NASDAQ:XLRN - Acceleron Pharma Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $171.29
  • Forecasted Upside: -1.22 %
  • Number of Analysts: 14
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 10 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for XLRN

Analyst Price Target is $171.29
▼ -1.22% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 14 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Acceleron Pharma in the last 3 months. The average price target is $171.29, with a high forecast of $183.00 and a low forecast of $132.00. The average price target represents a -1.22% upside from the last price of $173.40.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 14 investment analysts is to hold stock in Acceleron Pharma. This rating has held steady since December 2019, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/6/2021Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold$180.00Low
10/4/2021Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ Market PerformLow
10/1/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$180.00Low
10/1/2021BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$150.00 ➝ $180.00Low
9/30/2021CowenDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$173.00 ➝ $180.00Low
9/30/2021Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$180.00Low
9/30/2021HC WainwrightDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$168.00 ➝ $180.00High
9/30/2021Piper SandlerDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$146.00 ➝ $180.00High
9/30/2021SVB LeerinkBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$148.00 ➝ $180.00High
9/27/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$113.00 ➝ $179.00High
8/5/2021Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$143.00 ➝ $146.00Medium
7/19/2021Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$183.00Medium
6/27/2021SVB LeerinkReiterated RatingHoldLow
6/24/2021OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$141.00 ➝ $160.00Medium
6/15/2021SVB LeerinkReiterated RatingHoldHigh
3/29/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$132.00High
3/29/2021SVB LeerinkReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market Perform$148.00N/A
3/23/2021SVB LeerinkDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$148.00High
3/22/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$132.00 ➝ $132.00N/A
3/11/2021Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$200.00Medium
3/1/2021CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$137.00 ➝ $171.00Low
2/26/2021Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$130.00 ➝ $143.00Low
2/26/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$135.00 ➝ $145.00High
2/26/2021SVB LeerinkBoost Price TargetOutperform$138.00 ➝ $148.00Low
1/29/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$133.00 ➝ $153.00Low
1/19/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy$155.00 ➝ $160.00High
1/19/2021HC WainwrightBoost Price TargetBuy$148.00 ➝ $168.00High
12/21/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$133.00 ➝ $150.00Medium
12/16/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$130.00 ➝ $135.00Low
11/16/2020OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$120.00 ➝ $131.00Low
11/6/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$125.00 ➝ $130.00High
11/6/2020SVB LeerinkBoost Price TargetOutperform$134.00 ➝ $138.00High
11/6/2020HC WainwrightBoost Price TargetBuy$137.00 ➝ $148.00High
10/13/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$123.00 ➝ $125.00Low
9/29/2020HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/24/2020Raymond JamesInitiated CoverageStrong-Buy$155.00Medium
8/7/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$134.00 ➝ $135.00High
8/7/2020SVB LeerinkBoost Price TargetOutperform$132.00 ➝ $134.00High
7/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$122.00 ➝ $123.00Low
7/7/2020Piper SandlerLower Price TargetOverweight$135.00 ➝ $130.00Low
6/26/2020SVB LeerinkBoost Price TargetOutperform$127.00 ➝ $132.00High
6/25/2020CowenBoost Price TargetOutperform$121.00 ➝ $140.00High
6/25/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$72.00 ➝ $99.00High
6/25/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$123.00 ➝ $134.00Medium
6/25/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$115.00 ➝ $120.00High
6/2/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$136.00 ➝ $137.00High
5/12/2020SVB LeerinkBoost Price Target$104.00 ➝ $127.00High
5/12/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$116.00High
5/12/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$108.00 ➝ $118.00High
5/12/2020OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$112.00 ➝ $115.00High
5/8/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$99.00 ➝ $123.00Low
5/4/2020HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$137.00High
4/6/2020Piper SandlerReiterated RatingBuy$135.00Medium
4/6/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$99.00Medium
4/6/2020OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$108.00 ➝ $112.00Low
4/6/2020HC WainwrightBoost Price TargetBuy$128.00 ➝ $137.00Medium
4/6/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$73.00High
3/10/2020HC WainwrightLower Price TargetBuy$129.00 ➝ $128.00High
3/2/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$138.00 ➝ $136.00Low
2/27/2020BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$107.00Medium
2/18/2020HC WainwrightBoost Price TargetBuy$90.00 ➝ $129.00Low
2/11/2020OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$79.00 ➝ $112.00Medium
2/3/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$52.00 ➝ $122.00Low
1/28/2020OppenheimerBoost Price Target$57.00 ➝ $79.00High
1/28/2020CowenBoost Price Target$78.00 ➝ $109.00High
1/28/2020Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$73.00 ➝ $135.00High
1/28/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$47.00 ➝ $81.00High
1/28/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$72.00High
1/28/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$58.00 ➝ $99.00High
1/28/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$75.00 ➝ $138.00High
1/27/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$47.00Medium
1/22/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$52.00 ➝ $75.00High
12/17/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$48.00 ➝ $52.00High
12/10/2019HC WainwrightInitiated CoverageBuy$88.00Low
11/11/2019HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$68.00 ➝ $88.00Medium
11/6/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuyLow
10/21/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetBuy$71.00Low
10/13/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuyMedium
10/11/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$52.00 ➝ $48.00Low
9/17/2019SVB LeerinkDropped CoverageBuy$55.00N/A
9/17/2019OppenheimerSet Price TargetBuy$58.00Low
9/17/2019HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$68.00High
9/17/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$61.00 ➝ $52.00High
9/6/2019HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$69.00Medium
8/26/2019Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$58.00Low
8/6/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweight$61.00 ➝ $58.00Medium
7/15/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetHold$53.00Medium
6/4/2019HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$69.00High
5/29/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$54.00 ➝ $54.00Medium
5/24/2019CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$66.00Low
5/13/2019HC WainwrightBoost Price TargetBuy$66.00 ➝ $69.00High
5/12/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuy$78.00High
5/10/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$71.00 ➝ $74.00Low
5/3/2019BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$54.00 ➝ $45.00Medium
4/22/2019CIBCReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ OutperformLow
4/22/2019OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperformLow
2/28/2019HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$72.00 ➝ $67.00High
2/25/2019CowenInitiated CoverageOutperform$78.00High
12/3/2018HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$72.00Low
9/17/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$52.00 ➝ $75.00High
9/10/2018Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$55.00Medium
8/3/2018HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$73.00Medium
7/23/2018HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$74.00Medium
7/13/2018Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$50.00Low
7/12/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$48.00Medium
7/10/2018HC WainwrightBoost Price TargetBuy$74.00High
7/10/2018UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$62.00High
7/10/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$32.00High
6/29/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$55.00 ➝ $60.00High
6/29/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesBoost Price TargetOverweight$55.00High
6/29/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$21.00 ➝ $40.00High
5/9/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$55.00High
5/9/2018HC WainwrightBoost Price TargetBuy$69.00Low
4/26/2018HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$62.00Medium
3/2/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$55.00High
3/1/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Positive$44.00 ➝ $63.00High
2/28/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$50.00 ➝ $54.00High
2/28/2018HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$62.00High
2/28/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesBoost Price TargetOverweight$53.00High
2/26/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$33.00High
1/18/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$55.00Medium
1/8/2018OppenheimerReiterated RatingHoldMedium
12/11/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingHoldMedium
12/11/2017HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$62.00Medium
11/14/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingHoldN/A
11/14/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$35.00 ➝ $51.00N/A
11/7/2017HC WainwrightBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$57.00 ➝ $62.00N/A
11/2/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHoldN/A
10/12/2017HC WainwrightInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$57.00N/A
9/20/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingHoldHigh
9/20/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$42.00 ➝ $50.00High
9/14/2017Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$44.00Low
9/12/2017UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy$36.00 ➝ $50.00High
9/5/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingHoldLow
8/5/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$35.00Low
8/4/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$44.00High
7/28/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$40.00Medium
7/4/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$46.00Medium
6/26/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesBoost Price TargetOverweight$32.00 ➝ $40.00High
6/14/2017Nomura InstinetReiterated RatingBuy$58.00Low
6/13/2017FBR & Co.Set Price TargetBuy$63.00High
6/13/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$51.00 ➝ $42.00High
6/13/2017CIBCDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
6/13/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
6/1/2017OppenheimerSet Price TargetBuy$40.00High
5/18/2017FBR & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyHigh
5/17/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageSell ➝ Sell$20.00High
5/1/2017JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingOutperform$39.00Low
4/18/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$46.00Low
4/8/2017FBR & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyMedium
4/6/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$46.00Low
3/26/2017FBR & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyMedium
3/14/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$33.00High
3/9/2017UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$36.00N/A
3/2/2017FBR & Co.Set Price TargetBuy$63.00N/A
3/2/2017CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$40.00 ➝ $36.00N/A
3/1/2017Nomura InstinetInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$58.00N/A
3/1/2017Nomura SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuyN/A
3/1/2017OppenheimerSet Price TargetBuy$44.00 ➝ $40.00N/A
12/25/2016OppenheimerInitiated CoverageBuy$44.00N/A
12/13/2016OppenheimerInitiated CoverageOutperform$44.00N/A
12/1/2016SVB LeerinkSet Price TargetBuy$50.00N/A
(Data available from 10/19/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.62 (Buy)

