Vertex Pharmaceuticals - VRTX Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $429.45
  • Forecasted Upside: 6.06%
  • Number of Analysts: 23
  • Breakdown:
  • 3 Sell Ratings
  • 6 Hold Ratings
  • 14 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for VRTX

Analyst Price Target is $429.45
▲ +6.06% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 23 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Vertex Pharmaceuticals in the last 3 months. The average price target is $429.45, with a high forecast of $540.00 and a low forecast of $325.00. The average price target represents a 6.06% upside from the last price of $404.91.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 23 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Vertex Pharmaceuticals. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/18/2024GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$445.00 ➝ $450.00Low
4/17/2024UBS GroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$498.00 ➝ $466.00Low
4/15/2024OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$500.00Low
4/12/2024Canaccord Genuity GroupReiterated RatingSell ➝ Sell$371.00Low
4/11/2024Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$438.00Low
4/11/2024HC WainwrightBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$457.00 ➝ $462.00Low
2/20/2024Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$440.00Low
2/15/2024Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$515.00Low
2/6/2024Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$440.00Low
2/6/2024Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$397.00 ➝ $420.00Low
2/6/2024Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$500.00 ➝ $540.00Low
2/6/2024BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$446.00 ➝ $472.00Low
2/6/2024William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformLow
2/6/2024Evercore ISIDowngradeOutperform ➝ In-Line$436.00 ➝ $438.00Low
2/6/2024HC WainwrightBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$397.00 ➝ $457.00Low
2/2/2024Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
2/1/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$390.00 ➝ $438.00Low
1/31/2024Truist FinancialBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$456.00 ➝ $508.00Low
1/31/2024Robert W. BairdDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$325.00Low
1/31/2024Maxim GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
1/24/2024Cantor FitzgeraldBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$415.00 ➝ $440.00Low
1/24/2024Canaccord Genuity GroupReiterated RatingHold ➝ Sell$332.00 ➝ $379.00Low
1/24/2024Canaccord Genuity GroupDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$332.00 ➝ $379.00Low
1/9/2024Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$415.00Low
12/14/2023Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$380.00Low
12/14/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$347.00 ➝ $379.00Low
12/11/2023BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$408.00 ➝ $415.00Low
12/11/2023HC WainwrightBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$390.00 ➝ $397.00Low
12/5/2023Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$380.00Low
11/22/2023Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold ➝ Hold$373.00Low
11/16/2023Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$380.00Low
11/8/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$359.00 ➝ $364.00Low
11/7/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$350.00 ➝ $347.00Low
11/7/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$389.00 ➝ $415.00Low
11/7/2023Cantor FitzgeraldBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$370.00 ➝ $380.00Low
11/7/2023Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$340.00 ➝ $373.00Low
11/7/2023HC WainwrightBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$380.00 ➝ $390.00Low
10/16/2023Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$370.00Low
10/9/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$352.00 ➝ $359.00Low
10/4/2023Truist FinancialReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$456.00Low
9/29/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$343.00 ➝ $348.00Low
9/7/2023Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$370.00Low
8/7/2023Canaccord Genuity GroupBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$312.00 ➝ $315.00Low
8/2/2023HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$380.00Low
8/2/2023OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$410.00Low
8/2/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$385.00 ➝ $389.00Low
8/2/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$340.00 ➝ $352.00N/A
8/2/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$325.00 ➝ $343.00N/A
