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Vertex Pharm Set to Possibly Pullback After Yesterday's Rally of 1.11%

By Amy Schwartz

Vertex Pharm (NASDAQ:VRTX) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $175.02 to a high of $177.00. Yesterday, the shares gained 1.1%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $175.71 on volume of 427,000 shares. Often times after large one-day gains, short term traders will seek to take profits and, as such, investors should be cautious.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Vertex Pharm have traded between a low of $127.67 and a high of $178.25 and are now at $176.67, which is 38% above that low price. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.2% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.7%.

SmarTrend is monitoring the recent change of momentum in Vertex Pharm. Please refer to our Company Overview for the results of our proprietary technical indicators that have been scanning shares of Vertex Pharm in search of a potential trend change.

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Ticker(s): VRTX