AstraZeneca PLC (LON:AZN) Investors: Shore Capital Reiterates Hold Rating; Riot Blockchain (RIOT) Shorts Increased By 46.34%

In a research report revealed to clients on Thursday morning, Shore Capital reaffirmed their Hold rating on AstraZeneca PLC (LON:AZN)‘s stock.

Riot Blockchain Incorporated (NASDAQ:RIOT) had an increase of 46.34% in short interest. RIOT’s SI was 880,400 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 46.34% from 601,600 shares previously. With 8.94M avg volume, 0 days are for Riot Blockchain Incorporated (NASDAQ:RIOT)’s short sellers to cover RIOT’s short positions. The stock increased 3.30% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $16.59. About 1.64 million shares traded. Riot Blockchain, Inc. (NASDAQ:RIOT) has 0.00% since February 15, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

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Among 31 analysts covering AstraZeneca PLC (LON:AZN), 18 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. AstraZeneca PLC has GBX 7600 highest and GBX 4.57 lowest target. GBX 5102.08’s average target is 8.21% above currents GBX 4715 stock price. AstraZeneca PLC had 608 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Outperform” rating by BNP Paribas on Wednesday, September 23. The stock has “Buy” rating by Nordea on Thursday, July 23. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 5600 target in Thursday, June 30 report. As per Monday, November 30, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Thursday, June 23 with “Buy”. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, September 8 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, May 18 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of AstraZeneca PLC (LON:AZN) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, February 2 by Liberum Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 23 by Citigroup. The stock of AstraZeneca PLC (LON:AZN) earned “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, January 21.