Amgen – Amgen Inc. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market
Shares of Amgen Inc.
inched 0.49% higher to $252.07 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.22% to 4,112.50 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.29% to 34,021.45. The stock’s rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Amgen Inc. closed $24.62 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 1.05% to $169.96, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.
fell 2.76% to $325.55, and Pfizer Inc.
rose 1.03% to $40.10. Trading volume (3.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.