VRTX:NSD-Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Biotechnology | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 312.98

Change

-3.18 (-1.01)%

Market Cap

USD 82.52B

Volume

0.71M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 311.61 (-0.44%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


VRTX Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc stock forecasts from 14 analysts, the average analyst target price for Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc is USD 311.61 over the next 12 months. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc is Bullish , which is based on 10 positive signals and 4 negative signals. At the last closing, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc’s stock price was USD 312.98. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc’s stock price has changed by -0.52% over the past week, +1.22% over the past month and +68.05% over the last year.

About Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX:NSD)

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 c ...Read More

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ETFs Containing VRTX

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
UBIO ProShares UltraPro Nasdaq.. 6.52 % 0.95 %

N/A

USD0.02B
SMRN:XETRA Amundi ETF iStoxx Europe .. 0.00 % 0.55 %

+0.04 (+0.17%)

USD0.01B
MVOL:LSE iShares Edge MSCI World M.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.01 (+0.02%)

USD3.77B
VMOM:LSE Vanguard Global Momentum .. 0.00 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD0.07B
MKTN:PA Amundi ETF iStoxx Europe .. 0.00 % 0.55 %

+0.03 (+0.15%)

USD0.01B
IQQ0:F iShares VI Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.01 (+0.02%)

USD4.12B
2B70:XETRA iShares Nasdaq US Biotech.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.02 (+0.26%)

USD0.46B
IQQ0:XETRA iShares Edge MSCI World M.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.11 (+0.20%)

USD3.63B
BBH VanEck Biotech ETF 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.18 (+0.11%)

USD0.48B
BTEE:LSE iShares Nasdaq US Biotech.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

-0.01 (-0.11%)

USD0.46B
SXR0:XETRA iShares Edge MSCI World M.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.01 (+0.18%)

USD0.09B
XDEB:XETRA db x-trackers MSCI World .. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.07 (+0.18%)

USD0.50B
ZGEN:CA BMO MSCI Genomic Innovati.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

+0.14 (+0.68%)

USD4.23M
ZINN:CA BMO MSCI Innovation Index.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

N/A

USD0.02B
ASPY ASYMshares™ ASYMmetric .. 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.01 (-0.04%)

USD0.03B
FBT:LSE First Trust Global Funds .. 0.00 % 0.60 %

+6.80 (+0.44%)

USD6.48M
FBTU:LSE First Trust Global Funds .. 0.00 % 0.60 %

+0.02 (+0.13%)

USD6.48M
MINV:LSE iShares VI Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+20.00 (+0.43%)

USD3.79B
BTEK:LSE iShares Nasdaq US Biotech.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.02 (+0.35%)

USD0.46B
BIGT:LSE L&G Pharma Breakthrough U.. 0.00 % 0.49 %

+3.95 (+0.42%)

USD0.03B
RYH Invesco S&P 500® Equal W.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

+1.53 (+0.53%)

USD0.97B
BIS ProShares UltraShort Nasd.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.06 (-0.31%)

USD6.20M
BTAL AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral.. 0.00 % 1.54 %

+0.07 (+0.34%)

USD0.36B
EUSA iShares MSCI USA Equal We.. 0.00 % 0.09 %

+0.11 (+0.14%)

USD0.41B
FBT First Trust NYSE Arca Bio.. 0.00 % 0.55 %

+1.02 (+0.67%)

USD1.42B
IBB iShares Biotechnology ETF 0.00 % 0.44 %

+0.27 (+0.20%)

USD8.86B
LABD Direxion Daily S&P Biotec.. 0.00 % 1.00 %

-0.03 (-0.15%)

USD0.19B
VLQ:CA Vanguard Global Liquidity.. 0.00 % 0.37 %

N/A

USD0.01B
BIB ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Bi.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

+0.35 (+0.59%)

USD0.10B
ZBIO ProShares UltraPro Short .. 0.00 % 0.95 %

N/A

USD2.51M
CACG ClearBridge All Cap Growt.. 0.00 % 0.53 %

-0.01 (-0.03%)

USD0.14B
BUL Pacer US Cash Cows Growth.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.13 (-0.34%)

USD0.03B
QRFT QRAFT AI-Enhanced U.S. La.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

+0.09 (+0.24%)

USD5.65M
SPGP Invesco S&P 500 GARP ETF 0.00 % 0.33 %

-0.01 (-0.01%)

USD1.66B
PYF-U:CA Purpose Fund Corp. - Purp.. 0.00 % 0.72 %

N/A

N/A
BTEC:LSE iShares Nasdaq US Biotech.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

N/A

USD0.46B
IBBQ Invesco Nasdaq Biotechnol.. 0.00 % 0.19 %

-0.01 (-0.05%)

USD0.02B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Biotechnology)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 42.52% 95% A 97% A+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 42.52% 95% A 97% A+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 70.48% 97% A+ 98% A+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 70.48% 96% A 98% A+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 113.57% 86% B 86% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 113.57% 86% B 85% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 15.62% 77% C+ 79% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 15.62% 77% C+ 78% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 27.54% 84% B 59% F
Risk Adjusted Return 56.69% 96% A 89% B+
Market Capitalization 82.52B 100% A+ 99% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Biotechnology)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 24.98 22% F 38% F
Price/Book Ratio 6.23 17% F 14% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 31.22 3% F 8% F
EV/EBITDA 17.08 3% F 14% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 29.02% 97% A+ 93% A
Return on Invested Capital 25.48% 91% A- 90% A-
Return on Assets 13.68% 98% A+ 96% A
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Ratio 1.85 71% C- 62% D-
Short Percent 1.11% 74% C 66% D
Beta 0.43 82% B- 85% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.