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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 116165.31. It is in the Biotechnology industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 16.32, a forward P/E of 12.67 and EPS of 9.45. At a stock price of 154.27 (-0.01%) it has a dividend yield of 2.59%.

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 8.91% and more long-term 8.37% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 18.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 7.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 9.80%.

For performance, Amgen Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 6.70%. For the last month performance for Amgen Inc. is -3.09%. While the last quarter is 1.53% and half year, -1.25%. Finally for the year, performance is 2.19%.

The 52-week high for Amgen Inc., is at -13.16%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 20.81%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.08% and 1.65% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.58%, and for the month it is 1.63%. Amgen Inc., has a target price of 183.88.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.12, and for total debt/equity Amgen Inc. has 1.2. The gross margin is 81.00%, while operating margin is 39.90%, the profit margin is 32.60%. The current ratio is 5 and the quick ratio is 4.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 81.30%. Amgen Inc. has a payout ratio of 35.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 753. The shares float is 750.35, with the float short at 0.96%, with short ratio coming to 2.53.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Amgen Inc., get 10.00%, with its returns on investment at 12.50%. Return on equity is 25.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 183.88, reached soon?

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