NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Shares of Illumina reached an all-time high of $91.41 in Wednesday trade on the Nasdaq before pulling back slightly to close at $90.10.
Meanwhile, Sequenom's shares hit a 52-week high of $17.52 during Wednesday trade, also on the Nasdaq, before closing at $17.37.
Illumina’s shares have been rising steadily over the past few weeks in advance of its second-quarter results being released later this month.

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