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Today’s Top Gainers: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)

The top gainers for today include Gilead Sciences, Inc. GILD from the sector Healthcare with a gain of 0.33%. The price is $ 66.28, at present and the target price is $ 79.25.

The weekly performance for Gilead Sciences, Inc. is 0.39%, which is not surprising given the gain it made today.  

The earnings per share (EPS) growth forecasted for 2016 is currently -8.43%. The earnings per share quarter to quarter growth is -26.40%

The simple 20 day moving average is up by -1.03% and the 52-week low is 2.16%.

The monthly and quarterly performance for Gilead Sciences, Inc. is not as bright as it currently stands at -3.54% and -7.40%. However it is poised to change given the current performance trend.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. has a total market capitalization of 86643.87 with a return on assets (ROA – calculated by dividing the total annual earnings by the company’s total assets –  illustrates how profitable a company really is in relation to its total assets) of 25.60%. It has a dividend yield of 3.14% while the payout ratio is 18.30%.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. has a gross margin of 86.00% and an operating margin of 58.00%. The net profit margin stands at 44.40%.

The weekly volatility is 1.07% and the monthly volatility is 1.15%. Volatility is basically a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. It can be either be measured by implementing the standard deviation or by simply calculating the variance between returns from that market index.

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