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Amgen Financial Strength

: 3 (As of Jun. 2021)
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Amgen has the Financial Strength Rank of 3. It displays poor financial strength and is likely in financial distress. Usually this is caused by too much debt for the company.

Warning Sign:

Amgen Inc displays poor financial strength. Usually this is caused by too much debt for the company.

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is. It is based on these factors:

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest Coverage (current year). The higher, the better.
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.
3. Altman Z-Score.

Amgen's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was 8.30. Amgen's debt to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was 1.26. As of today, Amgen's Altman Z-Score is 1.79.


Competitive Comparison

For the Drug Manufacturers - General subindustry, Amgen's Financial Strength, along with its competitors' market caps and Financial Strength data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Amgen Financial Strength Distribution

For the Drug Manufacturers industry and Healthcare sector, Amgen's Financial Strength distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Amgen's Financial Strength falls into.



Amgen Financial Strength Calculation

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is. It is based on these factors

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest Coverage (current year). The higher, the better.

Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense:

Amgen's Interest Expense for the months ended in Jun. 2021 was $-281 Mil. Its Operating Income for the months ended in Jun. 2021 was $2,333 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was $28,458 Mil.

Amgen's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 is

Interest Coverage=-1*Operating Income (Q: Jun. 2021 )/Interest Expense (Q: Jun. 2021 )
=-1*2333/-281
=8.30

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.

2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.

Amgen's Debt to Revenue Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 is

Debt to Revenue Ratio=Total Debt (Q: Jun. 2021 ) / Revenue
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Revenue
=(4324 + 28458) / 26104
=1.26

3. Altman Z-Score.

Z-Score model is an accurate forecaster of failure up to two years prior to distress. It can be considered the assessment of the distress of industrial corporations.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

When Z-Score is less than 1.81, it is in Distress Zones.
When Z-Score is greater than 2.99, it is in Safe Zones.
When Z-Score is between 1.81 and 2.99, it is in Grey Zones.

Amgen has a Z-score of 1.79, indicating it is in Distress Zones. This implies bankrupcy possibility in the next two years.

Warning Sign:

Altman Z-score of 1.79 is in distress zone. This implies bankrupcy possibility in the next two years.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Amgen  (NAS:AMGN) Financial Strength Explanation

The maximum rank is 10. Companies with rank 7 or higher will be unlikely to fall into distressed situations. Companies with rank of 3 or less are likely in financial distress.

Amgen has the Financial Strength Rank of 3. It displays poor financial strength and is likely in financial distress. Usually this is caused by too much debt for the company.


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Amgen Business Description

Amgen logo
Industry
Healthcare » Drug Manufacturers NAICS : 325412 SIC : 2834
Address
One Amgen Center Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA, 91320-1799
Amgen is a leader in biotechnology-based human therapeutics, with historical expertise in renal disease and cancer supportive-care products. Flagship drugs include red blood cell boosters Epogen and Aranesp, immune system boosters Neupogen and Neulasta, and Enbrel and Otezla for inflammatory diseases. Amgen introduced its first cancer therapeutic, Vectibix, in 2006 and markets bone-strengthening drug Prolia/Xgeva (approved 2010) and Evenity (2019). The acquisition of Onyx bolstered the firm's therapeutic oncology portfolio with Nexavar and Kyprolis. Recent launches include Repatha (cholesterol-lowering), Aimovig (migraine), and Lumakras (lung cancer). Amgen's biosimilar portfolio includes Mvasi (biosimilar Avastin), Kanjinti (biosimilar Herceptin), and Amgevita (biosimilar Humira).
Executives
Sugar Ronald D director 10877 WILSHIRE BLVD. SUITE 1650 LOS ANGELES CA 900274
Williams R Sanders director DUKE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE TRENT DRIVE DURHAM NC 27706
Santos Esteban officer: EVP, Operations ONE AMGEN CENTER DRIVE THOUSAND OAKS CA 91320
Miles Amy E director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: MILES AMY E a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Kullman Ellen Jamison director UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP 10 FARM SPRINGS ROAD FARMINGTON CT 06032
Grygiel Nancy A. officer: SVP & CCO ONE AMGEN CENTER DRIVE THOUSAND OAKS CA 91320
Louie Linda H. officer: VP, Finance & CAO ONE AMGEN CENTER DRIVE THOUSAND OAKS CA 91320
Holley Charles M director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: HOLLEY CHARLES M a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Griffith Peter H. officer: EVP & CFO ONE AMGEN CENTER DRIVE THOUSAND OAKS CA 91320
Reese David M officer: EVP, Research and Development ONE AMGEN CENTER DRIVE THOUSAND OAKS CA 91320
Druker Brian director ONE AMGEN CENTER DRIVE THOUSAND OAKS CA 91320-1799
Austin Wanda M director 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD SAN RAMON CA 94583
Gordon Murdo officer: EVP Global Commercial Ops C/O BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY 345 PARK AVE NEW YORK NY 10154
Piacquad David officer: SVP, Business Development ONE AMGEN CENTER DRIVE THOUSAND OAKS CA 91320-1799
Patton Cynthia M officer: SVP & CCO ONE AMGEN CENTER DRIVE THOUSAND OAKS CA 91320-1799

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