Vertex Stock Price $182.17 +2.09 (1.16%)
Vertex Stock Charts
The 5 year and 1 year stock charts are below.
50 Day Moving Average
The 50 Day Moving Average is at $178.06 which is 2.31% below the stock price of $182.17.
200 Day Moving Average
The 200 Day Moving Average is at 163.44 which is 11.46% belowthe stock price of $182.17.
Because both the 50 DMA and 200 DMA are below the current stock price, this can be considered a bullish technical indicator.
VRTX Stock Price
Below are a few key dates for the stock price.
Year To Date
The most recent stock price is $182.17.
The Year To Date (YTD) return is +19.14%.
52 Week Low
The 52 Week Low stock price is $136.50 set on Thu, Dec 7, 2017 which is 292 days ago.
The current price per share is 33.46% above the 52 week low.
52 Week High
The 52 Week High stock price is $186.44 set on Wed, Aug 29, 2018 which is 27 days ago.
The current price per share is -2.29% below the 52 week high.
All Time High
The All Time High stock price is $186.44 set on Wed, Aug 29, 2018 which is 27 days ago.
The current price per share is -2.29% below the all time high.
Below is the EPS, P/E Ratio and Earnings Date.
The Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $1.61.
The Price To Earnings (P/E) Ratio is 109.13.
Vertex has a relatively high price to earnings ratio compared to the overal S&P 500 average, which is about 25%.
Some investors look for very low p/e stocks with the hopes of investing in an undervalued stock. Of course, this is just one factor to consider.
Stocks can make big percentage moves on the earnings announcement.
Companies announce earnings either before the market open or after the close.
The Earnings Release Date for Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc was Thu, Apr 26, 2018.
Since this earnings release 152 days ago, the stock price is up by +17.42%.
Many investors know the importance of a companies earnings report. Also, the market reaction to the earnings release can be even more important and can help in making a prediction of a future price forecast of the shares.
A significant post earnings announcement percentage move can continue or reverse an existing trend for several days or weeks after the earnings date.
The most recent Earnings Release Date was on Wed, Jul 25, 2018, which was 62 days ago.
Since this earnings date, the stock price is up by +4.17%.
Below is important Dividend information.
VRTX currently does not pay a dividend.
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