Amgen Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (AMGN)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) is tomorrow, February 11, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 61 cents per share. At a price of $119.20 as of 11 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.1%.

The average volume for Amgen has been 3.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Amgen has a market cap of $87.53 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 1.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Amgen as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Amgen Ratings Report.

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