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Gilead Sciences


Gilead is known for its hepatitis C cures Sovaldi and Harvoni. But backlash to those drugs’ prices (among other problems) has contributed to the biotech giant’s 2016 slump. Gilead revenues fell nearly 7% to $30.4 billion in 2016 compared to the previous year. Some analysts have been urging the drug maker to make a major acquisition to shore up its experimental pipeline; but Gilead appears determined to invest in its own drug candidates by pumping money into R&D. And, in the meantime, it’s sitting on a massive bed of cash.

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John F. Milligan

CEO Title

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director


Health Care



HQ Location

Foster City, CA

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
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Revenues ($M)$30,390-6.9%
Profits ($M)$13,501.0-25.4%
Assets ($M)$56,977
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$18,887
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$88,788
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues44.4%
Profits as % of Assets23.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity71.5%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)9.94
EPS % Change (from 2015)-16.5%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)41.1%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2016)-27.6%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)29.4%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)16.4%
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