Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, a biotechnology company, engages in developing and commercializing therapies for treating cystic fibrosis.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals stock last closed at $302.66, up 1.24% from the previous day, and has increased 20.94% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Biotechnology industry by 0.45 percentage points. Vertex Pharmaceuticals stock is currently +29.89% from its 52-week low of $233.01, and -6.93% from its 52-week high of $325.19.
There are currently 257.09M VRTX shares outstanding. The market capitalization of VRTX is $77.81B. In the last 24 hours, 937,583 VRTX shares were traded.
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Out of 15 sell side analysts who give ratings on VRTX, the consensus analyst rating on VRTX is a Buy
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William Pickering, a bottom 47% analyst from Bernstein initiates coverage on VRTX with a buy rating and announces their VRTX price target of $344.00, on Mar 21, 2023.
Matthew Harrison, a bottom 4% analyst from Morgan Stanley maintains VRTX with a hold rating and lowers their VRTX price target from $286.00 to $285.00, on Feb 8, 2023.
Do Kim, a bottom 15% analyst from Piper Sandler maintains VRTX with a hold rating and maintains their VRTX price target from $296.00 to $296.00, on Feb 8, 2023.
Gena Wang, a top 18% analyst from Barclays maintains VRTX with a strong buy rating and raises their VRTX price target from $313.00 to $342.00, on Feb 8, 2023.
Andrew Fein, a top 24% analyst from HC Wainwright & Co. maintains VRTX with a buy rating and raises their VRTX price target from $300.00 to $326.00, on Feb 8, 2023.
You can dig deeper into what analysts are projecting on the Vertex Pharmaceuticals stock forecast page.
Last year, VRTX earnings were $3.32B. In the last five year, VRTX's earnings have gone up by 65.02% per year. This was faster than the Biotechnology industry average of 9.38%.
Last year, VRTX revenue was $8.93B. Over the past five year, VRTX's revenue has grown by 29.12% per year. This was slower than the Biotechnology industry average of 50.9%.
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In the last 12 months, executives and large shareholders at VRTX have sold more shares than they have bought.
Charles F. Wagner Jr., EVP Chief Financial Officer of VRTX, was the latest VRTX insider to sell. They sold $231,617.12 worth of VRTX shares on Mar 17, 2023.
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No, Vertex Pharmaceuticals doesn't provide an income stream by paying out dividends.
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