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Ionis Pharmaceuticals

$43.68

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JPMorgan Analyst Fye will host a conference call with COO Brett Monia on May 16 at 2 pm.

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IONS Ionis Pharmaceuticals
$43.68

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Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Comcast (CMCSA) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Atlantic Equities. 2. Zillow (Z, ZG) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital with analyst Mark Mahaney citing the recent stock price appreciation. 3. XL Group (XL) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital with analyst Mark Dwelle saying the company's first quarter earnings did not contain any red flags around the sale of the company to AXA (AXAHY), which is on track to close in late second quarter or in the third quarter. 4. Ionis Pharmaceuticals (IONS) downgraded to In Line from Outperform at Evercore ISI with analyst Josh Schimmer citing the safety concerns around volanesorsen discussed in the latest FDA briefing documents, which also "dismantled the company's claims" that the treatment leads to benefits in pancreatis. 5. Sapiens (SPNS) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at William Blair with analyst Justin Furby saying consensus estimates for 2019 could be a "too aggressive." This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Ionis Pharmaceuticals cut to In Line at Evercore ISI after volanesorsen review
As reporter earlier, Evercore ISI analyst Josh Schimmer downgraded Ionis Pharmaceuticals to In Line from Outperform and lowered his price target to $46 from $55. The analyst cites the safety concerns around volanesorsen discussed in the latest FDA briefing documents, which also "dismantled the company's claims" that the treatment leads to benefits in pancreatis. Schimmer says that while he did not assign much value around volanesorsen, he is now removing it from the model until there is more certainty around the drug profile while also increasing the discount rate to reflect additional platform uncertainty.
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Ionis Pharmaceuticals downgraded to In Line from Outperform at Evercore ISI
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Spinraza decline in new adds happened 'a bit early,' says Evercore ISI
Commenting on weakness in shares of Ionis Pharmaceuticals (IONS), Evercore ISI analyst Josh Schimmer said he knew Spinraza new adds would start to decline at some point, leading to a sequential drop in injections, but this happened "a bit early." Following Biogen's (BIIB) report, he sees potential for Spinraza stagnation in the U.S. this year, with growth driven outside of the U.S. In terms of the Huntington's data for Ionis' antisense program partnered with Roche (RHHBY) presented today, Schimmer said there were "encouraging signs for some of the disease measures, less encouraging for others" along with "generally wide error bars." He has an Outperform rating on Ionis, which is down 11% to $45.06 in afternoon trading.

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