Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Healthcare Stocks: Ionis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: IONS) and Autolus Therapeutics (NASDAQ: AUTL)

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Healthcare sector with new ratings on Ionis Pharmaceuticals (IONSResearch Report) and Autolus Therapeutics (AUTLResearch Report).

Ionis Pharmaceuticals (IONS)

In a report issued on January 29, Myles Minter from William Blair maintained a Hold rating on Ionis Pharmaceuticals. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $59.17.

According to, Minter is ranked #271 out of 5866 analysts.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Ionis Pharmaceuticals with a $70.75 average price target.

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Autolus Therapeutics (AUTL)

William Blair analyst Matt Phipps maintained a Buy rating on Autolus Therapeutics today. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $10.05, close to its 52-week low of $9.40.

According to, Phipps has 0 stars on 0-5 star ranking scale with an average return of -17.3% and a 30.0% success rate. Phipps covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Phasebio Pharmaceuticals, Pieris Pharmaceuticals, and Kezar Life Sciences.

Autolus Therapeutics has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $25.00, a 150.0% upside from current levels. In a report released today, H.C. Wainwright also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $24.00 price target.

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