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Stocks That Fell to 3-Year Lows in the Week of April 14

- By Shuda Xia

Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) declined to $66.51

The prices of Gilead Sciences Inc. shares have declined to $66.51 on April 14, which is only 1.7% above the three-year low of $65.38.

Gilead Sciences Inc. is an American international pharmaceutical and biotechnology company that develops and commercializes therapeutics. The company focuses primarily on antiviral drugs used in the treatment of HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and influenza. Some of the products that the company develops include AmBisome, Atripla, Cayston, Emtriva and Flolan.


Gilead Sciences Inc. has a market cap of $86.94 billion; its shares were traded around $66.51 with a P/E ratio of 6.68 and P/S ratio of 2.99. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of Gilead Sciences Inc. stocks is 2.9%. The forward dividend yield of Gilead Sciences Inc. stocks is 3.13%. Gilead Sciences Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 53% over the past five years.

On April 7, Gilead Sciences Inc. announced the United States FDA has approved supplemental indications for Harvoni tablets and Solvaldi tablets for treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infection in adolescents without cirrhosis, aged 12 years or older, and weighing at least 35 kilograms. Harvoni was approved for pediatric patients with genotype 1, 4, 5,] or 6 chronic HCV infection while Solvaldi was approved for pediatric patients with genotype 2 or 3 chronic HCV infection.

Target Corp. (TGT) declined to $53.39

The price of Target Corp (TGT) shares have declined to $53.39 on April 14, which is only 1.3% above the three-year low of $52.72.

Target Corp. is an American international discount store retailer and a component of the S&P 500 Index. It is the second largest discount store retailer in the U.S. behind Walmart. The company retails beauty, health, clothing, electronics and other products. As of 2016, the company operates 1,803 stores in the U.S. and has 341,000 employees.

Target Corp. has a market cap of $29.51 billion; its shares were traded around $53.39 with a P/E ratio of 11.34 and P/S ratio of 0.45. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of Target Corp stocks is 4.42%. The forward dividend yield of Target Corp. stocks is 4.5%. Target Corp had annual average earnings growth of 4.7% over the past 10 years.

On Feb. 28, Target Corp. released its fourth quarter and full year 2016 earnings. Fourth quarter comparable sales decreased 1.5% compared to the guidance range of 1.5% to 1.0% and fourth quarter comparable digital channel sales increased 34%. Overall, the company's full-year adjusted EPS increased 6.7% to $5.01.

New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYCB) declined to $13.43

The price of New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYCB) shares has declined to $13.43 on April 14, which is the new three-year low.

New York Community Bancorp Inc. is an American Fortune 1000 bank that has 227 branches in New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Florida and Arizona. The bank has over $50 billion in assets, making it one of the 25 largest bank holding companies in the U.S. As of 2015, the bank employs 3,448 individuals.

New York Community Bancorp Inc. is owned by eight Gurus we are tracking. Among them, two have added to their positions during the past quarter. Five reduced their positions. New York Community Bancorp Inc. has a market cap of $6.56 billion; its shares were traded around $13.43 with a P/E ratio of 13.16 and P/S ratio of 4.55. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of New York Community Bancorp Inc. stocks is 5.06%. The forward dividend yield of New York Community Bancorp Inc. stocks is 5.06%.

On March 10, New York Community Bancorp Inc. announced the pricing of its underwritten public offering of 20 million depositary shares, each representing a 1/40th interest in a share of its Fixed-to-Floating Rate Series A Noncumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, with a liquidation preference of $1,000 per share, which is equivalent to $25 per depositary share.

Ralph Lauren Corp. (RL) declined to $79.15

The price of Ralph Lauren Corp. shares has declined to $79.15 on April 14, which is only 4.5% above the three-year low of $75.62.

Ralph Lauren Corp. is an American international clothing, marketing and distributing company that specializes in men's apparel. They are known for their brand names Polo Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection and Lauren Ralph Lauren.

Ralph Lauren Corp. has a market cap of $6.51 billion; its shares were traded around $79.15 with a P/E ratio of 44.97 and P/S ratio of 0.96. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of Ralph Lauren Corp. stocks is 2.53%. The forward dividend yield of Ralph Lauren Corp. stocks is 2.53%. Ralph Lauren Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 8.3% over the past 10 years.

On Feb. 2, Ralph Lauren Corp. announced its third quarter fiscal 2017 results. The company reported earnings per diluted share of 98 cents on a reported basis and $1.86 on an adjusted basis, excluding restructuring and other related charges. This compared to earnings per diluted share of $1.54 on a reported basis and $2.27 on an adjusted basis for the third quarter of fiscal 2016.

Disclosure: I do not own stock in any of the companies mentioned in the article.

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