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Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) is WestEnd Advisors LLC's 10th Largest Position

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) is WestEnd Advisors LLC's 10th Largest Position

In other Gilead Sciences news, CFO Robin L. Washington sold 51,820 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 7th.

Shares of Gilead Sciences (GILD) traded down $0.37 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $72.07. The overall volume in the last trading session was 5.81 million shares. It is down 21.80% since November 20, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500.

Wilen Investment Management Corp decreased Harris Corp. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC grew its holdings in Gilead Sciences by 6,595.9% during the second quarter. Raub Brock Management LP has 96,906 shares for 5% of their portfolio. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. Harris Corp. now has $16.67 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.67% or $0.17 reaching $25.4. About 211,933 shares traded. It has outperformed by 25.28% the S&P500.

For the current quarter, 22 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $1.69/share. Klingenstein Fields Comm reported 144,763 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.02, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. National Pension Serv invested in 987,885 shares or 0.42% of the stock. 122 funds opened positions while 438 raised stakes. Franklin reported 0.51% stake. 307,342 were accumulated by Westend Advsr Limited Co. Tekla Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation owns 2.53 million shares or 6.63% of their USA portfolio. Kentucky Retirement owns 83,767 shares. Hancock Hldgs Com accumulated 0.64% or 139,641 shares. The company had a trading volume of 7,698,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 9,360,261. Marco Management Ltd accumulated 2.2% or 188,190 shares. Schwab Charles Invest holds 0.31% or 4.71M shares in its portfolio.

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Since June 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $5.11 million activity.

In other Gilead Sciences news, EVP Gregg H. Alton sold 15,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 1st. (NASDAQ:GILD) earned "Buy" rating by Maxim Group on Friday, February 12. Therefore 89% are positive. ABB Ltd had 33 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 18 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, October 4 by RBC Capital Markets. On Monday, November 14 the stock rating was downgraded by Brean Capital to "Hold". Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $81.00 price objective (up previously from $79.00) on shares of Gilead Sciences in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $84.87. (NASDAQ:GILD) has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, July 29 by RBC Capital Markets. (NASDAQ:GILD) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, April 29 by UBS.

Analyst Thoughts About Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD). Whittier Co, California-based fund reported 163,536 shares. First PREMIER Bank now owns 21,533 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $1,524,000 after acquiring an additional 1,787 shares in the last quarter. MET's profit will be $1.18B for 11.53 P/E if the $1.12 EPS becomes a reality. MARTIN JOHN C sold $4.78 million worth of Gilead Sciences, Inc. A 13 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NASDAQ:GILD) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Gilead Sciences from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Relative Strength Index (RSI-14) for Gilead Sciences Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating by Maxim Group given on Thursday, July 27. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Bank of America on Monday, January 18. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) on Wednesday, June 7 with "Buy" rating.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $5.69 Billion for the current quarter. On Tuesday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Outperform". The company was initiated on Thursday, September 22 by Berenberg. The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $85.92. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, June 12 report. It last reported revenues of $8.77 billion and EPS of $0.85 for the September 2017, representing -1% top-line growth and 0.91 EPS growth. Its up 0.02, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 78 investors sold GILD shares while 538 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 462 raised stakes. The biopharmaceutical company reported $2.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.13 by $0.14. Fifth Third State Bank has 0.56% invested in Gilead Sciences, Inc. Rock Springs Capital Management Lp acquired 26,900 shares as Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD)'s stock declined 8.05%. Wilsey Asset invested in 6.17% or 120,254 shares. The firm owned 6,768 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock after purchasing an additional 1,983 shares during the period. Cypress Cap Management Limited Liability Corp (Wy) holds 100 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 174,500 are owned by Needham Inv Mngmt Ltd Liability Company. (NASDAQ:GILD). Ifc Incorporated Fl holds 11,551 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. has a 52 week low of $63.76 and a 52 week high of $86.27. Oak Ridge Investments Ltd Liability Corporation has 85,509 shares for 0.19% of their portfolio. Badgley Phelps And Bell invested 0.57% of its portfolio in Gilead Sciences, Inc. The average 1-year price target for (GILD) reveals an average price target of $84.95 per share. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.82, for a total transaction of $1,122,300.00. Zacks' EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that follow Gilead Sciences.


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