Illumina Inc. [ILMN] Stock trading around $339.04 per share: What’s Next?

Illumina Inc. [NASDAQ: ILMN] price surged by 1.58 percent to reach at $5.26. The company report on September 28, 2020 that Illumina to Announce Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results on Thursday, October 29, 2020.

Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) today announced that it will issue results for the third quarter 2020 following the close of market on Thursday, October 29, 2020.

On the same day, at 2:00 pm Pacific Time (5:00 pm Eastern Time) Francis deSouza, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Sam Samad, Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call with analysts, investors, and other interested parties to discuss financial and operating results.

A sum of 1418242 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 1.37M shares. Illumina Inc. shares reached a high of $339.60 and dropped to a low of $333.9672 until finishing in the latest session at $339.04.

The one-year ILMN stock forecast points to a potential downside of -14.06. The average equity rating for ILMN stock is currently 2.60, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

Guru’s Opinion on Illumina Inc. [ILMN]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ILMN shares is $297.25 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ILMN stock is a recommendation set at 2.60. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Atlantic Equities have made an estimate for Illumina Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on September 30, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on September 29, 2020, representing the official price target for Illumina Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $390 to $285, while UBS kept a Neutral rating on ILMN stock. On September 22, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for ILMN shares from 380 to 280.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Illumina Inc. is set at 13.09, with the Price to Sales ratio for ILMN stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 14.58. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 10.92, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 22.68. Price to Free Cash Flow for ILMN in the course of the last twelve months was 46.70 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 3.40.

ILMN Stock Performance Analysis:

Illumina Inc. [ILMN] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 9.92. With this latest performance, ILMN shares dropped by -2.04% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 17.13% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 13.70% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for ILMN stock in for the last two-week period is set at 61.40, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 70.68, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 54.40 for Illumina Inc. [ILMN]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 338.60, while it was recorded at 326.12 for the last single week of trading, and 324.52 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Illumina Inc. Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Illumina Inc. [ILMN] shares currently have an operating margin of +28.03 and a Gross Margin at +69.63. Illumina Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +28.28.

Return on Total Capital for ILMN is now 16.02, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 18.06. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 23.94, with Return on Assets sitting at 14.04. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Illumina Inc. [ILMN] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 40.78. Additionally, ILMN Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 28.97, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 25.71. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 39.80, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 28.27.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Illumina Inc. [ILMN] managed to generate an average of $130,130 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.52 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.50.Illumina Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 3.40 and a Current Ratio set at 3.80.


With the latest financial reports released by the company, Illumina Inc. posted 1.93/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.4/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 37.90%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for ILMN. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Illumina Inc. go to 5.90%.

Illumina Inc. [ILMN] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $45,970 million, or 94.40% of ILMN stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ILMN stocks are: BAILLIE GIFFORD & CO with ownership of 17,110,115, which is approximately -2.889% of the company’s market cap and around 0.40% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 11,713,173 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.97 billion in ILMN stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $3.96 billion in ILMN stock with ownership of nearly 6.658% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Illumina Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 452 institutional holders increased their position in Illumina Inc. [NASDAQ:ILMN] by around 8,183,304 shares. Additionally, 348 investors decreased positions by around 6,704,564 shares, while 125 investors held positions by with 120,700,349 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 135,588,217 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ILMN stock had 110 new institutional investments in for a total of 540,773 shares, while 51 institutional investors sold positions of 714,949 shares during the same period.

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