Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX)

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Today's Range: 148.58 - 152.07 | VRTX Avg Daily Volume: 1,789,000
Last Update: 09/22/17 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: 106.41%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $152.06
52 Week Range: $71.46 - $167.86
Oustanding Shares: 252,118,869
Market Cap: 38,337,195,220
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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 12 12 13 8
Moderate Buy 4 3 3 2
Hold 3 3 3 7
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.50 1.47 1.45 1.91
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: 147.63
Price Earnings Comparisons:
VRTX Sector Avg. S&P 500
147.63 147.60 36.70
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
12.78% 64.74% 46.56%
Revenue 64.90 0.40 0.12
Net Income 0.00 -0.90 0.00
EPS 0.00 -0.80 0.00
Earnings for VRTX:
Revenue 1.70B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/17) Qtr (12/17) FY (12/17) FY (12/18)
Average Estimate $0.01 $0.21 $0.46 $1.95
Number of Analysts 7 7 7 7
High Estimate $0.11 $0.61 $0.95 $3.48
Low Estimate $-0.09 $0.01 $0.24 $1.37
Prior Year $-0.09 $0.13 $-0.11 $0.46
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 115.87% 59.34% 516.88% 325.55%
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Trade from the long side, but have a sell stop below $149 in case of a reversal.
Let's examine VRTX's sharp decline today.
It's a wonder to me how split this market really is.
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It's pretty normal to have profit-taking after such a strong first quarter.
Base building pays off.
Mar 29, 2017 | 6:59 AM EDT
VRTX was upgraded from Market Perform to Outperform, BMO Capital said. $128 price target. Positive Phase III data suggests that triple ...
Mar 17, 2017 | 7:02 AM EDT
VRTX was upgraded from Market Perform to Outperform, JMP Securities said. $115 price target. Expect positive data for cystic fibrosis p...
Even among the losers, buys are scarce.
Buy signals have not lasted more than two months, so far.

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volatility is quite low here, and we could see some downsides here in the short term. ...


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