Amgen Inc. said Tuesday that it will repurchase on the openmarket up to $50 million of common stock (NASDAQ:AMGN)before Jan. 31, 1993. The purchases will be used to satisfy aportion of the Thousand Oaks, Calif., company's obligationsunder its employee stock option and stock purchase plans.About 787,000 shares would be repurchased, based on itsclosing Tuesday at $63.50, up 75 cents. Amgen has 131.9million shares outstanding.

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