Additionally Amgen Inc. recently announced a dividend that was paid on Friday the 8th of September 2017. It closed at $2.45 lastly. (AFB) has declined 7.26% since September 11, 2016 and is downtrending. Carderock Capital Management has an ownership of 27,629 stocks of the medical analysis firms shares valued $4,533,000 following purchasing an extra 848 shares through out the previous quarter, Howe & Rusling lifted its holdings in Amgen by 1.1% in the Q1.
Investors are feeling more bullish on Amgen Inc. of late if you take into consideration the decrease in short interest. (NASDAQ:AMGN) for 359,500 shares.
07/10/2017 - Amgen Inc. had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. ValuEngine cut Amgen from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. BALTIMORE DAVID sold 3,700 shares worth $569,541. Wheatland Advsrs holds 3,250 shares. The hedge fund held 14,790 shares of the biological products (no diagnostic substances) company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $2.16M, down from 42,369 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. (NASDAQ:AMGN). New York-based Cobblestone Capital Advsr Lc New York has invested 0.13% in Amgen, Inc. The stock rose 1.11% or $2.01 reaching $182.65 per share. Analysts predict that Amgen Inc. will post $12.57 earnings per share for the current year. Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has risen 5.27% since September 11, 2016 and is uptrending. Bahl & Gaynor Inc. increased its position in shares of Amgen by 106.6% in the third quarter. The rating was initiated by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, December 13 with "Outperform". Bowling Portfolio Limited Liability Co reported 1.21% in Amgen, Inc.
Shares of Amgen (NASDAQ AMGN) traded up 1.71% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $189.67. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, June 12 by Jefferies. Investors might also notice that three month ago the Buy recommendations (11) outnumbered Sell recommendations (0). With short interest at 7,065,620 and short average daily volume at 2,027,254, the short-interest ratio is 3.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.01% as of August 15. It has underperformed by 9.03% the S&P500. Advisor Prtn Limited Liability Com stated it has 10,730 shares or 0.47% of all its holdings. Mizuho reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $195.00 price target on shares of Amgen in a research note on Sunday, July 9th. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 30 by JP Morgan. It worsened, as 98 investors sold AMGN shares while 488 reduced holdings.
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Bartlett & Co decreased Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) stake by 4,838 shares to 469,267 valued at $48.45 million in 2016Q4. It also reduced Steris Plc stake by 45,400 shares and now owns 23,727 shares. Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has risen 5.27% since September 11, 2016 and is uptrending. Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) was reduced too. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. KS now owns 38,865 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $6,377,000 after buying an additional 16,080 shares during the period. The stock of Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY) earned "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, November 9. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Hsbc Public Limited holds 0.3% or 876,708 shares. Over the past five trading sessions it is -1.99%; -0.77% for the month; 0.43% for the last quarter; -2.33% for the past six-months; and 1.82% for the last 12 months. The firm has a market capitalization of $138.40 billion, a PE ratio of 17.28 and a beta of 1.35. They now have a United States dollars 195 price target on the stock.
Since May 24, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $1.02 million activity. Geode Limited Liability Company invested in 0.47% or 6.94 million shares. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Rnc Capital Management Ltd Liability Com invested 1.43% of its portfolio in Amgen, Inc. American Assets Management has 15,300 shares for 0.47% of their portfolio. Finally, Argus upped their price target on Amgen from $180.00 to $195.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, January 11 by Credit Suisse.
02/01/2017 - Amgen Inc. was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
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