Published: Tue, March 13, 2018
Business | By Tara Barton

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Shares Sold by CENTRAL TRUST Co

Polaris Capital Management Llc acquired 104,200 shares as Xerox Corp (XRX)'s stock declined 5.91%. Moelis & Co now has $2.97 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.20% or $2.21 during the last trading session, reaching $102.8. About 331,069 shares traded. Investors of record on Friday, March 16th will be given a $0.57 dividend. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Umb Bank N A increased Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) stake by 178.76% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $2.70 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that Gilead Sciences, Inc. will post 6.21 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Gilead Sciences, Inc. The company has a market capitalization of $105,430.00, a PE ratio of 10.47, a P/E/G ratio of -1.86 and a beta of 1.24. 957.62 million shares or 2.06% more from 938.32 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has declined 21.80% since March 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.28 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.43, from 1 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 46 investors sold KSS shares while 169 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 2 raised stakes.

Ardsley Advisory Partners increased Proshares Tr (TBT) stake by 250,000 shares to 256,000 valued at $9.11 million in 2017Q3. The fund owned 70,564 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock after selling 852 shares during the period. Auxier Asset owns 8,130 shares or 0.13% of their USA portfolio. Eqis Capital invested in 23,791 shares. Wellington Shields And holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Oclaro, Inc. Mackenzie accumulated 1.11M shares or 0.45% of the stock. Bryn Mawr Trust Co owns 127,884 shares or 0.7% of their USA portfolio. Columbia Asset accumulated 8,536 shares or 0.09% of the stock. It also reduced Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP) stake by 21,088 shares and now owns 101,039 shares. Waddell And Reed Financial, a Kansas-based fund reported 860,100 shares. Hightower Ltd Liability Com holds 476,390 shares. Cibc Ww Mkts Corp holds 0.11% or 351,045 shares. Hancock holds 0.07% or 34,580 shares in its portfolio. Argus cut Gilead Sciences from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and boosted their price target for the company from $73.25 to $73.77 in a research note on Monday, November 13th. UBS AG had 21 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Equal-Weight" rating on Friday, October 6 by Morgan Stanley. (NASDAQ:GILD) on Monday, January 29 with "Buy" rating. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup on Friday, July 15. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Hold" on Monday, June 5. The firm has "Buy" rating by Bank of America given on Friday, November 10. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $92.0 target. The stock of Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) earned "Hold" rating by Standpoint Research on Wednesday, January 31. (NASDAQ:GILD). Great West Life Assurance Can reported 1.84 million shares. Gilead Sciences, Inc. has a 1 year low of $63.76 and a 1 year high of $89.54. Therefore 48% are positive. Gilead Sciences had 126 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, BMO Capital Markets lifted their target price on Gilead Sciences from $86.00 to $88.00 and gave the company a "market perform" rating in a research report on Thursday, February 8th. As per Friday, May 5, the company rating was upgraded by Atlantic Securities. Credit Suisse Group restated a "buy" rating and issued a $82.00 target price on shares of Gilead Sciences in a research note on Thursday, December 7th. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with "Buy" on Thursday, February 8. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 30 by Robert W. Baird. The company was initiated on Wednesday, January 20 by Credit Suisse. Finally, Oppenheimer reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Gilead Sciences in a research report on Thursday, December 21st.

WARNING: "Gilead Sciences, Inc". (NASDAQ:GILD) on Wednesday, July 29 with "Buy" rating. It also increased its holding in Powershares Etf Trust (PGF) by 64,415 shares in the quarter, for a total of 181,068 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (IJR).

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Since December 14, 2017, it had 5 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $277,713 activity. This is an increase from Gilead Sciences's previous quarterly dividend of $0.52. "(NASDAQ:GILD) Shares Bought by Ridgewood Investments LLC" was posted by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. Meyers James R had sold 100,000 shares worth $8.02M.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in Q3 2017. The biopharmaceutical company reported $1.78 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.67 by $0.11. It worsened, as 96 investors sold GILD shares while 488 reduced holdings.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Whalerock Point Partners Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.88% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR). Glenmede Na reported 0% stake. Mcdaniel Terry holds 4.29% in Ecolab Inc. Qs Invsts Ltd stated it has 260,464 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys reported 272,629 shares. Somerville Kurt F owns 30,117 shares.

CENTRAL TRUST Co decreased its holdings in shares of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) for 10,301 shares. The company had a trading volume of 6,904,355 shares, compared to its average volume of 9,650,000. Gilead Sciences, Inc. The company has a quick ratio of 2.67, a current ratio of 2.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.53. (NASDAQ:GILD) for 900,211 shares. About 7.51M shares traded. Ig Mgmt accumulated 9,355 shares. Regentatlantic Capital Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 54,925 shares. Gilead Sciences had a net margin of 17.73% and a return on equity of 50.29%. Clear Harbor Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp has 0.19% invested in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD). Lynch In invested in 14,425 shares. Exane Derivatives' holdings in Gilead Sciences were worth $1,030,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

GILD has been the topic of several research reports. Hanson & Doremus Investment Management now owns 2,461 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $176,000 after purchasing an additional 648 shares in the last quarter. GILD's profit will be $2.08B for 12.75 P/E if the $1.59 EPS becomes a reality.

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