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Amgen Announces 31 Percent Increase In 2013 First Quarter Dividend And Increase In Its Share Repurchase Authorization
Date:12/13/2012

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) announced that its Board of Directors today declared a $0.47 per share dividend for the first quarter of 2013. The dividend will be paid on March 7, 2013, to all stockholders of record as of the close of business on Feb. 13, 2013. This represents an approximate 31 percent increase from that paid in each of the previous four quarters. Amgen's Board of Directors also approved an increase in share repurchase authorization in the amount of $2 billion. This amount is in addition to approximately $0.5 billion remaining under the previously announced $10 billion share repurchase program. Amgen expects that the increase in repurchase authorization being announced today will cover the company's share repurchase activity into 2014. The company expects to fund these additional share repurchases and the dividend with U.S. cash on hand and U.S. free cash flow.

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Amgen discovers, develops, manufactures and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab to manufacturing plant to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, bone disease and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives. To learn more about our pioneering science and vital medicines, visit www.amgen.com. Follow us on www.twitter.com/amgen.

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