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Morning Market Movers: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD)

With a market cap of 85.61 B, Gilead Sciences, Inc. has a large market cap size. Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/22/1992. Gilead Sciences, Inc. is in the Biotechnology industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for Gilead Sciences, Inc., is 7521.08, and so far today it has a volume of 7900091. Performance year to date since the 1/22/1992 is -9.48%.

To help you determine whether Gilead Sciences, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 6.85 and forward P/E is 8.73. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Gilead Sciences, Inc. has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 2.94 and the P/B ratio is 4.15. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 6.07 and 9.44 respectively.

At the current price Gilead Sciences, Inc. is trading at, 64.82 (1.09% today), Gilead Sciences, Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.21%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 20.20%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 9.46, and this is looking to grow in the next year to -9.44% after growing -16.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -18.90%, and -16.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1320.79, and the number of shares float is 1297.59. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.40%, and institutional ownership is at 76.90%. The float short is 0.83%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.43. Management has seen a return on assets of 22.80%, and also a return on investment of 31.00%.

The ability for Gilead Sciences, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.6, and quick ratio is 2.4. Long term debt/equity is 1.29 and total debt/equity is 1.29. In terms of margins, Gilead Sciences, Inc. has a gross margin of 86.20%, with its operating margin at 57.60%, and Gilead Sciences, Inc. has a profit margin of 43.40%.

The 52 week high is -27.05%, with 1.66% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.18% and the 200 day simple moving average is -9.21%.

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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