Looking at top Wall Street opinions, Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) has recently made its way into the research list of Evercore ISI – signaling that their analyst’s rating adjustment is noteworthy. This stock was downgraded to a rating of In-line in the eyes of Evercore ISI, whereas its previous rating was Outperform in the eyes of Evercore ISI, as reported on Monday, January 28th, 2019. Another heavy-hitting research note was published by Cantor Fitzgerald on Monday October 1st, 2018, with this firm Initiated AMGN to an updated rating of Neutral. In the past six months and three months of trading, shares of Amgen Inc. (AMGN) have moved by -11.65% and -11.54%, respectively.
Brokerage Updates Related to Amgen Inc. (AMGN) Stock
This publicly-traded organization generated losses of -5.18% over the last 5 sessions. Right now, this stock is the subject of 24 analysts’ evaluations, who – on average – have given this company’s shares a Buy rating. Not a Single analyst have given underperform rating or sell rating, and 5 have given a rating of Buy or better. Based on the 24 stock market experts following this company, the average 12-month price target is $207.38. Moreover, individual price targets range between $179.00-$234.00. With its recent move to $209.00, we can see that these firms project this stock will gain by 2.08% in one year.
Updates from Amgen Inc. (AMGN) SEC Form 4
This particular company’s shares have garnered a lot of attention in recent days, as insiders are unloading their holdings while having generated a 0.10% rise since the beginning of the calendar year. A Director at Amgen Inc. (AMGN) sold off some of its shares in a transaction that was finalized on Apr 03. Similarly, SUGAR RONALD D sold 2,000 shares of the organization’s stock at $188.88 apiece and racked up $377,760 in earnings from the sale. Now, SUGAR RONALD D holds 12,988 shares of the company following the exchange. A Director of the organization named SUGAR RONALD D, was engaged in a transaction that occurred on Feb 07 that managed to be worth $380,000 from the sale of 2,000 common shares at a price of $190.00 per individual share.
Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) Results in the Pipeline
The next scheduled release of financial results for Amgen Inc. will be for the Dec-18 quarter. As it stands right now, market analysts are anticipating the per-share earnings for the three-month period will be $3.27. In the same vein, they expect sales for the quarter to amount to $5,840.40 million.
Now let’s turn to earnings surprise history: in the most recent quarter, the company reported about $6,230.00 million in revenue alongside EPS at $3.42. On average, the analyst projection was calling for $5,904.00 million with $3.69 per share in earnings, respectively. In the preceding quarter, this company’s revenue reached $6,059.00 million, with earnings per share ending up at $3.83.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) experienced a drop of -0.97% from the closing price in the previous trading day. That drove the price to $124.40 per share, as observed on December 31st, 1969, at a time when the total trading volume reached 2,483,458 shares of stock – compared to the typical average of 1.78M shares per day (as recorded over the past three months). The consensus estimate for these shares has been shifted to $110.56.
Pricing Indications for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)
This organization has had a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.45 in the last year. Meanwhile, it gained 120.31 from its observable 50-day simple moving average. Right at this moment, the per-share value is 9.13% higher than the mean per-share price over the last 200 days in the market.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) In-Depth Brokerage Insights
We can see that a number of brokerage firms are putting their focus onto this stock. Out of this group, 4 have a sell rating, 1 have a Buy rating, 2 have an outperform rating, while 11 provided a Hold rating for these shares – thanks to data from Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Additionally, 0 have recommended that these shares are an Underperforming investment. The current consensus recommendation is at 3.20 , based on information from Thomson Reuters.
KMB Stock Value Potential
In trading activity as of late, this stock’s value was 114.08 up from its 200 day moving average, while also 3.53% up when compared against its 50-day simple moving average. Over the course of the past year of trading, the share price stuck in the range of $110.00-$143.00. The market value for the entire organization reached 42.77B. In the last trading session, the price ended the day at $125.62. The institutional holdings related to this organization account for 0.40%, and the Beta factor is now 0.62. This company’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) managed to hit 55.47.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) Analyst Points of Focus
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) has found itself inside of Macquarie’s research list, so their analyst rating adjustment is worth taking note of. This stock was upgraded to Outperform, compared to its previous rating of Neutral by Macquarie, as garnered from a news report on Tuesday April 23rd, 2019. An additional helpful research note was sent out by Argus’s on Tuesday April 23rd, 2019. The brokerage decided to upgrade KMB to Buy from its previous rating of Hold.