8/2/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$410.00 ➝ $425.00Low
8/2/2023Sanford C. BernsteinBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$380.00 ➝ $390.00Low
8/2/2023BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$384.00 ➝ $399.00Low
7/21/2023Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$350.00 ➝ $400.00Low
7/3/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$305.00 ➝ $340.00Low
6/26/2023888Reiterated RatingReiteratesLow
6/26/2023Evercore ISIBoost Target$375.00 ➝ $379.00Low
6/8/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Target$315.00 ➝ $323.00Low
5/30/2023William BlairInitiated CoverageOutperform$382.00Low
5/25/2023Westpark CapitalInitiated CoverageHoldLow
5/3/2023Maxim GroupBoost Target$325.00 ➝ $400.00Low
5/3/2023Sanford C. BernsteinBoost Target$344.00 ➝ $363.00Low
5/2/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Target$299.00 ➝ $315.00Low
5/2/2023Truist FinancialBoost Target$341.00 ➝ $456.00Low
5/2/2023Stifel NicolausBoost Target$300.00 ➝ $340.00Low
5/2/2023GuggenheimBoost Target$339.00 ➝ $385.00Low
5/2/2023Robert W. BairdBoost Target$280.00 ➝ $325.00Low
5/2/2023OppenheimerBoost Target$350.00 ➝ $410.00Low
5/2/2023HC WainwrightBoost Target$326.00 ➝ $380.00Low
5/2/2023BarclaysBoost Target$342.00 ➝ $384.00Low
3/29/2023ArgusBoost TargetBuy$340.00 ➝ $350.00Low
3/21/2023Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperform$344.00Low
2/8/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$286.00 ➝ $285.00Low
2/8/2023Piper SandlerReiterated RatingNeutral$296.00Low
2/8/2023SVB SecuritiesLower Target$374.00 ➝ $365.00Low
2/8/2023SVB LeerinkLower TargetOutperform$374.00 ➝ $365.00Low
2/8/2023HC WainwrightBoost TargetBuy$300.00 ➝ $325.00Low
2/8/2023BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$313.00 ➝ $342.00Low
1/24/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$285.00 ➝ $286.00Low
1/19/2023Piper SandlerBoost TargetNeutral$293.00 ➝ $296.00Low
1/18/2023Canaccord Genuity GroupInitiated CoverageHold$311.00Low
1/17/2023SVB LeerinkUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$374.00Low
12/19/2022Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$340.00Low
11/17/2022ArgusBoost TargetBuy$320.00 ➝ $340.00Low
11/1/2022GuggenheimBoost Target$318.00Low
11/1/2022Robert W. BairdBoost Target$280.00Low
10/28/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$281.00 ➝ $288.00Low
10/28/2022BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$307.00 ➝ $313.00Low
10/28/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$253.00 ➝ $285.00Low
10/28/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$305.00 ➝ $335.00Low
10/28/2022CowenBoost Target$315.00 ➝ $330.00Low
10/28/2022CowenBoost Target$315.00 ➝ $330.00Low
10/24/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$319.00 ➝ $327.00Low
10/16/2022Piper SandlerBoost Target$288.00 ➝ $293.00Low
8/16/2022Piper SandlerBoost TargetNeutral$256.00 ➝ $288.00Low
8/8/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$250.00 ➝ $253.00Low
8/5/2022HC WainwrightBoost TargetBuy$275.00 ➝ $300.00Low
8/5/2022BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$291.00 ➝ $307.00Low
7/26/2022Piper SandlerBoost TargetNeutral$242.00 ➝ $256.00Low
7/12/2022Cantor FitzgeraldInitiated CoverageOverweight$365.00N/A
6/13/2022CowenBoost TargetOutperform$305.00 ➝ $310.00Medium
6/13/2022ArgusBoost TargetBuy$275.00 ➝ $280.00High
6/13/2022CowenBoost Target$305.00 ➝ $310.00High
6/1/2022Maxim GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$325.00Medium
5/23/2022SVB LeerinkInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$265.00High
5/6/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$300.00 ➝ $305.00Medium
5/6/2022Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$250.00Medium
5/6/2022Piper SandlerLower Target$249.00 ➝ $242.00Medium
5/3/2022Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$250.00Medium
4/21/2022Piper SandlerBoost TargetNeutral$245.00 ➝ $249.00High
4/13/2022UBS GroupBoost Target$258.00 ➝ $325.00High
4/5/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$270.00 ➝ $300.00N/A
4/4/2022OppenheimerBoost Target$305.00 ➝ $350.00Low
3/23/2022HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$275.00High
2/3/2022Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$269.00Medium
1/27/2022Wolfe ResearchBoost TargetOutperform$271.00 ➝ $282.00Low
1/27/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$260.00 ➝ $288.00Low
1/27/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$268.00 ➝ $269.00Low
1/27/2022Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$213.00 ➝ $222.00Low
1/27/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$203.00 ➝ $208.00Low
1/20/2022BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$202.00 ➝ $274.00Medium
