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Quantres Asset Management LTD Has Cut By $2.67 Million Its Gilead Sciences (GILD) Holding; Bank Of Nova Scotia Trimmed By $348,059 Its Lkq (LKQ) Holding

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Quantres Asset Management Ltd decreased Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) stake by 67.42% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Quantres Asset Management Ltd sold 35,600 shares as Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD)’s stock declined 17.62%. The Quantres Asset Management Ltd holds 17,200 shares with $1.30 million value, down from 52,800 last quarter. Gilead Sciences Inc now has $93.00B valuation. The stock increased 0.08% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $71.52. About 5.39M shares traded. Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has risen 4.37% since June 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.20% the S&P500. Some Historical GILD News: 01/05/2018 – GILEAD REAFFIRMS YR NET PRODUCT SALES FORECAST; 15/05/2018 – U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Expanded lndication for Truvada® (Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate) for Reducing the Risk of Acquiring HIV-1 in Adolescents; 25/04/2018 – MERCK LOSES BID TO REVIVE $200 MILLION VERDICT AGAINST GILEAD; 09/03/2018 – Gilead TAF Sales Rise 5%, HIV Combo Pills Gain 5%; 18/05/2018 – FDA- PRELIM RESULTS FROM ONGOING STUDY FOUND WOMEN GETTING DOLUTEGRAVIR AT TIME OF BECOMING PREGNANT/EARLY IN FIRST TRIMESTER APPEAR AT HIGHER RISK FOR DEFECTS; 09/05/2018 – Harish Manwani Joins Gilead Sciences’ Board of Directors; 23/05/2018 – Kronos Bio Appoints Dr. Norbert Bischofberger, Former Head of R&D for Gilead Sciences, as President and Chief Executive Officer; 15/05/2018 – U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION APPROVES EXPANDED INDICATION FOR TRUVADA® (EMTRICITABINE AND TENOFOVIR DISOPROXIL FUMARATE) FOR REDUCING THE RISK OF ACQUIRING HIV-1 IN ADOLESCENTS; 21/05/2018 – FYI, $GILD offered us a statement in response to the ASCO abstract on the 4-1BB vs CD28 matchup study; 13/03/2018 – QUEBEC EXPANDS PATIENT ACCESS TO CHRONIC HEPATITIS C THERAPIES

Bank Of Nova Scotia decreased Lkq Corp (LKQ) stake by 19.24% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Bank Of Nova Scotia sold 9,407 shares as Lkq Corp (LKQ)’s stock declined 23.94%. The Bank Of Nova Scotia holds 39,476 shares with $1.50 million value, down from 48,883 last quarter. Lkq Corp now has $9.98B valuation. The stock decreased 1.68% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $32.21. About 1.55 million shares traded. LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) has declined 2.38% since June 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.95% the S&P500. Some Historical LKQ News: 26/04/2018 – LKQ CORP – SEES 2018 ADJUSTED DILUTED EPS FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS ATTRIBUTABLE TO LKQ STOCKHOLDERS $2.20 TO $2.30; 19/03/2018 – MOODY’S RATES LKQ’S EURO NOTES Ba2, DOWNGRADES CFR TO Ba2,; 26/04/2018 – LKQ CORP – SEES 2018 DILUTED EPS FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS ATTRIBUTABLE TO LKQ STOCKHOLDERS $1.96 TO $2.06; 24/04/2018 – LKQ Closes Below 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 23/04/2018 – LKQ Corp expected to post earnings of 59 cents a share – Earnings Preview; 19/03/2018 – LKQ CUT TO Ba2 FROM Ba1 BY MOODY’S; OUTLOOK TO STABLE FROM NEG; 26/04/2018 – LKQ 1Q Net $153M; 19/03/2018 – S&PGR Affirms LKQ Corp. ‘BB’ CCR, Outlook Stbl; Prpsd Debt Rtd; 19/03/2018 – LKQ CORP LKQ.O – TO USE NET PROCEEDS TO FINANCE A PORTION OF CONSIDERATION PAYABLE FOR PENDING STAHLGRUBER GMBH ACQUISITION; 19/03/2018 – Moody’s Rates Lkq’s Euro Notes Ba2, Downgrades Cfr To Ba2 And Other Senior Unsecured To Ba3; Outlook Stable

