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Delayed Quote. Delayed  - 08/31 04:00:00 pm
127.52 USD   -4.87%
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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 in specialty markets.

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 : 1 830 persons.
Sales per Businesses
20132014Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
Pharmaceuticals1,212100%580.42100% -108.81%
Sales per Regions
20132014Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States896.9574%361.0762.2% -148.41%
Europe279.5623.1%197.6134% -41.47%
Other35.472.9%21.733.7% -63.21%
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Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
Jeff Leiden592009Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Simon Bedson, MBA-2011SVP & GM-International Commercial Operations
Ian F. Smith482001CFO, EVP & Principal Financial Officer
Jeffrey A. Chodakewitz, MD592014Chief Medical Officer & Executive Vice President
David Matthew Altshuler MD, PhD502012Chief Scientific Officer & EVP-Global Research
Joshua S. Boger, PhD631989Director
Bruce I. Sachs, MBA551998Lead Independent Director
Elaine S. Ullian671997Lead Independent Director
Margaret G. McGlynn, MBA552011Independent Director
Terrence C. Kearney, MBA602011Independent Director
Shareholders
NameShares%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) 22,021,420 9.01%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. 15,975,215 6.54%
Wellington Management Co. LLP 13,875,221 5.68%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 13,845,939 5.67%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. 13,442,932 5.50%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 11,938,066 4.89%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc. 9,651,143 3.95%
JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc. 8,968,254 3.67%
Columbia Management Investment Advisers LLC 8,733,828 3.57%
ClearBridge Investments LLC 7,861,381 3.22%
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Museum of Science
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
WGBH Educational Foundation
American Society for Clinical Investigation
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Biotechnology Industry Organization
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Abington Friends School
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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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