The top gainers for today include Amgen Inc. AMGN from the sector Healthcare with a gain of 0.01%. The price is $ 161.26, at present and the target price is $ 185.28.
The weekly performance for Amgen Inc. is -1.13%, which is not surprising given the gain it made today.
The earnings per share (EPS) growth forecasted for 2016 is currently 3.44%. The earnings per share quarter to quarter growth is 10.50%
The simple 20 day moving average is up by -1.59% and the 52-week low is 22.32%.
The monthly and quarterly performance for Amgen Inc. is not as bright as it currently stands at -4.72% and 4.24%. However it is poised to change given the current performance trend.
Amgen Inc. has a total market capitalization of 118669.62 with a return on assets (ROA – calculated by dividing the total annual earnings by the company’s total assets – illustrates how profitable a company really is in relation to its total assets) of 10.10%. It has a dividend yield of 2.85% while the payout ratio is 38.70%.
Amgen Inc. has a gross margin of 81.90% and an operating margin of 42.60%. The net profit margin stands at 33.60%.
The weekly volatility is 1.07% and the monthly volatility is 1.25%. Volatility is basically a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. It can be either be measured by implementing the standard deviation or by simply calculating the variance between returns from that market index.