Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IONS): Price and Financial Metrics

Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IONS)

Today's Latest Price: $51.13 USD

0.89 (1.77%)

Updated Nov 27 1:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 240 in Medical - Pharmaceuticals

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IONS Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 97.4, Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 91.31% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc is higher than 87.36% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, IONS is more volatile than merely 11.85% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be ACRS, RESN, CUE, BLUE, and TBPH.
  • IONS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc's official web site, go to

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IONS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $51.13 52-week high $66.22
Prev. close $50.24 52-week low $39.32
Day low $50.01 Volume 415,900
Day high $51.19 Avg. volume 905,479
50-day MA $48.44 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $53.37 Market Cap 7.15B

Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IONS) Company Bio

Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a RNA-targeted drug discovery and development company, focuses on developing drugs for patients with severe and rare 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 based in Carlsbad, California.

IONS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$51.13$20.77 -58%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc ranked in the 28th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc, consider:

  • 89% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 74.27% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 18 -- greater than 71.53% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than 49.09% of stocks in its sector (Healthcare).

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Below are the latest news stories about Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate IONS as an investment opportunity.

Ionis Chief Scientific Officer Frank Bennett receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS), the leader in antisense therapeutics, announced today that Frank Bennett, Ph.D., Ionis' executive vice president and chief scientific officer, has been awarded the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award by…

PR Newswire | October 1, 2020

Ionis and Genuity Science announce agreement designed to rapidly translate genomic insights into therapeutics

BOSTON and CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Genuity Science, a genomics and data insights organization and Ionis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: IONS), the leader in antisense therapeutics, today announced a broad, multi-year collaboration aimed at accelerating the discovery and…

PR Newswire | October 1, 2020

Global RNA Interference Market To See Astonishing Growth By 2027|Covid 19 Impact Analysis By Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc., Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Ionis Pharmaceuticals

This research report acknowledges the presentation segments of the global market. The market was classified in terms of presentation in the next piece. The report highlights substantial market growth trends and dynamics, including limitations, drivers and opportunities. A number of

OpenPR | September 30, 2020

Ionis treatment for Alexander disease receives orphan drug designation from U.S. FDA

/PRNewswire/ -- Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS), the leader in antisense therapeutics, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…

PR Newswire | September 30, 2020

AKCEA INVESTOR ALERT By the Former Attorney General of Louisiana: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. - AKCA

NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) are investigating the proposed sale of Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. (NasdaqGS: AKCA) to Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IONS). Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of Akcea will receive only $18.15 in cash for each share of Akcea that they own. KSF is seeking to determine whether this consideration and the process that led t

Business Wire | September 4, 2020

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IONS Price Returns

1-mo 8.90%
3-mo -6.18%
6-mo -11.34%
1-year -20.06%
3-year -7.86%
5-year -17.37%
YTD -15.36%
2019 11.75%
2018 7.48%
2017 5.16%
2016 -22.77%
2015 0.31%

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