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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 -0.10% today. In the last week its performance is 5.26%, and -0.31% for the past quarter. Currently, Gilead Sciences Inc., GILD has a target price of 104.5, so today’s gain of -0.10% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.31%.

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), has a market cap of 107870.96, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 80.50%.

At the current price of 81.7, it has a dividend yield of 2.30%, and its target price is 104.5. This is with a profit margin of 50.50%, and total debt/equity of 1.42. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has a P/E of 7.2, as well as a forward P/E of 7.03.

With a current EPS of 11.35, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -1.17%,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 -0.21%.

Performance for the year is -21.68%. Since its IPO date on 1/22/1992, the total performance to date is -17.92%.

Volume today for Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), is 13569300, while its average volume is 10682.66. Whilst the total gain today was -0.10%, it did have a day high of -7.49%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.83%, and 1.63% for the month. The 52-week low for Gilead Sciences Inc., GILD has been 7.21%, while the 52-week-high has reached -24.93%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 45.90%, and its return on assets is 32.70%. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has an operating margin of 63.00%. With a sales growth of -5.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Gilead Sciences Inc., GILD is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 1.38, 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 *TBA, and the P/S is 3.33, along with a P/B of 7.02. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.33.

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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