$183.27 -$0.70 (-0.4%)

10:05 AM EDT on 06/24/19

Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTX)

CAPS Rating: 5 out of 5

The Company is in the business of discovering, developing and commercializing small molecule drugs for the treatment of serious diseases.

Current Price $183.27 Mkt Cap $44.4B
Open $184.56 P/E Ratio 0.00
Prev. Close $183.97 Div. (Yield) $0.00 (0.0%)
Daily Range $182.67 - $184.65 Volume 28,088
52-Wk Range $161.00 - $195.81 Avg. Daily Vol. 26

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All Players

751 Outperform
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All-Star Players

193 Outperform
10 Underperform
 

Wall Street

26 Outperform
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Top NASDAQ:VRTX Bull/Bear Pitches

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GandDConnection (< 20)
Submitted April 05, 2015

We were deciding between this stock or New Oriental Education (EDU) -- a motley pairing if ever there was one! Vertex has been putting away $1B a year in R&D, which is a huge amount relative to sales, though just about 3%-4% of market cap. They have… More

MichaelHamilton (98.55)
Submitted June 25, 2014

$22bn,really??

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Member Avatar JasperSeren (43.68) Submitted: 3/6/2019 11:29:51 PM : Outperform Start Price: $181.36 NASDAQ:VRTX Score: -4.70

track record

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Member Avatar InvestRight (88.68) Submitted: 3/28/2018 4:59:26 PM : Outperform Start Price: $159.83 NASDAQ:VRTX Score: +2.59

Good biotech.

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Member Avatar ltdbjd (69.60) Submitted: 11/28/2017 10:56:00 PM : Outperform Start Price: $147.01 NASDAQ:VRTX Score: +13.46

Vertex is primarily focused on cystic fibrosis medications. Currently their meds are used by an estimated 40% of CF patients. I believe this can dramatically increase, resulting in increased future revenues. Vertex has several medications/medication combinations in clinical trials, and so far things are looking positive.

Overall, I think Vertex has the potential to significantly increase in value.

Leaderboard

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Score Leader

bugeyebear

bugeyebear (< 20) Score: +1,022.08

The Score Leader is the player with the highest score across all their picks in VRTX.

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Member Name Member
Rating
Start
Date
Call Time
Frame
Start
Price
Stock
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Index
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Score Commentary
bugeyebear < 20 3/17/2008 Outperform 3Y $14.60 +1,162.40% +140.31% +1,022.08 0 Comment
Kudude 75.30 3/12/2008 Outperform 5Y $14.99 +1,129.55% +131.11% +998.44 0 Comment
lostontheprairie 67.29 3/12/2008 Outperform 5Y $14.99 +1,129.55% +131.11% +998.44 0 Comment
Salilp 76.00 3/17/2008 Outperform 5Y $15.07 +1,123.03% +142.36% +980.66 0 Comment
davidmouw2 < 20 3/14/2008 Outperform NS $15.43 +1,094.49% +131.04% +963.45 0 Comment
This player feels very strongly about this pick and has marked it a Top Pick. Top Picks do not affect a player’s score. snazzysnazz 68.98 3/13/2008 Outperform 5Y $15.49 +1,089.86% +136.69% +953.18 0 Comment
NovaMechanika 25.33 3/20/2008 Outperform 3Y $15.55 +1,085.27% +134.72% +950.55 2 Comments
stnewbie 79.97 3/12/2008 Outperform NS $15.78 +1,068.00% +132.16% +935.84 0 Comment
PrincetonAl 91.26 3/7/2008 Outperform 3Y $15.86 +1,062.11% +136.65% +925.46 1 Comment
This player feels very strongly about this pick and has marked it a Top Pick. Top Picks do not affect a player’s score. hayrettin 70.61 3/24/2008 Outperform 5Y $16.47 +1,019.06% +128.98% +890.09 0 Comment

