AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN) Shares Down 2.5%

Shares of AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZNGet Rating) were down 2.5% on Friday . The stock traded as low as $68.70 and last traded at $68.71. Approximately 169,050 shares traded hands during trading, a decline of 97% from the average daily volume of 5,553,150 shares. The stock had previously closed at $70.49.

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Separately, StockNews.com raised AstraZeneca from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Thursday.

AstraZeneca Price Performance

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AstraZeneca Plc is a holding company, which engages in the research, development, and manufacture of pharmaceutical products. It focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines in Oncology and BioPharmaceuticals, including Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism, and Respiratory & Immunology.

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