Amgen – Amgen Inc. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day
Shares of Amgen Inc.
inched 0.84% higher to $248.95 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.77% to 4,128.80 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.89% to 33,800.60. The stock’s rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Amgen Inc. closed $27.74 below 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 1.06% to $161.25, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.
rose 0.75% to $332.50, and Pfizer Inc.
rose 1.78% to $36.60. Trading volume (1.4 M) remained 1.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 2.7 M.