Amgen – Amgen Inc. stock falls Tuesday, underperforms market
Shares of Amgen Inc.
slid 2.32% to $242.00 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.21% to 4,188.13 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.24% to 34,312.46. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of losses. Amgen Inc. closed $34.69 short of its 52-week high ($276.69), which the company achieved on January 28th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Johnson & Johnson
fell 0.28% to $170.08, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.
rose 4.23% to $350.00, and Pfizer Inc.
fell 1.21% to $39.33. Trading volume (3.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.