VRTX - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
175.69
-3.21 (-1.79%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT

175.69 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 4:46PM EDT

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Previous Close178.90
Open179.35
Bid171.34 x 800
Ask194.97 x 800
Day's Range175.05 - 181.09
52 Week Range136.50 - 194.92
Volume1,501,672
Avg. Volume1,158,895
Market Cap44.899B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.84
PE Ratio (TTM)108.92
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target EstN/A
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