Shares of PerkinElmer Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203769792/composite PKI +2.94% inched 0.80% higher to $168.00 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.85% rising 0.30% to 4,363.80 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.32% falling 0.00% to 34,377.81. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. PerkinElmer Inc. closed $24.00 below its 52-week high ($192.00), which the company reached on September 23rd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +2.08% fell 0.41% to $573.56, Becton Dickinson & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205527610/composite BDX +1.42% rose 0.61% to $239.84, and Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN +3.66% rose 0.18% to $405.14. Trading volume (565,919) remained 102,658 below its 50-day average volume of 668,577.