One of the S&P 500’s big winners for Tuesday December 29 was Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) as the company’s stock climbed 3.58% to $128.39 on volume of 771,550 shares.
The stock opened at $124.97 and saw an intraday low of $124.32 and an intraday high of $129.18. All told, the day saw a per-share gain of $4.44. The stock’s average daily volume of 1.94 million and 245.72 million shares outstanding. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated now has a 50-day SMA is $122.39 and 200-day SMA is $125.02, and it has a 52-week high of $143.45 and a 52-week low of $97.45.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc is engaged in the business of discovering, developing, manufacturing and commercializing small molecule drugs for patients with serious diseases in specialty markets.
Based out of Boston, MA, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated has 1,830 employees and, after today’s trading, reached a market cap of $31.55 billion. Its P/S ratio is n/a, P/B ratio is 34.24, and P/FCF ratio is -50.
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