Stock Price of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Decreases -8.27%

Gilead Sciences, Inc. s in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -11.07% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -16.81% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is down -25.81% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Gilead Sciences, Inc. has a negative value of -22.04 compared to overall market performance. Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has tumbled 8.27% during the past week and has dropped 9.18% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 9.01%. Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has underperformed the index by 10.81% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $65.85 and hit $66.78 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $66.36, with a gain of 1.17% or 0.77 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 16,208,423 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $103.1 and the company has a market cap of $86,932 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $65.38 .

Gilead Sciences Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 7, 2017. The company reported $2.70 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.10. Analyst had a consensus of $2.60. The company had revenue of $7320.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $7171.45 million. The companys revenue was down -13.9 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $3.32 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Gilead Sciences was Downgraded by Citigroup to Neutral on Feb 8, 2017. Gilead Sciences was Initiated by Stifel on Nov 14, 2016 to Buy, Price Target of the shares are set at $100.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 3, 2017, John C Martin (Executive Chairman) sold 73,333 shares at 72.57 per share price.On Nov 22, 2016, John W Madigan (director) sold 105,000 shares at 74.86 per share price.On Nov 14, 2016, Gregg H Alton (EVP Comm&Acs ALA, Corp&Med Aff) sold 10,000 shares at 79.00 per share price.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is an independent biopharmaceutical company that seeks to provide accelerated solutions for patients and the people who care for them. They have a broad-based focus on developing and marketing drugs to treat patients with infectious diseases, including viral infections, fungal infections and bacterial infections, and a specialized focus on cancer. They have expertise in liposomal drug delivery technology, a technology that the company uses to develop drugs that are safer, easier for patients to tolerate and more effective.

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