Amgen – Amgen Inc. stock falls Wednesday, underperforms market
Shares of Amgen Inc.
dropped 0.38% to $248.81 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.36% to 3,972.89 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.26% to 32,981.55. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Amgen Inc. closed $27.88 short of its 52-week high ($276.69), which the company reached on January 28th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson
fell 0.40% to $164.35, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.
rose 2.02% to $326.49, and Pfizer Inc.
rose 0.33% to $36.23. Trading volume (3.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.