Amgen – Amgen Inc. stock outperforms competitors despite losses on the day
Shares of Amgen Inc.
shed 1.14% to $224.92 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.48% to 3,811.15 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 1.50% to 30,932.37. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of losses. Amgen Inc. closed $51.77 short of its 52-week high ($276.69), which the company achieved on January 28th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Johnson & Johnson
fell 2.64% to $158.46, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.
rose 1.63% to $328.88, and Pfizer Inc.
fell 0.98% to $33.49. Trading volume (3.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.5 M.