|Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated -- USA Stock|| |
USD 157.97 0.78 0.5%
Executive Director and Chairman of Science and Technology Committee
Dr. Joshua S. Boger, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated. Dr. Boger is the founder of Vertex and was a director since our inception in 1989. He was our Chief Executive Officer from 1992 through May 2009. He was our Chairman of our board of directors from 1997 until May 2006 and our President from our inception until December 2000, and from 2005 through February 2009. He was our Chief Scientific Officer from 1989 until May 1992. Prior to founding Vertex in 1989, Dr. Boger held the position of Senior Director of Basic Chemistry at Merck Sharp Dohme Research Laboratories in Rahway, New Jersey, where he headed both the Department of Medicinal Chemistry of Immunology Inflammation and the Department of Biophysical Chemistry
Age: 63 Chairman Since 2009
Boger holds a B.A. in chemistry and philosophy from Wesleyan University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry from Harvard University.
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The company has return on total asset (ROA)
of 6.6 %
which means that it generated profit of $6.6 on every $100 spent on asset. This is normal as compared to the sector avarege. Similarly, it shows return on stockholders equity (ROE)
of 1.14 %
meaning that it created $1.14 on every $100 dollars invested by stockholders.
The company currently holds 587.19 M in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 32.5 indicating the company may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated has Current Ratio of 3.21 suggesting that it is liquid enough and is able to pay its financial obligations when they are due.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated engages in discovering, developing, manufacturing, and commercializing medicines for serious diseases. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) is traded on NASDAQ in USA. It is located in MASSACHUSETTS, U.S.A and employs 1,950 people. Vertex Pharmaceuticals is listed under Pharmaceutical Products category by Fama And French industry classification.