Log in
E-mail
Password
Show password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
New member
Sign up for FREE
New customer
Discover our services
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON
  1. Homepage
  2. Equities
  3. United Kingdom
  4. London Stock Exchange
  5. AstraZeneca PLC
  6. News
  7. Summary
    AZN   GB0009895292

ASTRAZENECA PLC

(AZN)
  Report
SummaryQuotesChartsNewsRatingsCalendarCompanyFinancialsConsensusRevisions 
SummaryMost relevantAll NewsAnalyst Reco.Other languagesPress ReleasesOfficial PublicationsSector newsMarketScreener Strategies

AstraZeneca : scours supply chain for more vaccine doses for Thailand, SE Asia

07/24/2021 | 02:54am EDT
COVID-19 vaccinations in Bangkok

BANGKOK (Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc is "scouring" its global supply chain to try and boost COVID-19 vaccine supplies to Thailand and Southeast Asia, its representative for the country said on Saturday, amidst speculations of local production shortfalls.

The comments come after leaked letters https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/leaked-letters-show-astrazeneca-vaccine-commitment-not-thailand-claimed-2021-07-19 showed last week that the drugmaker had offered to supply 5-6 million vaccine doses a month to Thailand, contradicting assertions by Thai officials that the government is owed 10 million a month and 61 million doses by end-2021.

AstraZeneca is "scouring the 20+ supply chains in our worldwide manufacturing network to find additional vaccines for Southeast Asia, including Thailand", James Teague, managing director of AstraZeneca Thailand, said in a statement.

"We are hopeful of importing additional doses in the months ahead," he added.

The drugmaker had previously said vaccine doses for Thailand and Southeast Asia would come from a plant of its Thai partner Siam Bioscience, owned by Thailand's king and a first-time vaccine maker.

Pressure has been mounting on the company after Thailand said it was considering imposing limits https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/thailand-considering-regulating-volume-astrazeneca-vaccine-exports-health-2021-07-14 on exports of locally manufactured AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to shore up domestic supplies, a move that could hit its neighbours, some of which are battling similar or more severe COVID-19 crises.

Siam Bioscience has not commented on reports of production shortfalls or delivery timelines.

Teague said AstraZeneca has delivered 9 million does so far to Thailand and will deliver 2.3 million more next week.

Thailand has fully inoculated just 5.56% of its population of more than 66 million so far, while 18.62% have received at least one dose, government data shows.

(Reporting by Patpicha Tanakasempipat; Editing by Kay Johnson and Himani Sarkar)


ę Reuters 2021
All news about ASTRAZENECA PLC
11:06aASTRAZENECA : Vaccination Against Covid-19 Resumes Sept 24
AQ
10:18aVC DAILY : Biotechs Seek New Skill Set From -2-
DJ
10:06aRedhill Biopharma, AstraZeneca, Nektar Therapeutics Settle Movantik Patent Litigation w..
MT
10:00aWALL STREET STOCK EXCHANGE : As smooth as silk
08:05aASTRAZENECA : A Sense of Comfort, Providing Housing to Patients and their Families During ..
AQ
07:12aASTRAZENECA : Science Committee appointment (Form 6-K)
PU
06:52aASTRAZENECA : establishes new Sustainability Committee of the Board (Form 6-K)
PU
06:29aANALYST RECOMMENDATIONS : Amgen, Apple, AstraZeneca, FedEx, T-Mobile US...
06:06aASTRAZENECA : Coronavirus - 40,000 Vaccines Administered in Private Pharmacies
AQ
05:41aASTRAZENECA : Covid to be like the common cold - one day, says vaccine co-designer
AQ
More news
Analyst Recommendations on ASTRAZENECA PLC
More recommendations
Financials (USD)
Sales 2021 35 401 M - -
Net income 2021 5 006 M - -
Net Debt 2021 24 250 M - -
P/E ratio 2021 24,2x
Yield 2021 3,25%
Capitalization 134 B 184 B -
EV / Sales 2021 4,48x
EV / Sales 2022 3,61x
Nbr of Employees 76 100
Free-Float 96,3%
Chart ASTRAZENECA PLC
Duration : Period :
AstraZeneca PLC Technical Analysis Chart | MarketScreener
Full-screen chart
Technical analysis trends ASTRAZENECA PLC
Short TermMid-TermLong Term
TrendsNeutralBullishBullish
Income Statement Evolution
Consensus
Sell
Buy
Mean consensus BUY
Number of Analysts 27
Last Close Price 86,68 $
Average target price 136,23 $
Spread / Average Target 57,2%
EPS Revisions
Managers and Directors
Pascal Soriot Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Aradhana Sarin Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director
Leif Valdemar Johansson Non-Executive Chairman
Menelas NICOLAS Pangalos EVP-Biopharmaceuticals Research & Development
Pam P. Cheng Executive VP-Operations & Information Technology
Sector and Competitors
1st jan.Capi. (M$)
ASTRAZENECA PLC17.65%182 344
JOHNSON & JOHNSON4.16%431 543
ROCHE HOLDING AG10.05%322 644
PFIZER, INC.19.32%246 414
NOVO NORDISK A/S50.62%232 291
ELI LILLY AND COMPANY35.22%206 972