Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN): Price and Financial Metrics

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN): $182.50

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  • ALXN scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 95.38% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ALXN is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • ALXN's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 5.04% of US stocks).

ALXN Stock Summary

  • ALXN has a higher market value than 92.92% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $39,661,900,824.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 58.17, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 84.38% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 14.96% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to ALXN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TEL, A, BAX, KLAC, and CNC.
  • ALXN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's official web site, go to

ALXN Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Healthcare stock, ALXN's price/sales ratio is 48.82% lower, now standing at 6.5.
  • Over the past 243 months, ALXN's price/sales ratio has gone down 29.2.
  • ALXN's price/sales ratio has moved down 29.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ALXN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ALXN 2021-05-25 6.3 3.2 57.4 50.5
ALXN 2021-04-29 6.0 3.1 60.3 53.7
ALXN 2018-10-03 8.1 3.5 -304.7 182.7
ALXN 2015-06-23 16.8 10.8 64.7 48.5
ALXN 2003-11-10 345.6 2.5 -3.6 -5.2
ALXN 2001-10-23 26.4 1.2 -7.0 -5.7

ALXN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ALXN, see our ALXN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $177.36 Average Broker Recommendation 1.88 (Hold)

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ALXN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $182.50 52-week high $187.45
Prev. close $179.45 52-week low $99.91
Day low $180.13 Volume 90,506,096
Day high $182.67 Avg. volume 3,309,941
50-day MA $179.55 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $153.74 Market Cap 40.34B

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) Company Bio

Alexion Pharmaceuticals a biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes life-transforming therapeutic products. The company was founded in 1992 and is based in Cheshire, Connecticut.

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Latest ALXN News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ALXN as an investment opportunity.

AstraZeneca's Acquisition of Alexion Is Nearly a Done Deal, But Is It a Good Deal?

AstraZeneca (NASDAQ: AZN) hopes to soon close its planned acquisition of Alexion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ALXN). In this Motley Fool Live video recorded on July 7, Motley Fool contributors Keith Speights and Brian Orelli discuss whether or not the Alexion acquisition is a good deal for AstraZeneca. Keith Speights: AstraZeneca has experienced multiple problems with the launch of its COVID-19 vaccine and we're not going to get into all of those problems but there's more news non-COVID related for AstraZeneca now.

Yahoo | July 17, 2021

With the Alexion Acquisition Set to Close This Quarter, Is AstraZeneca a Buy?

With UK approval, the $39 billion deal for rare disorders biotech company Alexion Pharmaceuticals is set to close on July 21.

Yahoo | July 17, 2021

MRNA Stock: 10 Things to Know About Moderna as It Gets Ready to Join the S&P 500

Moderna (MRNA) stock is on the rise Friday as the company prepares to join the S&P 500 next week replacing Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN).

William White on InvestorPlace | July 16, 2021

What Did the Stock Market Do Today? 3 Big Stories to Catch Up On.

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Brenden Rearick on InvestorPlace | July 16, 2021

When Will Moderna Be Added to the S&P 500?

Moderna is joining the S&P 500 on July 21, replacing Alexion Pharmaceuticals.

The Street | July 16, 2021

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ALXN Price Returns

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1-year 14.26%
3-year 55.98%
5-year 38.79%
2021 0.00%
2020 44.47%
2019 11.08%
2018 -18.59%
2017 -2.26%

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