Amgen Corp Dividend yield

 Price  241.82
 Dividend  7.76
 Earnings  15.21
 Cash-flow  16.56
 Book value  12.03
 Equity  0.00

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 4,330 million USD last year, for a market value of 134,936 millions (Market Cap 134,815 millions). Dividend per share of Amgen Corp is 7.76 USD, and his stock market price 241.82 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Amgen Corp has a dividend yield of 3.21%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Health Care industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

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 7.76 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.21%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Amgen Corp payout on ernings is currently 51.02%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Health Care industry, which are 38.25% and 29.07% respectively. Both figures show that Amgen Corp can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

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 16.56 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 7.76, 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 Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Amgen Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Amgen Corp showed a return of 6.80% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.32% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -2.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology firms.

Amgen Corp stock and market return