SAN DIEGO (AP) _ Illumina Inc. (ILMN) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $233 million.
On a per-share basis, the San Diego-based company said it had net income of $1.57. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $1.60 per share.
The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.34 per share.
The genetic testing tools company posted revenue of $846 million in the period, also beating Street forecasts. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $833 million.
Illumina expects full-year earnings in the range of $6.63 to $6.73 per share.
Illumina shares have increased roughly 7 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $320.32, a climb of 39 percent in the last 12 months.
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