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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

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Long Term Trend: Good
Medium Term Trend: Not Good
Short Term Trend: Deteriorating
Vertex Overall Trend Score:
53 Out Of 100
Bottomline: Neutral Trend

July 24, 2019 - The year-to-date (YTD) return or performance of Vertex (VRTX) is up 5.75% but is underperforming the overall stock market by -14.27%.

Recently, the weekly return of Vertex (VRTX) is up 0.64% but is underperforming the overall market by -0.27%.

Although long term trend for Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated looks good, the mid term and short term trends are faltering.

The overall Smart Investing & Trading Score is 53 (measures stock trend from 0-bearish to 100-bullish) which puts VRTX in short term neutral trend.

The Smart Investing & Trading Score from previous trading session is 26 and hence a significant improvement of trend. Scroll down for key technical charts, support & resistance levels and analysis for Vertex.
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Stock Analysis for VRTX
Name: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Sector: Health Care
SubSector: Biotechnology
In A Glance
Vertex (VRTX) Stock Performance and Technical Trend Chart View
VRTX Recent Price: 175.24    
MarketCap: 43345.63 Millions
Day Percent Change: 0.67%
Day Change: 1.16
Week Change: 0.64%
Year-to-date Change: 5.75%
Weekly VRTX Technical Chart

Daily VRTX Technical Chart
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Short Term Trend Analysis for VRTX
53 / 100
The current technical trend score is 53 in a scale where 0 is bearish and 100 is bullish.
The technical trend score from previous session is 26.
Trend score updated daily. Not to be used for investing.

Technical Levels: For the trading inclined, the following are the key levels of resistance (ceiling) and support (floor) for VRTX. Ceiling and floor levels are stock prices at which the stock trend gets resistance or support respectively. Stocks & their trends tend to pause at these levels and hence traders have an eye on them.

Long term levels are more important. Stocks that have broken thru their resistance or support levels convincingly tend to have stronger trends (confirm with charts above visually).
Key Technical Levels for VRTX
 Short TermWeeklyLong Term
Resistance (Ceiling)174.57179.24186.33
Support (Floor)172.41174.04167.08

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TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceSmart Investing & Trading Score
[0 to 100]
Change %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
AMGNAmgen  Biotechnology176.01170.07-1.3-9.59%
CELGCelgene  Biotechnology89.82150.39-0.440.15%
GILDGilead  Biotechnology66.40532.302.16.16%
BIIBBiogen  Biotechnology243.881004.905.5-18.96%
REGNRegeneron  Biotechnology309.26644.303.7-17.20%
INCYIncyte  Biotechnology78.5126-3.92-2.523.46%
ALXNAlexion  Biotechnology122.42350.081.325.74%
ILMNIllumina  Biotechnology304.64322.133.91.57%
VRTXVertex  Biotechnology175.24530.670.65.75%
BMRNBioMarin  Biotechnology80.600-1.23-1.2-5.34%
GRFSGrifols S.A Biotechnology22.2071-0.630.420.92%
SGENSeattle Genetics Biotechnology75.9580-
JAZZJazz  Biotechnology133.5236-0.10-2.37.71%
TSROTesaro  Biotechnology74.96440.000.00.96%
EXELExelixis  Biotechnology20.9146-2.70-1.76.30%
ALNYAlnylam  Biotechnology76.90740.672.05.47%
ACADACADIA  Biotechnology22.220-14.44-13.537.41%
OPKOpko Health Biotechnology2.08270.480.5-30.90%
TECHBio-Techne  Biotechnology208.0226-0.35-0.743.74%
BLUEbluebird bio Biotechnology140.34500.341.641.47%
GLPGGalapagos NV Biotechnology181.2783-3.39-1.297.59%
RAREgenyx  Biotechnology60.3242-4.42-2.938.73%
CLVSClovis Oncology Biotechnology11.20373.322.3-37.64%
ICPTIntercept  Biotechnology67.0420-0.01-2.3-33.49%
CBPOChina Biologic Biotechnology94.50621.351.624.49%
JNJJohnson & Johnson Drugs128.84100.16-1.1-0.16%
PFEPfizer  Drugs43.09580.630.8-1.28%
NVSNovartis AG Drugs93.6886-0.390.19.17%
MRKMerck  Drugs82.03501.010.87.36%
UNHUnitedHealth  Insurance255.0151-0.12-0.62.36%
MDTMedtronic  Instrument101.61880.370.811.71%
SNYSanofi  Drugs42.61591.021.6-1.84%

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Relative performance of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Compared to Overall Market
How is VRTX faring versus the market [S&P 500] ? Is it lagging or leading ? How is its relative performance ?
Symbol Day Change Week Change Year-to-Date Change
SPY 0.67% 0.91% 20.02%
VRTX 0.67% 0.64% 5.75%

VRTX Chart

S&P 500 (Market) Chart
Year to date returns, VRTX is underperforming the market by -14.27%
This week, VRTX is underperforming the market by -0.27%

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Performance of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated vs Health Care ETF RELATIVE PERFORMANCE OF
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Health Care Sector
Let us compare apples to apples and compare performance of VRTX with its sector ETF (contains basket of stocks of same sector) XLV [Health Care SPDR] ?
Symbol Day Change Week Change Year-to-Date Change
XLV 0.62 % 0.41 % 6.51 %
VRTX 0.67% 0.64% 5.75%

VRTX Chart

Health Care Chart
Year to date, VRTX is underperforming Health Care sector by -0.76%
This week, VRTX is outperforming Health Care sector by 0.23%

List Of ETF Funds Related To Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

The table below shows ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) similar to Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, i.e, from same sector along with year-to-date (YTD), weekly & daily performaces for comparison. Usually, ETFs and associated stocks from similar sector tend to move together but companies that have innovative products, services or good management tend to outperform. Move mouse or cursor over ETF symbol to view short-term technical chart and over ETF name to view long term chart. Click on to add ETF symbol to your watchlist and to view watchlist.
TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceChange %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
BBHBiotech HOLDRs Health Care125.750.530.8413.09%
IBBiShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Health Care105.390.260.499.29%
RXLProShares Ultra HealthCare  Health Care103.971.010.6714.35%
PPHPharmaceutical HOLDRs Health Care56.900.460.33.32%
RXDProShares UltraShort HealthCare  Health Care21.68-0.97-0.57-15.73%
XLVHealth Care SPDR Health Care92.140.620.416.51%
IXJiShares Global Healthcare  Health Care61.390.510.468.37%
IHFiShares U. S. Healthcare Providers Health Care177.900.550.217.69%
XBISPDR Biotech Health Care85.31-0.69-0.3518.9%
PBEPowerShares Biotech  Health Care52.25-0.41-0.3911.01%
FBTFT Biotech Index Fund Health Care136.74-0.70-0.2710.12%
IYHiShares US Healthcare Health Care194.340.590.47.48%
VHTVanguard Health Care VIPERS Health Care172.850.440.317.63%
PJPPowerShares Pharmaceuticals Health Care57.840.710.26-7.23%
IHIiShares U.S. Medical Devices Health Care246.350.520.9523.29%
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