Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX)

neg -1.10
Today's Range: 88.94 - 90.75 | VRTX Avg Daily Volume: 1,637,000
Last Update: 03/23/17 - 3:59 PM EDT
Volume: 1,035,723
YTD Performance: 22.22%
Open: $90.00
Previous Close: $90.04
52 Week Range: $75.90 - $143.45
Oustanding Shares: 248,438,127
Market Cap: 22,235,212,366
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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 7 6 6 7
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 9 10 10 7
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.08 2.19 2.19 1.97
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: -194.56
Price Earnings Comparisons:
VRTX Sector Avg. S&P 500
-194.56 0.00 30.10
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
25.02% 3.76% 21.96%
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 (03/17) Qtr (06/17) FY (12/17) FY (12/18)
Average Estimate $0.04 $0.15 $0.50 $1.95
Number of Analysts 8 8 8 3
High Estimate $0.15 $0.45 $0.85 $2.10
Low Estimate $-0.03 $0.01 $0.19 $1.70
Prior Year $-0.13 $-0.01 $-0.11 $0.50
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 131.73% 1,600.00% 557.95% 287.76%
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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.
Nov 29, 2016 | 7:50 AM EST
VRTX was downgraded from Overweight to Equal-weight, Barclays said. $90 price target. Company has an uncertain clinical profile.
What stocks have changed direction in the past week.
These stocks are down some 20% over the last 30 months and look ripe for a rise.
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.

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