GlaxoSmithKline Share Price (GSK) - Buy GSK Shares

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Current Price:  
1484.50p
on 21-08-2017 at 11:09:16
Change:   5.50p fall 0.37 %
Buy:   1485.00p
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GlaxoSmithKline, or 'GSK', is one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies researching medicines and vacines alike for the World Health Organization's three priority diseases: HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis. With an estimated 7% of the world's pharmaceutical market under its wing, GSK remains one of the industry leaders globally but remains committed to the research and application of life changing and marketable drugs.

If investing in science seems a little confusing and unpredictable then perhaps some of GSK's over-the-counter and more recognisable products will help to convince; these include Gaviscon and Panadol, smoking control products such as Nicorette/Niquitin and nutritional healthcare drinks such as Lucozade, Ribena and Horlicks.

On 23rd January 2009, GSK announced that it had signed an agreement with UCB S.A to acquire its marketed product portfolio in certain parts of the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific, for a cash consideration of some £484 million. President of Emerging Markets at GSK, Abbas Hussain, said that "This acquisition will strengthen and expand GSK's product portfolio in these countries, helping us to meet the needs of patients, particularly in the areas of epilepsy and respiratory." Under the agreement, GSK acquires several leading pharmaceutical brands and investors will be interested to know that the commercial operations and product distribution rights included represent approximately 3-4% of UCB's 2008 expected revenue of at least £3.09 billion. At the time of Mr Hussain speaking, share prices for GSK were steady at 1,226.00p with a "strong buy" recommendation from brokers.

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK, GSK.L, LON:GSK) Price Details (LSE MAIN Listed Equity)
Last Trade: Sell 834 at 1484.31p Days Range: 1477.50 - 1488.00p
Day's Volume: 1,006,573 52wk Range: 1459.00 - 1722.50p
Last Close: 1490.00p Market Capitalisation:* £ 73.01 bn
Open: 1481.50p VWAP: 1481.43p
ISIN: GB0009252882 Shares in Issue: 4.92 bn
Sector:  Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology    Listed in:  UK All SharesEuropean first 300UK technology All SharesUK 100UK 350

A Look at the Most Powerful Woman in the FTSE

News - Friday, September 23, 2016

Emma Walmsley has just been named as the new chief executive of GlaxoSmithKline. She will replace Sir Andrew Witty when he retires from the post in March 2017.

FTSE Gains But Pound Slips Below $1.30

News - Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The FTSE 100 share index is up by 4298 points, to 6,856.53, however the pound is back to below $1.30 against the dollar, having shed 0.5 percent, to $1.2969.

Buy/SellVolumePriceTrade CodeTrade TypeTrade Time
Sell8341484.31p576875220732829696Ordinary Trade11:09:13 - 21/08
Buy811484.00p1724932555824073Automated Trade11:08:35 - 21/08
Sell1741483.00p1724932555823996Automated Trade11:08:00 - 21/08
Sell1001483.00p1724932555823933Automated Trade11:07:14 - 21/08
Sell5001483.00p1724932555823901Automated Trade11:06:45 - 21/08
Buy751484.31p723798904834973696Ordinary Trade11:05:27 - 21/08
Time period :  to     Frequency :    
Date Open High Low Close Volume
18 Aug 2017 (Fri) 1,501.00 1,501.00 1,485.50 1,490.00 7,080,333
17 Aug 2017 (Thu) 1,503.00 1,512.50 1,502.50 1,506.00 5,347,304
16 Aug 2017 (Wed) 1,498.50 1,509.50 1,497.00 1,504.00 5,224,755
15 Aug 2017 (Tue) 1,483.00 1,500.00 1,483.00 1,494.50 4,535,887
14 Aug 2017 (Mon) 1,480.50 1,484.00 1,471.00 1,480.50 5,531,736
11 Aug 2017 (Fri) 1,476.00 1,484.00 1,464.50 1,475.00 6,778,101
10 Aug 2017 (Thu) 1,500.00 1,503.00 1,482.50 1,483.50 6,597,200
9 Aug 2017 (Wed) 1,525.00 1,526.00 1,507.50 1,508.50 8,003,739
8 Aug 2017 (Tue) 1,528.50 1,536.50 1,523.00 1,534.00 4,429,129
7 Aug 2017 (Mon) 1,532.50 1,538.00 1,523.50 1,526.50 4,391,618
4 Aug 2017 (Fri) 1,528.00 1,536.50 1,522.00 1,534.00 4,105,405
3 Aug 2017 (Thu) 1,516.50 1,538.00 1,512.00 1,528.00 5,340,418
2 Aug 2017 (Wed) 1,516.00 1,522.00 1,511.00 1,517.00 4,719,864
1 Aug 2017 (Tue) 1,516.50 1,527.50 1,508.00 1,516.50 6,047,838
31 Jul 2017 (Mon) 1,529.50 1,534.00 1,513.50 1,514.50 10,180,185
28 Jul 2017 (Fri) 1,545.00 1,545.00 1,513.50 1,518.50 9,937,541
27 Jul 2017 (Thu) 1,540.00 1,540.50 1,517.00 1,531.00 9,453,810
21 Jul 2017 (Fri) 1,628.00 1,632.00 1,614.50 1,615.00 5,658,366

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