|Bid||73.13 x 100|
|Ask||73.72 x 200|
|Day's Range||72.47 - 73.56|
|52 Week Range||63.76 - 89.54|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||20.87|
|Earnings Date||May 1, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.28 (3.03%)|
|1y Target Est||89.05|
Gilead Sciences Inc.'s ( GILD) bulls may be dreaming when it comes to their price targets that on average see the stock rising by over 21.5% to $88.75, based on data from Ycharts. The big price targets come as earnings are forecast to have a significant drop in 2018, while the stock trades at one of its highest forward PE multiple in years. Analysts have also become increasingly more bullish throughout the year as well, but earnings and revenue estimates haven't improved in a material way.
A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a ruling that pharmaceutical company Merck & Co dishonestly obtained patent rights and was not entitled to collect a $200 million infringement verdict it won against rival Gilead Sciences Inc. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a June 2016 ruling that the two Merck patents, which cover methods of treating Hepatitis C, were unenforceable because of a pattern of misconduct by the company, including lying under oath by one of its in-house lawyers.
Gilead Sciences (GILD) is currently studying a combination of anti-MMP-9 (anti-matrix metalloproteinase-9) antibody andecaliximab with modified FOLFOX 6 in a Phase 3 trial as a therapy for treatment-naïve advanced gastric or GAMMA-1 (gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma) patients. The company also expects to conclude its Phase 2 trial comparing an andecaliximab-nivolumab combination with a nivolumab monotherapy in gastric cancer in 2018. If these trials prove successful, Gilead Sciences could emerge as major competition for other gastric cancer therapy players such as Eli Lilly (LLY) and Roche (RHHBY).
Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ) consumer business includes various beauty products, baby care products, oral care products, over-the-counter products, women’s health products, and wound care products. The company’s consumer business reported 5.3% growth in revenues to $3.4 billion during 1Q18 as compared to $3.2 billion during 1Q17. The above chart compares the revenues of the various franchises in the consumer segment business since 1Q17.
On April 24, Incyte (INCY) saw a steep decline in its stock price. It registered a decline of ~5% during pre-market trading. The stock price decline was triggered by the news regarding Incyte-Eli Lily (LLY) drug Baricitinib, which is under FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) review.
Gilead Sciences (GILD) is currently studying an investigational therapy, filgotinib, in five Phase 3 trials as a treatment option for RA (rheumatoid arthritis), ulcerative colitis, and Crohn’s disease. The company is studying this therapy for RA in its FINCH 1, 2, and 3 trials. While the FINCH 2 study has completed enrolment, FINCH 1 and FINCH 3 are expected to complete enrolment in 2Q18 and 3Q18, respectively.
By mid-2018, Gilead Sciences (GILD) expects its share of the HCV (hepatitis C) market, where it competes with AbbVie (ABBV), Merck (MRK), and Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), to stabilize. This stabilization is anticipated despite rapidly declining drug prices and reducing treatment duration due to new and better therapies. While the company is not expecting any disruptive product launches in the HCV segment in the next few years, it expects gradually declining patient numbers to affect revenue. Liver disease research programs
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Gilead Sciences (GILD) is planning to launch a novel HIV drug, Biktarvy, in the United States and Europe in 1H18. On February 7, Gilead secured FDA approval for Biktarvy, which is an unboosted integrase strand transfer inhibitor, bictegravir, combined with a dual nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor backbone, Descovy, as an STR (single tablet regimen) for HIV-1 infected patients. Biktarvy, a differentiated HIV-1 regimen
Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD) delivered an ROE of 22.65% over the past 12 months, which is an impressive feat relative to its industry average of 17.87% during the same period.Read More...
Let's dig into the earnings picture of the companies that would drive the performance of the popular health care ETFs in the coming days.
How Is Sarepta Therapeutics Positioned in 2018? Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) generated revenues of $154.5 million in fiscal 2017 compared with $5.4 million in fiscal 2016. The substantial increase in revenues shows the increasing demand for the product.
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Gilead Sciences Inc. shares dropped 2.1% in moderate Thursday trade after a Food and Drug Administration briefing document raised safety questions about a similar Eli Lilly & Co. and Incyte Corp. drug. ...
In February 2018, Exelixis (EXEL) and its partner Daiichi Sankyo announced that it had submitted a regulatory application for esaxerenone therapy to the Japanese Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Agency for the treatment of individuals with hypertension. According to the prior agreement between Exelixis and Daiichi Sankyo, Exelixis is set to receive a milestone payment of $20 million from Daiichi Sankyo. Daiichi Sankyo’s regulatory application has been supported by the results of Phase 3 trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of esaxerenone in individuals with essential hypertension compared to eplerenone.
Gilead Sciences (GILD) expects to witness non-GAAP gross product margin in the range of 85% to 87% in fiscal 2018. The company has also projected non-GAAP research and development (or R&D) and selling, general, and administrative (or SG&A) expenses in the range of $3.4 billion to $3.6 billion, respectively. The company has also projected a diluted earnings per share (or EPS) impact of $0.41 to $1.51, attributable to stock-based compensation paid for acquisitions and other related expenses.
TOKYO, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Kenji Yasukawa, "Astellas" ) and Kite, a Gilead Company (Nasdaq: GILD, President and CEO: John Milligan, "Kite"), today announced that an agreement has been completed for the transfer of certain Agensys research facilities in Santa Monica, California, USA, to Kite. The asset transfer was completed on April 12, 2018.
Gilead Sciences (GILD) expects to report net product sales in the range of $20.0 billion to $21.0 billion for full-year 2018. Compared to fiscal 2017, the company anticipates a negative impact attributable to declining hepatitis C (or HCV) drug sales in the range $5.1 billion to $5.6 billion in fiscal 2018. Additionally, Gilead Sciences has also projected a negative top-line impact in the range of $0.8 billion to $0. ...