just read the seeking alpha article and someone bought 2600 (roughly) options for jan 60's and 65's. that's a huge jump in price. they think VRTX will be higher by that price in two months. must expect some great news. watch earnings be good and someone offering to buy the comany at the close (doubtful but I can speculate).
It sounds like they missed on both the top line and the bottom line.
The only saving grace was the announcement earlier about the partnerships. The timing of that announcement was meant to protect "some" shareholder value. Can you imagine the sell-off tomorrow if we didn't have that glint of positive news?