Investors sentiment increased to 0.88 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.08, from 0.8 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 71 investors sold GILD shares while 519 reduced holdings. 114 funds opened positions while 404 raised stakes. 976.44 million shares or 0.39% more from 972.68 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Intersect Lc reported 4,831 shares. Callahan Advsr Ltd Llc stated it has 86,041 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 0.35% or 1.94 million shares in its portfolio. Eagle Glob Limited Co holds 0.16% or 62,854 shares. Brighton Jones Limited Liability Company reported 3,129 shares. Qs Invsts Ltd holds 0.2% or 253,292 shares. Nexus Management accumulated 259,341 shares. Heritage Wealth Advisors reported 0.93% of its portfolio in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD). Legacy Prtn holds 8,508 shares or 0.32% of its portfolio. Alpha Cubed Invests Ltd, California-based fund reported 27,238 shares. Pinnacle Associates stated it has 0.43% of its portfolio in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD). Dt Inv Ltd Liability Corp owns 36,297 shares or 0.42% of their US portfolio. Alpha Windward Ltd Liability Co reported 2,839 shares stake. 80,939 are held by Busey Trust. South State Corp has invested 0.07% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD).

More notable recent Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Does Gilead Have An HBV Blockbuster Drug In The Works?” on June 19, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Gilead Oncology CAR T-Cell Therapies Outlook Compelling” published on June 18, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Gilead: Growth Pick For Your Portfolio” on June 15, 2018. More interesting news about Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Presents at Goldman Sachs 39th Annual Global Healthcare Conference (Transcript)” published on June 13, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Tesaro: Consider Calls” with publication date: June 19, 2018.

Quantres Asset Management Ltd increased Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL) stake by 21,000 shares to 38,100 valued at $971,000 in 2018Q1. It also upped Qualcomm Inc (NASDAQ:QCOM) stake by 29,200 shares and now owns 40,400 shares. Applied Materials Inc (NASDAQ:AMAT) was raised too.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 23 sales for $48.21 million activity. On Friday, April 6 the insider Cogan John Francis sold $434,384. MARTIN JOHN C had sold 50,000 shares worth $3.66 million. Another trade for 25,000 shares valued at $2.09M was made by Alton Gregg H on Thursday, February 1. Washington Robin L also sold $401,566 worth of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) shares. Meyers James R sold 100,000 shares worth $8.02M. WILSON GAYLE E sold $4.68M worth of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) on Friday, February 9.

Analysts await Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $1.42 EPS, down 43.43% or $1.09 from last year’s $2.51 per share. GILD’s profit will be $1.85 billion for 12.59 P/E if the $1.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.37 actual EPS reported by Gilead Sciences, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.65% EPS growth.

Among 31 analysts covering Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Gilead Sciences had 132 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, November 8 the stock rating was initiated by Mizuho with “Buy”. Piper Jaffray maintained Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) rating on Tuesday, July 25. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $8900 target. As per Monday, January 18, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. Morgan Stanley maintained Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) on Wednesday, February 7 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Credit Suisse maintained Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) on Wednesday, January 3 with “Hold” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) rating on Thursday, July 27. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $8200 target. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, December 20 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, February 11 by Oppenheimer. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, March 6. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 4 by Jefferies.

More recent LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “LKQ Corporation to Host 2018 Investor Day” on May 24, 2018. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “LKQ Corporation Finalizes Acquisition of STAHLGRUBER GmbH” on May 31, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “LKQ Corporation to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences” with publication date: May 23, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Bank Of Nova Scotia increased Netapp Inc (NASDAQ:NTAP) stake by 17,241 shares to 59,790 valued at $3.69 million in 2018Q1. It also upped Edison Intl (NYSE:EIX) stake by 140,740 shares and now owns 192,515 shares. Altaba Inc was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.01, from 1.16 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 29 investors sold LKQ shares while 166 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. 271.08 million shares or 1.63% less from 275.57 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Advantus Capital Mngmt has invested 0.03% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Groesbeck Inv Mngmt Corp Nj, a New Jersey-based fund reported 35,760 shares. Stifel has 112,278 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Proshare Advsrs Lc accumulated 110,291 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Bluemountain Capital Management Limited Liability reported 102,505 shares. Citigroup Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) for 29,413 shares. Voloridge Invest Mngmt Llc reported 126,226 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. Massachusetts-based Bright Rock Management Limited Liability Co has invested 0.64% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Clarkston Prtn Limited Liability Co stated it has 51,125 shares. Grandeur Peak Global Advsr Limited Liability reported 141,225 shares. Cap Financial Advisers Ltd has invested 0.1% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). 2.61 million are owned by Fincl Bank Of Mellon. Sheets Smith Wealth Management accumulated 121,000 shares. Huntington Natl Bank invested in 0% or 2,440 shares. Montag A & Assoc reported 0.61% stake.

Analysts await LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.58 EPS, up 9.43% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.53 per share. LKQ’s profit will be $179.64 million for 13.88 P/E if the $0.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.55 actual EPS reported by LKQ Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.45% EPS growth.

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