Things For Investors To Watch In AMGEN Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN)

AMGEN Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) does about 2.63M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 1924794 shares change hands in Friday’s trading. The company now has a market cap of 163.62B USD. Its current market price is $305.02, marking a decrease of -0.22% compared to the previous close of $305.69. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $329.72 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $215.32.

AMGEN Inc. (AMGN) has a 20-day trading average at $308.18 and the current price is -7.49% off the 52-week high compared with 41.66% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $289.70 and its 200-day simple moving average is $281.36. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 1.61%, which increases to 1.80% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 54.21 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $317.12, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 3.82% over the period.

Barclays also upgraded the stock to “Equal Weight” from Underweight on May 03, 2024 at a price target of $230-$300.

AMGEN Inc. (AMGN) stock is down -0.27% over the week and -0.75% over the past month. Its price is 5.90% year-to-date and 37.86% over the past year.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 3.82 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 5.78% and return on equity of 72.57%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 43.62 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 14.77. The beta has a value of 0.58. Price to book ratio is 32.58 and price to sales ratio is 5.57.