Illumina Inc. (ILMN) Dips 3.49% for January 03

Equities Staff  |

Among the S&P 500’s biggest fallers on Thursday January 03 was Illumina Inc. (ILMN). The stock experienced a 3.49% decline to $284.24 with 1.22 million shares changing hands.

Illumina Inc. started at an opening price of 298.69 and hit a high of $298.69 and a low of $283.79. Ultimately, the stock took a hit and finished the day at $10.28 per share. Illumina Inc. trades an average of n/a shares a day out of a total 147 million shares outstanding. The current moving averages are a 50-day SMA of $n/a and a 200-day SMA of $n/a. Illumina Inc. hit a high of $372.61 and a low of $207.51 over the last year.

Illumina is a major player in life science tools for analyzing genetic material. Revenue from microarray and genome sequencing machines and disposables make up most of the company's revenue, but approximately 18% of the company's sales come from testing services. Essentially all of Illumina's growth stems from the company's genome sequencing products, which include the company's high-throughput NovaSeq and HiSeq instruments in addition to its benchtop NextSeq, MiSeq, and MiniSeq, and iSeq product lines.

With its headquarters located in San Diego, CA, Illumina Inc. employs 6,200 people. After today’s trading, the company’s market cap has fallen to $41.78 billionAs for its value, has a P/E ratio of <64.6, a P/S of 13.35, a P/B of 11.93, and a P/FCF of n/a.

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