Shares of Illumina Receive a Boost, Up 1.2%

Published on Thu, 04/04/2013 - 10:28
By Robert Cotter in Market movers, ILMN, illumina, market movers, nasdaq:ilmn

Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN), a company whose shares are moving quickly, is trading 1.2% higher to $54.94. The S&P is currently trading 0.3% higher to 1,558 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading 0.2% higher to 14,586.

Illumina share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $79.40 and a 52-week low of $25.57 and are now trading 115% above that low price at $54.94 per share. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 0.47% higher and 0.38% higher over the past week, respectively.

There is potential upside of 0.2% for shares of Illumina based on a current price of $54.94 and an average consensus analyst price target of $55.07. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $51.56 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $48.01.

Illumina, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets integrated systems for the large scale analysis of genetic variation and biological function. The Company provides a comprehensive line of products and services that currently serve the sequencing, genotyping and gene expression markets for genomic research centers, pharmaceutical companies, academic institutions and biotechnology companies.

By Robert Cotter
rcotter@fnno.com

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