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Amgen Releases Earnings For June Quarter – Reduces 2022 Revenue Projections – $AMGN $DIA

By John F. Heerdink, Jr.

Amgen (AMGN) reported quarterly earnings this week, reporting adjusted earnings at 163% higher to $4.65 a share, and exceeding expectations for $4.39. Overall sales inched 1% ahead during the June quarter, to $6.59 billion. 

Sales of Amgen’s medicines increased 3% versus the same three months last year, helped by a 10% boost in demand and hurt by a 6% decline in net selling price. Exchange rates also had a negative 2 percentage point impact.

Revenue from Amgen’s most significant drug, Enbrel, skidded 8% to $1.05 billion. Amgen expects Enbrel to face continued pricing pressure due to new competition. Prolia, Amgen’s second biggest moneymaker, reported $922 million. Sales of the osteoporosis drug advanced 13% year over year and were 3% above projections.

Amgen now expects $25.5 billion to $26.4 billion in sales for the year. The company also kept its adjusted earnings outlook for $17-$18 per share. Analysts called for $17.41 in earnings per share on $26.23 billion in sales.

“We are focused on delivering our long-term objectives by serving an ever-increasing number of patients around the world with our medicines. We are advancing our pipeline and look forward to important readouts over the next few months,” stated Chief Executive Robert Bradway.

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(Read Original Story: Amgen Narrows Sales Outlook Following Plans To Acquire ChemoCentryx in Investor's Business Daily)


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