Charity's investment a prescription for profits for drug maker
In the first case of its kind, the results include one of the planet's most expensive pills, huge sales projections for a drug company and windfalls for executives who sold stock in the glow of enthusiastic news releases about the drug.
Sat May 11, 2013
Short Interest in Vertex Rises, in Celgene Falls
The number of shares sold short in Dendreon , Gilead Sciences , Illumina , Onyx Pharmaceuticals and VIVUS grew somewhat between the April 15 and April 30 settlement dates.
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Thu May 09, 2013
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Announces Webcasts of its Presentations at Two Investor Conferences
Pharmaceuticals Incorporated today announced that Vertex will webcast its presentations at the Bank of America Healthcare conference on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 3:40 PM PT and at the Sanford Bernstein Strategic Decisions conference on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 2:00 PM ET.
Cystic Fibrosis Market Analysis and 2017 Forecasts
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Fri May 03, 2013
Inside Wall Street: closer to a cystic fibrosis cure
The biotechs, particularly the mega big-cap stocks, have been stellar performers in this robust bull run -- driven by expectations of strong quarterly results and sustainable accelerating growth rates.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Beats Analyst Expectations, Yet Insiders Continue To Sell More Shares
The stock price of Vertex Pharmaceuticals spiked up 3% in early Wednesday trading after the company announced its Q1 2013 financials the previous evening, beating analyst expectations on revenue and net earnings.
Wed May 01, 2013
Why BioMarin, Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners And Vertex Are Expected To Outperform
Recently, shares of Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners and Vertex Pharmaceuticals spiked dramatically upward, drawing the attention of many traders and investors.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results
Vertex Pharmaceuticals issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of by $0.09, AnalystRatings.Net reports.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Swings to 1st-Quarter Loss on Write-Down
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. swung to a first-quarter loss as sales of its hepatitis C drug plummeted from a year earlier and the company wrote down the value of one of its pipeline drugs.
Vertex beats Wall Street estimates on revenues, net loss
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. was up in the first few minutes of after-hours trading following its report that revenue for the first three months of the year was $328 million, down 25 percent from the same period last year, but beating analyst expectations of $308 million.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
's M&A Chatter for Thursday April 25, 2013
The Rumor : Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics rose in early trading Thursday on unconfirmed market chatter of a potential bid for the maker of Eteplirsen, which is designed to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Cramer's Lightning Round - EMC Is Controversial
Vertex Pharmaceuticals : "I think the stock could go much higher. I say own Vertex.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Vertex Spikes On Phase II Data, Then The CFO Sell His Shares
I am skeptical of the US equity markets right now. With the flash crash and immediate recovery caused by one comment of a hacked Twitter account on Tuesday, I think any prudent investor should be.