First Manhattan Company Boosted Its Gilead Sciences INC (GILD) Stake


Pioneer Investment Management Inc. now owns 3,493,148 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $247,245,000 after buying an additional 1,595,085 shares in the last quarter. The hedge fund held 2.88M shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $203.91 million, up from 2.60M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Legacy Capital Partners Inc who had been investing in Gilead Sciences Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $92.06 billion market cap company. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 2,549,292 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $173,148,000 after buying an additional 1,092,206 shares in the last quarter. About 2.07M shares traded.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) has grabbed attention from the analysts when it experienced a change of -1.96% in the current trading session to trade at $71.42. It has underperformed by 17.13% the S&P500.

Old Second National Bank Of Aurora decreased its stake in Westar Energy Inc (WR) by 96.28% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The fund owned 4,978 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock after acquiring an additional 1,479 shares during the period. Cincinnati Specialty Underwriters Ins Company holds 42,000 shares. The business had revenue of $7.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $7.47 billion. The stock rose 0.43% or $0.64 reaching $150.35. About shares traded. Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has risen 5.69% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.53% the S&P500.

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Since June 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $5.11 million activity.

The top gainer with a security that increased in price during today's trading was Gilead Sciences, Inc. Alton Gregg H sold $325,114 worth of stock or 5,000 shares.

Watching some historical volatility numbers on shares of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) to report earnings on February, 6. The biopharmaceutical company reported $2.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.13 by $0.14. GILD's profit will be $2.19 billion for 10.87 P/E if the $1.67 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.23 actual EPS reported by Gilead Sciences, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -25.11% negative EPS growth. The figure tells us what earnings were generated from invested capital of Gilead Sciences, Inc. American Bankshares has invested 0.46% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.30 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.80. The VC1 of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) were released by: and their article: "Gilead Is Persona Non Grata" published on November 01, 2017 as well as's news article titled: "Gilead: A Buy After Earnings" with publication date: October 27, 2017.

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Investors sentiment increased to 0.93 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.75, from 1.63 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 78 investors sold GILD shares while 538 reduced holdings. 938.32 million shares or 0.11% more from 937.32 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Winch Advisory Ser Ltd, Wisconsin-based fund reported 222 shares. British Columbia Investment holds 856,885 shares or 0.3% of its portfolio.

Gilead Sciences, Inc is a research-based biopharmaceutical company. (NASDAQ:GILD). Hodges Mgmt Inc has 0.15% invested in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) for 85,000 shares. Cape Cod Five Cents Commercial Bank has 3,175 shares. (NASDAQ:GILD). Zeke Capital Advsr holds 0.13% or 9,242 shares in its portfolio. Stevens Capital Management LP owns 50,931 shares. Winfield Associates Inc invested in 0.4% or 5,477 shares. (NASDAQ:GILD) for 126,548 shares. Enterprise Financial Services reported 697 shares stake. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, eighteen have assigned a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 60% are positive. Gilead Sciences had 106 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus raised shares of Gilead Sciences from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $100.00 target price for the company in a research note on Thursday, August 31st. The rating was upgraded by Vetr on Monday, August 17 to "Buy". As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Leerink Swann maintained the stock with "Market Perform" rating in Thursday, October 5 report. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Thursday, September 28 with "Buy". Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ grew its stake in shares of Gilead Sciences by 230.0% in the 3rd quarter. The stock has "Buy" rating by Mizuho on Tuesday, July 25. Its down 0.06, from 0.94 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 69 investors sold ABT shares while 545 reduced holdings. 108 funds opened positions while 357 raised stakes. Arga Investment Management Limited Partnership reported 44,029 shares. Vestor Capital Limited Liability Co accumulated 37,485 shares or 1.11% of the stock. Gilead Sciences Inc. now has $95.14B valuation. Guardian Life Of America holds 3,925 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Pathstone Family Office Limited Company accumulated 823 shares. San Francisco Sentry Group Inc (Ca) holds 0.18% or 7,094 shares. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 15th were paid a dividend of $0.47 per share. Fagan Associates stated it has 2.54% of its portfolio in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA). Asset Of Georgia Incorporated Ga Adv stated it has 1.31% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Ltd has invested 0.8% in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA). Rmb Capital Mngmt Llc invested 0.16% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Institutional investors own 74.62% of the company's stock. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 707 holders increased their positions by a total of 72.51 million shares, 755 holders decreased the positions by a total of 68.29 million shares, and 164 holders held their positions.

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