Shares of Illumina Inc. (NAS:ILMN) slipped 2.02% to $438.00 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 1.70% to 4,357.73 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 1.78% to 33,970.47. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Illumina Inc. closed $117.77 short of its 52-week high ($555.77), which the company achieved on February 12th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYS:TMO) fell 1.11% to $590.20, Danaher Corp. (NYS:DHR) fell 0.13% to $324.11, and Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYS:A) fell 1.49% to $171.34. Trading volume (903,882) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 679,773.