Illumina (Nasdaq: ILMN) rose 7.88% on Tuesday after preliminary first-quarter revenue topped Wall Street expectations as its core business appeared to be regaining steam. The company’s record preliminary revenue in the first quarter of 2021 was driven by record orders of approximately $1.4 billion in the quarter and sequencing revenue growth of approximately 28% compared to the prior year period. The company expects to report its full first quarter 2021 results on its upcoming quarterly conference call following the close of market on Tuesday, April 27, 2021.