Shares of Health Care sector company Vertex Pharmaceuticals moved -0.1% today, and are now trading at a price of $349.07. The large-cap stock's daily volume was 584,469 compared to its average volume of 1,079,570. The S&P 500 index returned a 0.0% performance.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, a biotechnology company, engages in developing and commercializing therapies for treating cystic fibrosis (CF). The company is based in Boston and has 4,800 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $89,950,412,800.
25 analysts are following Vertex Pharmaceuticals and have set target prices ranging from $298.76 to $419.18 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At today's prices, VRTX is trading -5.07% away from its average analyst target price of $367.7 per share.
Over the last year, VRTX's share price has increased by 13.0%, which represents a difference of -2.0% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $387.42 per share whereas its 52 week low is $282.21. With average free cash flows of $2.65 Billion that have been growing at an average rate of 22.0% over the last 6 years, Vertex Pharmaceuticals is in a position to continue its strong stock performance trend.
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