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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorpor (NASDAQ:VRTX)
Stock Analysis

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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 7.7 years of data (i.e. since Nov 12, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorpor trades on the NasdaqGS exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the sector.

Current Status of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorpor

It is currently trading at $272.99 ($273.34 the previous day).


The next reporting date is in 73 days (2020 10 21).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $2.28 per share ($1.5B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.3382.

Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $146144470 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 14.4% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 16.84. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year233.1047128491631.2+ Above Average
2 year177.6451769911512.7- Below Average
3 year157.6339495798351.3+ Above Average
4 year104.19104838711.8- Below Average
5 year102.3781509434-12.8- Below Average
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorpor is projected by analysts to get to $315.00 within the next 12 months (15.4%), but preticted targets range from as high as $340.00 (24.5%) and as low as $245(-10.3%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -49.1%. It has a few bumps shape to the stock curve, which means the stock generally continues on a consistent trend and does not have to be checked often, but can have some variation during periods of volitility.

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With an average increase of 14.4% year over year, if Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorpor is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 40.9 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 34.46.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2020 20:01:00 Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today reported consolidated financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020 and revised upward its full-year 2020 financial guidance for total cystic fibrosis (CF) product revenues.... Read Full Article

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Positive Phase 3 Study Results for TRIKAFTA® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) in People Ages 12 and Older With Cystic Fibrosis Who Have One Copy of the F508del Mutation and One Gating or Residual Function Mutation

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 13:00:00 Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced results of a global Phase 3 study of TRIKAFTA® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) in people with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages 12 years and older who have one copy of the F508del mutation and ...... Read Full Article