Amgen – Amgen Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Shares of Amgen Inc.
inched 0.80% higher to $249.35 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.07% to 4,167.59 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.29% to 34,230.34. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Amgen Inc. closed $27.34 short of its 52-week high ($276.69), which the company reached on January 28th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson
fell 0.42% to $167.07, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.
fell 1.61% to $318.50, and Pfizer Inc.
rose 0.05% to $39.97. Trading volume (2.8 M) remained 38,338 below its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.