Amgen Inc. (AMGN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2013

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Amgen Inc. ( AMGN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.47 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 06, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AMGN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that AMGN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $108.21, the dividend yield is 1.74%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AMGN was $108.21, representing a -5.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $114.95 and a 34.26% increase over the 52 week low of $80.60.

AMGN is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Gilead Sciences, Inc. ( GILD ) and Biogen Idec Inc. ( BIIB ). AMGN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.95. Zacks Investment Research reports AMGN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.11%, compared to an industry average of 6.4%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AMGN Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to AMGN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AMGN as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index Fund ( IBB )
  • Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals ( PJP )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Biotech &Genome ( PBE )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Health Care ( XLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PBE with an increase of 26.55% over the last 100 days. IBB has the highest percent weighting of AMGN at 7.74%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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