Momentum Stock Watch: Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)

Company Profile:

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. The company’s products include Biktarvy, Descovy, Odefsey, Genvoya, Stribild, Complera/Eviplera, Atripla, and Truvada for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection; and Vosevi, Vemlidy, Epclusa, Harvoni, and Viread products for treating liver diseases. Gilead has operations in more than 35 countries worldwide. It was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Foster City, California.

Recent News:

On June 16, 2020, the company announced that Javier Rodriguez has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Rodriguez is the Chief Executive Officer of DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500 company providing healthcare services to kidney disease patients throughout the United States and internationally that strives to improve patients’ quality of life through clinical innovation and integrated, personalized care.

On June 1, 2020, the company announced topline results from the Phase 3 SIMPLE trial in hospitalized patients with moderate COVID-19 pneumonia.

 

Fundamental Analysis:

Ninestocks analyzes several different financial aspects: Growth, Profitability, solvency and efficiency.

Growth – Measures the growth of both the company’s income statement and cash flow.

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Profitability – Measures the historical price movement of the stock.

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Solvency – Measures the solvency of the company based on several ratios.

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Efficiency – Measures the strength and historic growth of a company’s return on invested capital.

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Conclusion:

GILD’s strengths can be seen in its strong profitability compared with its peers. Technical indicators signal the bullish signs, as there is a bullish crossover in MACD and Stochastic oscillator, the RSI stands at 55.16 with positive bias. We rate Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) a STRONG BUY.

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