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04:00 PM EDT on 10/17/19

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 $177.72 Mkt Cap $45.3B
Open $177.80 P/E Ratio 0.00
Prev. Close $176.09 Div. (Yield) $0.00 (0.0%)
Daily Range $177.50 - $180.05 Volume 1,133,594
52-Wk Range $160.95 - $195.81 Avg. Daily Vol. 25

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182 Outperform
12 Underperform
 

Wall Street

26 Outperform
1 Underperform
 

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 (98.43)
Submitted June 25, 2014

$22bn,really??

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Member Avatar JaxPicks (44.80) Submitted: 9/9/2019 5:20:56 PM : Outperform Start Price: $181.09 NASDAQ:VRTX Score: -2.46

High ROIC- 55

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Member Avatar philiproth (56.84) Submitted: 8/20/2019 2:01:06 PM : Outperform Start Price: $184.33 NASDAQ:VRTX Score: -6.30

Good pipeline and PEG ratio of 0.54 per Fidelity.

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Member Avatar JasperSeren (36.09) Submitted: 3/6/2019 11:29:51 PM : Outperform Start Price: $181.36 NASDAQ:VRTX Score: -10.06

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Score Leader

bugeyebear

bugeyebear (< 20) Score: +973.05

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
Gain
Index
Gain
Score Commentary
bugeyebear < 20 3/17/2008 Outperform 3Y $14.60 +1,117.26% +144.22% +973.05 0 Comment
Kudude 81.36 3/12/2008 Outperform 5Y $14.99 +1,085.59% +134.86% +950.73 0 Comment
lostontheprairie 67.58 3/12/2008 Outperform 5Y $14.99 +1,085.59% +134.86% +950.73 0 Comment
Salilp 77.23 3/17/2008 Outperform 5Y $15.07 +1,079.30% +146.30% +933.00 0 Comment
davidmouw2 < 20 3/14/2008 Outperform NS $15.43 +1,051.78% +134.79% +916.99 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 69.57 3/13/2008 Outperform 5Y $15.49 +1,047.32% +140.53% +906.79 0 Comment
NovaMechanika 22.97 3/20/2008 Outperform 3Y $15.55 +1,042.89% +138.54% +904.36 2 Comments
stnewbie 83.07 3/12/2008 Outperform NS $15.78 +1,026.24% +135.93% +890.31 0 Comment
PrincetonAl 91.15 3/7/2008 Outperform 3Y $15.86 +1,020.55% +140.49% +880.06 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 70.66 3/24/2008 Outperform 5Y $16.47 +979.05% +132.69% +846.36 0 Comment

