Shares of Corning Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200045496/composite GLW -0.60% slipped 1.16% to $38.39 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.11% falling 0.91% to 4,432.99 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.21% falling 0.48% to 34,584.88. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Corning Inc. closed $8.43 short of its 52-week high ($46.82), which the company achieved on April 26th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +0.58% rose 6.49% to $596.80, 3M Co. /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM -0.72% fell 0.64% to $181.49, and TE Connectivity Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/205324491/composite TEL -0.74% fell 1.36% to $141.83. Trading volume (8.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.8 M.