Amgen Corp Dividend yield

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   USD per share 
 Price  194.67
 Dividend  5.28
 Earnings  14.75
 Cash-flow  17.54
 Book value  39.73
 Equity  43.38

Amgen Corp is part of Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology business, which is part of Health Care industry. Amgen Corp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Amgen Corp paid a total dividend of 3,363 million USD last year, for a market value of 124,005 millions (Market Cap 123,911 millions). Dividend per share of Amgen Corp is 5.28 USD, and his stock market price 194.67 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Amgen Corp has a dividend yield of 2.71%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Health Care industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Amgen Corp dividend yield with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Amgen Corp

Amgen Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Amgen Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 5.28 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.71%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Amgen Corp payout on ernings is currently 35.80%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Health Care industry, which are 40.41% and 28.58% respectively. Both figures show that Amgen Corp is in a good position to keep maintaining his dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Amgen Corp is USD 17.54 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 5.28, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Amgen Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Health Care industry and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology sector companies.

Amgen Corp payout

Amgen Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Amgen Corp showed a return of -6.50% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -7.73% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 11.90% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology firms.

Amgen Corp stock and market return

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