethical (prescription) pharmaceuticals and agricultural products, and the supply of healthcare services.

The stock traded between $31.99 and $41.78 over 1-Year time period showing its price to sales ratio of 4.67. Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) is currently showing an DECREASING volatility over a period of 10-Days while the 20-Days Volatility showing a DECREASING trend.

Right now, the stock has a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of $0.72 and 200-Day Simple Moving Average of $6.87. Its Price to Free Cash Flow is 0 and Price to Book of 8.4.

Analyst’s recommended the stock as 1.5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) reported its Actual EPS of $0.35/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Astrazeneca PLC could bring EPS of $0.4/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was -0.05 Percent. Thus showing an Earnings Surprise of -12.5 Percent.


In the last trading session, KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) added its value by 3.18% closing at the price of $23.65. The stock currently has market capitalization of 19.53 Billion, with average volume of 6.07 Million shares.

Beta is also a factor of measure of the relative volatility of a particular stock to the market. Currently KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) is showing beta of 1.59. This particular value of beta suggests that KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) has historically moved 159% for every 100% move in the benchmark, based on price level.

EPS is another important factor while making the decision of buying, selling or holding of particular share. Currently EPS for KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) is at $3.24.

The stock currently has RSI of 51.98. RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30, currently the given RSI for the stock suggests that the stock is average and it has not entered in overbought or oversold territory.

KKR & Co. Inc. operates as an investment firm. The Company manages investments such as private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit strategies and hedge funds. KKR & Co. Inc., formerly known as KKR & Co. L.P., is based in New York.

KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) topped its 52-week high price of $28.73 on 09/21/18 and 52-Week Low Price of $19.11 on 12/07/17. The Stock currently has P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 7.3 and Weekly volatility of 2.72% and monthly volatility of 3.20% respectively.