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NASDAQ:VRTX

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Stock Forecast, Price & News

$183.59
-2.65 (-1.42%)
(As of 11/26/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$182.66
$189.80
50-Day Range
$177.01
$194.21
52-Week Range
$176.36
$242.99
Volume
1.13 million shs
Average Volume
1.95 million shs
Market Capitalization
$46.68 billion
P/E Ratio
22.04
Dividend Yield
N/A
Beta
0.61
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About Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a global biotechnology company. It engages in the business of discovering, developing, manufacturing and commercializing small molecule drugs for patients with serious diseases. The firm focuses on development and commercializing therapies for the treatment of cystic fibrosis, infectious diseases including viral infections such as influenza and bacterial infections, autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and neurological disorders including pain and multiple sclerosis. The company was founded by Joshua S. Boger in 1989 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Headlines

Better Buy: Vertex Pharmaceuticals vs. CRISPR
November 20, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX) Trading Up 4.2%
November 17, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Nasdaq 100 Movers: PTON, VRTX
November 17, 2021 |  nasdaq.com
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November 17, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-Industry
Biotechnology
Sector
Medical
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:VRTX
CUSIP
92532F10
Employees
3,400
Year Founded
1989

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.21 billion
Cash Flow
$9.45 per share
Book Value
$37.49 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$2.71 billion
Pretax Margin
38.54%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
252,472,000
Market Cap
$46.68 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/02/2021
Today
11/27/2021
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2021
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/07/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.48 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

131st out of 1,391 stocks

Pharmaceutical Preparations Industry

54th out of 669 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Vertex Pharmaceuticals a buy right now?

19 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vertex Pharmaceuticals in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Vertex Pharmaceuticals stock.
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How has Vertex Pharmaceuticals' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals' stock was trading at $220.34 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VRTX shares have decreased by 16.7% and is now trading at $183.59.
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Are investors shorting Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals saw a drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,900,000 shares, a drop of 39.1% from the October 31st total of 4,760,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,560,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days. Currently, 1.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Vertex Pharmaceuticals' next earnings date?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 7th 2022.
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How were Vertex Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 2nd. The pharmaceutical company reported $3.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.74 by $0.82. The pharmaceutical company had revenue of $1.98 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.85 billion. Vertex Pharmaceuticals had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 31.03% and a net margin of 30.52%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $2.36 earnings per share.
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What guidance has Vertex Pharmaceuticals issued on next quarter's earnings?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $7.40 billion-$7.50 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.32 billion.

What price target have analysts set for VRTX?

19 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Vertex Pharmaceuticals' shares. Their forecasts range from $175.00 to $331.00. On average, they anticipate Vertex Pharmaceuticals' stock price to reach $253.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Vertex Pharmaceuticals' key executives?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals' management team includes the following people:
  • Reshma Kewalramani, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Stuart A. Arbuckle, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Charles F. Wagner, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • David Matthew Altshuler, Chief Scientific Officer & EVP-Global Research
  • Mike Tirozzi, Senior VP, Chief Information & Data Officer

What is Reshma Kewalramani's approval rating as Vertex Pharmaceuticals' CEO?

31 employees have rated Vertex Pharmaceuticals CEO Reshma Kewalramani on Glassdoor.com. Reshma Kewalramani has an approval rating of 76% among Vertex Pharmaceuticals' employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Vertex Pharmaceuticals own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vertex Pharmaceuticals investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP (SBS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Micron Technology (MU), salesforce.com (CRM), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC) and PayPal (PYPL).

What is Vertex Pharmaceuticals' stock symbol?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VRTX."

Who are Vertex Pharmaceuticals' major shareholders?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.26%), Capital World Investors (4.34%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (3.57%), Wellington Management Group LLP (2.40%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.69%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.24%). Company insiders that own Vertex Pharmaceuticals stock include Amit Sachdev, Bastiano Sanna, Bruce I Sachs, Charles F Wagner Jr, Jeffrey M Leiden, Michael Parini, Ourania Tatsis, Paul M Silva, Reshma Kewalramani, Sangeeta N Bhatia, Sangeeta N Bhatia, Stuart A Arbuckle, William D Young and Yuchun Lee.
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Which major investors are selling Vertex Pharmaceuticals stock?

VRTX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Royal Bank of Canada, Macquarie Group Ltd., and Franklin Resources Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Vertex Pharmaceuticals company stock in the last year include Amit Sachdev, Bastiano Sanna, Michael Parini, Paul M Silva, Sangeeta N Bhatia, and Stuart A Arbuckle.
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Which major investors are buying Vertex Pharmaceuticals stock?

VRTX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Bank of Nova Scotia, Impax Asset Management Group plc, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, and Nordea Investment Management AB. Company insiders that have bought Vertex Pharmaceuticals stock in the last two years include Bruce I Sachs, and Reshma Kewalramani.
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How do I buy shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

Shares of VRTX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Vertex Pharmaceuticals' stock price today?

One share of VRTX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $183.59.

How much money does Vertex Pharmaceuticals make?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of $46.68 billion and generates $6.21 billion in revenue each year. The pharmaceutical company earns $2.71 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.33 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Vertex Pharmaceuticals have?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals employs 3,400 workers across the globe.

Does Vertex Pharmaceuticals have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals: Aurora Biosciences Corporation, Exonics Therapeutics, Semma Therapeutics, The Vertex Foundation Inc., Torreyana Insurance Company Inc., Vertex Farmaceutica do Brasil LTDA, Vertex Holdings Inc., Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Australia) Pty. Ltd., Vertex Pharmaceuticals (CH) GmbH, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Canada) Incorporated, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Cayman 509) Limited, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Cayman 765) Limited, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Cayman 787) Limited, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Cayman II) Limited, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Cayman III) Limited, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Cayman) Limited, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Czech Republic) s.r.o, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Delaware) LLC, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Distribution) Incorporated, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Europe) Limited, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (France) SAS, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Germany) GmbH, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Ireland) Limited, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Italy) S.r.L., Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Netherlands) B.V., Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Poland) sp. z.o.o, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Portugal) Unipessoal Lda., Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Puerto Rico) LLC, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (San Diego) LLC, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Spain) S.L., Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Sweden) AB, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Switzerland) Sàrl, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (U.K.) Limited, Vertex Pharmaceuticals GmbH, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Single Member Societe Anonyme, and Vertex Securities Corporation.

When was Vertex Pharmaceuticals founded?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals was founded in 1989.

What is Vertex Pharmaceuticals' official website?

The official website for Vertex Pharmaceuticals is www.vrtx.com.

Where are Vertex Pharmaceuticals' headquarters?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals is headquartered at 50 NORTHERN AVENUE, BOSTON MA, 02210.

How can I contact Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals' mailing address is 50 NORTHERN AVENUE, BOSTON MA, 02210. The pharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at (617) 341-6100, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 617-576-2109.


This page was last updated on 11/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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