Technical analysis from Vertex Pharmaceutic (VRTX, NASDAQ:VRTX) on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange (NASDAQ). Download the latest price data & trading signals

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Price continues to trade above the Exponential Moving Average(5) for VRTX
Exponential Moving Average /
Price continues to trade above the Exponential Moving Average(5) for VRTX

VRTX: EMA(5) Current Signal -> (1) 25 May: BULLISH (2) 24 May: BULLISH (3) 23 May: BULLISH

Vertex Pharmaceutic: Daily volume performance is -1.1 [Downtrend]
Volume /
Vertex Pharmaceutic: Daily volume performance is -1.1 [Downtrend]

[BEARISH]: Vertex Pharmaceutic current volume downtrend in the first timeframe. Volume for VRTX is 627630 (-1.1).

Close Tod Vs Range Tod /
Vertex Pharmaceutic: Buyers are in control at the market close.

VRTX: Close versus price range Current Signal ->(1) 25 May: BULLISH (2) 24 May: BULLISH (3) 23 May: BULLISH

Weighted Moving Average /
The WMA trend following signal is still current for Vertex Pharmaceutic [Bullish]

[BULLISH]: Vertex Pharmaceutic currently has a confirmed uptrend. Recent trading has caused the WMA 5 day average to exceed the closing price confirming the short term trend following indicator. Currently, the return on WMA5 is 0.3%.

Low Price /
Vertex Pharmaceutic: Daily low performance is 0.4 % [Uptrend]

VRTX: LOW Current Signal -> (1) 25 May: BULLISH (2) 24 May: BULLISH (3) 23 May: BEARISH

Detrended Price Oscillator /
Bullish trading conditions for Vertex Pharmaceutic has been signalled from the DPO (2.3095)

[BULLISH]: Vertex Pharmaceutic currently has a confirmed uptrend. Price is currently above the displaced moving average for VRTX. Currently, the return on DPO20 is 0.3%.

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White Candle /
VRTX Basic Candle: White

[BULLISH]: Vertex Pharmaceutic has formed a White candlestick. Normal buying pressure highlighting buyers were in control.

Range Tod Vs Range Yest /
Vertex Pharmaceutic: Range Performance (-22.9)

VRTX: Range today versus range yesterday Current Signal ->(1) 25 May: BEARISH (2) 24 May: BULLISH (3) 23 May: BEARISH

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Buying pressure for Vertex Pharmaceutic continues - bullish signal
Chaikin Money Flow /
Buying pressure for Vertex Pharmaceutic continues - bullish signal

[BULLISH]: Vertex Pharmaceutic current price has highlighted recent buying pressure and the continuation of a bullish trading conditions. Currently, the CMF is 0.09. VRTX received a confirmed CMF crossover days on the May 18 2018. The bullish signal has been active for 0 day. During the quarter, the highest CMF value was 0.09 occurring on the May 18 2018.

Third timeframe trend of Vertex Pharmaceutic remains as an Uptrend
Long Trend /
Third timeframe trend of Vertex Pharmaceutic remains as an Uptrend

[BULLISH]: Vertex Pharmaceutic is in an uptrend in the medium term timeframe. The current rally number is 15 & the highest rally count for the LTM is 185. The highest rally for the month is 19

Fibonacci Extensions /
[Short]: Exit price for VRTX should be set @$71.41

Vertex Pharmaceutic has moved above the 161.8% level ($59.99) [Bearish]. Look for a short limit order entry near this point. Exit price for VRTX should be set @$71.41 & short position stoploss for Vertex Pharmaceutic should be set at $48.57

Elder Ray Index /
Buying pressure for VRTX highlights ability of buyers to drive the price upwards

[BULLISH]: Vertex Pharmaceutic Elder Ray Index is signalling a Bullish movementERI is 1.963 indicating bull power. Prices are being driven above the consensus of value for VRTX during the last trading session [Buying Pressure]

On Balance Volume /
Market conditions are indicating OBV accumulation is current for VRTX

[BULLISH]: Vertex Pharmaceutic current price has highlighted recent accumulation. Currently, the OBV is 1.06965e+006.

