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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) which is in the industry Biotechnology, gaining 0.69% today. In the last week its performance is 0.81%, and 12.68% for the past quarter. Currently, Amgen Inc., AMGN has a target price of 189.94, so today’s gain of 0.69% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.39%.

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN), has a market cap of 129675.17, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 81.70%.

At the current price of 173.86, it has a dividend yield of 2.32%, and its target price is 189.94. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of *TBA. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has a P/E of 18.27, as well as a forward P/E of 13.93.

With a current EPS of 9.45, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.30%,Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 13.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.50%.

Performance for the year is 0.16%. Since its IPO date on 9/7/1984, the total performance to date is 7.81%.

Volume today for Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN), is 1070820, while its average volume is 2931.27. Whilst the total gain today was 0.69%, it did have a day high of -1.50%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.34%, and 1.55% for the month. The 52-week low for Amgen Inc., AMGN has been 36.15%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.50%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.50%, and its return on assets is *TBA. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has an operating margin of 41.30%. With a sales growth of 5.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Amgen Inc., AMGN is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is *TBA, and has a current ratio of 4 and 3.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Amgen Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.15, and the P/S is 5.85, along with a P/B of 4.29. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of *TBA.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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