Amgen Inc. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day


Shares of Amgen Inc.
AMGN,
-0.52%
inched 0.72% higher to $242.68 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
SPX,
+0.29%
rising 0.33% to 4,280.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
DJIA,
+0.08%
rising 0.69% to 34,433.84. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Amgen Inc. closed $34.01 short of its 52-week high ($276.69), which the company reached on January 28th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Johnson & Johnson
JNJ,
+0.02%
rose 0.51% to $164.21, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.
RHHVF,
-0.15%
fell 0.02% to $365.81, and Pfizer Inc.
PFE,
-0.61%
fell 0.54% to $38.98. Trading volume (3.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.7 M.


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