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Q3 2015

AFFX Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 323,600 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 49,493 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 352,394 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,463,923 sh (+14.41%)
Murray Stahl 104,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 4,000 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 10,856,540 sh (-1.44%)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,100 sh (-18.24%)
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Q4 2015

AFFX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Fisher 379,737 sh (+7.76%)
PRIMECAP Management 10,897,740 sh (+0.38%)
Murray Stahl 104,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 2,246,623 sh (-8.82%)
Steven Cohen 128,000 sh (-60.44%)
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Q1 2016

AFFX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 595,000 sh (+364.84%)
Jim Simons 2,987,399 sh (+32.97%)
Murray Stahl 104,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 10,544,194 sh (-3.24%)
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Q2 2016

AFFX Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Steven Cohen Sold Out
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Medical Diagnostics & Research » Diagnostics & Research  
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Traded in other countries:AFF.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Affymetrix Inc provides life science products and molecular diagnostic products that enables parallel analysis of biological systems at the gene, protein and cell level.

Affymetrix Inc was incorporated in California in 1992 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1998. The Company is a provider of life science tools and molecular diagnostic products that enable parallel analysis of biological systems at the gene, protein and cell level. It sells its products to genomic research centers, academic institutions, government and private laboratories, as well as pharmaceutical, diagnostic and biotechnology companies. The Companys operations consist of two reportable segments, Affymetrix Core and eBioscience. Affymetrix Core is divided into three business units with each business unit having its own research, development and marketing groups to better serve customers and respond quickly to the market needs. The three business units that form Affymetrix Core are; Expression, Genetic Analysis and Clinical Applications, and Life Science Reagents. Expression: This business unit develops and markets the Company's GeneChip gene expression products and services, and the QuantiGene line of low-to-mid-plex RNA measurement products; Genetic Analysis and Clinical Applications. This business unit develops and markets the Company's genotyping, such as the Axiom product line and clinical research applications, such as the CytoScan cytogenetics; Life Science Reagents; This business unit develops and sells reagents, enzymes, purification kits and biochemicals used by life science researchers. eBioscience; This reportable segment specializes in the development, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of research tools in the areas of flow cytometry, immunoassays, microscopic imaging and other protein-based analyses. The Company markets and distributes its products directly to customers in North America, Japan and major European markets. The Company is facing competition as existing companies develop new or improved products, and as companies enter the market with new technologies, such as next-generation sequencing. In the highly multiplexed genotyping and gene expression markets, existing competitive technologies include DNA sequencing, which the Company does not offer and is offered by companies such as Illumina, Inc., Life Technologies Corporation and Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. The Companys operations are subject to complex and stringent environmental, health, safety and other governmental laws and regulations.

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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $359.8
EPS (TTM) $ 0.12
Short Percentage of Float17.83%
52-Week Range $8.28 - 16.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)80.54

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 375 389 404
EPS ($) 0.43 0.46 0.50
EPS without NRI ($) 0.43 0.46 0.50
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Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: PXLW, NGPC, MS, CHMT, AFFX Aug 15 2011 
Affymetrix Inc. (AFFX) CFO Timothy C Barabe buys 5,000 Shares Nov 19 2010 
Affymetrix Inc. (AFFX) CFO Timothy C Barabe buys 10,000 Shares Aug 24 2010 
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: AspenBio Pharma, Solarwinds, Affymetrix, Cascade Financial Corp., Bank of Jul 31 2010 
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: Ocean BioChem, Solarwinds Inc., PDL BioPharma, Autobytel Inc., Affymetrix May 08 2010 
Affymetrix Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 06 2010 
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: Ocean BioChem, Affymetrix, Richardson Electronics, First Defiance Financi May 02 2010 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: ScheringPlough Corp., Novellus Systems Inc., SeaBright Insurance Holdings May 01 2008 

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