Amgen Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AMGN -- USA Stock  

USD 196.41  1.54  0.78%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Amgen is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Amgen buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Amgen positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Amgen available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Amgen buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Amgen Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Current Valuation

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Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Amgen has a risk adjusted performance of (0.07), jensen alpha of 0.0475, total risk alpha of 0.1208, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.11)
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on Amgen to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Amgen. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Amgen is not overpriced, please confirm all Amgen fundamentals including its EBITDA, Cash Flow from Operations and the relationship between Price to Book and Total Debt . Given that Amgen has Price to Earning of 62.04X, we suggest you validate Amgen market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Amgen Thematic Classifications

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Amgen Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.1Value At Risk3.65
Potential Upside2.91Standard Deviation1.89
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares48.9 M10.1 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares45.2 M9.4 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares35.8 M7.4 B
Capital Research Global InvestorsCommon Shares34.4 M7.1 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares27 M5.6 B
Primecap Management CoCommon Shares20.8 M4.3 B
Capital International InvestorsCommon Shares11.1 M2.3 B

Amgen Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.92
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0318

Amgen Volatility Alert

Amgen exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.45 and kurtosis of 0.17. However, we advise investors to further study Amgen technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Amgen Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAmgenPeer Average
Return On Equity9.45% (15.17)%
Return On Asset9.00% (15.64)%
Profit Margin9.44% (5.50)%
Operating Margin53.77% (10.91)%
Current Valuation137.21B152.14B
Shares Outstanding637.22M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.21% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions79.85% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted9.26M3.24M
Price to Earning62.04X40.69X
Price to Book8.88X14.44X
Price to Sales5.44X17.81X
Gross Profit18.93B21.75B
Net Income2.2B517.71M
Cash and Equivalents29.92B3.89B
Cash per Share46.96X5.17X
Total Debt34.43B7.36B
Debt to Equity239.90% 0.72%
Current Ratio3.08X3.30X
Book Value Per Share22.40X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations8.49B1.25B
Short Ratio3.06X2.09X
Earnings Per Share3.21X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth2.99X1.22X
Number of Employees20.8K10.67K
Market Capitalization126.81B29.78B
Total Asset71.58B126.86B
Retained Earnings(438M)38.24B
Working Capital29.85B3.58B
Current Asset38.52B36.8B
   Exercise or conversion by David Piacquad of 6500 shares of Amgen subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Amgen Market Momentum

Amgen Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Amgen has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations
Over 80.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies

Latest Analysts View

Amgen Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price205.00
Target Mean Price204.80
Recommendation Mean2.30
Target High Price232.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions20
Target Low Price179.00
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