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Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 25646.26. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Illumina Inc. is 174.27 (with a change from open of 0.52%), this in conjunction with a target price of 154.67. Volume today has so far reached 208234, with an average volume of about 1182.88. The GAP for this stock, is 0.23%.

The P/E ratio is 59.46, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 42.34. The current EPS for Illumina Inc., is 2.91, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 30.50%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -9.89%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Illumina Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 15.72% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 15.97%. Quarter over quarter is 18.60% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 11.30%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 28.90%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 19.70%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 1.00% and institutional ownership is 97.70%. Shares outstanding is 148.27, while shares float is at a value of 145.1. Float short for Illumina Inc. is 3.48% and the short ratio is 4.27.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.5, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.5. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 3.7, and the quick ratio is 3.1. The most recent gross margin is 70.00% and their operating margin is 24.60%. The profit margin is 18.70%.

Illumina Inc. has seen returns on assets of 11.40%, and on investment, 16.60%. Return on equity is 22.10%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 3.72. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 11.08, with Price/book ratio coming to 12.35 and Price/cash is 17.99, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 52.14.

The simple moving averages are 6.50% and 10.55% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -18.29% and the 52 week low is 37.11%.

Illumina Inc. has a dividend yield of , with a current price of 174.27. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 0.00%. This is in an industry, Biotechnology, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Healthcare. Illumina Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Biotechnology industry means that Illumina Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 4.93%, with performance for the month coming to 2.26%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 26.21%, and for the half year the performance is -17.66%. Volatility for this week is 2.64% and for the month this is 2.86%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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