Wall Street

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Player Name Player
Rating
Start
Date
Call Time
Frame
Start
Price
Stock
Gain
S&P
Gain
Score End Date Commentary
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TrackGoldmanSach 74.44 9/5/2014 Outperform NS $94.68 +87.71% +49.44% +38.27 0 Comment
TrackCreditSuiss 88.08 7/15/2013 Outperform NS $87.14 +103.95% +78.09% +25.86 0 Comment
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TrackDawsonJames < 20 10/7/2010 Outperform NS $34.66 +412.75% +156.76% +255.99 0 Comment
TrackJimCramer 86.29 6/18/2010 Outperform 3W $36.82 +382.67% +167.73% +214.94 0 Comment
TrackMehtaPartne < 20 5/26/2010 Outperform NS $35.76 +396.98% +175.52% +221.46 0 Comment
TrackOppenheimer < 20 3/4/2010 Outperform NS $41.82 +126.76% +74.50% +52.26 7/8/2014 @ $94.83 0 Comment
TrackWedbush 88.34 1/5/2010 Underperform NS $43.06 -12.41% -3.99% +8.42 5/26/2010 @ $37.72 0 Comment
TrackDeutscheSec 81.23 10/31/2009 Outperform NS $33.73 +426.89% +181.40% +245.49 0 Comment
TrackRBCCapMkts 84.09 10/10/2009 Outperform NS $33.14 +5.46% +18.02% -12.56 11/7/2011 @ $34.95 0 Comment
TrackZacks < 20 4/17/2009 Outperform 3M $28.03 +19.05% +22.21% -3.16 10/27/2009 @ $33.37 1 Comment
TrackJimCramer 86.29 4/6/2009 Underperform 3W $27.05 +36.12% +33.65% -2.47 6/19/2010 @ $36.82 0 Comment
TrackWedbush 88.34 3/18/2009 Outperform NS $28.75 +49.77% +45.51% +4.27 1/5/2010 @ $43.06 0 Comment
trackthinkequity 90.40 3/4/2009 Outperform NS $29.14 +509.88% +327.40% +182.49 0 Comment
trackthinkequity 90.40 1/27/2009 Underperform NS $31.56 -7.67% -15.32% -7.65 3/4/2009 @ $29.14 0 Comment
TrackCreditSuiss 88.08 11/25/2008 Outperform NS $22.24 +98.61% +61.53% +37.07 11/12/2012 @ $44.17 0 Comment
trackmerriman 67.40 10/30/2008 Outperform NS $22.73 +76.20% +15.67% +60.53 11/17/2009 @ $40.05 0 Comment
TrackNeedham 89.98 9/26/2008 Outperform NS $32.94 +44.60% +11.83% +32.76 3/31/2011 @ $47.63 0 Comment
TrackJMP 84.43 9/25/2008 Outperform NS $33.20 +6.72% -8.12% +14.84 9/8/2010 @ $35.43 0 Comment
TrackCowenandCo 71.04 6/5/2008 Outperform NS $31.29 +467.98% +123.56% +344.42 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 96.55 4/25/2008 Outperform NS $24.85 +615.17% +122.45% +492.72 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 89.58 4/1/2008 Outperform NS $23.40 +39.66% -5.14% +44.80 11/8/2011 @ $32.68 0 Comment
TrackSusquehanna 87.91 3/31/2008 Outperform NS $23.58 +653.69% +134.04% +519.65 0 Comment
TrackJMP 84.43 1/29/2008 Outperform NS $20.50 +34.88% +1.45% +33.43 6/4/2008 @ $27.65 0 Comment
TrackBofASec 91.68 1/16/2008 Outperform NS $24.08 +638.04% +126.95% +511.09 0 Comment
TrackWellsFargo 87.89 1/3/2008 Underperform NS $21.86 +7.04% -7.64% -14.68 4/1/2008 @ $23.40 0 Comment
TrackLazardCapit 21.08 12/13/2007 Underperform NS $24.25 -36.08% -10.44% +25.65 3/12/2008 @ $15.50 0 Comment
TrackEdwardOwens 98.92 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $38.41 +362.69% +105.40% +257.29 6 Comments
TrackBMOCapital < 20 9/28/2007 Outperform NS $37.24 +377.23% +105.63% +271.60 0 Comment
TrackCowenandCo 71.04 8/8/2007 Outperform NS $37.99 -18.98% +2.94% -21.92 10/19/2007 @ $30.78 0 Comment
TrackStifel 91.08 6/26/2007 Outperform NS $26.35 +574.46% +109.84% +464.62 0 Comment
TrackMaximGroup 64.66 4/16/2007 Underperform NS $28.79 +517.21% +116.30% -400.92 0 Comment
TrackBofASec 91.68 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 87.91 11/21/2006 Underperform NS $44.90 -15.10% +1.72% +16.82 1/17/2007 @ $38.12 0 Comment
TrackPiperJaff 84.71 11/20/2006 Outperform NS $44.31 +9.75% -1.29% +11.04 8/1/2012 @ $48.63 0 Comment
TrackMaximGroup 64.66 9/7/2006 Outperform NS $34.85 +11.59% +9.92% +1.67 12/15/2006 @ $38.89 0 Comment
TrackUBS 89.72 8/25/2006 Outperform NS $33.34 +433.05% +146.10% +286.95 0 Comment
TrackJimCramer 86.29 7/10/2006 Outperform 3W $35.22 -23.20% -34.24% +11.04 4/6/2009 @ $27.05 0 Comment