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154.51 -0.16  -0.10% NASDAQ Jan 23, 09:49 Delayed 2m USD

Amgen PS Ratio (TTM):

5.191 for Jan. 23, 2017
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Jan. 23, 2017 5.191
Jan. 20, 2017 5.196
Jan. 19, 2017 5.167
Jan. 18, 2017 5.233
Jan. 17, 2017 5.201
Jan. 13, 2017 5.245
Jan. 12, 2017 5.220
Jan. 11, 2017 5.262
Jan. 10, 2017 5.334
Jan. 9, 2017 5.336
Jan. 6, 2017 5.267
Jan. 5, 2017 5.140
Jan. 4, 2017 5.136
Jan. 3, 2017 5.064
Dec. 30, 2016 4.912
Dec. 29, 2016 4.965
Dec. 28, 2016 4.961
Dec. 27, 2016 4.984
Dec. 23, 2016 4.957
Dec. 22, 2016 4.917
Dec. 21, 2016 4.911
Dec. 20, 2016 4.946
Dec. 19, 2016 4.964
Dec. 16, 2016 5.018
Dec. 15, 2016 5.052
Dec. 14, 2016 4.995
   
Dec. 13, 2016 4.985
Dec. 12, 2016 4.897
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

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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 5.426
Gilead Sciences 3.134
Celgene 8.438

AMGN PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 3.611 Apr 13 2012
Maximum 6.683 Dec 08 2014
Average 5.024

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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