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
DCF Fair Value Target:
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 97th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF model suggests the stock is undervalued by 20094.5%; returns of such proportions should be viewed with some skepticism, though. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc ended up being:
In the past 3.75 years, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc has a compound free cash flow growth rate of 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 4.95% 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 53.34% of tickers in our DCF set.
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Return Relative to Current Share Price
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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
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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