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Stock in Focus: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX)

-- Sunday, August 7, 2022, 13:48 --

Company Profile:

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, a biotechnology company, 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 6 years of age or older who have at least one F508del mutation. Its pipeline includes VX-864 for the treatment of AAT deficiency, which is in Phase 2 clinical trial; VX-147 for the treatment of APOL1-mediated focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, or FSGS, and other serious kidney diseases which is in Phase 2 clinical trial; VX- 880, treatment for Type 1 Diabetes which is in Phase 1/2 clinical trial; VX-548, a NaV1.8 inhibitor for treatments of acute, neuropathic, musculoskeletal pain which is in Phase 2 clinical trial; and CTX001 for the treatment severe SCD and TDT which is in Phase 3 clinical trial. The company sells its products primarily to specialty pharmacy and specialty distributors in the United States, as well as specialty distributors and retail chains, and hospitals and clinics internationally. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

Recent News:

For the second quarter ended June 30, 2022, the company’s earnings came in at $3.60 a share vs. expectations for $3.47, minus some items. Adjusted income climbed year over year. Sales jumped 22% to $2.2 billion.

The company boosted its full-year sales outlook by $200 million. It now expects $8.6 billion to $8.8 billion in sales of its cystic fibrosis, or CF, medicines. Vertex is also increasing full year 2022 combined GAAP and non-GAAP R&D, Acquired IPR&D and SG&A expense guidance.

 

Fundamental Analysis:

Ninestocks analyzes several different financial aspects:

Price to Book Value – P/BV, a ratio used to compare book value to its current market price, to gauge whether a stock is valued properly.

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Price to Earnings – PE, the ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its earnings per share (EPS).

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Discounted cash flow – DCF, a valuation method used to estimate the value of an investment based on its expected future cash flows.

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Return on Assets – ROA, indicates how profitable a company is in relation to its total assets, how efficiently uses assets to generate a profit.

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Return on Equity – ROE, a measure of financial performance calculated by dividing net income by equity. a gauge of profitability and efficiency.

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Debt to Equity – evaluate financial leverage, reflects the ability of equity to cover outstanding debts in the event of a business downturn.

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Conclusion:

VRTX receives outperform rating in price to book value, price to earnings and discounted cash flow. Technical indicators signal the bullish signs, as there is a bullish crossover in the stochastic oscillator, the MACD is trying to cross backup. The RSI stands at 56.6 with positive bias. We rate Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) a STRONG BUY.

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