Amgen (AMGN)

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170.17 +1.69  +1.00% NASDAQ Dec 19, 8:00PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

Amgen PS Ratio (TTM):

6.626 for Dec. 19, 2014

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Dec. 19, 2014 6.626
Dec. 18, 2014 6.560
Dec. 17, 2014 6.366
Dec. 16, 2014 6.208
Dec. 15, 2014 6.214
Dec. 12, 2014 6.406
Dec. 11, 2014 6.467
Dec. 10, 2014 6.440
Dec. 9, 2014 6.596
Dec. 8, 2014 6.683
Dec. 5, 2014 6.590
Dec. 4, 2014 6.485
Dec. 3, 2014 6.544
Dec. 2, 2014 6.591
Dec. 1, 2014 6.480
Nov. 28, 2014 6.437
Nov. 26, 2014 6.414
Nov. 25, 2014 6.317
Nov. 24, 2014 6.393
Nov. 21, 2014 6.340
Nov. 20, 2014 6.334
Nov. 19, 2014 6.333
Nov. 18, 2014 6.317
Nov. 17, 2014 6.197
Nov. 14, 2014 6.140
   
Nov. 13, 2014 6.263
Nov. 12, 2014 6.305
Nov. 11, 2014 6.324
Nov. 10, 2014 6.350
Nov. 7, 2014 6.240
Nov. 6, 2014 6.244
Nov. 5, 2014 6.189
Nov. 4, 2014 6.246
Nov. 3, 2014 6.291
Oct. 31, 2014 6.315
Oct. 30, 2014 6.292
Oct. 29, 2014 6.186
Oct. 28, 2014 6.121
Oct. 27, 2014 5.771
Oct. 24, 2014 5.734
Oct. 23, 2014 5.734
Oct. 22, 2014 5.593
Oct. 21, 2014 5.611
Oct. 20, 2014 5.354
Oct. 17, 2014 5.206
Oct. 16, 2014 5.079
Oct. 15, 2014 5.097
Oct. 14, 2014 5.148
Oct. 13, 2014 5.200
Oct. 10, 2014 5.350

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About Price to Sales Ratio

The price to sales ratio (PS ratio) is calculated by dividing stock price by the revenue per share. It is most useful for comparing companies within a sector or industry because "normal" values for this ratio vary from industry to industry. In general, low price to sales ratios are more appealing because they suggest that a company is undervalued.

An example illustrating why PS ratios should not be compared across industries: On June 21, 2010, Starbucks had a PS ratio of 1.12 while Yahoo! had a PS ratio of 2.56. In other words, Yahoo! shareholders were paying $2.56 for $1 of sales while Starbucks shareholders would only pay $1.12 for $1 of sales. However, at that same moment, the two companies' price to earnings ratios were virtually identical (Starbucks: 28.09 and Yahoo!: 27.78). Hence, shareholders were paying nearly the same amount for $1.00 in earnings. The PS ratios, though, are less comparable since Yahoo!'s profit margins are much higher than that of Starbucks.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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AMGN PS Ratio (TTM) Benchmarks

Companies
Johnson & Johnson 4.071
Merck 4.078
AbbVie 5.554

AMGN PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 2.981 Aug 10 2011
Maximum 6.683 Dec 8 2014
Average 4.199

AMGN PS Ratio (TTM) Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: ps_ratio
  • Latest data point: =YCP("AMGN", "ps_ratio")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("AMGN", "ps_ratio", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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