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Acceleron Pharma, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutics to treat serious and rare diseases. Its product candidates include Luspatercept, designed to patients with chronic anemia associated within a wide range of blood diseases; ACE-083, designed for the treatment of focal muscle disorders; and Sotatercept, designed to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension. The company was founded by John L. Knopf and Thomas P. Maniatis in June 2003 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.
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Today's Range

Now: $173.40
Low: $173.13
High: $174.25

50 Day Range

MA: $145.99
Low: $119.99
High: $182.78

52 Week Range

Now: $173.40
Low: $99.98
High: $189.99


16,978 shs

Average Volume

502,817 shs

Market Capitalization

$10.56 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Acceleron Pharma?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on Acceleron Pharma in the last year: Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, HC Wainwright, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Piper Sandler, Raymond James, Royal Bank of Canada, SVB Leerink LLC, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Wolfe Research, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Acceleron Pharma?

14 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Acceleron Pharma in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $171.29, suggesting a possible downside of 1.0%. Wolfe Research has the highest price target set, predicting XLRN will reach $183.00 in the next twelve months. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $132.00 for Acceleron Pharma in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Acceleron Pharma?

Acceleron Pharma currently has 10 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in XLRN, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Acceleron Pharma's investor relations team?

Acceleron Pharma's physical mailing address is 128 SYDNEY STREET, CAMBRIDGE MA, 02139. The biopharmaceutical company's listed phone number is (617) 649-9200 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Acceleron Pharma is