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Gilead to buy Kite Pharma for about $12 billion

31 August 2017, 01:43 | Rex Hubbard

The S&P 500 financial sector was the largest weight on the index with a 0.5% drop

The S&P 500 financial sector was the largest weight on the index with a 0.5% drop

Kite Pharma had 45 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:GILD) earned "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Thursday, February 25. Kite's shares soared 28 percent to $178.65 in morning trading. Barclays Capital initiated it with "Equal-Weight" rating and $58 target in Wednesday, July 6 report. Bank of America upgraded it to "Neutral" rating and $107 target in Monday, January 18 report. Canaccord Genuity has "Buy" rating and $9000 target. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $135.00 price objective (up from $121.00) on shares of Kite Pharma in a report on Wednesday, August 9th.

Consummation of the tender offer is subject to the tender of a simple majority of outstanding Kite shares on a fully diluted basis, plus expiration or termination of the waiting period under the Hart Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act and other customary conditions. Also, EVP Helen Susan Kim sold 79,949 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 8th. Vanguard Grp owns 3.15M shares. Savings Bank Of New York Mellon Corp reported 27.84 million shares or 0.57% of all its holdings. These shares are worth $1,810,800 and were traded at $120.72 each. Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO) has risen 68.37% since August 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 75.03% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.23, from 0.93 in 2016Q3. Geode Capital Management Lc reported 173,128 shares. Timothy L. Moore, EVP disclosed the sale of 12,000 shares of KITE stock. Hall Laurie J Trustee has 60 shares for 0% of their portfolio. The insider now holds 2,715 shares of Gilead Sciences, Inc.

"We still like the shares heading into the end of the year", said Schroer, whose firm holds about 118,000 shares, by phone. Dsam Partners (London) invested in 1.11% or 89,502 shares. (NASDAQ:GILD). Art Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.31% of its portfolio in Gilead Sciences, Inc. Morgan Advanced Materials PLC (LON:MGAM) has 0.00% since August 28, 2016 and is. Wedge Mngmt L LP Nc holds 0.01% or 48,000 shares in its portfolio. Stifel Fincl Corp holds 73,438 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. "We will take some time to look at our own portfolio and see what else we can do".

Gilead Sciences, Inc. has a 1-year low of $63.76 and a 1-year high of $82.07. The company's revenues are projected to decline to $22.15 billion by 2019. It has a 40.14 P/E ratio.

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Spectral Medical Inc., formerly Spectral Diagnostics Inc., is a therapeutic development company. Shares for $4.78 million were sold by MARTIN JOHN C. Alton Gregg H also sold $337,392 worth of Gilead Sciences, Inc. The insider TAYLOR ROBERT sold $414,241. Therefore 50% are positive. The company was maintained on Friday, November 13 by FBR Capital. Gilead Sciences now has $96.36B valuation.

The average Wall Street analyst rating for Gilead Sciences, Inc.is Hold, according to the average of 16 analyst scores. (NASDAQ:GILD). 29,141 are held by Cubic Asset Management Ltd Llc. Teacher Retirement System of Texas raised its position in Kite Pharma by 1.4% in the second quarter.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Kite Pharma, Inc". About 129,255 shares traded.

Kite Pharma, Inc., launched on June 1, 2009, is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. (NASDAQ:GILD) for 3,363 shares. Its down 9.58% from 873,800 shares previously. Ruchefsky Steven B bought $97,300 worth of Kite Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:KITE) on Tuesday, May 9. It has outperformed by 38.77% the S&P500. Its down 0.23, from 0.93 in 2016Q3. (NASDAQ:GILD). Winch Advisory Services Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in Gilead Sciences, Inc. Guardian Tru reported 463,700 shares. Alps Advsr holds 0.02% or 47,930 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Co has invested 0.03% in Kite Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:KITE). Cowen & Co maintained Gilead Sciences, Inc. Dimensional Fund Ltd Partnership invested in 0.01% or 598,939 shares.



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