Illumina Inc (ILMN) Shares Down Despite Recent Market Volatility

Illumina Inc (NASDAQ: ILMN)’s stock price has dropped by -3.16 in relation to previous closing price of 132.72. Nevertheless, the company has seen a loss of -4.13% in its stock price over the last five trading days. Zacks Investment Research reported 2024-03-26 that Investors looking for ways to find stocks that are set to beat quarterly earnings estimates should check out the Zacks Earnings ESP.

Is It Worth Investing in Illumina Inc (NASDAQ: ILMN) Right Now?

Company’s 36-month beta value is 1.19.Analysts have differing opinions on the stock, with 5 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 6 as “overweight,” 6 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The public float for ILMN is 158.11M, and currently, short sellers hold a 3.29% ratio of that floaft. The average trading volume of ILMN on April 03, 2024 was 1.78M shares.

ILMN’s Market Performance

ILMN stock saw a decrease of -4.13% in the past week, with a monthly decline of -8.53% and a quarterly a decrease of -7.70%. The volatility ratio for the week is 3.19%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 3.57% for Illumina Inc (ILMN).. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -4.34% for ILMN’s stock, with a -11.42% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of ILMN

TD Cowen, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see ILMN reach a price target of $144. The rating they have provided for ILMN stocks is “Market Perform” according to the report published on January 04th, 2024.

Scotiabank gave a rating of “Sector Outperform” to ILMN, setting the target price at $185 in the report published on December 18th of the previous year.

ILMN Trading at -7.03% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought ILMN to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -44.94% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.57%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.19%, as shares sank -6.67% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -5.42% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, ILMN fell by -4.13%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -37.26% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $133.90. In addition, Illumina Inc saw -7.70% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at ILMN starting from Thaysen Jacob, who purchase 7,330 shares at the price of $135.29 back on Feb 22 ’24. After this action, Thaysen Jacob now owns 14,861 shares of Illumina Inc, valued at $991,672 using the latest closing price.

Hoyt Aimee L, the SVP, Chief People Officer of Illumina Inc, sale 315 shares at $112.84 during a trade that took place back on Nov 07 ’23, which means that Hoyt Aimee L is holding 8,314 shares at $35,545 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for ILMN

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -0.21 for the present operating margin
  • 0.61 for the gross margin

The net margin for Illumina Inc stands at -0.26. The total capital return value is set at -0.11. Equity return is now at value -18.81, with -10.38 for asset returns.

Based on Illumina Inc (ILMN), the company’s capital structure generated 0.22 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 0.3. The debt to equity ratio resting at 0.27. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is 160.5.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 362.0 million with net debt to EBITDA at 1.5. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.8. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.99for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.45. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.66.


In a nutshell, Illumina Inc (ILMN) has experienced a bad performance in recent times. The stock has received mixed “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.

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