Health CarePharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
  • Price (USD)269.73
  • Today's Change-1.13 / -0.42%
  • Shares traded388.25k
  • 1 Year change46.66%
  • Beta0.8674
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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)5.40bn
  • Net income in USD2.08bn
  • Incorporated1989
  • Employees3.00k
  • 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
Semma Therapeutics IncAnnounced03 Sep 201903 Sep 2019Announced49.83%950.00m
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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
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc8.00bn2.98bn63.71bn8.10k23.187.0119.887.9725.8325.8369.3285.420.57950.91493.04987,419.8021.6217.8026.8920.7488.2192.1637.3025.671.82--0.19660.0017.1822.77-10.9744.305.23--
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated5.40bn2.08bn68.21bn3.00k33.109.0631.2012.627.917.9120.5928.910.62643.678.601,800,895.0024.135.4829.326.9987.7187.5038.519.033.60--0.06490.0036.5948.30119.39--8.06--
Zoetis Inc6.34bn1.62bn75.72bn10.60k47.1425.3836.8811.943.383.3813.266.280.52711.286.41598,113.2013.4411.6215.2713.7169.9566.8325.4918.902.6010.070.720422.907.475.528.4620.8020.6417.02
Gilead Sciences, Inc.22.17bn-257.00m85.38bn11.80k--4.7476.993.85-0.2426-0.242617.5114.380.37224.916.731,879,153.00-0.481818.07-0.577621.8878.5783.42-1.2939.312.23-18.130.570525.341.46-2.04-1.34-14.958.17--
Data as of Aug 13 2020. Currency figures normalised to Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

49.44%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLCas of 31 Mar 202021.82m8.42%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (Investment Management)as of 31 Mar 202021.62m8.34%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Mar 202019.34m7.46%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 Mar 202014.17m5.46%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 31 Mar 202012.58m4.85%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 31 Mar 202011.45m4.42%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 31 Mar 20207.61m2.94%
Renaissance Technologies LLCas of 31 Mar 20206.86m2.65%
Capital Research & Management Co. (International Investors)as of 31 Mar 20206.54m2.52%
AllianceBernstein LPas of 31 Mar 20206.19m2.39%
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