Shares of PerkinElmer Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203769792/composite PKI +1.51% sank 0.07% to $176.38 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.51% rising 0.21% to 35,677.02 and the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +2.09% falling 0.11% to 4,544.90. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. PerkinElmer Inc. closed $15.62 short of its 52-week high ($192.00), which the company reached on September 23rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +1.33% rose 0.58% to $611.96, Becton Dickinson & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205527610/composite BDX +1.86% rose 0.25% to $247.09, and Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN +3.55% fell 0.59% to $409.15. Trading volume (300,405) remained 332,550 below its 50-day average volume of 632,955.