Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX)

pos +0.19
Today's Range: 95.41 - 96.83 | VRTX Avg Daily Volume: 1,584,700
Last Update: 07/29/16 - 2:20 PM EDT
Volume: 482,481
YTD Performance: -23.54%
Open: $96.28
Previous Close: $96.21
52 Week Range: $75.90 - $143.45
Oustanding Shares: 247,349,864
Market Cap: 23,748,060,443
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for VRTX
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 9 9 9 9
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 4 5 5 5
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.63 1.72 1.72 1.72
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: -58.19
Price Earnings Comparisons:
VRTX Sector Avg. S&P 500
-58.19 0.00 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
10.90% -25.01% 19.20%
Revenue 77.90 -0.30 -0.12
Net Income 0.00 10.50 0.00
EPS 0.00 3.60 0.00
Earnings for VRTX:
Revenue 1.03B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/16) Qtr (12/16) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $0.07 $0.19 $0.09 $2.11
Number of Analysts 2 2 2 2
High Estimate $0.11 $0.24 $0.25 $2.53
Low Estimate $0.03 $0.13 $-0.06 $1.69
Prior Year $-0.40 $-0.02 $-2.07 $0.09
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 117.50% 1,025.00% 104.59% 2,121.05%
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It might be best to make this a late-afternoon purchase.
The answer is that new data came out.
The rate of decline slowed into the base, just what chartists like to see. 
Feb 01, 2016 | 7:13 AM EST
VRTX was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Jefferies said. Valuation call, based on a $120 price target.
Oct 30, 2015 | 7:26 AM EDT
VRTX was upgraded to Buy, HC Wainwright said. $155 price target. Company has a sound strategy and should continue to execute well. ...
Oct 02, 2015 | 7:58 AM EDT
VRTX was upgraded from Equal-weight to Overweight, Morgan Stanley said. Company is transitioning toward profitability and should outper...
Sep 14, 2015 | 8:10 AM EDT
VRTX was upgraded to Overweight, Barclays said. $150 price target. Expert feedback suggest upside for Orkambi.
There are some good buying ideas among these stocks.
Jul 06, 2015 | 7:38 AM EDT
Shares of VRTX now seen reaching $145, according to JMP Securities. Estimates also reduced, given lower realized pricing for Orkambi. O...
Sector may not be as bulletproof as we thought.

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