Analysts foresee record sales Sanofi-Aventis

Quite high dividend Sanofi-Aventis

Based on the recent analyst estimates Sanofi-Aventis now has one of the highest dividend returns of the French stock exchange.

For this year the consensus of the dividend per share equals 2,99 euros. Sanofi-Aventis 's dividend return consequently equals 4,39 percent. The average dividend yield of the pharmaceutical company equals 0,41 percent.

Tomorrow French Sanofi-Aventis will report her past quarter's results. Based on the analyst's estimates both the revenue and the net profit would be on the highest levels in years. For the current book year the analysts expect a total revenue of 36,71 billion euros. The expectations would mean a record revenue for the company. This is slightly more than the revenue over 2015 of 34,86 billion euros.

Historical revenues and results Sanofi-Aventis plus taxations 2016

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For 2016 the analysts expect a record net profit of 7 billion euros. For this year the analyst's consensus of Sanofi-Aventis 's result per share is a profit of 5,45 euros. With these estimates the PE-ratio equals 12,5.

Latest target prices around 81 euros

Sanofi-Aventis is being covered by 17 analysts (only based on fundamental analysis). The average target price for the stock is at 84,09 euros. This is around 23 percent more than the current stock price of 68,11 euros. Sanford C. Bernstein & Co, Jefferies & Co. and Deutsche Bank recently provided recommendations for the company.

Based on the number of outstanding shares Sanofi-Aventis 's market capitalization equals 88,66 billion euros.

The stock traded at 12.54 1,19 percent higher at 68,11 euros. News Wire & Equity Research: +31 084-0032-842

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