Amgen Offering Possible 10.86% Return Over the Next 25 Calendar Days

Amgen’s most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Amgen is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $110.00 short put and a strike $100.00 long put offers a potential 10.86% return on risk over the next 25 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $110.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $0.98 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $9.02 would be incurred if the stock dropped below the $100.00 long put strike price.

The 5-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the short-term momentum for Amgen is bullish and the probability of a rise in share price is higher if the stock starts trending.

The 20-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the medium-term momentum for Amgen is bullish.

The RSI indicator is at 56.3 level which suggests that the stock is neither overbought nor oversold at this time.

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LATEST NEWS for Amgen

Glaxo’s China Sales Plunge 61% After Corruption Probe
Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:15:12 GMT
Bloomberg – GlaxoSmithKline Plc said third- quarter sales of pharmaceuticals and vaccines in China fell 61 percent after an anti-corruption probe began there in July.

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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 01:14:01 GMT
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News Summary: Amgen 3Q profit, sales both jump
Tue, 22 Oct 2013 23:37:10 GMT

News Summary: Amgen 3Q profit, sales both jump
Tue, 22 Oct 2013 23:37:10 GMT
AP – THE RESULTS: Amgen, the world’s biggest biotech company, saw sales jump 10 percent to $4.75 billion and net income skyrocket 24 percent to $1.37 billion in the third quarter. THE REASONS: Amgen benefited …

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