12/23/2021Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$265.00Low
12/8/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOverweight$270.00Low
12/2/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetFair Value ➝ Outperform$250.00 ➝ $265.00Low
11/18/2021BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$202.00Medium
11/18/2021Piper SandlerDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$323.00 ➝ $218.00Low
11/3/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$246.00 ➝ $250.00High
9/9/2021Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$244.00 ➝ $213.00Medium
9/7/2021Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$202.00High
7/30/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$205.00 ➝ $202.00Low
7/30/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$246.00 ➝ $248.00Low
7/30/2021SVB LeerinkBoost TargetUnderperform$170.00 ➝ $175.00Low
7/30/2021Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$261.00 ➝ $323.00Low
7/20/2021SVB LeerinkDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ Underperform$200.00 ➝ $170.00Low
7/19/2021Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$252.00Low
6/30/2021Raymond JamesInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow
6/14/2021Truist FinancialBoost TargetBuy$305.00 ➝ $331.00Low
6/14/2021Piper SandlerLower TargetOverweight$347.00 ➝ $261.00Low
6/14/2021SVB LeerinkLower TargetReduce ➝ Market Perform$250.00 ➝ $200.00Low
6/13/2021Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuyLow
6/11/2021Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy$277.00 ➝ $244.00High
6/11/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuy$358.00 ➝ $307.00High
6/11/2021BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$302.00 ➝ $285.00High
6/11/2021Cantor FitzgeraldLower TargetOverweight$285.00 ➝ $281.00High
6/11/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$254.00 ➝ $205.00High
6/11/2021Robert W. BairdLower TargetOutperform$252.00 ➝ $240.00High
6/11/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$262.00 ➝ $242.00High
6/11/2021Daiwa Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$210.00High
5/3/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$253.00 ➝ $254.00Low
4/26/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$253.00 ➝ $254.00N/A
4/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$251.00 ➝ $253.00Low
4/11/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyLow
2/23/2021Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$220.00 ➝ $252.00Medium
2/2/2021BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$302.00 ➝ $284.00Low
2/2/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$285.00 ➝ $280.00Low
2/2/2021SVB LeerinkLower TargetMarket Perform$257.00 ➝ $250.00Low
2/2/2021Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$307.00 ➝ $347.00Low
2/2/2021HC WainwrightLower TargetBuy$315.00 ➝ $275.00Low
1/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$249.00 ➝ $251.00Low
12/30/2020Daiwa Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$250.00N/A
12/11/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyLow
11/30/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$247.00 ➝ $267.00Low
11/20/2020Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperform$275.00Low
11/1/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyLow
10/30/2020Piper SandlerLower TargetOverweight$327.00 ➝ $307.00Low
10/30/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$292.00 ➝ $285.00Low
10/30/2020SVB LeerinkLower TargetMarket Perform$267.00 ➝ $257.00High
10/28/2020UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$287.00Low
10/26/2020Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldMedium
10/19/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$281.00 ➝ $249.00Medium
10/15/2020Truist FinancialLower Target$330.00 ➝ $305.00High
10/15/2020SVB LeerinkLower TargetMarket Perform$283.00 ➝ $267.00High
10/13/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$300.00 ➝ $281.00Low
9/18/2020Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHoldHigh
8/24/2020SVB LeerinkBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Market Perform$274.00 ➝ $283.00Medium
7/31/2020Cantor FitzgeraldBoost TargetOverweight$293.00 ➝ $305.00High
7/31/2020SVB LeerinkBoost TargetMarket Perform$263.00 ➝ $274.00High
7/31/2020HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$295.00 ➝ $315.00High
7/31/2020Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$302.00 ➝ $327.00High
7/20/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$298.00 ➝ $328.00High
7/16/2020CowenBoost TargetOutperform$265.00 ➝ $300.00Low
7/14/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$295.00 ➝ $340.00High
7/8/2020Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$277.00 ➝ $300.00Medium