Closing price for VRTX ($157.5) signals buyers are now keener than sellers
Close Tod Vs Close Yest /
Closing price for VRTX ($157.5) signals buyers are now keener than sellers

VRTX: Recent Performance ->(1) 25 May: 0.3% (2) 24 May: 0.0% (3) 23 May: 0.4%

William %R Overbought signal is still current for Vertex Pharmaceutic [Bearish]
Williams %R /
William %R Overbought signal is still current for Vertex Pharmaceutic [Bearish]

VRTX: William %R Recent Trading -> (1) 25 May: -8.1 (2) 24 May: -12.6 (3) 23 May: -12.5

Closing Price /
Strong price performance from VRTX has seen a higher close of 0.3 % [Uptrend]

[BULLISH]: Vertex Pharmaceutic current uptrend in the first timeframe. Currently, the Close is $157.5.

Percentage Price /
PPO: The shorter moving average for VRTX is still below the longer term moving average

VRTX: PPO Current Signal -> (1) 25 May: BEARISH (2) 24 May: BEARISH (3) 23 May: BEARISH

Daily Volume Index /
Traders are currently accumulating Vertex Pharmaceutic

VRTX: DVI Current Signal -> (1) 25 May: BULLISH (2) 24 May: BULLISH (3) 23 May: BULLISH CROSSOVER

Vertex Pharmaceutic: Ulcer Index 2.992 [Low Stress]
Ulcer Index /
Vertex Pharmaceutic: Ulcer Index 2.992 [Low Stress]

[BEARISH]: Vertex Pharmaceutic UIX index implies that the downside risk of the current trading price is low. Currently, the UIX is 2.992.

Vertex Pharmaceutic: Range ($1.68)
Price Range /
Vertex Pharmaceutic: Range ($1.68)

[BEARISH]: Vertex Pharmaceutic current downtrend in the first timeframe. Currently, the Range is $1.68.

Daily trading has confirmed an ATR downtrend (3.217) for Vertex Pharmaceutic
Average True Range /
Daily trading has confirmed an ATR downtrend (3.217) for Vertex Pharmaceutic

[Bearish]: Average True Range has confirmed an downtrend is present. Vertex Pharmaceutic has a TR of 1.68, and an ATR(14) of 3.217.

MACD /
Vertex Pharmaceutic: MACD @0.7781 [Bullish]

[BULLISH]: Vertex Pharmaceutic currently has positive MACD of 0.7781. This means the signal line is greater than the MACD line signalling a bullish movement. Currently, the return on MACD is 1.6%.

Momentum /
Positive momentum: Price is trading higher for Vertex Pharmaceutic than 5 days ago

VRTX: MOM Current Signal -> (1) 25 May: BULLISH (2) 24 May: BULLISH (3) 23 May: BULLISH

Elders Force Index /
Recent trading highlights continued buying pressure is present for VRTX

[BULLISH]: Vertex Pharmaceutic current price has highlighted recent buying pressure. Currently, the Elders Force Index is 749727.

Stochastic Oscillator /
Stochastic Overbought signal is still current for Vertex Pharmaceutic [Bearish]

[BEARISH]: Vertex Pharmaceutic is currently Overbought highlighting the potential for a short term trend reversal in the downward direction.

VRTX: Average Directional Index has confirmed a weak trend @14.62
Average Directional Movement /
VRTX: Average Directional Index has confirmed a weak trend @14.62

[Weak Trend]: ADX for VRTX has confirmed a weak trend is present. Vertex Pharmaceutic has an ATR(14) of 3.217, a DX of 6.68 & an ADX(14) of 14.62

VRTX: Over the last month there has been 5 trading days with the opening price in the middle price range & the closing the price in the upper price range
Open Tod Vs Close Tod /
VRTX: Over the last month there has been 5 trading days with the opening price in the middle price range & the closing the price in the upper price range

[BULLISH]: Vertex Pharmaceutic opened in the middle part of daily range at 46.4% & closed in the upper part of the trading range at 76.2%. This suggests the buyers have taken control. Over the last 12 months there has been 29 trading days with the opening price in the middle shadow & the closing the price in the upper shadow giving a confirmation ratio of 11%. Over the last month there has been 5 trading days with the opening price in the middle price range & the closing the price in the upper price range giving a confirmation ratio of 26.3%.

Aroon Oscillator /
Daily trading has confirmed an Aroon downtrend (-20) for Vertex Pharmaceutic

[BEARISH]: Vertex Pharmaceutic has a current ARO(25) of -20. This has change 0 points from yesterday.

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