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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 1.06% today. In the last week its performance is -0.56%, and -14.78% for the past quarter. Currently, Gilead Sciences Inc., GILD has a target price of 102.89, so today’s gain of 1.06% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.05%.

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), has a market cap of 97288.81, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 80.30%.

At the current price of 73.41, it has a dividend yield of 2.56%, and its target price is 102.89. 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 6.47, as well as a forward P/E of 6.37.

With a current EPS of 11.35, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -2.18%,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 -0.27%.

Performance for the year is -27.66%. Since its IPO date on 1/22/1992, the total performance to date is -26.25%.

Volume today for Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), is 6335100, while its average volume is 10643.54. Whilst the total gain today was 1.06%, it did have a day high of -10.55%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.61%, and 1.72% for the month. The 52-week low for Gilead Sciences Inc., GILD has been 1.66%, while the 52-week-high has reached -32.54%.

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 3.01, along with a P/B of 6.31. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.12.

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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