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143.45 +2.86  +2.03% NASDAQ Dec 9, 20:00 Delayed 2m USD

Amgen PS Ratio (TTM):

4.819 for Dec. 9, 2016
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Amgen Historical PS Ratio (TTM) Data

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Dec. 9, 2016 4.819
Dec. 8, 2016 4.723
Dec. 7, 2016 4.744
Dec. 6, 2016 4.875
Dec. 5, 2016 4.881
Dec. 2, 2016 4.838
Dec. 1, 2016 4.784
Nov. 30, 2016 4.840
Nov. 29, 2016 4.905
Nov. 28, 2016 4.874
Nov. 25, 2016 4.886
Nov. 23, 2016 4.872
Nov. 22, 2016 4.849
Nov. 21, 2016 4.890
Nov. 18, 2016 4.879
Nov. 17, 2016 4.951
Nov. 16, 2016 4.946
Nov. 15, 2016 4.941
Nov. 14, 2016 4.919
Nov. 11, 2016 5.007
Nov. 10, 2016 5.092
Nov. 9, 2016 4.919
Nov. 8, 2016 4.651
Nov. 7, 2016 4.677
Nov. 4, 2016 4.549
   
Nov. 3, 2016 4.543
Nov. 2, 2016 4.660
Nov. 1, 2016 4.729
Oct. 31, 2016 4.742
Oct. 28, 2016 4.878
Oct. 27, 2016 5.395
Oct. 26, 2016 5.342
Oct. 25, 2016 5.305
Oct. 24, 2016 5.334
Oct. 21, 2016 5.325
Oct. 20, 2016 5.426
Oct. 19, 2016 5.412
Oct. 18, 2016 5.470
Oct. 17, 2016 5.463
Oct. 14, 2016 5.439
Oct. 13, 2016 5.520
Oct. 12, 2016 5.506
Oct. 11, 2016 5.520
Oct. 10, 2016 5.655
Oct. 7, 2016 5.627
Oct. 6, 2016 5.607
Oct. 5, 2016 5.619
Oct. 4, 2016 5.629
Oct. 3, 2016 5.622
Sept. 30, 2016 5.604

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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
Biogen 5.538
Gilead Sciences 3.210
Celgene 8.467

AMGN PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 3.456 Dec 12 2011
Maximum 6.683 Dec 08 2014
Average 4.997

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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