7/2/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetPositive ➝ Conviction-Buy$290.00 ➝ $330.00Low
6/24/2020SunTrust BanksBoost TargetBuy$285.00 ➝ $330.00High
6/12/2020CitigroupBoost TargetTop Pick ➝ Buy$305.00 ➝ $325.00Low
5/15/2020ArgusBoost TargetBuy$270.00 ➝ $320.00High
5/1/2020CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$265.00 ➝ $305.00Medium
4/30/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$298.00Medium
4/30/2020CfraBoost TargetBuy$286.00 ➝ $297.00Low
4/30/2020GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy$266.00 ➝ $290.00High
4/30/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$279.00 ➝ $283.00High
4/30/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$275.00 ➝ $285.00High
4/30/2020OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$265.00 ➝ $305.00High
4/30/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$258.00 ➝ $277.00High
4/30/2020SVB LeerinkBoost TargetMarket Perform$224.00 ➝ $263.00High
4/30/2020JMP SecuritiesBoost TargetMarket Outperform$255.00 ➝ $285.00High
4/30/2020HC WainwrightBoost TargetBuy$270.00 ➝ $295.00High
4/28/2020Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$250.00 ➝ $260.00High
4/27/2020Piper SandlerReiterated RatingBuy$300.00High
4/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$251.00 ➝ $258.00Medium
3/27/2020Piper SandlerReiterated RatingBuy$300.00High
3/12/2020Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$282.00High
3/11/2020Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingOverweight$262.00 ➝ $275.00Medium
3/4/2020BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$271.00High
3/3/2020CowenReiterated RatingBuy$260.00Medium
3/2/2020ArgusBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$248.00 ➝ $270.00High
2/2/2020Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$270.00Medium
1/31/2020Piper SandlerBoost Target$284.00 ➝ $300.00Medium
1/31/2020Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$250.00 ➝ $295.00High
1/31/2020Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldHigh
1/31/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$250.00 ➝ $251.00Low
1/31/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$243.00 ➝ $275.00High
1/31/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$240.00 ➝ $260.00High
1/31/2020CfraBoost TargetBuy$237.00 ➝ $286.00High
1/31/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$253.00 ➝ $258.00High
1/31/2020SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$285.00High
1/31/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$247.00 ➝ $260.00High
1/31/2020HC WainwrightBoost TargetBuy$220.00 ➝ $270.00High
1/31/2020Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$210.00 ➝ $230.00High
1/14/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyLow
1/9/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Target$248.00 ➝ $268.00Low
1/8/2020OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$230.00 ➝ $265.00Low
1/6/2020Piper Sandler CompaniesBoost TargetOverweight$247.00 ➝ $284.00N/A
1/2/2020Raymond JamesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
12/18/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$218.00 ➝ $247.00Low
12/16/2019ArgusBoost TargetBuy$248.00Medium
12/13/2019Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeBuy$231.00Low
11/20/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Positive$248.00Low
11/19/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuyLow
11/19/2019GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$252.00High
11/12/2019SunTrust BanksInitiated CoverageBuy$235.00Medium
11/4/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$228.00Low
11/1/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHoldHigh
10/31/2019Piper Sandler CompaniesBoost TargetOverweight$230.00 ➝ $247.00High
10/22/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOverweight$213.00 ➝ $221.00Low
10/22/2019SVB LeerinkBoost TargetMarket Perform$186.00 ➝ $203.00High
10/22/2019CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$205.00 ➝ $225.00High
10/21/2019BMO Capital MarketsSet TargetBuy$232.00Medium
10/21/2019Jefferies Financial GroupSet TargetBuy$220.00Medium
10/21/2019CowenSet TargetBuy$220.00Medium
10/21/2019Robert W. BairdSet TargetBuy$210.00Medium
10/21/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set TargetBuy$218.00Medium
10/16/2019Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy$220.00Medium
9/23/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Target$210.00 ➝ $220.00Medium
9/6/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$215.00 ➝ $240.00Low
9/3/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$226.00 ➝ $254.00High
8/12/2019Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetBuy$213.00Low
8/2/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHoldLow
