Investor FAQ

If you are interested in Ionis Pharmaceuticals' investment details, you can find the answers to some frequently asked questions below.

  1. Where are you located?
  2. Can you provide a brief description of your Company?
  3. When was the Company founded and when did it go public?
  4. What is Ionis stock symbol and on what exchange is it traded?
  5. How many shares are outstanding?
  6. How can I purchase shares?
  7. How can I get a copy of your annual report?
  8. I have lost my stock certificates. How can I replace them?

Where are you located?
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
2855 Gazelle Court
Carlsbad, CA 92010
(Carlsbad is approximately 35 miles north of downtown San Diego.)
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Can you provide a brief description of your Company?
As the leader in RNA-targeted drug discovery and development, Ionis has created an efficient, broadly applicable, drug discovery platform called antisense technology that can treat diseases where no other therapeutic approaches have proven effective. Our drug discovery platform has served as a springboard for actionable promise and realized hope for patients with unmet needs. We created the first and only approved treatment for children and adults with spinal muscular atrophy as well as the world's first RNA-targeted therapeutic approved for the treatment of polyneuropathy in adults with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis. Our sights are set on all the patients we have yet to reach with a pipeline of more than 40 novel medicines designed to treat a broad range of diseases including cardiovascular diseases, neurological diseases, infectious diseases, pulmonary diseases and cancer. To learn more about Ionis follow us on twitter @ionispharma.
 
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When was the Company founded and when did it go public?
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1989. Ionis conducted its initial public offering two years later in 1991.
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What is Ionis stock symbol and on what exchange is it traded?
Ionis is traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol IONS. Please note that prior to December 22, 2015 our symbol was ISIS and prior to February 21, 2002 our symbol was ISIP.
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How many shares are outstanding?
The number of shares of voting common stock outstanding as of February 20, 2019 was 138,397,754.
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How can I purchase shares?
To purchase Ionis stock you may use the broker of your choice. Ionis does not offer a direct stock purchase plan.
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How can I get a copy of your annual report?
To view a PDF file of the annual reports from 2015-2017  click here. If you would like to receive a hard copy of any of Ionis' annual reports, please click here. Please note that if you are requesting that we send the annual report to an address outside of the U.S. (including Canada and Mexico) you must include your telephone number. The US Postal Service requires a phone number for shipments out of the U.S.
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I have lost my stock certificates. How can I replace them?
Contact our Transfer Agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company: American Stock Transfer & Trust Company (AST)
6201 15th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY  11219
ATTN: Shareholder Services
Tel 1-800-937-5449
Tel 1-718-921-8124
help@astfinancial.com
www.ASTFinancial.com
  To begin the process, click here:
www.ASTFinancial.com
After going to the website, shareholders can click Contact Us at the top right of the screen.
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