Amgen Inc. (AMGN)

230.94 -1.23%
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Pros
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward PEG ratio low relative to industry peers
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Revenue growth lower than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/B ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers
High short share of float
High short interest

Pros

  1. AMGN profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 26.69 percentage points. See AMGN profitability chart.
  2. AMGN forward dividend yield is 3.14%, higher than the industry (2.20%) and sector (0.20%) forward dividend yields. See AMGN forward dividend chart.
  3. AMGN PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 2.02, which is low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See AMGN PEG chart.
  4. AMGN average analyst price target ($249.05) is above its current price ($225.40). See AMGN price target chart.

Cons

  1. AMGN quarterly revenue growth was 5.70%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (11.37% and 6.06%, respectively). See AMGN revenue growth chart.
  2. AMGN Price/Book ratio is 13.89, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See AMGN forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  3. AMGN Price/Sales ratio is 4.82, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See AMGN forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  4. AMGN short share of float is 3.25%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See AMGN short share of float chart.
  5. AMGN short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 4.89. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See AMGN short interest ratio chart.