8/1/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$209.00 ➝ $213.00Low
8/1/2019Piper Sandler CompaniesBoost TargetOverweight$217.00 ➝ $230.00Low
8/1/2019Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$205.00 ➝ $211.00Low
8/1/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$212.00High
8/1/2019HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$220.00High
8/1/2019Needham & Company LLCDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
7/31/2019CowenSet TargetBuy$220.00N/A
6/2/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyLow
5/23/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$220.00Low
5/23/2019CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$205.00Low
5/20/2019Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$209.00 ➝ $209.00Medium
5/1/2019Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$195.00Low
5/1/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$209.00High
4/30/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuy$220.00High
(Data available from 4/24/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.84 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, a biotechnology company, engages in developing and commercializing therapies for treating cystic fibrosis (CF). It markets TRIKAFTA/KAFTRIO for people with CF with at least one F508del mutation for 2 years of age or older; SYMDEKO/SYMKEVI for people with CF for 6 years of age or older; ORKAMBI for CF patients 1 year or older; and KALYDECO for the treatment of patients with 1 year or older who have CF with ivacaftor. The company's pipeline includes VX-522, a CFTR mRNA therapeutic designed to treat the underlying cause of CF, which is in Phase 1 clinical trial; VX-548, a non-opioid medicine for the treatment of acute and neuropathic pain which is in Phase 3 clinical trial; Exa-cel, for the treatment of sickle cell disease and transfusion-dependent beta thalassemia which is in Phase 2/3 clinical trial. In addition, it provides inaxaplin for the treatment of APOL1-mediated focal segmental glomerulosclerosis and co-morbidities, such as hypertension which is in single Phase 2/3; VX- 880 and VX-264, treatment for Type 1 Diabetes which is in Phase 1/2 clinical trial; VX-970, which is in Phase 2 clinical trial for the treatment of cancer; and VX-803 and VX-984 for treatment of cancer in Phase 1 clinical trial. Further, it sells the products to specialty pharmacy and specialty distributors in the United States, as well as retail pharmacies, hospitals, and clinics. Additionally, the company has collaborations with CRISPR Therapeutics AG.; Moderna, Inc.; Entrada Therapeutics, Inc.; Arbor Biotechnologies, Inc.; Mammoth Biosciences, Inc.; and Verve Therapeutics., as well as collaborations with Tevard Biosciences to develop novel tRNA-based therapies for duchenne muscular dystrophy. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued stock ratings on Vertex Pharmaceuticals in the last twelve months: 888 Holdings plc, Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., Cantor Fitzgerald, Evercore ISI, Guggenheim, HC Wainwright, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Maxim Group, Morgan Stanley, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Robert W. Baird, Royal Bank of Canada, Sanford C. Bernstein, Stifel Nicolaus,, Truist Financial Co., UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo & Company, Westpark Capital, William Blair, and Wolfe Research.
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What is the current price target for Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

22 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Vertex Pharmaceuticals in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $429.45, suggesting a possible upside of 6.1%. Wells Fargo & Company has the highest price target set, predicting VRTX will reach $540.00 in the next twelve months. Robert W. Baird has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $325.00 for Vertex Pharmaceuticals in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals currently has 3 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in VRTX, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

Other companies that are similar to Vertex Pharmaceuticals include Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sanofi, GSK and Zoetis. Learn More about companies similar to Vertex Pharmaceuticals.

How do I contact Vertex Pharmaceuticals' investor relations team?

Vertex Pharmaceuticals' physical mailing address is 50 NORTHERN AVENUE, BOSTON MA, 02210. The pharmaceutical company's listed phone number is (617) 341-6100 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Vertex Pharmaceuticals is Learn More about contacing Vertex Pharmaceuticals investor relations.