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Amgen revenues increased 2 percent during the third quarter as it beat analysts’ revenue and earnings per share estimates thanks to cost-cutting measures and lower research measures. Revenues for the Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant increased from $5.72 billion during the third quarter of 2015 to $5.81 billion in 2016, which beat analyst estimates of $5.73 Read More →
Amgen’s new leukemia drug cured 39 percent of pediatric patients who received treatment, the Thousand Oaks company said Oct. 3 after publishing results of a new study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Blincyto, which treats a rare form of the disease known as precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, sent 27 patients out of 70 Read More →
Updated on July 27 at 4 p.m.: Amgen reported a 6 percent increase in revenue and a 15 percent increase in earnings per share in its second quarter earnings released July 27. Revenues grew to $5.7 billion due to higher sales of the company’s drugs Enbrel, Prolia, Kyprolis and Xgeva, and operating income increased 15 Read More →
European regulators approved Amgen’s potential blockbuster drug Kyprolis on July 4 as a treatment for multiple myeloma. The European Commission approved a treatment of Kyprolis and dexamethasone in patients who’ve received at least one previous multiple myeloma treatment. In November, the commission approved a Kyprolis treatment using lenalidomide and dexamethasone for patients who’ve received at Read More →
Amgen blew away Wall Street expectations and raised its 2016 guidance when it released first quarter earnings April 28. The Thousand Oaks biotech giant had profits of $2.2 billion, up from $1.91 billion during the same quarter last year. Revenues of $5.53 billion were also up from $5 billion in 2015 and surpassed analyst estimates Read More →
Amgen scored another victory for its breakthrough multiple myeloma drug on Jan. 21. The Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant hit it big when the Food and Drug Administration approved revolutionary multiple myeloma drug Kyprolis for treatments with Kyprolis in combination with another drug. The FDA also approved Kyprolis to treat patients on its own for those Read More →