|Company name||Gilead Sciences, Inc.|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]GILD[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Good|
|Confident Investor Rating||Good|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$84.36|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$57.48|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$44.01|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$325.94|
The following company description is from Google Finance: https://finance.google.com/finance?q=gild
Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes medicines in areas of unmet medical need. The Company’s portfolio of products and pipeline of investigational drugs includes treatments for Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), liver diseases, cancer, inflammatory and respiratory diseases and cardiovascular conditions. Its products for HIV/AIDS patients include Descovy, Odefsey, Genvoya, Stribild, Complera/Eviplera, Truvada, Emtriva, Tybost and Vitekta. Its products for patients with liver diseases include Vemlidy, Epclusa, Harvoni, Sovaldi, Viread and Hepsera. It offers Zydelig to patients with hematology/oncology diseases. Its products for patients with various cardiovascular diseases include Letairis, Ranexa and Lexiscan. Its products for various inflammation/respiratory diseases include Cayston and Tamiflu. It had operations in more than 30 countries, as of December 31, 2016.
Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Gilead Sciences, Inc. as long as the indicators that I describe in my book The Confident Investor are favorable. I am adding Gilead Sciences to my list.
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:
- Stock price at the time of the calculation: $71.64
- Growth: 0.2
- Current EPS (TTM): $8.79
- P/E: 24
- Future EPS Calc: $21.87
- Future Stock Price Calc: $524.93
- Target stock price: $325.94
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