Amgen – Amgen Inc. stock rises Friday, outperforms market
Shares of Amgen Inc.
rallied 1.16% to $254.21 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.74% to 4,232.60 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.66% to 34,777.76. This was the stock’s sixth consecutive day of gains. Amgen Inc. closed $22.48 short of its 52-week high ($276.69), which the company achieved on January 28th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Johnson & Johnson
rose 0.45% to $168.50, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.
rose 0.41% to $333.00, and Pfizer Inc.
rose 1.00% to $39.58. Trading volume (2.5 M) remained 292,346 below its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.