VRTX Stock Price Today $158.15
Year To Date
The Year To Date (YTD) return is +3.43%.
52 Week Low
The 52 Week Low stock price is 113.66 set on Fri, May 5, 2017 which is 351 days ago.
The current price per share is 39.14% above the 52 week low.
52 Week High
The 52 Week High stock price is $178.25 set on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 which is 39 days ago.
The current price per share is -11.28% below the 52 week high.
All Time High
The All Time High stock price is $178.25 set on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 which is 39 days ago.
The current price per share is -11.28% below the all time high.
Vertex Stock Charts
5 Year Stock Chart
The Vertex 5 year stock chart shows the historical prices over the previous 60 months.
1 Year Stock Chart
The Vertex 1 year stock chart shows the historical prices over the previous 12 months.
50 Day Moving Average
The 50 Day Moving Average is at $163.76 which is 3.43% above the stock price of $158.15.
200 Day Moving Average
The 200 Day Moving Average is at 154.56 which is -2.32% above the stock price of $158.15.
Because the stock price is between the 50 DMA and 200 DMA, look at other support and resistance trendlines.
VRTX Company Profile
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc is a Health Care stock that trades on the NASDAQ and has a market capitalization of $41.61 Billion.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated is engaged in discovering, developing, manufacturing and commercializing medicines for serious diseases. The Company is focused on developing and commercializing therapies for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) and advancing its research and development programs in other indications. The Company's marketed medicines are ORKAMBI and KALYDECO. ORKAMBI (lumacaftor in combination with ivacaftor) is approved as a treatment for patients having two copies (homozygous) of the Delta-F508 (F508del) mutation in their cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene. KALYDECO (ivacaftor) is approved for the treatment of CF patients having the G551D mutation or other specified mutations in their CFTR gene. The Company's development programs in the field of CF include Tezacaftor (VX-661), VX-152, VX-440, VX-659, VX-445 and VX-371. VX-152, VX-440, VX-659 and VX-445 are CFTR corrector compounds.
For more information and analysis about Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc, visit their web site at http://www.vpharm.com. For a real time price lookup on this ticker, VRTX, visit Google Finance and Bloomberg.
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Earnings Per Share
The EPS is $1.04.
Price To Earnings Ratio
The P/E Ratio is 157.60%.
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 Wed, Jan 31, 2018.
Since this earnings release 80 days ago, the stock price is down by -5.04%.
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 next Earnings Release Date is on Thu, Apr 26, 2018, which is in 5 days.2018-04-26 06:00:002018-04-26 13:00:00America/New_YorkVertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX) EarningsVisit http://www.symbolsurfing.com/VRTX for more information.United StatesSymbol Surfinginfo@symbolsurfing.com
VRTX currently does not pay a dividend.
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