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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 1.02% today. In the last week its performance is 1.73%, and 16.01% for the past quarter. Currently, Amgen Inc., AMGN has a target price of 190.56, so today’s gain of 1.02% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.43%.

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN), has a market cap of 131890.62, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 81.10%.

At the current price of 175.62, it has a dividend yield of 2.28%, and its target price is 190.56. This is with a profit margin of 33.10%, and total debt/equity of 1.1. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has a P/E of 17.97, as well as a forward P/E of 14.08.

With a current EPS of 9.77, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.83%,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 7.93%.

Performance for the year is 23.49%. Since its IPO date on 9/7/1984, the total performance to date is 10.29%.

Volume today for Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN), is 2330000, while its average volume is 2908.37. Whilst the total gain today was 1.02%, it did have a day high of -0.58%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.29%, and 1.59% for the month. The 52-week low for Amgen Inc., AMGN has been 38.32%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.58%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.50%, and its return on assets is 10.10%. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has an operating margin of 40.70%. 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 0.93, 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 2.27, and the P/S is 5.87, along with a P/B of 4.38. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 3.76.

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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