NASDAQ:IONS - Ionis Pharmaceuticals Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$46.50 +0.66 (+1.44 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 02:33 PM ET)
Previous Close$46.50
Today's Range$45.8733 - $46.74
52-Week Range$39.07 - $65.51
Volume928,913 shs
Average Volume711,563 shs
Market Capitalization$5.84 billion
P/E Ratio581.25
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.63
Ionis Pharmaceuticals logoIonis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. discovers and develops RNA-targeted therapeutics. The company offers SPINRAZA for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in pediatric and adult patients; and Kynamro an oligonucleotide inhibitor for use in patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia to reduce low density lipoprotein-cholesterol, apolipoprotein B, total cholesterol, and non-high density lipoprotein. It is also developing inotersen, an antisense drug Ionis to treat patients with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis; and volanesorsen, an antisense drug for the treatment of familial chylomicronemia syndrome and familial partial lipodystrophy. In addition, the company is developing drugs for various indications, such as cardiometabolic diseases caused by lipid disorders; cardiovascular disease, clotting disorders, and Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases; and acromegaly, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, beta-thalassemia, and Huntington's disease. Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has a collaboration agreement with AstraZeneca to discover and develop antisense therapies for treating cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, and cancer; and Biogen Inc. to develop and commercialize therapies for neurological disorders, SMA, and neurodegenerative diseases. The company was formerly known as Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and changed its name to Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in December 2015. Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryBiotechnology
SectorMedical
SymbolNASDAQ:IONS
CUSIP46433010
Phone760-931-9200

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.59
Current Ratio5.38
Quick Ratio5.33

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio581.25
Forward P/E Ratio-1,162.50
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$507.67 million
Price / Sales11.50
Cash Flow$0.3631 per share
Price / Cash128.05
Book Value$3.36 per share
Price / Book13.84

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.08
Net Income$-5,960,000.00
Net Margins-2.00%
Return on Equity-3.06%
Return on Assets-0.88%

Miscellaneous

Employees547
Outstanding Shares125,520,000
Market Cap$5,836.68

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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 4th. The company reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.10. The business earned $144.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $144.01 million. Ionis Pharmaceuticals had a negative net margin of 2.00% and a negative return on equity of 3.06%. Ionis Pharmaceuticals's revenue was up 24.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.03 earnings per share. View Ionis Pharmaceuticals' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for IONS?

11 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Ionis Pharmaceuticals' stock. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $75.00. On average, they anticipate Ionis Pharmaceuticals' share price to reach $53.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Ionis Pharmaceuticals.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ionis Pharmaceuticals?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ionis Pharmaceuticals in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of Ionis Pharmaceuticals' key competitors?

Who are Ionis Pharmaceuticals' key executives?

Ionis Pharmaceuticals' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Stanley T. Crooke, Founder, Exec. Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 73)
  • Dr. Brett P. Monia, Founder, COO and Sr. VP of Antisense Drug Discovery & Translational Medicine (Age 57)
  • Ms. Elizabeth L. Hougen, CFO & Sr. VP of Fin. (Age 56)
  • Dr. Richard S. Geary Ph.D., Sr. VP of Devel. (Age 60)
  • Ms. B. Lynne Parshall, Sr. Strategic Advisor & Director (Age 64)

Has Ionis Pharmaceuticals been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about IONS stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ionis Pharmaceuticals earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.00 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Ionis Pharmaceuticals' major shareholders?

Ionis Pharmaceuticals' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Baillie Gifford & Co. (7.39%), Sicart Associates LLC (0.42%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.29%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.26%), BLB&B Advisors LLC (0.20%) and Amalgamated Bank (0.02%). Company insiders that own Ionis Pharmaceuticals stock include B Lynne Parshall, Brett P Monia, C Frank Bennett, Elizabeth L Hougen, Frederick T Muto, Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc, 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 institutional investors are selling Ionis Pharmaceuticals stock?

IONS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BLB&B Advisors LLC. 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, Joseph Klein III, Patrick R O'neil, Richard S Geary, Sarah Boyce, Spencer R Berthelsen and Stanley T Crooke. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ionis Pharmaceuticals.

Which institutional investors are buying Ionis Pharmaceuticals stock?

IONS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baillie Gifford & Co., Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Sicart Associates LLC, Scout Investments Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Amalgamated Bank, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB and Bank of Montreal Can. 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 $46.50.

How big of a company is Ionis Pharmaceuticals?

Ionis Pharmaceuticals has a market capitalization of $5.84 billion and generates $507.67 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-5,960,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.08 on an earnings per share basis. Ionis Pharmaceuticals employs 547 workers across the globe.

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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  461 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  447 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  908
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This page was last updated on 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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