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Health CarePharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
  • Price (USD)173.96
  • Today's Change-0.56 / -0.32%
  • Shares traded193.93k
  • 1 Year change-1.49%
  • Beta1.4212
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About the company

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated is engaged in discovering, developing, manufacturing and commercializing medicines for serious diseases. The Company is focused on developing and commercializing therapies for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) and advancing its research and development programs in other indications. The Company's marketed medicines are ORKAMBI and KALYDECO. ORKAMBI (lumacaftor in combination with ivacaftor) is approved as a treatment for patients having two copies (homozygous) of the Delta-F508 (F508del) mutation in their cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene. KALYDECO (ivacaftor) is approved for the treatment of CF patients having the G551D mutation or other specified mutations in their CFTR gene. The Company's development programs in the field of CF include Tezacaftor (VX-661), VX-152, VX-440, VX-659, VX-445 and VX-371. VX-152, VX-440, VX-659 and VX-445 are CFTR corrector compounds.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)3.45bn
  • Net income in USD654.98m
  • Incorporated1989
  • Employees2.50k
  • Location
    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc50 Northern AveBOSTON 02210-1862United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (617) 341-6393
  • Websitehttps://www.vrtx.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
VRTX:NSQ since
announced
Transaction
value
Semma Therapeutics IncAnnounced03 Sep 201903 Sep 2019Announced-3.37%950.00m
Exonics Therapeutics IncAnnounced06 Jun 201906 Jun 2019Announced0.40%1.05bn
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
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(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
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(YOY change %)
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(5 yr growth rate)
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(YOY change %)
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(5 yr growth rate)
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(5 yr growth rate)
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(5 yr growth rate)
McKesson Corporation217.44bn535.00m26.58bn80.00k54.323.3815.680.12222.652.961,125.1842.563.5412.4811.332,718,000.001.223.153.468.615.415.750.34580.91350.57511.470.448315.382.869.3093.42--6.0610.66
Iqvia Holdings Inc10.71bn212.00m29.96bn58.00k146.324.5921.282.801.051.2252.6733.310.4686--4.68184,586.201.062.151.262.6634.9232.042.263.61--1.990.6270.007.3215.35-27.97-0.229839.04--
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc7.24bn2.00bn31.11bn7.40k16.553.2414.264.3017.4118.0062.9588.870.62590.61263.22977,945.0017.3117.7419.9320.7593.4092.9127.6523.683.3420.460.0680.0014.2826.1055.8641.1419.63--
Biogen Inc14.07bn5.32bn44.03bn7.80k8.843.416.993.1327.0026.8871.2970.090.56022.395.691,804,077.0021.3318.8024.4221.9285.5987.2738.0932.272.22--0.31480.009.6114.1819.9819.05-24.06--
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated3.45bn654.98m45.24bn2.50k69.858.9162.6213.102.528.5213.2919.750.60773.608.051,381,748.0011.08-5.1113.76-6.6586.5688.1818.23-8.993.63250.340.104--22.4620.25103.80--13.20--
Allergan plc15.68bn-8.52bn54.50bn16.90k--0.9127--3.48-25.60-25.5647.01181.990.15352.425.36927,710.10-8.33-3.61-8.96-3.8985.1083.23-54.27-28.240.91141.100.2755---0.961743.4124.17---3.81--
Zoetis Inc6.05bn1.37bn58.46bn10.00k43.4024.2633.489.672.822.8412.495.050.61731.406.15604,600.0013.9410.6515.5712.7567.3066.0522.5816.422.879.230.727823.639.765.0128.5322.3712.9320.91
Data as of Sep 19 2019. Currency figures normalised to Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

50.56%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (Investment Management)as of 30 Jun 201924.89m9.68%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 30 Jun 201923.86m9.28%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201919.29m7.51%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Jun 201913.77m5.36%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 30 Jun 201911.45m4.45%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201911.37m4.43%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 30 Jun 20198.26m3.21%
Jennison Associates LLCas of 30 Jun 20196.34m2.47%
Renaissance Technologies LLCas of 30 Jun 20195.56m2.16%
ClearBridge Investments LLCas of 30 Jun 20195.18m2.01%
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