Vertex announced earnings per share of $2.61 on revenue of $1.52B. Analysts polled by Investing.com anticipated EPS of $2.09 on revenue of $1.39B.
Vertex shares are up 27% from the beginning of the year , still down 8.73% from its 52 week high of $306.08 set on July 7. They are outperforming the Nasdaq 100 which is up 22.7% from the start of the year.
Vertex’s report follows an earnings beat by J&J on July 16, who reported EPS of $1.67 on revenue of $18.34B, compared to forecasts EPS of $1.49 on revenue of $17.61B.
Roche Holding ADR had beat expectations on July 23 with second quarter EPS of $1.45 on revenue of $15.27B, compared to forecast for EPS of $1.42 on revenue of $15.69B.
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