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Amgen Inc. (AMGN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 12, 2014

Amgen Inc. ( AMGN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.61 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 05, 2014. 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 $126.95, the dividend yield is 1.92%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AMGN was $126.95, representing a -3.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $131.24 and a 22.21% increase over the 52 week low of $103.88.

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 $6.53. Zacks Investment Research reports AMGN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.96%, compared to an industry average of 13%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AMGN Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 )
  • Merrill Lynch Biotech HOLDRS ( BBH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MOAT with an increase of 5.36% over the last 100 days. IBB has the highest percent weighting of AMGN at 7.68%.

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


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

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