Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX)

pos +6.30
Today's Range: 120.28 - 127.36 | VRTX Avg Daily Volume: 1,649,000
Last Update: 03/05/15 - 1:54 PM EST
Volume: 1,296,322
YTD Performance: 1.05%
Open: $120.79
Previous Close: $120.05
52 Week Range: $59.79 - $127.69
Oustanding Shares: 242,088,884
Market Cap: 29,902,818,952
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for VRTX
Buy Hold Sell
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 8 8 8 8
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 10 9 5 5
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.11 2.06 1.79 1.79
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: -39.34
Price Earnings Comparisons:
VRTX Sector Avg. S&P 500
-39.34 0.00 27.80
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
1.13% 44.43% 194.75%
Revenue -52.10 -0.59 -0.25
Net Income 0.00 -19.01 0.00
EPS 0.00 -23.43 0.00
Earnings for VRTX:
Revenue 0.58B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (03/15) Qtr (06/15) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $-0.82 $-0.86 $-1.90 $3.84
Number of Analysts 6 6 10 10
High Estimate $-0.74 $-0.75 $-0.95 $7.38
Low Estimate $-0.93 $-0.94 $-3.10 $0.77
Prior Year $-0.85 $-0.79 $-2.93 $-1.90
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 3.73% -8.65% 35.32% 302.37%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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Oct 13, 2014 | 7:55 AM EDT
VRTX was upgraded from Neutral to Overweight, Piper Jaffray said. $125 price target. Expect combination approvals in 2015.

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Sep 05, 2014 | 7:42 AM EDT
VRTX was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, Goldman Sachs said. Company is cornering the cystic fybrosis market. $131 price target. 
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Jun 25, 2014 | 7:41 AM EDT
VRTX raised its number, UBS said. Drivers of upside include price, heterozygotes, and takeout potential. $115 price target and Buy rati...
Jun 25, 2014 | 7:33 AM EDT
VRTX was downgraded from Buy to Neutral, HC Wainwright said. $85 price target. 809 drug still has scientific risks.   

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