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Gilead (GILD), Amgen (AMGN) and Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) are some of the most trending stocks in the biotech sector. See how they compare to other companies such as Biogen (BIIB), Illumina (ILMN) and Regeneron (REGN).
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Comparison Results

Name
Price
Price Change
Volume
Market Cap
Analyst Price Target
Analyst Consensus
Smart Score
Article
Follow
GILD
Gilead Sciences
$63.56
$0.78
(1.21%)
6.50M$80.16B
11 Buy
13 Hold
0 Sell
Moderate Buy
AMGN
Amgen
$298.50
$2.58
(0.86%)
1.73M$161.51B
11 Buy
8 Hold
1 Sell
Moderate Buy
VRTX
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
$479.03
$3.24
(0.68%)
808.50K$122.78B
15 Buy
5 Hold
2 Sell
Moderate Buy
BIIB
Biogen
$233.84
$3.21
(1.39%)
994.34K$33.58B
19 Buy
6 Hold
0 Sell
Strong Buy
ILMN
Illumina
$109.22
$0.71
(0.65%)
1.89M$17.29B
9 Buy
8 Hold
3 Sell
Moderate Buy
REGN
Regeneron
$1026.55
$1.12
(0.11%)
315.37K$113.22B
18 Buy
2 Hold
1 Sell
Strong Buy
MRNA
Moderna
$145.23
$2.49
(1.69%)
1.82M$56.61B
8 Buy
7 Hold
2 Sell
Moderate Buy
IQV
IQVIA Holdings
$213.96
$3.5
(1.61%)
904.37K$39.62B
10 Buy
1 Hold
0 Sell
Strong Buy
BNTX
BioNTech SE
$96.00
$1.91
(1.95%)
384.22K$23.28B
5 Buy
7 Hold
1 Sell
Moderate Buy

Performance Comparison

Ticker
Company Name
Price
$ Change
% Change
GILD
Gilead Sciences
64.34
-11.38
-15.03%
AMGN
Amgen
301.08
85.54
39.69%
VRTX
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
475.79
134.83
39.54%
BIIB
Biogen
230.63
-69.36
-23.12%
ILMN
Illumina
108.51
-96.33
-47.03%
REGN
Regeneron
1,027.67
256.56
33.27%
MRNA
Moderna
147.72
21.67
17.19%
IQV
IQVIA Holdings
217.46
4.74
2.23%
BNTX
BioNTech SE
97.91
-13.04
-11.75%
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Recent Analysts Ratings of Biotech Stocks

Name
Analyst
Analyst Firm
Rating
Price Target
Upside / Downside
Action
Date

Most Recent Earnings of Biotech Stocks

Name
Report Date
Time Of Day
Period Ending
Forecast / EPS
Last Year's EPS
Gilead Sciences
Apr 25, 2024
Mar 01, 2024
-1.49 / -1.32
1.34
Amgen
May 02, 2024
Mar 01, 2024
3.88 / 3.96
5
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
May 06, 2024
Mar 01, 2024
4.07 / 4.76
3.89
Biogen
Apr 24, 2024
Mar 01, 2024
3.47 / 3.67
4.02
Illumina
May 02, 2024
Mar 01, 2024
0.04 / 0.09
0.32
Regeneron
May 02, 2024
Mar 01, 2024
10.17 / 9.55
10.24
Moderna
May 02, 2024
Mar 01, 2024
-3.56 / -3.07
-3.62
IQVIA Holdings
May 02, 2024
Mar 01, 2024
2.49 / 2.54
2.43
BioNTech SE
May 06, 2024
Mar 01, 2024
-1.34 / -1.42
-0.79

Biotech Stocks - FAQ

Which Biotech stocks have a "Strong Buy" analyst rating?
These Biotech stocks currently have a "Strong Buy" analyst rating consensus:
Biogen - Strong Buy, based on 25 analyst ratings, 19 Buy, 6 Hold, and 0 Sell.
    Regeneron - Strong Buy, based on 21 analyst ratings, 18 Buy, 2 Hold, and 1 Sell.
      IQVIA Holdings - Strong Buy, based on 11 analyst ratings, 10 Buy, 1 Hold, and 0 Sell.
        Are Biotech stocks overpriced?
        Gilead Sciences's stock price is currently $63.56, and its average 12-month price target is $81.14.
          Amgen's stock price is currently $298.50, and its average 12-month price target is $320.80.
            Vertex Pharmaceuticals's stock price is currently $479.03, and its average 12-month price target is $457.81.
              Biogen's stock price is currently $233.84, and its average 12-month price target is $283.05.
                Illumina's stock price is currently $109.22, and its average 12-month price target is $145.24.
                  Regeneron's stock price is currently $1,026.55, and its average 12-month price target is $1,072.95.
                    Moderna's stock price is currently $145.23, and its average 12-month price target is $145.81.
                      IQVIA Holdings's stock price is currently $213.96, and its average 12-month price target is $275.60.
                        BioNTech SE's stock price is currently $96.00, and its average 12-month price target is $111.58.
                          Which Biotech stocks pay dividends?
                          Gilead Sciences currently pays a dividend of $0.77 which represents an annual dividend yield of 4.65%. Gilead Sciences's next Ex-dividend date is June 14, 2024 and its next payout date is June 27, 2024.
                            Amgen does not currently pay dividends.
                              Vertex Pharmaceuticals does not currently pay dividends.
                                Biogen does not currently pay dividends.
                                  Illumina does not currently pay dividends.
                                    Regeneron does not currently pay dividends.
                                      Moderna does not currently pay dividends.
                                        IQVIA Holdings does not currently pay dividends.
                                          BioNTech SE does not currently pay dividends.

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                                            Biotech Stock Events

                                            Stock
                                            Type
                                            Date
                                            Gilead Sciences
                                            Ex-Dividend DateJun 14, 2024
                                            Biogen
                                            Earnings ReleaseJul 23, 2024
                                            IQVIA Holdings
                                            Earnings ReleaseJul 24, 2024
                                            Amgen
                                            Earnings ReleaseJul 30, 2024
                                            Vertex Pharmaceuticals
                                            Earnings ReleaseAug 01, 2024

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