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Why the dividend investor may take a look at NASDAQ:GILD.

By Mill Chart

Last update: Apr 17, 2024

Our stock screener has singled out GILEAD SCIENCES INC (NASDAQ:GILD) as a promising choice for dividend investors. NASDAQ:GILD not only scores well in profitability, solvency, and liquidity but also offers a decent dividend. We'll explore this further.

Dividend Assessment of NASDAQ:GILD

ChartMill provides a Dividend Rating for every stock, ranging from 0 to 10. This rating assesses various dividend aspects, including yield, growth, and sustainability. NASDAQ:GILD earns a 7 out of 10:

  • With a Yearly Dividend Yield of 4.49%, GILD is a good candidate for dividend investing.
  • GILD's Dividend Yield is rather good when compared to the industry average which is at 19.20. GILD pays more dividend than 99.15% of the companies in the same industry.
  • Compared to an average S&P500 Dividend Yield of 2.39, GILD pays a better dividend.
  • GILD has been paying a dividend for at least 10 years, so it has a reliable track record.
  • As GILD did not decrease their dividend in the past 5 years, we can say the dividend looks stable.

How We Gauge Health for NASDAQ:GILD

To gauge a stock's financial health, ChartMill utilizes a Health Rating on a scale of 0 to 10. This comprehensive evaluation encompasses liquidity and solvency, both in absolute terms and in comparison to industry peers. NASDAQ:GILD has earned a 5 out of 10:

  • The Altman-Z score of GILD (2.58) is better than 73.50% of its industry peers.
  • GILD has a debt to FCF ratio of 3.37. This is a good value and a sign of high solvency as GILD would need 3.37 years to pay back of all of its debts.
  • GILD has a Debt to FCF ratio of 3.37. This is amongst the best in the industry. GILD outperforms 95.38% of its industry peers.

Profitability Analysis for NASDAQ:GILD

ChartMill's Profitability Rating offers a unique perspective on stock analysis, providing scores from 0 to 10. These ratings consider a wide range of profitability metrics and margins, both in comparison to industry peers and on their own merits. For NASDAQ:GILD, the assigned 7 is a significant indicator of profitability:

  • With an excellent Return On Assets value of 9.12%, GILD belongs to the best of the industry, outperforming 97.09% of the companies in the same industry.
  • With an excellent Return On Equity value of 24.81%, GILD belongs to the best of the industry, outperforming 98.12% of the companies in the same industry.
  • The Return On Invested Capital of GILD (12.07%) is better than 97.27% of its industry peers.
  • GILD has a better Profit Margin (20.89%) than 97.61% of its industry peers.
  • Looking at the Operating Margin, with a value of 28.23%, GILD belongs to the top of the industry, outperforming 98.12% of the companies in the same industry.
  • GILD has a Gross Margin of 76.04%. This is amongst the best in the industry. GILD outperforms 85.64% of its industry peers.

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This article should in no way be interpreted as advice in any way. The article is based on the observed metrics at the time of writing, but you should always make your own analysis and trade or invest at your own responsibility.

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NASDAQ:GILD (5/24/2024, 7:00:00 PM)

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