Amgen Incorporated (NASDAQ:AMGN) had an increase of 4.3% in short interest. AMGN’s SI was 8.37 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 4.3% from 8.03M shares previously. With 2.42M avg volume, 4 days are for Amgen Incorporated (NASDAQ:AMGN)’s short sellers to cover AMGN’s short positions. The SI to Amgen Incorporated’s float is 1.15%. The stock increased 1.69% or $3.08 during the last trading session, reaching $185.04. About 3.11M shares traded or 13.60% up from the average. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has risen 5.27% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.43% the S&P500.
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Amgen Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and delivers human therapeutics worldwide. The company has market cap of $134.32 billion. It offers products for the treatment of oncology/hematology, cardiovascular, inflammation, bone health, nephrology, and neuroscience. It has a 16.72 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s products include Evenity to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women; Prolia to treat postmenopausal women with osteoporosis; Xgeva for skeletal-related events prevention; Repatha to treat coronary artery diseases; Enbrel to treat plaque psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, and psoriatic arthritis; Parsabiv to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism ; and Erenumab for the prevention of migraine.
Among 24 analysts covering Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Amgen Inc. had 74 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) on Saturday, August 29 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Monday, September 7. As per Tuesday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock of Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, June 12 by Jefferies. The rating was reinitiated by Jefferies on Tuesday, July 11 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 7 by Piper Jaffray. BMO Capital Markets maintained Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) on Friday, October 20 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, June 13 by Oppenheimer. The rating was initiated by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform” on Friday, December 4.
Since October 9, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $553,240 activity. Another trade for 1,525 shares valued at $269,666 was sold by Harper Sean E.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 58 investors sold Amgen Inc. shares while 511 reduced holdings. 108 funds opened positions while 453 raised stakes. 555.05 million shares or 0.41% less from 557.32 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hikari holds 1.4% or 57,970 shares in its portfolio. 36,829 are owned by Copeland Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company. Shine Investment Advisory Services reported 514 shares stake. Denver Invest Advsr Ltd Liability has 0.87% invested in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) for 94,845 shares. D E Shaw & owns 1.64M shares. Davidson Invest Advsrs holds 1.16% or 57,573 shares. First Western Cap Mngmt has invested 0.4% in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Foundry Prns Limited Liability Com has 0.66% invested in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). New York-based Qs Ltd has invested 0.18% in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Quantitative Mgmt Limited holds 0.38% of its portfolio in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) for 177,500 shares. Windward Cap Management Ca reported 27,952 shares stake. Meeder Asset Mngmt holds 0.76% or 37,605 shares in its portfolio. Chevy Chase Tru Holdings, Maryland-based fund reported 678,442 shares. 10,654 were reported by Greenleaf Trust. First Interstate Fincl Bank accumulated 6,400 shares or 0.26% of the stock.