Amgen Inc. Announces Increase In Q2 Profit

Amgen Inc. (AMGN) revealed earnings for its second quarter that increased from the same period last year

The company's earnings came in at $1.32 billion, or $2.45 per share. This compares with $0.46 billion, or $0.81 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Excluding items, Amgen Inc. reported adjusted earnings of $2.50 billion or $4.65 per share for the period.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 0.9% to $6.59 billion from $6.53 billion last year.

Amgen Inc. earnings at a glance (GAAP) :

-Earnings (Q2): $1.32 Bln. vs. $0.46 Bln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $2.45 vs. $0.81 last year.
-Revenue (Q2): $6.59 Bln vs. $6.53 Bln last year.

Full year EPS guidance: $17.00 - $18.00
Full year revenue guidance: $25.5 - $26.4 Bln

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