Amalgamated Bank increased its position in Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) by 55.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 17,176 shares of the life sciences company’s stock after acquiring an additional 6,092 shares during the period. Amalgamated Bank’s holdings in Illumina were worth $2,980,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in ILMN. HPM Partners LLC raised its holdings in Illumina by 29,103.8% in the 2nd quarter. HPM Partners LLC now owns 751,999 shares of the life sciences company’s stock worth $107,724,000 after acquiring an additional 749,424 shares during the last quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC raised its holdings in Illumina by 55.6% in the 2nd quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 1,475,669 shares of the life sciences company’s stock worth $256,058,000 after acquiring an additional 527,548 shares during the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. raised its holdings in Illumina by 276.9% in the 2nd quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 475,111 shares of the life sciences company’s stock worth $82,441,000 after acquiring an additional 349,058 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its holdings in Illumina by 3.0% in the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 9,648,842 shares of the life sciences company’s stock worth $1,646,479,000 after acquiring an additional 285,379 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Baird Financial Group Inc. raised its holdings in Illumina by 1,110.5% in the 1st quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc. now owns 279,120 shares of the life sciences company’s stock worth $47,629,000 after acquiring an additional 256,061 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 93.34% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Illumina, Inc. (ILMN) traded down 0.15% on Friday, reaching $210.72. 942,620 shares of the company traded hands. The company has a 50-day moving average of $197.88 and a 200-day moving average of $180.42. The stock has a market capitalization of $30.77 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 42.28 and a beta of 0.81. Illumina, Inc. has a 1-year low of $119.37 and a 1-year high of $214.04.

Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The life sciences company reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $662.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $642.38 million. Illumina had a net margin of 30.27% and a return on equity of 19.69%. The firm’s revenue was up 10.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.86 earnings per share. Analysts anticipate that Illumina, Inc. will post $3.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on ILMN. Vetr upgraded shares of Illumina from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $197.84 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Illumina from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Illumina from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a $250.00 target price on shares of Illumina in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, First Analysis upgraded shares of Illumina from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $176.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. Illumina presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $181.76.

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In other news, EVP Omead Ostadan sold 1,672 shares of Illumina stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $172.73, for a total value of $288,804.56. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 26,242 shares in the company, valued at $4,532,780.66. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Jay T. Flatley sold 15,000 shares of Illumina stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $170.77, for a total transaction of $2,561,550.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 534,176 shares in the company, valued at approximately $91,221,235.52. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 195,434 shares of company stock worth $37,480,647. 1.60% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Illumina Company Profile

Illumina, Inc (Illumina) is a provider of sequencing- and array-based solutions for genetic analysis. The Company operates through two segments: Core Illumina and the consolidated variable interest entities (VIEs), which include the activities of GRAIL, Inc (GRAIL) and Helix Holdings I, LLC (Helix). Core Illumina consists of its core operations.

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