How Analysts Rated GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) Last Week?

May 16, 2018 - By Robin Claypool

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GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. GlaxoSmithKline had 6 analyst reports since November 27, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by UBS on Monday, November 27 to “Buy”. The stock of GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, December 11 by Cowen & Co. BNP Paribas upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, April 4 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 16 by Barclays Capital. Cowen & Co maintained GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) on Wednesday, February 14 with “Hold” rating. Below is a list of GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) latest ratings and price target changes.

04/04/2018 Broker: BNP Paribas Rating: Buy Upgrade
14/02/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $40.0 Maintain
16/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Buy Upgrade
11/12/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $38.0 Maintain
30/11/2017 Broker: Argus Research Rating: Buy New Target: $40.0
27/11/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy Upgrade

The stock increased 0.40% or $0.1601 during the last trading session, reaching $39.8901. About 595,437 shares traded. GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) has declined 10.07% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.62% the S&P500.

GlaxoSmithKline plc engages in the creation, discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of vaccines, over-the-counter medicines, and health-related consumer products worldwide. The company has market cap of $97.32 billion. It operates through four divisions: Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceuticals R&D, Vaccines, and Consumer Healthcare. It has a 45.64 P/E ratio. The firm offers pharmaceutical products comprising medicines in the therapeutic areas, such as respiratory, anti-virals, central nervous system, cardiovascular and urogenital, metabolic, anti-bacterials, dermatology, rare diseases, immuno-inflammation, vaccines, and HIV.

More notable recent GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 25, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Exelixis: Time To Excel” published on May 14, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “GlaxoSmithKline Q1 2018: Still Too Many Uncertainties” on April 29, 2018. More interesting news about GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “FDA OKs expanded use for Glaxo’s Trelegy Ellipta” published on April 24, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Better Buy: GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) vs. Eli Lilly (LLY)” with publication date: April 20, 2018.

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