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Amgen Inc. (AMGN)

(Delayed Data from NSDQ)

$255.97 USD

255.97
2,016,423

+0.26 (0.10%)

Updated Apr 19, 2021 04:00 PM ET

After-Market: $256.05 +0.08 (0.03%) 6:58 PM ET

This is our short term rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for stocks over the next 1 to 3 months. How good is it? See rankings and related performance below.

Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1Strong Buy25.41%
2Buy19.02%
3Hold10.72%
4Sell6.46%
5Strong Sell3.06%
S&P50011.04%

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3-Hold of 5     3    

The Style Scores are a complementary set of indicators to use alongside the Zacks Rank. It allows the user to better focus on the stocks that are the best fit for his or her personal trading style.

The scores are based on the trading styles of Value, Growth, and Momentum. There's also a VGM Score ('V' for Value, 'G' for Growth and 'M' for Momentum), which combines the weighted average of the individual style scores into one score.

Value Score A
Growth Score A
Momentum Score A
VGM Score A

Within each Score, stocks are graded into five groups: A, B, C, D and F. As you might remember from your school days, an A, is better than a B; a B is better than a C; a C is better than a D; and a D is better than an F.

As an investor, you want to buy stocks with the highest probability of success. That means you want to buy stocks with a Zacks Rank #1 or #2, Strong Buy or Buy, which also has a Score of an A or a B in your personal trading style.

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B Value D Growth F Momentum C VGM

The Zacks Industry Rank assigns a rating to each of the 265 X (Expanded) Industries based on their average Zacks Rank.

An industry with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank #1's and #2's will have a better average Zacks Rank than one with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank #4's and #5's.

The industry with the best average Zacks Rank would be considered the top industry (1 out of 265), which would place it in the top 1% of Zacks Ranked Industries. The industry with the worst average Zacks Rank (265 out of 265) would place in the bottom 1%.

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Bottom 23% (196 out of 254)

Industry: Medical - Biomedical and Genetics

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Brokerage Recommendations

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Zacks provides the average brokerage recommendation (ABR) for thousands of stocks for most of the leading investment web sties. The ABR is the calculated average of the actual recommendations (strong buy, hold, sell etc) made by the brokerage firms for a given stock.

ABR vs Zacks Rank

2.33
ABR (Last week) 2.33
# of Recs in ABR 20
Average Target Price $259.41
LT Growth Rate 8.40%
Industry Medical - Biomedical and Genetics
Industry Rank by ABR 196 of 254
Current Quarter EPS Est: 4.03
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Brokerage Recommendations

Today 1 Week Ago 1 Month Ago 2 Months Ago 3 Months Ago
Strong Buy 7 7 7 7 7
Buy 1 1 1 1 1
Hold 11 11 11 11 12
Sell 0 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1 1
ABR 2.33 2.33 2.33 2.33 2.36

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2. In most cases the # of brokers listed above is less than the # of brokerage firms that have a recommendation on the stock. That is because some firms prohibit Zacks from displaying detailed information on their recommendations such as in the upgrade/downgrade table.

Analyst Upgrades/Downgrades

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