Today’s top gainers include the company Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) which is in the industry Biotechnology, gaining 0.33% today. In the last week its performance is -0.93%, and -4.07% for the past quarter. Currently, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, VRTX has a target price of 108.74, so today’s gain of 0.33% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.76%.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX), has a market cap of 21120.13, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 97.90%.
At the current price of 85.98, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 108.74. This is with a profit margin of -17.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.84. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 31.33.
With a current EPS of -1.13, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 216.86%,Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 9.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 54.03%.
Performance for the year is -21.84%. Since its IPO date on 7/24/1991, the total performance to date is -31.67%.
Volume today for Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX), is 799805, while its average volume is 1337.02. Whilst the total gain today was 0.33%, it did have a day high of -17.11%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.99%, and 3.81% for the month. The 52-week low for Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, VRTX has been 13.28%, while the 52-week-high has reached -36.17%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is -28.20%, and its return on assets is -11.00%. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) has an operating margin of -8.70%. With a sales growth of 159.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, VRTX is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.59, and has a current ratio of 2.3 and 2.2 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 13.56, along with a P/B of 21.44. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 19.71.