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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) which is in the industry Biotechnology, gaining 1.73% today. In the last week its performance is 5.46%, and -9.45% for the past quarter. Currently, Gilead Sciences Inc., GILD has a target price of 110.89, so today’s gain of 1.73% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.32%.

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), has a market cap of 117361.38, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 81.90%.

At the current price of 84.86, it has a dividend yield of 2.22%, and its target price is 110.89. This is with a profit margin of 52.80%, and total debt/equity of 1.7. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has a P/E of 7.26, as well as a forward P/E of 6.88.

With a current EPS of 11.69, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 2.24%,Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 48.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 0.65%.

Performance for the year is -24.85%. Since its IPO date on 1/22/1992, the total performance to date is -15.26%.

Volume today for Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), is 8326057, while its average volume is 9849.41. Whilst the total gain today was 1.73%, it did have a day high of -17.23%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.90%, and 2.08% for the month. The 52-week low for Gilead Sciences Inc., GILD has been 8.91%, while the 52-week-high has reached -28.17%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 45.90%, and its return on assets is 36.60%. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has an operating margin of 65.40%. With a sales growth of 2.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Gilead Sciences Inc., GILD is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 1.57, and has a current ratio of 1.8 and 1.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Gilead Sciences Inc.? Well its PEG is 11.26, and the P/S is 3.57, along with a P/B of 8.76. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 14.11.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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