NASDAQ:IONS - Ionis Pharmaceuticals Stock Price, News & Analysis

$70.07
+0.99 (+1.43 %)
(As of 08/19/2019 02:55 PM ET)
Today's Range
$68.07
Now: $70.07
$70.27
50-Day Range
$61.67
MA: $65.93
$70.16
52-Week Range
$43.27
Now: $70.07
$86.58
Volume29,225 shs
Average Volume1.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.84 billion
P/E Ratio23.64
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.07
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc discovers and develops RNA-targeted therapeutics in the United States. The company offers SPINRAZA for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in pediatric and adult patients; and TEGSEDI, an injection for the treatment of polyneuropathy of hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis in adults. It is involved in developing neurology products that include IONIS-HTTRx for Huntington's diseases; and IONIS-SOD1Rx and IONIS-C9Rx for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and IONIS-MAPTRx for Alzheimer's diseases. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryBiotechnology
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:IONS
CUSIP46433010
Phone760-931-9200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$599.67 million
Cash Flow$3.3224 per share
Book Value$10.37 per share

Profitability

Net Income$273.74 million

Miscellaneous

Employees737
Market Cap$9.84 billion
Next Earnings Date11/5/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Ionis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IONS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ionis Pharmaceuticals' stock symbol?

Ionis Pharmaceuticals trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "IONS."

How were Ionis Pharmaceuticals' earnings last quarter?

Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:IONS) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 7th. The company reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.27) by $0.26. The company earned $164 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $145.31 million. Ionis Pharmaceuticals had a return on equity of 38.70% and a net margin of 49.90%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 39.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.29) earnings per share. View Ionis Pharmaceuticals' Earnings History.

When is Ionis Pharmaceuticals' next earnings date?

Ionis Pharmaceuticals is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ionis Pharmaceuticals.

What price target have analysts set for IONS?

8 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Ionis Pharmaceuticals' stock. Their predictions range from $48.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate Ionis Pharmaceuticals' stock price to reach $67.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Ionis Pharmaceuticals.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ionis Pharmaceuticals?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ionis Pharmaceuticals in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Ionis Pharmaceuticals.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Ionis Pharmaceuticals stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Ionis Pharmaceuticals stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a RNA-targeted drug discovery and development company which focuses on developing drugs for severe and rare diseases. Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., formerly known as Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is headquartered in Carlsbad, California. " (7/31/2019)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, ". $68 PT. Biogen (BIIB, Young, Neutral) reported earnings this morning and discussed the outlook for Spinraza, which is a key product for Ionis (receives low-20s royalty). Incremental color suggests that the broader SMA market, especially ex-US, is likely much larger than initially expected. However, we see disruptive potential from competitors (risdiplam and gene therapy) which continues to leave us cautious on the long-term Spinraza opportunity. We are hosting a conference call on Monday at 10 AM ET to discuss our thoughts on the key SMA competitor updates expected at AAN (early May) and stock reads to IONS, BIIB and PTCT (Overweight, Young). Call details below." (4/24/2019)

Has Ionis Pharmaceuticals been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about IONS stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ionis Pharmaceuticals earned a news sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Ionis Pharmaceuticals.

Who are some of Ionis Pharmaceuticals' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Ionis Pharmaceuticals own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ionis Pharmaceuticals investors own include CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Biogen (BIIB), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Endologix (ELGX), Intercept Pharmaceuticals (ICPT) and Allergan (AGN).

Who are Ionis Pharmaceuticals' key executives?

Ionis Pharmaceuticals' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Stanley T. Crooke, Founder, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 74)
  • Dr. Brett P. Monia, Founder, COO, Sr. VP of Translational Medicine & Director (Age 58)
  • Ms. Elizabeth L. Hougen, Sr. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 57)
  • Dr. Richard S. Geary, Sr. VP of Devel. (Age 61)
  • Ms. B. Lynne Parshall, Sr. Strategic Advisor & Director (Age 65)

Who are Ionis Pharmaceuticals' major shareholders?

Ionis Pharmaceuticals' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.15%), BlackRock Inc. (6.27%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (6.02%), Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. (2.26%), Invesco Ltd. (1.62%) and Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.41%). Company insiders that own Ionis Pharmaceuticals stock include B Lynne Parshall, Brett P Monia, C Frank Bennett, Elizabeth L Hougen, Frederick T Muto, Joseph H Wender, Joseph Klein III, Patrick R O'neil, Richard S Geary, Sarah Boyce, Spencer R Berthelsen and Stanley T Crooke. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ionis Pharmaceuticals.

Which major investors are selling Ionis Pharmaceuticals stock?

IONS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, First Light Asset Management LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Baillie Gifford & Co., Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. and Sector Gamma AS. Company insiders that have sold Ionis Pharmaceuticals company stock in the last year include B Lynne Parshall, Brett P Monia, C Frank Bennett, Elizabeth L Hougen, Frederick T Muto, Joseph H Wender, Patrick R O'neil, Richard S Geary, Spencer R Berthelsen and Stanley T Crooke. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ionis Pharmaceuticals.

Which major investors are buying Ionis Pharmaceuticals stock?

IONS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC and Janus Henderson Group PLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ionis Pharmaceuticals.

How do I buy shares of Ionis Pharmaceuticals?

Shares of IONS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ionis Pharmaceuticals' stock price today?

One share of IONS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $70.07.

How big of a company is Ionis Pharmaceuticals?

Ionis Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of $9.84 billion and generates $599.67 million in revenue each year. The company earns $273.74 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.96 on an earnings per share basis. Ionis Pharmaceuticals employs 737 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Ionis Pharmaceuticals.

What is Ionis Pharmaceuticals' official website?

The official website for Ionis Pharmaceuticals is http://www.ionispharma.com/.

How can I contact Ionis Pharmaceuticals?

Ionis Pharmaceuticals' mailing address is 2855 GAZELLE COURT, CARLSBAD CA, 92010. The company can be reached via phone at 760-931-9200.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ionis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ IONS)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  540 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  597 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,137
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This page was last updated on 8/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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