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Amgen’s first quarter 2012 income increased 9 % to $4.0 billion Amgen reported total revenue increased 9 % through the first quarter of 2012 to $4,048 million versus $3,706 million in the first quarter of 2011. Adjusted earnings per talk about had been $1.61 for the first one fourth of 2012, an increase of 20 % compared to $1.34 for the first one fourth of 2011. Adjusted net income increased 2 % to $1,287 million in the first one fourth of 2012 compared to $1,258 million in the 1st quarter of 2011. ‘We shipped strong sales and earnings during the first one fourth, reflecting broad strength across the portfolio,’ said Kevin Sharer, chairman & CEO. ‘The pipeline is certainly developing well and the business enterprise is who is fit to address the opportunities and issues forward,’ concluded Sharer.