Amgen – Amgen Inc. stock outperforms market despite losses on the day
Shares of Amgen Inc.
slipped 1.07% to $227.52 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 2.45% to 3,829.34 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 1.75% to 31,402.01. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Amgen Inc. closed $49.17 below 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 Thursday, as Johnson & Johnson
rose 0.10% to $162.76, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.
fell 1.94% to $323.61, and Pfizer Inc.
rose 0.21% to $33.82. Trading volume (2.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.5 M.