Amgen – Amgen Inc. stock rises Wednesday, outperforms market
Shares of Amgen Inc.
inched 0.76% higher to $238.46 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.20% to 31,437.80 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.03% to 3,909.88. Amgen Inc. closed $38.23 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 Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson
rose 0.32% to $166.81, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.
rose 0.92% to $352.20, and Pfizer Inc.
fell 0.66% to $34.74. Trading volume (3.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.5 M.