Amgen – Amgen Inc. stock rises Monday, outperforms market
Shares of Amgen Inc.
inched 0.14% higher to $237.19 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.08% to 4,226.52 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.36% to 34,630.24. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Amgen Inc. closed $39.50 below its 52-week high ($276.69), which the company achieved on January 28th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Johnson & Johnson
fell 0.68% to $164.84, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.
rose 3.22% to $365.00, and Pfizer Inc.
fell 0.41% to $38.99. Trading volume (2.1 M) remained 492,338 below its 50-day average volume of 2.6 M.