Amgen – Amgen Inc. stock outperforms market despite losses on the day
Shares of Amgen Inc.
slipped 0.13% to $249.62 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.16% to 33,730.89 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.41% to 4,124.66. Amgen Inc. closed $27.07 short of 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 0.28% to $159.92, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.
rose 1.25% to $333.18, and Pfizer Inc.
rose 0.03% to $37.17. Trading volume (1.7 M) remained 956,501 below its 50-day average volume of 2.7 M.