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Today's Amgen Stock Update

There aren't enough hours in the day to get a detailed look at your favorite investments, like Amgen stock. So here's a quick look at AMGN's most important numbers right now (for February 25, 2017).We'll start with where AMGN ended trading yesterday -- at a share price of $174.56. Amgen shares increased 0.32% or $0.55 from the day before.So where does that put Amgen stock relative to the past year of prices?At its current level, AMGN is trading at a price more than it was one-year ago, with the stock price having gone up by 18.66%.

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The Amgen stock price 52-week high is $176.85. That was hit on 9/23/2016. The AMGN stock 52-week low is $133.64, reached on 11/04/2016.Another number to look at - AMGN trading volume yesterday was 2,191,400. That's not quite as high as Amgen stock's average daily trading volume of 2,677,307.The market cap of Amgen is 128,554,712,000. That means Amgen has a large market cap, because it's between 10 billion and 200 billion. As of April 1, 2016, the company with the biggest market cap of all publicly traded companies is Apple.

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The current P/E (price/earnings) ratio of Amgen stock is 14.82. That's smaller than the March 2016 S&P 500 P/E ratio of about 23. To really gauge if this stock's P/E is high or low, you should compare AMGN to other companies in the same industry.The current EPS (earnings per share) of AMGN is 10.24.Beta - how closely the stock trades with the overall market, with a beta of 1 meaning it trades in step with the broader index -- for Amgen is 1.15.Amgen stock has a dividend yield of 2.64%. When the dividend yield is over 2%, the stock is a good consideration for income investors. That yield is what most investors look for when hunting for dividend stocks.Money Morning gives you Amgen stock news daily. We publish new info on AMGN and dozens of other key companies we're watching now, every day, so investors will never miss an opportunity. As always, our content is free.

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Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) Profile

Prior Close$174.01
Market Cap$128.55 B
PE Ratio14.94
Amgen Inc. discovers develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe and effective medicines from lab to manufacturing plant to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer kidney disease rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives.
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ALXNAlexion Pharm Inc$29.3 B
ILMNIllumina Inc$23.56 B
INCYIncyte Corporation$23.1 B
VRTXVertex Pharmaceutic$21.29 B
BMRNBiomarin Pharmaceut$15.36 B

AMGN Earnings

1st Quarter Earnings$2.89 (2017-02-02)
2nd Quarter Earnings$3.02 (2016-10-27)
3rd Quarter Earnings$2.84 (2016-07-27)
4th Quarter Earnings$2.9 (2016-04-28)
PE Ratio14.94
EPS Growth5.36%
Recent Earnings$2.89
Annual EPS$11.65
Market Capitalization$128.55 B
Insider Shareholder %0.002%
Annual Revenue$22.99 B
Number of Shares Outstanding736,450 Shares
Institutional Shareholder %79.04%
Annual Net Income$7.72B
TTM Net Profit Margin$33.59
One Year Return21.37%
Three Year Return53.15%
Five Year Return187.2%
Five Year Revenue Growth47.55%
Five Year Earnings Growth122.33%
Five Year Dividend Growth614.29%
Last Quarter EPS$2.59
Annual EPS$11.65
Annual Dividend$4.6
Annual Dividend Yield2.64%
Change in EPS YTD5.36%
PE Ratio14.94
Recent Earnings$2.89
Dividends per Share$1.15
Stock Split Ratio2-1

AMGN Key Stats

Last Price$174.56
Net Change$0.55 (0.32%)
Ask Price$0
Open Price$173.29
Previous Close Price$174.01
High Price$174.72
Low Price$172.48
Number of Trades14,047
Fifty Two Week High$176.85 (2016-09-23)
Fifty Two Week Low$133.64 (2016-11-04)
Average Daily Volume3,740,513
Share Outstanding736,450 Shares
Total Dividend Payout$4.6/yr
Dividend Yield2.64%