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4-Traders Homepage  >  Equities  >  Nasdaq  >  Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated    VRTX

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Business Summary
Logo Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc
Discovers and develops novel, small molecule pharmaceuticals

Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. engages in the business of discovering, developing, manufacturing and commercializing small molecule drugs for patients with serious diseases.

It focuses on development and commercializing therapies for the treatment of cystic fibrosis; infectious diseases, including viral infections, such as influenza, and bacterial infections; autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis; cancer, inflammatory bowel disease; and neurological disorders, including pain, Huntington's disease and multiple sclerosis.

The company was founded by Joshua S. Boger in 1989 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Number of employees : 1 950 persons.
Sales per Businesses
20142015Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
Pharmaceuticals580.42100%1,032100% +77.86%
Sales per Regions
20142015Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States361.0762.2%763.3273.9% +111.4%
Europe197.6134%219.6021.3% +11.13%
Other21.733.7%49.424.8% +127.45%
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
Jeff Leiden612009Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Ian F. Smith512001EVP, Chief Operating & Financial Officer
Jeffrey A. Chodakewitz, MD612014Chief Medical Officer & Executive Vice President
David Matthew Altshuler MD, PhD522012Chief Scientific Officer & EVP-Global Research
Joshua S. Boger, PhD661989Director
Bruce I. Sachs, MBA571998Lead Independent Director
Elaine S. Ullian691997Lead Independent Director
Margaret G. McGlynn, MBA572011Independent Director
Terrence C. Kearney, MBA622011Independent Director
Yuchun Lee, MBA512012Independent Director
Equities
Vote QuantityFloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Share A 1 248,033,389 245,924,018 99.1% 0 0.0% 99.1%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. 23,483,388 9.47%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. 22,472,869 9.06%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) 22,292,383 8.99%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 15,602,091 6.29%
Wellington Management Co. LLP 14,423,839 5.82%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 12,755,097 5.14%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc. 11,465,587 4.62%
Columbia Management Investment Advisers LLC 7,701,905 3.11%
JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc. 7,665,799 3.09%
ClearBridge Investments LLC 7,299,009 2.94%
Holdings
NameEquities%Valuation
Crispr Therapeutics AG (CRSP) 2,472,3016.21%50,088,818 USD
Sector
Healthcare
Pharmaceuticals & Medical Research
 Biotechnology & Medical Research
  Biotechnology & Medical Research
   Bio Therapeutic Drugs
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Company contact information
50 avenue Northern
US-MA 02110 Boston, Massachusetts
États-Unis (les)

Phone : +1 617 444 6100
Fax : +1 617 444 6680
Internet : http://www.vpharm.com
Markets and indexes
- NASDAQ All Markets
- Nasdaq Global Select Market
- Nasdaq 100 / SP500
Stock Exchange Codes
- ISIN Code :  US92532F1003
- Bloomberg Code :  VRTX:US
- Reuters Code :  VRTX.O
- Datastream Code :  
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