Therefore 65% are positive.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Vertex Pharmaceuticals will report full year sales of $485.53 million for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $1.98 billion to $2.27 billion.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The mean rating score for this stock is at 1.80. The stock of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) earned "Market Outperform" rating by JMP Securities on Friday, March 17. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Thursday, April 28. The company was upgraded on Friday, October 2 by Morgan Stanley. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems reported 56,800 shares stake. The last session's volume of 3.01 million shares was higher than its average volume of 2.93 million shares. The stock, after opening at $16.76, closed at $16.78 by scoring -0.65%. About 200 shares traded. Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) has declined 36.51% since June 5, 2016 and is downtrending. The stock's market capitalization is 32.35B, it has a 52-week low of 71.46 and a 52-week high of 130.00. The Firm is focused on developing and commercializing therapies for the treatment of cystic fibrosis and advancing its research and development programs in other indications. It has a 182.11 P/E ratio.
"We are pleased that these additional Irish CF patients will finally join the thousands of others around the world who are already benefitting from ORKAMBI and KALYDECO", said Simon Bedson, Senior Vice President and International General Manager at Vertex.
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Since December 7, 2016, it had 0 insider purchases, and 25 sales for $24.35 million activity. Legal & General Grp Public Limited Co has invested 0.07% in Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX). 294 Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) shares with value of $33,786 were sold by SMITH IAN F. 116 Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) shares with value of $13,267 were sold by Sachdev Amit. Shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) have increased 44.03% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has gained 40.73% in that time. Parini Michael had sold 3,450 shares worth $296,631. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 272,429 shares of company stock worth $31,346,164. The Beta factor for the stock is listed at 1.50. 1,477,802 shares of the company traded hands. About shares traded. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NDAQ:VRTX) has risen 45.69% since June 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.99% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.22, from 1.1 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 48 investors sold Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated shares while 165 reduced holdings.
ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "BB&T Securities LLC Increases Position in Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX)" was first reported by Chaffey Breeze and is the sole property of of Chaffey Breeze. Swiss Bankshares, Switzerland-based fund reported 689,809 shares. Cam Gru A S has 6,006 shares. Federated Investors Pa owns 108,352 shares. Gsa Capital Prtn Llp reported 39,192 shares. Moreover, Canada Pension Plan Invest Board has 0.02% invested in Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) for 85,923 shares.
Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Alyeska Investment Gru L P holds 0.15% or 222,034 shares.
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated was upgraded to "outperform" by analysts at Oppenheimer. Amf Pensionsforsakring Ab has invested 0.26% in Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX). Parkside Bank & Trust And Tru owns 190 shares. American Research & accumulated 9,025 shares. Cornerstone Advsrs has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX). Its down 0.64, from 1.35 in 2016Q3. 9 funds opened positions while 23 raised stakes. Tokio Marine Asset Mngmt Limited reported 0.05% stake. Delta Lloyd Nv holds 0.06% or 25,491 shares in its portfolio. Highbridge Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.01% or 5,000 shares. (NYSE:MRK). Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams stated it has 14,728 shares. 4,204 are held by Bbva Compass Commercial Bank Inc. Manufacturers Life Co The invested in 0% or 20,993 shares. Cardinal Capital Management invested in 1.41% or 62,943 shares. For VRTX, the company now has $1.05 Billion of cash on the books, which is offset by $19.27 Million current liabilities. Korea holds 0% or 292 shares in its portfolio. VRTX was included in 36 notes of analysts from July 31, 2015. Jefferies maintained the shares of MRK in report on Thursday, July 14 with "Hold" rating. On Tuesday, September 13 the stock rating was initiated by Raymond James with "Mkt Perform". Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $6 range (lowest target price), allowing for another 118.18% jump from its current position. The firm has "Underperform" rating by Jefferies given on Monday, December 19.
03/29/2017 - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated was upgraded to "outperform" by analysts at BMO Capital Markets.
04/21/2017 - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays.
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