Gilead Seeks Diversification Into Immuno-oncology Space With $11.9 Billion Kite Buy


Therefore 50% are positive. Kite Pharma has $155.0 highest and $46 lowest target. Kite is currently a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Hammerson had 176 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Gilead Sciences has committed to purchasing the Israeli company Kite Pharma for almost $12 billion in cash, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. It's racing Swiss giant Novartis AG to get the first CAR-T product on the market. As per Friday, April 7, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, September 14. The stock rose 1.64% or $1.21 reaching $75. (NASDAQ:GILD) rating on Monday, October 3.

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IMD COMPANIES (OTCMKTS:ICBU) had a decrease of 9.41% in short interest.

Kite Pharma was founded in 2009 by Dr. Arie Belledegrun. (NASDAQ:GILD) for 84,009 shares. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 137,488 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $10,174,112. About 53,093 shares traded. It is down 16.52% since August 28, 2016 and is uptrending.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.31 in 2016 Q4. It improved, as 106 investors sold GILD shares while 656 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 527 raised stakes.

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"The transaction is not a complete surprise" given earlier commentary, he wrote in a note to clients.

And 82% of patients had their cancer shrink at least by half at some point after the treatment, the study found. Investor Ab reported 0.73% of its portfolio in Mattersight Corp (NASDAQ:MATR). Ruchefsky Steven B bought $97,300 worth of Kite Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:KITE) on Tuesday, May 9. The company has market cap of $29.34 million.

With the Kite acquisition, "we're absolutely committed to be the leader in the cellular therapy space", Milligan said. The insider Cogan John Francis sold $668,667. The insider TAYLOR ROBERT sold $414,241. (NASDAQ:MDSO), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold.

Gilead hadn't been playing the game in immuno-oncology, with its pipeline filled with Syk, BTK and BTE inhibitors before today's buy. As per Wednesday, July 29, the company rating was maintained by Needham. The company was downgraded on Thursday, March 2 by Citigroup. The stock of Kite Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:KITE) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, April 21 by Jefferies. The stock ended last trade at $73.79 a share and the price is up more than 3.04% so far this year.

Secondly, the potent mechanism of the drug carries risks of major, potentially fatal, side effects.

About 5.13 billion shares changed hands in U.S. exchanges, compared with the near 6 billion daily average over the last 20 sessions.

The final front-runners for the CEO post at Uber were Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) earned "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Thursday, February 25. It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500.

Inuvo, an Internet advertising technology and digital publishing company. Guardian Tru reported 463,700 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv owns 0.41% invested in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) for 504,620 shares. Alps Advsr holds 0.02% or 47,930 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 142,126 shares. Spark Invest Limited Liability Co has invested 0.5% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. Sg Americas owns 32,413 shares. Massmutual Trust Fsb Adv has 45,232 shares. Blackrock Fund reported 49,262 shares. (NASDAQ:GILD). Sumitomo Mitsui Holding Inc holds 0.44% of its portfolio in Gilead Sciences, Inc. Gilead saw its stock price climb 2.48%.