Amgen Inc. (AMGN)

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Last closing price (Apr 22 4:00 EDT):
119.30 (1.95%) ? 
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Return to date (1m/3m/6m/12m):
-2.98% ? 
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Consensus price target (1m/3m/6m/12m):
145.00
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Buy/Sell Mix (1m/3m/6m/12m):
100%/0%
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Description:
Amgen Inc., a biotechnology medicines company, engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of human therapeutic products in the areas of supportive cancer care, inflammation, nephrology, and bone diseases primarily in the United States, Europe, and Canada. Its principal products include Neulasta and NEUPOGEN to stimulate the production of neutrophils, which is a type of white blood cell that helps the body fight infections; Enbrel, an inhibitor of tumor necrosis factor that plays a role in the body’s response to inflammatory diseases; Aranesp and EPOGEN erythropoiesis-stimulating agents that stimulate the production of red blood cells; and XGEVA/Prolia (denosumab) to treat men with castration-resistant prostate cancer at high risk of developing bone metastases. The company also markets other products comprising Sensipar/Mimpara, a small molecule calcimimetic that lowers serum calcium levels; Vectibix, a monoclonal antibody that binds specifically to the epidermal growth factor receptor; and Nplate, a thrombopoietin (TPO) receptor agonist that mimics endogenous TPO, the primary driver of platelet production. In addition, it provides product candidates in mid- to late-stage development in various therapeutic areas comprising oncology, hematology, inflammation, bone health, nephrology, cardiovascular, and general medicine, which includes neuroscience. The company markets its products to healthcare providers, including physicians or their clinics, dialysis centers, hospitals, and pharmacies; consumers; and wholesale distributors of pharmaceutical products. It has collaborative arrangements with Pfizer Inc.; Glaxo Group Limited; AstraZeneca Plc; Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited; and UCB. Amgen Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California.
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Eun Yang Jefferies & Co. Buy   Mar 28, '14   120.55  145.00  Mar 28, '15  -1.04% 
David Friedman Morgan Stanley Buy   Mar 27, '14   122.29    Mar 27, '15  -2.45% 
Matthew Harrison UBS Buy   Mar 27, '14   122.29    Mar 27, '15  -2.45% 
Yaron Werber Citi Buy   Mar 18, '14   127.47  155.00  Mar 18, '15  -6.41% 
John Eade Argus Research Company Buy   Jan 31, '14   118.35  135.00  Jan 31, '15  0.80% 
Yaron Werber Citi Buy   Dec 06, '13   113.54    Dec 06, '14  5.07% 
Joshua Schimmer Lazard Capital Markets Buy   Nov 26, '13   113.09    Nov 26, '14  5.49% 
M Ian Somaiya Piper Jaffray Buy   Nov 26, '13   113.09    Nov 26, '14  5.49% 
Matt Roden UBS Buy   Oct 23, '13   114.61  129.00  Oct 23, '14  4.09% 
Robyn Karnauskas Deutsche Bank Securities Buy   Oct 22, '13   115.14    Oct 22, '14  3.61% 
Yaron Werber Citi Buy   Aug 27, '13   108.13    Aug 27, '14  10.33% 
Robyn Karnauskas Deutsche Bank Securities Buy   Aug 26, '13   112.70    Aug 26, '14  5.86% 
Ian Somaiya Piper Jaffray Buy   Aug 26, '13   112.70    Aug 26, '14  5.86% 
Michael Yee RBC Capital Markets Buy   Aug 01, '13   107.91  125.00  Aug 01, '14  14.27% 
Tyler Leggett Unaffiliated Buy   Jul 24, '13   105.69  117.00  Jan 24, '14  16.95% 
Michael Yee RBC Capital Markets Buy   Jun 12, '13   95.07    Jun 12, '14  25.49% 
Robyn Karnauskas Deutsche Bank Securities Buy   Jun 12, '13   95.07    Jun 12, '14  25.49% 
Eun Yang Jefferies & Co. Buy   Jun 03, '13   97.79    Jun 03, '14  22.00% 
Gene Mack Brean Murray, Carret & Co. Buy   Jun 02, '13   97.79  110.00  Jun 02, '14  22.00% 
Terence Flynn Goldman Sachs Buy   May 22, '13   103.12    May 22, '14  15.69% 
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