Analysts Are Gushing Over Amgen Inc. (AMGN), Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (HA)

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) last session’s volume of 2.1 million shares was lower than its average volume of 2.74 million shares. The stock, after opening at $182.86, hit $181.96 through the close by scoring -0.49%.

Amgen Inc. (AMGN) Analyst Opinion

Amgen Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 26 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 1.42% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 2.9% last month and is up 4.63 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 11 of analysts who cover AMGN having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $190.78 price target on Amgen Inc., suggesting a 4.85% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -4.78% below its 52-week high.

Amgen Inc. Earnings Surprise

Amgen Inc. (AMGN) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $3.27 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $3.11. Its revenue totaled $5.76 billion down -0.92% from the previous quarter.

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) Intraday View

This stock (AMGN) is ahead of its 52-week low with 21%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.58% which for the week stands at 1.46%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 2.38% and stays 4.03% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 1.33% gains and now is up 5.55% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $177.1. Amgen Inc. (AMGN) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 16.18%.

Turning to Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HA), its shares were trading at $38.75 a gain of $1, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $37.75, touched a high of $39.15 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.5. Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. has 3 buy ratings, 5 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -34.82% from its high of $59.45 to a $2.02 billion market value through last close.

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (HA) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 2.5 to 2.5 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $45.82 a share. The target implies a 18.25% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 93.55% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HA) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.4 million shares versus an average volume of 1.29 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 5.53% which for the week approaches 3.59%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $36.85 and compares with the $32.40 52-week low. The stock recovered 19.6% since its low point and has performed -2.76% year-to-date.

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