Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX): Price and Financial Metrics


Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX)

Today's Latest Price: $211.58 USD

1.50 (0.71%)

Updated Oct 23 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 384 in Biotech

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VRTX Stock Summary

  • VRTX has a market capitalization of $55,057,585,061 -- more than approximately 96.38% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, VRTX has reported earnings growth of 158.49%, putting it ahead of 92% of US stocks in our set.
  • The volatility of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's share price is greater than that of only 6.98% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc are MU, AMAT, LRCX, EA, and XLNX.
  • VRTX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's official web site, go to www.vrtx.com.

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VRTX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $211.58 52-week high $306.08
Prev. close $210.08 52-week low $189.35
Day low $209.07 Volume 1,715,700
Day high $213.51 Avg. volume 1,822,409
50-day MA $261.03 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $259.02 Market Cap 55.11B

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) Company Bio


Vertex Pharmaceuticals engages in discovering, developing, manufacturing, and commercializing small molecule drugs for patients with serious diseases in specialty markets. The company focuses on developing and commercializing therapies for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF); and advancing its research and early-stage development programs. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

VRTX Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$211.58$43507.12 20482%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for VRTX, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc ranked in the 98th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis implies the stock could yield a return of 20583.33% if fairly valued; such returns are always unlikely, though, so further investigation is likely warranted. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc ended up being:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc over the past 3.75 years is 2.59%; that's better than 93.01% of cash flow producing equities in the Healthcare sector, where it is classified.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 1% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately merely 5.06% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • VRTX's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 55.95% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%20079%
1%20281%
2%20482%
3%20684%
4%20886%
5%21088%

KMDA, ASNB, GEN, AMEH, and AMRX can be thought of as valuation peers to VRTX, in the sense that they are in the Healthcare sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.


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Below are the latest news stories about Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate VRTX as an investment opportunity.

Vertex to Present New Data at European and North American Virtual Cystic Fibrosis Conferences Highlighting Long-Term Use of CFTR Modulators

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #ECFS2020--Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that data from the company’s portfolio of cystic fibrosis (CF) medicines will be presented at the 43rd European Cystic Fibrosis Digital Conference (ECFS) held September 24-25, 2020 and the 2020 North American Cystic Fibrosis Virtual Conference (NACFC) taking place October 7-23, 2020. An oral presentation at the ECFS Digital Conference will highlight, for the first time, interim results from the TRIKAFTA

Business Wire | September 24, 2020

Crispr: The Frontier Of Gene Editing

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BioSci Capital Partners on Seeking Alpha | September 18, 2020

The Daily Biotech Pulse: Moderna Inks 2 R&D Deals, BioNTech To Buy Manufacturing Facility, Dyne Therapeutics IPO

Here's a roundup of top developments in the biotech space over the last 24 hours: Scaling The Peaks (Biotech Stocks Hitting 52-week Highs Sept. 16) Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA ) (the first subject has been dosed in a Phase 3 trial evaluating etrasimod for the potential treatment of moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis) Beigene Ltd (NASDAQ: BGNE ) BioLife Solutions Inc (NASDAQ: BLFS ) Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: CKPT ) Denali Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: DNLI ) Dr.Reddy's Laboratories Ltd (NYSE: RDY ) (announced a deal with Russia for 100 million doses of Sputnik-V vaccine against the coronavirus) Fortress Biotech (NASDAQ: FBIO ) Guardant Health Inc (NASDAQ: GH ) Immunovant Inc (NASDAQ: IMVT ) Insmed Incorporated (NASDAQ: INSM ) InVitae Corp (NYSE: NVTA ) ...

Benzinga | September 17, 2020

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PR Newswire | September 14, 2020

Vertex Announces European Medicines Agency Type II Variation Marketing Authorization Application Validation for KAFTRIO® (ivacaftor/tezacaftor/elexacaftor) in Combination with ivacaftor in People with One Copy of the F508del Mutation

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has validated a Type II Variation Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for the expanded indication of KAFTRIO®* (ivacaftor/tezacaftor/elexacaftor) in combination with ivacaftor to treat CF in patients ages 12 years and older with at least one copy of the F508del mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene. If approved, eligible

Business Wire | September 14, 2020

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VRTX Price Returns

1-mo -21.11%
3-mo -24.03%
6-mo -15.72%
1-year 8.79%
3-year 40.95%
5-year 76.17%
YTD -3.37%
2019 32.13%
2018 10.58%
2017 103.42%
2016 -41.45%
2015 5.92%

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