Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 21612.81. It is in the Biotechnology industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of *TBA, a forward P/E of 28.2 and EPS of -1.65. At a stock price of 87.01 (-2.70%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.
EPS growth for the last five years have been 9.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by 26.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 208.76% and more long-term 51.20% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 79.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 48.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 187.40%.
For performance, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated the past week has seen a gain of -0.75%. For the last month performance for Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated is -1.10%. While the last quarter is 7.45% and half year, -8.67%. Finally for the year, performance is -33.35%.
The 52-week high for Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, is at -39.34%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 14.64%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.08% and -11.90% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 2.47%, and for the month it is 3.34%. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, has a target price of 108.95.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.69, and for total debt/equity Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated has 0.86. The gross margin is 87.80%, while operating margin is -23.90%, the profit margin is -30.90%. The current ratio is 2.5 and the quick ratio is 2.4.
Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 97.00%. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated has a payout ratio of *TBA. With the total shares outstanding coming to 241.7. The shares float is 241.7, with the float short at 2.80%, with short ratio coming to 4.03.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, get -16.30%, with its returns on investment at -28.20%. Return on equity is -43.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 108.95, reached soon?
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