Amgen – Amgen Inc. stock falls Wednesday, underperforms market
Shares of Amgen Inc.
slipped 0.14% to $258.78 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.93% to 4,173.42 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.93% to 34,137.31. The stock’s fall snapped a four-day winning streak. Amgen Inc. closed $17.91 below its 52-week high ($276.69), which the company reached on January 28th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson
rose 0.07% to $166.59, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.
rose 2.74% to $348.00, and Pfizer Inc.
rose 1.28% to $39.53. Trading volume (2.2 M) remained 379,915 below its 50-day average volume of 2.5 M.