Wall Street

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Player Name Player
Rating
Start
Date
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Stock
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S&P
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TrackGoldmanSach 78.86 9/5/2014 Outperform NS $94.68 +94.67% +47.05% +47.62 0 Comment
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TrackDeutscheSec 81.53 10/31/2009 Outperform NS $33.73 +446.43% +176.90% +269.52 0 Comment
TrackRBCCapMkts 85.52 10/10/2009 Outperform NS $33.14 +5.46% +18.02% -12.56 11/7/2011 @ $34.95 0 Comment
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TrackJimCramer 86.26 4/6/2009 Underperform 3W $27.05 +36.12% +33.65% -2.47 6/19/2010 @ $36.82 0 Comment
TrackWedbush 88.29 3/18/2009 Outperform NS $28.75 +49.77% +45.51% +4.27 1/5/2010 @ $43.06 0 Comment
trackthinkequity 92.69 3/4/2009 Outperform NS $29.14 +532.50% +320.57% +211.93 0 Comment
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TrackCreditSuiss 89.48 11/25/2008 Outperform NS $22.24 +98.61% +61.53% +37.07 11/12/2012 @ $44.17 0 Comment
trackmerriman 68.76 10/30/2008 Outperform NS $22.73 +76.20% +15.67% +60.53 11/17/2009 @ $40.05 0 Comment
TrackNeedham 88.58 9/26/2008 Outperform NS $32.94 +44.60% +11.83% +32.76 3/31/2011 @ $47.63 0 Comment
TrackJMP 82.73 9/25/2008 Outperform NS $33.20 +6.72% -8.12% +14.84 9/8/2010 @ $35.43 0 Comment
TrackCowenandCo 76.64 6/5/2008 Outperform NS $31.29 +489.04% +119.99% +369.05 0 Comment
TrackPacificGrow < 20 5/21/2008 Outperform NS $25.79 +38.81% -1.15% +39.96 4/17/2012 @ $35.80 0 Comment
TrackLeerinkSwan 97.60 4/25/2008 Outperform NS $24.85 +641.69% +118.90% +522.79 0 Comment
TrackZacks < 20 4/3/2008 Outperform 3M $25.40 +26.93% -0.55% +27.48 6/7/2008 @ $32.24 1 Comment
TrackRWBaird 87.95 4/1/2008 Outperform NS $23.40 +39.66% -5.14% +44.80 11/8/2011 @ $32.68 0 Comment
TrackSusquehanna 87.48 3/31/2008 Outperform NS $23.58 +681.64% +130.30% +551.33 0 Comment
TrackJMP 82.73 1/29/2008 Outperform NS $20.50 +34.88% +1.45% +33.43 6/4/2008 @ $27.65 0 Comment
TrackBofASec 91.66 1/16/2008 Outperform NS $24.08 +665.41% +123.32% +542.08 0 Comment
TrackWellsFargo 85.17 1/3/2008 Underperform NS $21.86 +7.04% -7.64% -14.68 4/1/2008 @ $23.40 0 Comment
TrackLazardCapit 54.12 12/13/2007 Underperform NS $24.25 -36.08% -10.44% +25.65 3/12/2008 @ $15.50 0 Comment
TrackEdwardOwens 98.83 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $38.41 +379.85% +102.12% +277.73 6 Comments
TrackBMOCapital < 20 9/28/2007 Outperform NS $37.24 +394.92% +102.35% +292.58 0 Comment
TrackCowenandCo 76.64 8/8/2007 Outperform NS $37.99 -18.98% +2.94% -21.92 10/19/2007 @ $30.78 0 Comment
TrackStifel 90.20 6/26/2007 Outperform NS $26.35 +599.47% +106.49% +492.98 0 Comment
TrackMaximGroup 64.02 4/16/2007 Underperform NS $28.79 +540.10% +112.84% -427.26 0 Comment
TrackBofASec 91.66 12/14/2006 Underperform NS $37.81 -20.87% -0.96% +19.91 3/12/2007 @ $29.92 0 Comment
TrackRodmanRen < 20 12/1/2006 Outperform NS $44.01 -40.99% +6.64% -47.63 11/5/2007 @ $25.97 0 Comment
TrackSusquehanna 87.48 11/21/2006 Underperform NS $44.90 -15.10% +1.72% +16.82 1/17/2007 @ $38.12 0 Comment
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TrackUBS 91.51 8/25/2006 Outperform NS $33.34 +452.82% +142.17% +310.65 0 Comment
TrackJimCramer 86.26 7/10/2006 Outperform 3W $35.22 -23.20% -34.24% +11.04 4/6/2009 @ $27.05 0 Comment

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