Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX)


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Open96.94
Prev Close96.38
Bid82.04 x 100
Ask98.60 x 100
Day's Range96.13 - 98.28
52wk Range75.90 - 136.97
1y Target EstN/A
Market Cap24.06B
P/E Ratio (ttm)-85.62
Beta1.54
Volume654,010
Avg Vol (3m)1,390,906
Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Earnings DateN/A
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  • Barrons.com3 days ago

    Biotech Stocks: Oops, She Did It Again

    Yesterday, biotech stocks--including BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN), Tesaro (TSRO), Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) and Celgene (CELG)--got pounded after Hillary Clinton tweeted that there was "no justification" for EpiPen price hikes, echoing what happened back in September 2015. RBC's Michael Yee and team consider the implications: The SPDR S&P Biotech index was down -4.3% today (vs SPX down -0.5%) and was one of the sharpest daily moves down in 8 weeks (i.e., Brexit) - but importantly, is after an already large +25% move since the Brexit bottom. Importantly, the sharp pullback was due mostly in our view to investor fear of more political risk around drug pricing concerns and potential changes in the future after Hillary Clinton tweeted "EpiPens can be the difference between life and death.

  • Why no other drug maker was able to close the Medivation deal
    Nicole Sinclair5 days ago

    Why no other drug maker was able to close the Medivation deal

    On Monday, Medivation (MDVN), which owns Xtandi, confirmed it was being acquired by Pfizer (PFE) for $14 billion. This comes just months after Sanofi (SNY) approached Medivation in a hostile deal, going public with its offer and beginning a process to replace the company’s board. Sanofi lost out on its bid to Pfizer, which was willing to pay up and fold Medivation into its oncology franchise.

  • Pfizer-Medivation Deal Reignites Biotech Buyout Speculation
    Investor's Business Daily5 days ago

    Pfizer-Medivation Deal Reignites Biotech Buyout Speculation

    Pfizer's Medivation buyout agreement has put an M&A spotlight on BioMarin, Incyte, Vertex and other drug companies.