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NASDAQ:VRTX

Vertex Pharmaceuticals - VRTX Stock Forecast, Price & News

$289.54
-3.26 (-1.11%)
(As of 09/30/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$289.17
$294.62
50-Day Range
$273.83
$305.53
52-Week Range
$176.36
$305.95
Volume
1.91 million shs
Average Volume
1.32 million shs
Market Capitalization
$74.26 billion
P/E Ratio
23.41
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$291.65

Vertex Pharmaceuticals MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.65 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
0.7% Upside
$291.65 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.13% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-3.12
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.51mentions of Vertex Pharmaceuticals in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$56.53 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.10%
From $12.67 to $13.57 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.28 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

417th out of 1,095 stocks

Pharmaceutical Preparations Industry

187th out of 547 stocks

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About Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX) Stock

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, a biotechnology company, engages in developing and commercializing therapies for treating cystic fibrosis. The company markets SYMDEKO/SYMKEVI, ORKAMBI, and KALYDECO to treat patients with cystic fibrosis who have specific mutations in their cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene; and TRIKAFTA for the treatment of patients with CF 6 years of age or older who have at least one F508del mutation. Its pipeline includes VX-864 for the treatment of AAT deficiency, which is in Phase 2 clinical trial; VX-147 for the treatment of APOL1-mediated focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, or FSGS, and other serious kidney diseases which is in Phase 2 clinical trial; VX- 880, treatment for Type 1 Diabetes which is in Phase 1/2 clinical trial; VX-548, a NaV1.8 inhibitor for treatments of acute, neuropathic, musculoskeletal pain which is in Phase 2 clinical trial; and CTX001 for the treatment severe SCD and TDT which is in Phase 3 clinical trial. The company sells its products primarily to specialty pharmacy and specialty distributors in the United States, as well as specialty distributors and retail chains, and hospitals and clinics internationally. It has collaborations with Affinia Therapeutics, Inc.; Arbor Biotechnologies, Inc.; CRISPR Therapeutics AG.; Kymera Therapeutics, Inc.; Mammoth Biosciences, Inc.; Moderna, Inc.; Obsidian Therapeutics, Inc.; and Skyhawk Therapeutics, Inc.; as well as Ribometrix, Inc.; Genomics plc; Merck KGaA; Darmstadt, Germany, and X-Chem, Inc. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

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VRTX Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/04/2022
Today
10/02/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-Industry
Biotechnology
Sector
Medical
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:VRTX
CUSIP
92532F10
Employees
3,900
Year Founded
1989

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$291.65
High Stock Price Forecast
$365.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$222.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+0.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.65
Research Coverage
17 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.34 billion
Pretax Margin
47.10%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.57 billion
Cash Flow
$12.49 per share
Book Value
$39.72 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
255,433,000
Market Cap
$74.26 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.45

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Key Executives

  • Dr. Jeffrey Marc Leiden M.D. (Age 66)
    Ph.D., Exec. Chairman
    Comp: $281.98k
  • Dr. Reshma Kewalramani FASNDr. Reshma Kewalramani FASN (Age 49)
    M.D., CEO, Pres & Director
    Comp: $4.27M
  • Mr. Charles F. Wagner Jr.Mr. Charles F. Wagner Jr. (Age 54)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.85M
  • Mr. Stuart A. Arbuckle B.Sc.Mr. Stuart A. Arbuckle B.Sc. (Age 56)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $2.56M
  • Dr. Ourania Tatsis Ph.D. (Age 51)
    Exec. VP and Chief Regulatory & Quality Officer
    Comp: $1.33M
  • Ms. Kristen C. AmbroseMs. Kristen C. Ambrose (Age 45)
    Chief Accounting Officer & SVP of Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Strategic Sourcing & Corp. Services
  • Dr. David M. Altshuler M.D. (Age 57)
    Ph.D., Exec. VP of Global Research & Chief Scientific Officer
  • Mr. Mike Tirozzi
    SVP and Chief Information & Data Officer
  • Mr. Michael Partridge
    Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Damian W. Wilmot Esq. (Age 46)
    Sr. VP, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer













VRTX Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Vertex Pharmaceuticals stock right now?

17 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vertex Pharmaceuticals in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" VRTX shares.
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What is Vertex Pharmaceuticals' stock price forecast for 2022?

17 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Vertex Pharmaceuticals' stock. Their VRTX share price forecasts range from $222.00 to $365.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $291.65 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have VRTX shares performed in 2022?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals' stock was trading at $219.60 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, VRTX stock has increased by 31.8% and is now trading at $289.54.
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When is Vertex Pharmaceuticals' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 1st 2022.
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How were Vertex Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 4th. The pharmaceutical company reported $3.25 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.05 by $0.20. The pharmaceutical company had revenue of $2.20 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.13 billion. Vertex Pharmaceuticals had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 31.22% and a net margin of 38.26%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 22.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $2.80 earnings per share.
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What guidance has Vertex Pharmaceuticals issued on next quarter's earnings?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $8.60 billion-$8.80 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $8.58 billion.

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

31 employees have rated Vertex Pharmaceuticals Chief Executive Officer Reshma Kewalramani on Glassdoor.com. Reshma Kewalramani has an approval rating of 76% among the company's 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 (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."

How do I buy shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

Shares of VRTX stock 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 $289.54.

How much money does Vertex Pharmaceuticals make?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX) has a market capitalization of $74.26 billion and generates $7.57 billion in revenue each year. The pharmaceutical company earns $2.34 billion in net income (profit) each year or $12.37 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Vertex Pharmaceuticals have?

The company employs 3,900 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., Vectrus, 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 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), 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 (U.K.) Limited, Vertex Pharmaceuticals GmbH, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Single Member Societe Anonyme, and Vertex Securities Corporation.
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How can I contact Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals' mailing address is 50 NORTHERN AVENUE, BOSTON MA, 02210. The official website for the company is www.vrtx.com. The pharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at (617) 341-6100, via email at investorinfo@vrtx.com, or via fax at 617-576-2109.

This page (NASDAQ:VRTX) was last updated on 10/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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