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Gilead Sciences Rises 1.78% on Heavy Volume: Watch For Potential Pullback

By James Quinn

Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $83.33 to a high of $85.44. Yesterday, the shares gained 1.8%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $85.30 on volume of 4.2 million shares. Often times after large one-day gains, short term traders will seek to take profits and, as such, investors should be cautious.

Over the past year, Gilead Sciences has traded in a range of $77.92 to $123.37 and is now at $85.25, 9% above that low. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone down 0.6% while the 50-day MA has remained constant.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Gilead Sciences and will alert subscribers who have GILD in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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Ticker(s): GILD