Shares of Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN -2.85% shed 0.45% to $411.58 Thursday, 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 -0.84% rising 0.30% to 4,549.78 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.17% falling 0.02% to 35,603.08. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Illumina Inc. closed $144.19 short of its 52-week high ($555.77), which the company reached on February 12th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +1.36% rose 0.46% to $608.41, Danaher Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210555154/composite DHR -0.99% fell 1.30% to $310.74, and Agilent Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207081878/composite A -1.10% fell 0.41% to $156.94. Trading volume (802,922) remained 36,128 below its 50-day average volume of 839,050.