The Way Wall Street Experts See Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)

GILD has been the topic of a number of other reports.

Gilead Sciences Inc. has 1 year price target of $83.06. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 1,296 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $102,000 after buying an additional 774 shares in the last quarter. RBC Capital Markets reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $90.00 price target on shares of Gilead Sciences in a research note on Tuesday, January 3rd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Gilead Sciences in a research note on Monday, November 14th. Gilead Sciences presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $87.20. They noted that the move was a valuation call.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Gilead Sciences Inc.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Gilead Sciences Inc., where 6 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 11 analysts have given a Buy signal, 11 said it's a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. The mean PT is calculated considering the consensus of 21 analysts.

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The latest Insider trade was made on 31 Jan 2017 where Young (Kevin B) Chief Operating Officer did a transaction type "Buy" in which 620 shares were traded at a price of $0. Shares of Gilead Sciences Inc.'s (GILD) are trading -33.29% downward from the 52-week high mark and 3.32% above from the fifty two-week low mark. The firm has a market cap of $88.62 billion, a P/E ratio of 6.81 and a beta of 1.11. The stock is now trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -4.76%. (NASDAQ:GILD) by 8.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The company reported $2.70 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.10. Gilead Sciences had a net margin of 44.43% and a return on equity of 92.36%. Gilead Sciences's revenue for the quarter was down 9.6% on a year-over-year basis.

EPS in next five year years is expected to touch -6.00% while EPS growth in past 5 year was 41.20% along with sales growth of 29.40% in the last five years. Stock analysts expect it to report per-share earnings of $2.26 in that period.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 30th. Following the transaction, the director now owns 121,761 shares in the company, valued at $9,115,028.46. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, December 13th. Sullivan Bruyette Speros & Blaney LLC now owns 6,779 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $485,000 after buying an additional 42 shares in the last quarter. There may be various price targets for a stock. News on the Model 3 front send TSLA stock higher, and prompted analysts at Oppenheimer to comment that Tesla could take advantage of its new stock highs to dip into the capital market to raise funds for Model 3 production, which could be seen as a bullish sentiment indicator. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 3,204,433 shares in the company, valued at approximately $235,814,224.47. (GILD), have changed -14.01% and -12.53%, respectively. Piper Jaffray Companies restated an "overweight" rating on shares of Gilead Sciences in a report on Saturday, October 22nd.

Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) belongs to Computer and Technology sector closed its last session with a gain of 1.64 percent and closed its previous trading session at $4.96. BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its stake in shares of Gilead Sciences by 6.8% in the third quarter. 1 stock experts have also suggested a buy rating. A total of 14.91 million shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 10.34 million shares. After the session commenced at $68.6, the stock reached the higher end at $68.67 while it hit a low of $67.33. In essence, the P/E ratio of Gilead Sciences Inc. specifies the dollar amount an investor can anticipate to invest in the company to receive one dollar of the company's earnings. The Company focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of medicines in areas of unmet medical need.

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