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Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (VRTX)

NASDAQ: VRTX · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
183.52 -3.57 (-1.91%)
Oct 22, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap47.61B
Revenue (ttm)6.68B
Net Income (ttm)1.99B
Shares Out258.99M
EPS (ttm)7.59
PE Ratio24.20
Forward PE14.01
Dividendn/a
Ex-Dividend Daten/a
Volume1,945,186
Open186.77
Previous Close187.09
Day's Range182.88 - 187.15
52-Week Range176.36 - 242.99
Beta0.66
AnalystsBuy
Price Target258.45 (+40.8%)
Est. Earnings DateOct 28, 2021

About VRTX

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated 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 12 years of age or older who have at least one F508del mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator, or CFTR, gene. Its pipeline includes Pipeline for Alpha-1 antitr...

IndustryBiotechnology
IPO DateJul 24, 1991
CEOReshma Kewalramani
Employees3,400
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolVRTX
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, VRTX's revenue was $6.21 billion, an increase of 49.07% compared to the previous year's $4.16 billion. Earnings were $2.71 billion, an increase of 130.42%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 28 analysts, the average rating for VRTX stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 258.45, which is an increase of 40.83% from the latest price.

Price Target
$258.45
(40.83% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy

News

Vertex to Announce Third-Quarter 2021 Financial Results on November 2

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) will report its third-quarter 2021 financial results on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 after the financial markets close. The compa...

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Vertex announced promising trial data for its type 1 diabetes treatment candidate.

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Vertex to Present Long-Term Data Demonstrating Significant Benefits of Treatment With CFTR Modulators at North Americ...

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vertex announced that five abstracts about its cystic fibrosis (CF) medicines will be presented at the 2021 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference.

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Vertex Announces Positive Day 90 Data for the First Patient in the Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial Dosed With VX-880, a Nove...

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vertex today announced positive data for the first patient from the Phase 1/2 clinical trial of VX-880, for the treatment of type-1 diabetes.

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) closed at $181.34 in the latest trading session, marking a +0.63% move from the prior day.

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