Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) CFO Robin L. Washington Sells 5000 Shares

Amp Capital Investors Ltd bought 6,838 shares as the company's stock rose 1.55% with the market. MARTIN JOHN C had sold 50,000 shares worth $3.93M. Capital International Sarl who had been investing in Gilead Sciences Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $106.19B market cap company. (NASDAQ GILD) traded down $0.24 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $80.48. 2,920,115 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 9,650,000.

Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a note issued to investors on Saturday, March 3rd. It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500. The hedge fund held 450,000 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $11.30M, down from 600,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $36.66. The shares were sold at an average price of $78.69, for a total transaction of $1,967,250.00. Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) has risen 7.16% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.95% the S&P500.

Rock Springs Capital Management Lp, which manages about $319.00 million and $2.17B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Alder Biopharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ALDR) by 693,000 shares to 875,000 shares, valued at $10.72M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Lowes Cos Inc Com (NYSE:LOW) by 5,456 shares in the quarter, for a total of 14,774 shares, and has risen its stake in Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr Tr Unit (SPY). Cue Fincl Gp owns 0.45% invested in Gilead Sciences, Inc. Its up 0.10, from 0.93 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 96 investors sold GILD shares while 488 reduced holdings.

Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. 957.62 million shares or 2.06% more from 938.32 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bryn Mawr Trust Co owns 127,884 shares or 0.7% of their USA portfolio. 555.05 million shares or 0.41% less from 557.32 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Gilead Sciences, Inc is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes medicines in areas of unmet medical need. (NASDAQ:GILD). Orrstown Fin Ser reported 510 shares. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 64,613 shares in the company, valued at $4,772,962.31. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees, Rhode Island-based fund reported 53,773 shares. Natixis Asset Mngmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) for 2,185 shares. Delta Asset Management Llc Tn invested in 2,105 shares or 0.03% of the stock. 2,820 were reported by Ashfield Cap Prtn Ltd Llc. First Commonwealth Financial Pa holds 0.74% or 6,695 shares in its portfolio. Davis R M holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) for 111,251 shares.

Why to Keeping Eye on ConocoPhillips (COP), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)?
The firm owned 10,234 shares of the semiconductor company's stock after acquiring an additional 781 shares during the quarter. Mariner Wealth Advisors Llc decreased Ishares Tr (IWM) stake by 3,615 shares to 121,439 valued at $17.99 million in 2017Q3.

Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. Therefore 48% are positive. Gilead Sciences had 126 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 19 by Leerink Swann. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, March 9. The Colorado-based Weatherstone Cap has invested 0.31% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 16th will be given a dividend of $0.57 per share. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has "Hold" rating and $52.0 target. (NASDAQ:GILD) on Wednesday, October 4 with "Hold" rating. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Wednesday, January 27 by RBC Capital Markets. First Citizens Bank & Trust holds 0.05% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) for 29,605 shares. The firm has "Buy" rating by Bank of America given on Friday, November 10. JP Morgan downgraded the stock to "Overweight" rating in Wednesday, August 26 report. The rating was initiated by Mizuho on Tuesday, November 8 with "Buy".

Since October 2, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 13 selling transactions for $41.72 million activity. WILSON GAYLE E sold $4.68M worth of Gilead Sciences, Inc. About 3.88 million shares traded. Argus downgraded shares of Gilead Sciences from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and boosted their target price for the company from $73.25 to $73.77 in a research note on Monday, November 13th. Meyers James R sold $8.02 million worth of stock.

Among 23 analysts covering Boston Properties Inc. The stock of UBS Group AG (NYSE:UBS) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, May 13 by Societe Generale. Continental Resources Inc. had 156 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, January 22 by SunTrust.

Other analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, August 14 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by KLR Group to "Buy" on Friday, February 23. As per Thursday, February 8, the company rating was maintained by Sandler O'Neill. Gilead Sciences had a net margin of 17.73% and a return on equity of 50.29%. (NYSE:C) rating on Thursday, April 7. The rating was maintained by Stephens with "Buy" on Tuesday, February 6.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.25, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. Endurance Wealth Mngmt accumulated 26,160 shares. 33 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. Arosa Capital Management LP reported 190,550 shares stake. Dnb Asset Mgmt As invested in 0.14% or 134,482 shares. Strategic Advisors Ltd Com reported 13,246 shares. Busey holds 2.21% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:EOG) for 4,000 shares. Essex Investment Management Lc holds 0.55% or 104,071 shares in its portfolio. Kcm Ltd Liability Co accumulated 0.05% or 9,717 shares. 21,678 were reported by Allen Inv Mgmt Llc. Moreover, Legal And General Grp Public Limited Com has 0% invested in Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE:CLR). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 320,700 shares. Asset Mgmt accumulated 0.26% or 191,770 shares. Rodgers Brothers invested 0.34% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) for 205,000 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi accumulated 0.05% or 100,000 shares. $958,024 worth of Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) for 16,600 shares.

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