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Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) Stock: Navigating the Market Volatility

In the past week, GILD stock has gone down by -0.43%, with a monthly decline of -2.99% and a quarterly plunge of -4.22%. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.50%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 1.69% for Gilead Sciences Inc. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -1.01% for GILD’s stock, with a simple moving average of -6.46% for the last 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) Right Now?

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) has a price-to-earnings ratio that is above its average at 17.41x. and a 36-month beta value of 0.39. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 13 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 14 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The average price predicted for Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) by analysts is $90.86, which is $15.37 above the current market price. The public float for GILD is 1.24B, and at present, short sellers hold a 1.47% of that float. On September 18, 2023, the average trading volume of GILD was 5.63M shares.

GILD) stock’s latest price update

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD)’s stock price has dropped by -2.18 in relation to previous closing price of 77.36. Nevertheless, the company has seen a loss of -0.43% in its stock price over the last five trading days. Zacks Investment Research reported 2023-09-12 that Bank of America expects the Gilead Sciences to jump about 30%, as quoted on CNBC.

Analysts’ Opinion of GILD

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for GILD stocks, with BofA Securities repeating the rating for GILD by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for GILD in the upcoming period, according to BofA Securities is $95 based on the research report published on September 08, 2023 of the current year 2023.

GILD Trading at -2.04% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought GILD to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -15.68% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.69%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.50%, as shares sank -1.08% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -0.75% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, GILD fell by -0.43%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -11.20% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $76.40. In addition, Gilead Sciences Inc. saw -11.86% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at GILD starting from Parsey Merdad, who sale 1,501 shares at the price of $76.99 back on Sep 12. After this action, Parsey Merdad now owns 70,130 shares of Gilead Sciences Inc., valued at $115,562 using the latest closing price.

Dickinson Andrew D, the Chief Financial Officer of Gilead Sciences Inc., sale 5,000 shares at $80.00 during a trade that took place back on Jul 20, which means that Dickinson Andrew D is holding 107,587 shares at $400,000 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for GILD

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +39.72 for the present operating margin
  • +79.11 for the gross margin

The net margin for Gilead Sciences Inc. stands at +16.95. The total capital return value is set at 22.70, while invested capital returns managed to touch 10.10. Equity return is now at value 26.00, with 8.80 for asset returns.

Based on Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD), the company’s capital structure generated 118.79 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 54.29. Total debt to assets is 39.94, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 108.08. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 49.40.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.14, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.20. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.84 and the total asset turnover is 0.41. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.29.


To sum up, Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) has seen a bad performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.

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