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Gilead Sciences is a world-class drug company that has created tremendous value for shareholders with a stock that's up 5 times over the past decade. The company, best known for its work in HIV drug development, is trying to branch out in another important anti-viral market: the treatment of hepatitis C. Gilead's recent clinical trial data on HCV drug GS-7977 was poorly received, sending the stock down 20%. Is now the time to buy?
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At the time this article was published Charly Travers and Jason Moser have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Gilead Sciences.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendGilead Sciences and Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.