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How has Amgen Inc.:(NASDAQ:AMGN) performed recently?

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 128804.01. It is in the Biotechnology industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 17.55, a forward P/E of 13.74 and EPS of 9.77. At a stock price of 171.51 (-0.27%) it has a dividend yield of 2.33%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 13.60%, more recently this last year it has grown by 35.20%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.84% and more long-term 8.48% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 14.90%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 7.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 5.90%.

For performance, Amgen Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.63%. For the last month performance for Amgen Inc. is 0.28%. While the last quarter is 9.22% and half year, 17.02%. Finally for the year, performance is 12.73%.

The 52-week high for Amgen Inc., is at -2.90%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 35.09%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.91% and 10.77% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.67%, and for the month it is 1.45%. Amgen Inc., has a target price of 191.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.93, and for total debt/equity Amgen Inc. has 1.1. The gross margin is 81.40%, while operating margin is 40.70%, the profit margin is 33.10%. The current ratio is 4 and the quick ratio is 3.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 81.20%. Amgen Inc. has a payout ratio of 36.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 751. The shares float is 747.47, with the float short at 1.08%, with short ratio coming to 2.79.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Amgen Inc., get 10.10%, with its returns on investment at 12.50%. Return on equity is 25.90%. So will the investors see the target price of 191, reached soon?

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