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Highest Sales per Share in the Biotechnology Industry Detected for Biogen Idec (BIIB, AMGN, UTHR)

Published on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 11:58
By Mallory Stone

Below are the three companies in the Biotechnology industry with the highest sales per share. Sales per share is a valuable metric in comparing relative value for companies in the same industry.

Biogen Idec (NASDAQ:BIIB) is highest with sales per share of $25.08. Biogen Idec Inc. develops, manufactures, and commercializes therapies, focusing on neurology, oncology, and immunology. The Company's products addresses diseases such as multiple sclerosis, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, and psoriasis.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Biogen Idec have traded between a low of $134.00 and a high of $248.95 and are now at $238.95, which is 78% above that low price. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 1.13% higher and 0.60% higher over the past week, respectively.

Following is Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) with sales per share of $23.26.

Finishing up the top three is United Therapeutics (NASDAQ:UTHR), with sales per share of $20.05.

By Mallory Stone