Amgen – Amgen Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Shares of Amgen Inc.
inched 0.41% higher to $249.95 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.33% to 4,141.59 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.20% to 33,677.27. Amgen Inc. closed $26.74 short of 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 Tuesday, as Johnson & Johnson
fell 1.34% to $159.48, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.
fell 0.58% to $329.08, and Pfizer Inc.
rose 0.51% to $37.16. Trading volume (1.8 M) remained 874,110 below its 50-day average volume of 2.6 M.