Is It Too Late to Buy Illumina (ILMN) Stock?

Bonsai Partners recently released its Q1 2021 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. The fund posted a return of -0.8% for the quarter (net of fees), underperforming their benchmark, the S&P 500 Index which returned 6.2% in the same quarter. You should check out Bonsai Partners’ top 5 stock picks for investors to buy right now, which could be the biggest winners of this year.

In the Q1 2021 Investor Letter, the fund highlighted a few stocks and Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) is one of them. Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) is a biotechnology company. In the last three months, Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) stock lost 7%. Here is what the fund said:

“Illumina is the leading provider of genomic sequencing instruments and reagents. Illumina’s shares appreciated 3.8%.

Similar to last quarter, this quarter was relatively quiet for Illumina. The company positively preannounced earnings for the first quarter as catch-up demand for lab genomics was robust.

On the regulatory front, the Federal Trade Commission opposed Illumina’s acquisition of GRAIL, which is ironic considering it was once a part of Illumina before it spun out. I have no way of knowing whether the deal will go through.”

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Bonsai Partners has been a long time Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) bull. In October 2020, we shared Bonsai Partners ILMN’s thesis in this article.

Our calculations showed that Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) isn’t ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.

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