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SmarTrend Watching for Potential Pullback in Shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals After 2.46% Gain

By David Diaz

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $81.73 to a high of $83.09. Yesterday, the shares gained 2.5%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $82.23 on volume of 493,000 shares. Often times after large one-day gains, short term traders will seek to take profits and, as such, investors should be cautious.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals on August 25th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $97.01. Since that call, shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals have fallen 17.0%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

In the past 52 weeks, Vertex Pharmaceuticals share prices have been bracketed by a low of $75.90 and a high of $143.45 and are now at $82.14, 8% above that low price. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone down 0.9% while the 50-day MA has declined 0.5%.

Keywords: rebounders Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Ticker(s): VRTX