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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX)

294.29   -4.94 (-1.65%) 08-19 00:39
Open: 299.89 Pre. Close: 299.23
High: 299.89 Low: 291.45
Volume: 955,987 Market Cap: 75,473(M)
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. It has collaborations with Affinia Therapeutics, Inc.; Arbor Biotechnologies, Inc.; CRISPR Therapeutics AG.; Kymera Therapeutics, Inc.; Mammoth Biosciences, Inc.; Moderna, Inc.; Obsidian Therapeutics, Inc.; and Skyhawk Therapeutics, Inc.; as well as Ribometrix, Inc.; Genomics plc; Merck KGaA; Darmstadt, Germany, and X-Chem, Inc. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

Stock Price Prediction

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If tomorrow: Open lower Open higher
High: 302.95 - 304.99 304.99 - 306.67
Low: 294.9 - 296.9 296.9 - 298.56
Close: 296.31 - 299.55 299.55 - 302.23

Technical analysis

as of: 2022-08-18 3:56:59 PM
Overall:       
Stoxline posted a SELL today, downgraded from higher rating. Downward movement to be expected.
Target: Six months: 357.34     One year: 417.38
Support: Support1: 284.72    Support2: 271.6
Resistance: Resistance1: 305.95    Resistance2: 357.34
Pivot: 289.51
Moving Average: MA(5): 299.2     MA(20): 288.13
MA(100): 275.01     MA(250): 236.54
MACD: MACD(12,26): 4.5     Signal(9): 3.4
Stochastic oscillator: %K(14,3): 78.7     %D(3): 85.8
RSI: RSI(14): 54
52-week: High: 305.95  Low: 176.36
Average Vol(K): 3-Month: 1,606 (K)  10-Days: 1,340 (K)

Price, moving averages and Bollinger Bands

Price has closed below its short-term moving average. Short-term moving average is currently above mid-term; and above long-term moving average. From the relationship between price and moving averages: This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term; and BULLISH in mid-long term.
[ VRTX ] has closed below upper band by 40.1%. Bollinger Bands are 20% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices.

Headline News

Thu, 18 Aug 2022
NATR: 2 High-Quality Stocks to Buy Amid Market Volatility - StockNews.com

Thu, 18 Aug 2022
Notable ETF Inflow Detected - VHT, SYK, VRTX, BDX - Nasdaq

Wed, 17 Aug 2022
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) SVP Joy Liu Sells 3,747 Shares - MarketBeat

Tue, 16 Aug 2022
VRTX: This Biotech Breakout Star is Our Growth Stock of the Week - StockNews.com

Tue, 16 Aug 2022
VRTX Crosses Above Average Analyst Target - Nasdaq

Fri, 12 Aug 2022
VRTX Stock Provides Multiple Swing Trading Lessons | Investor's Business Daily - Investor's Business Daily

Financial Analysis

Price to Book Value: Outperform
P/BV, a ratio used to compare book value to its current market price, to gauge whether a stock is valued properly.
Price to Earnings: Outperform
PE, the ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its earnings per share (EPS).
Discounted cash flow: Outperform
DCF, a valuation method used to estimate the value of an investment based on its expected future cash flows.
Return on Assets: Neutral
ROA, indicates how profitable a company is in relation to its total assets, how efficiently uses assets to generate a profit.
Return on Equity: Neutral
ROE, a measure of financial performance calculated by dividing net income by equity. a gauge of profitability and efficiency.
Debt to Equity: Neutral
evaluate financial leverage, reflects the ability of equity to cover outstanding debts in the event of a business downturn.
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Stock Basics & Statistics

Exchange:  NASDAQ
Sector:  Healthcare
Industry:  Biotechnology
Shares Out. 254 (M)
Shares Float 255 (M)
% Held by Insiders 0.2 (%)
% Held by Institutions 94.1 (%)
Shares Short 3,590 (K)
Shares Short P.Month 3,420 (K)

Stock Financials

EPS 8.34
EPS Est Next Qtl 0.56
EPS Est This Year 1.62
EPS Est Next Year 2.89
Book Value (p.s.) 37.2
Profit Margin (%) 30.8
Operating Margin (%) 36.8
Return on Assets (ttm) 13.8
Return on Equity (ttm) 24.6
Qtrly Rev. Growth 21.6
Gross Profit (p.s.) 14.23
Sales Per Share 31.26
EBITDA (p.s.) 12.03
Qtrly Earnings Growth 18.8
Operating Cash Flow 2,680 (M)
Levered Free Cash Flow 1,880 (M)

Stock Valuations

PE Ratio 35.22
PEG Ratio 2.5
Price to Book value 7.89
Price to Sales 9.39
Price to Cash Flow 27.86

Stock Dividends

Dividend 0
Forward Dividend 0
Dividend Yield 0%
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