Analysts Recommended this Stock: Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)

Over the past twelve months, Gilead Sciences, Inc. The stock decreased 0.99% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $36.85. Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has declined 21.80% since September 6, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500. The company has Beta Value of 1.2 and ATR value of 1.65. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a $0.52 dividend. Montecito Bancorp Trust owns 6,115 shares. With 321,600 avg volume, 10 days are for Sunoco LP (NYSE:SUN)’s short sellers to cover SUN’s short positions. Evanston Incorporated Dba Evanston Advisors invested in 1.73% or 78,593 shares. Wagner Bowman Corp holds 4,784 shares. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has declined 16.92% since September 6, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 66.61% the S&P500. The stock rose 0.67% or $0.19 reaching $28.58. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its holdings in Gilead Sciences by 9.8% in the 1st quarter. 34 funds opened positions while 71 raised stakes. Koch has 7,930 shares for 0.49% of their portfolio. Kcg has 64,308 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc owns 556,734 shares or 2.11% of their United States portfolio. (NASDAQ:GILD). National Pension stated it has 0.45% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. Arbiter Partners Cap Management Lc holds 1.62% or 135,000 shares. The dividend payment was $0.520 per share for the quarter or $2.08 on an annualized basis. The biopharmaceutical company reported $2.56 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.11 by $0.45. Oakworth reported 635 shares. Neumann Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 3.33% or 72,179 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Spot Trading Llc has 0% invested in Sunoco LP (NYSE:SUN). The fund owned 26,686 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 195 shares during the quarter. 19,600 are held by Creative Planning. The company has market cap of $819.91 million. The Firm operates through two business divisions: diabetes and obesity care, and biopharmaceuticals. On average, equities analysts predict that Gilead Sciences will post $8.74 earnings per share for the current year. The Wholesale segment sells motor fuel to its retail segment and external customers.

Among 17 analysts covering Fossil (NASDAQ:FOSL), 3 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Bank of America had 79 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of NVO in report on Thursday, September 1 to “Equal-Weight” rating.

On August 31 the company was upgraded to “Buy” from ” in a report issued by Argus. The rating was initiated by JMP Securities with “Market Perform” on Friday, January 8.

05/04/2017 – Gilead Sciences, Inc. had its “hold” rating reiterated by analysts at Maxim Group. (NASDAQ:GILD) on Tuesday, July 25 with “Buy” rating. Jyske Bank upgraded it to “Strong Buy” rating and $125 target in Thursday, September 10 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Tuesday, May 30.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 28th. August 29 investment analysts at Credit Suisse made no change to the company rating of “Outperform” and lowered the price expectation from $95.00 to $85.00.

Since March 30, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 sales for $16.39 million activity. (NASDAQ:GILD) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 17 by Vetr. (NASDAQ:GILD) by 1.1% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). On Tuesday, May 9 the insider Cogan John Francis sold $668,667.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.93 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.23, from 0.93 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 106 investors sold GILD shares while 656 reduced holdings.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. The biopharmaceutical company reported $2.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.11 by $0.45. Kings Point Capital Mgmt stated it has 1,050 shares.

Gilead Sciences, Inc., launched on June 22, 1987, is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes medicines in areas of unmet medical need. Kbc Gru Nv has invested 0.8% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. Florida-based Lyons Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability has invested 1.04% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)’s stock was 7.37%. 2,582 are owned by Miracle Mile Advsrs Limited Liability Company. Madison Holdings has invested 0.32% of its portfolio in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Gilead Sciences: Sell This “Rally” on August 09, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: “Why Analog Devices, Gilead Sciences, and Universal Display Jumped Today” published on August 30, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Gilead: Let’s Go Fly A Kite” on August 31, 2017. About 32 shares traded. Hudson Canyon Counselors Llc reported 1.8% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD). 282,897 were accumulated by Bb&T. Gateway Inv Advisers Ltd has 0.53% invested in Gilead Sciences, Inc. Gofen And Glossberg Il owns 284,641 shares or 0.83% of their U.S. portfolio. South State has invested 0.07% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) for 60,323 shares. Therefore 67% are positive. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Friday, April 29. As per Friday, July 24, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray.

More notable recent Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) rating on Wednesday, February 3. The stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, May 31. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $82.67.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. has a 50 day moving average of 74.82 and a 200 day moving average of 69.38. (NASDAQ:GILD) on Wednesday, February 8 to “Neutral” rating. As per Tuesday, October 25, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies.

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