Amgen Inc. Q2 adjusted earnings of $4.38 per share

Amgen Inc. (AMGN) reported earnings for second quarter that decreased from the same period last year.

The company's bottom line came in at $0.46 billion, or $0.81 per share. This compares with $1.80 billion, or $3.05 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Excluding items, Amgen Inc. reported adjusted earnings of $2.52 billion or $4.38 per share for the period.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 5.2% to $6.53 billion from $6.21 billion last year.

Amgen Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $2.52 Bln. vs. $2.48 Bln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $4.38 vs. $4.20 last year.
-Revenue (Q2): $6.53 Bln vs. $6.21 Bln last year.

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