As on April 05, 2021, Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) got off with the flyer as it spiked 1.14% to $252.02. During the day, the stock rose to $252.63 and sunk to $249.06 before settling in for the price of $249.17 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, AMGN posted a 52-week range of $194.21-$276.69.
The Healthcare sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been 3.30% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 6.30%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -4.40%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $580.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $576.45 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $145.35 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $238.89, while the 200-day Moving Average is $238.87.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 24300 number of employees on its payroll. It has generated 1,038,930 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 298,930. The stock had 5.06 Receivables turnover and 0.41 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +75.60, operating margin was +35.49 and Pretax Margin of +32.22.
Amgen Inc. (AMGN) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Drug Manufacturers – General industry. Amgen Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.20%, in contrast to 77.50% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Mar 10, this organization’s Director sold 1,000 shares at the rate of 231.53, making the entire transaction reach 231,530 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 15,805. Preceding that transaction, on Feb 10, Company’s Director sold 1,000 for 238.40, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 238,400. This particular insider is now the holder of 15,805 in total.
Amgen Inc. (AMGN) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 12/30/2020, the company posted $3.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $3.39) by $0.42. This company achieved a net margin of +28.77 while generating a return on equity of 76.13. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 4.35 per share during the current fiscal year.
Amgen Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -4.40% and is forecasted to reach 18.22 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 7.01% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 6.30% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Amgen Inc. (AMGN). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.50. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 4.86. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $20.46, and its Beta score is 0.74. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 5.72. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 23.70.
In the same vein, AMGN’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 12.31, a figure that is expected to reach 4.05 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 18.22 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Amgen Inc. (AMGN)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Amgen Inc., AMGN], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 2.49 million was lower the volume of 2.76 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 53.29% While, its Average True Range was 4.79.
Raw Stochastic average of Amgen Inc. (AMGN) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 57.30%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 77.10% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 19.98% that was higher than 18.98% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.