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Illumina Intrinsic Value: DCF (FCF Based)

: $25.77 (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-05-24), Illumina's intrinsic value calculated from the Discounted Cash Flow model is $25.77.

Note: Discounted Cash Flow model is only suitable for predictable companies (Business Predictability Rank higher than 1-Star). If the company's predictability rank is 1-Star or Not Rated, result may not be accurate due to the low predictability of business and the data will not be stored into our database.

Illumina's Predictability Rank is 3-Stars.

Margin of Safety (FCF Based) using Discounted Cash Flow model for Illumina is -830.85%.

The industry rank for Illumina's Intrinsic Value: DCF (FCF Based) or its related term are showing as below:

ILMN's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (FCF Based) is ranked worse than
92.59% of 27 companies
in the Medical Diagnostics & Research industry
Industry Median: 1.35 vs ILMN: 9.33

Illumina Intrinsic Value: DCF (FCF Based) Historical Data

The historical data trend for Illumina's Intrinsic Value: DCF (FCF Based) can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Illumina Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Intrinsic Value: DCF (FCF Based)
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 51.66 76.75 219.26 213.73 47.79

Illumina Quarterly Data
Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
Intrinsic Value: DCF (FCF Based) Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 193.09 195.14 104.53 47.79 25.77

Illumina Intrinsic Value: DCF (FCF Based) Calculation

This is the intrinsic value calculated from the Discounted Cash Flow model with default parameters. In a discounted cash flow model, the future cash flow is estimated based on a cash flow growth rate and a discount rate. The cash flow of the future is discounted to its current value at the discount rate. All of the discounted future cash flow is added together to get the current intrinsic value of the company.

Usually a two-stage model is used when calculating a stock's intrinsic value using a discounted cash flow model. The first stage is called the growth stage; the second is called the terminal stage. In the growth stage the company grows at a faster rate. Because it cannot grow at that rate forever, a lower rate is used for the terminal stage.

GuruFocus DCF calculator is a two-stage model. The default values are defined as:

1. Discount Rate: d = 9%
A reasonable discount rate assumption should be at least the long term average return of the stock market, which can be estimated from risk free rate plus risk premium of stock market. We used the 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate as the risk free rate and rounded up to the nearest integer, then added a risk premium of 6% to get the estimated discount rate. Some investors use their expected rate of return, which is also reasonable. A typical discount rate can be anywhere between 6% - 20%.

2. Growth Rate in the growth stage: g1 = 10.00%
Growth Rate in the growth stage = average free cash flow growth rate in the past 10 years. If it is higher than 20%, we use 20%. If it is less than 5%, we use 5% instead. => Average Free Cash Flow Growth Rate in the past 10 years was 10.00% which is less than 20% and higher than 5% => Growth Rate: 10.00%

3. Years of Growth Stage: y1 = 10

4. Terminal Growth Rate: g2 = 4%

5. Years of Terminal Growth: y2 = 10

6. Free Cash Flow per Share: fcf = $1.352.
However, GuruFocus DCF calculator is actually a Discounted Earnings calculator, the EPS without NRI is used as the default. The reason we are doing this is we found that historically stock prices are more correlated with earnings than free cash flow.

All of the default settings can be changed and the results are calculated automatically.

Illumina's Intrinsic Value: DCF (FCF Based) for today is calculated as

Intrinsic Value: DCF (FCF Based)=Free Cash Flow per Share*{[(1+g1)/(1+d)+(1+g1)^2/(1+d)^2+...+(1+g1)^10/(1+d)^10]
+(1+g1)^10/(1+d)^10*[(1+g2)/(1+d)+(1+g2)^2/(1+d)^2+...+(1+g2)^10/(1+d)^10]}

set x = (1+g1)/(1+d) = (1+0.1)/(1+0.09) = 1.0091743119266
and y = (1+g2)/(1+d) = (1+0.04)/(1+0.09) = 0.95412844036697

