I think Illumina, Inc. ($ILMN) is a Possible Buy. It currently should be $480. Confident Investor Rating: Good


Company name Illumina, Inc.
Stock ticker ILMN
Live stock price [stckqut]ILMN[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair



Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Fair
EBITDA growth Good
Price growth Good
R&D growth Fair
Income growth Good
Assets growth Good
Return on Assets growth Good
Income / Rev growth Good
TWCA Plus Good
Standard TWCA Good
Weighted ann. stock price increase Good



Confident Investor Rating Good
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $527.79
Target stock price (averages with growth) $2001.95
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $1465.81
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $1104.05


The following company description is from Reuters: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/ilmn/profile?p=ilmn

Illumina, Inc. provides sequencing and array-based solutions for genetic and genomic analysis. Its products and services serve customers in a range of markets enabling the adoption of genomic solutions in research and clinical settings for applications in the life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging segments. The company provides instruments and consumables used in genetic analysis; and genotyping and sequencing services, instrument service contracts, and development and licensing agreements. Its customers include genomic research centers, academic institutions, government laboratories, and hospitals, as well as pharmaceutical, biotechnology, commercial molecular diagnostic laboratories, and consumer genomics companies. The company markets and distributes its products directly to customers in North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region, as well as sells through life-science distributors in certain markets within Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa. Illumina, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.


Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Illumina, Inc. as long as the indicators that I describe in my book The Confident Investor are favorable.

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How was this analysis of Illumina, Inc. calculated?

For owners of my book, “The Confident Investor” I offer the following analysis (you must be logged in to this site as a book owner in order to see the following analysis). If you have registered and cannot see the balance of this article, make sure you are logged in and refresh your browser.
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:

  • Stock price at the time of the calculation: $341.61
  • Growth: 0.2
  • Current EPS (TTM): $13.8519184294722
  • P/E: 51.5864995015237
  • Future EPS Calc: $34.46
  • Future Stock Price Calc: $1778.08
  • Target stock price: $1104.05

I hope that this makes you a Confident Investor.

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