Intrinsic Value: DCF (FCF Based)=Free Cash Flow per Share*{[x+x^2+...+x^10]+x^10*[y+y^2+...+y^10]}
=Free Cash Flow per Share*[x*(1-x^10)/(1-x)+x^10*y*(1-y^10)/(1-y)]
=1.352*19.0584
=25.77

Margin of Safety (FCF Based)=(Intrinsic Value: DCF (FCF Based)-Current Price)/Intrinsic Value: DCF (FCF Based)
=(25.77-239.88)/25.77
=-830.85 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Illumina  (NAS:ILMN) Intrinsic Value: DCF (FCF Based) Explanation

Unlike valuation methods such as Net Current Asset Value, Tangible Book per Share, Graham Number, Median PS Value etc, discounted Cash Flow model evaluates the companies based on their future earnings power instead of their assets.


Be Aware

What you need to know about the DCF model:

1. The DCF model evaluates a company based on its future earnings power
2. Growth is taken into account; therefore a faster growth company is worth more if everything else is the same.
3. Since we are projecting future growth, it is assumed that the company will grow at the same rate as it did during the past 10 years. Therefore this model works better for the companies that have relatively consistent performance.
4. The DCF model works poorly for inconsistent performers such as cyclicals.
5. What discount rate should you use? Your expected return from the investment is a good discount rate assumption.
6. A larger margin of safety should be required for companies with less predictable businesses.

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Illumina Business Description

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5200 Illumina Way, San Diego, CA, USA, 92122
Illumina provides tools and services to analyze genetic material with life science and clinical lab applications. The company generates revenue from sequencing tools and dedicated consumables (76% of 2020 sales). Illumina's high-throughput technology enables whole genome sequencing in humans and other large organisms. Its lower throughput tools enable applications that require smaller data outputs, such as viral and cancer tumor screening. Illumina also sells microarrays (9% of sales) that enable lower-cost, focused genetic screening with primarily consumer and agricultural applications. Services account for 16% of sales and include basic maintenance services, clinical lab applications (such as noninvasive prenatal, oncology, and rare-disease screening), and whole genome sequencing.
Executives
Flatley Jay T director 9885 TOWNE CENTRE DR SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Tousi Susan H officer: SVP Product Development 5200 ILLUMINA WAY SAN DIEGO CA 92122
Reeves Kathryne Gambrell officer: SVP, Chief Marketing Officer 5200 ILLUMINA WAY SAN DIEGO CA 92122
Goswami Joydeep officer: SVP Corp Business Development SUMITOMO FUDOSAN MITA TWIN BLDG EAST WING 4-2-8 SHIBAURA MINATO-KU TOKYO M0 1080023
Dadswell Charles officer: SVP & General Counsel 5200 ILLUMINA WAY SAN DIEGO CA 92122
Desouza Francis A director, officer: President and CEO 350 ELLIS STREET MOUNTAIN VIEW CA 94043
Van Oene Mark officer: SVP Chief Commercial Officer 5200 ILLUMINA WAY SAN DIEGO CA 92122
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Mcginnis Karen K officer: VP, Chief Accounting Officer INSIGHT ENTERPRISES INC 1305 WEST AUTO DRIVE TEMPE AZ 85284
Hoyt Aimee L officer: SVP, Chief People Officer 5200 ILLUMINA WAY SAN DIEGO CA 92122
Ronaghi Mostafa officer: SVP, Entrepreneurial Devlopmt 9885 TOWNE CENTRE DRIVE SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Aravanis Alexander officer: SVP, Chief Technology Officer 5200 ILLUMINA WAY SAN DIEGO CA 92122
Siegel Susan E director 3000 SAND HILL ROAD BLDG 3 STE 290 MENLO PARK CA 94025
Thompson John Wendell director C/O MICROSOFT CORPORATION ONE MICROSOFT WAY REDMOND WA 98053
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