Shares of Illumina Inc. (NAS:ILMN) 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 (S&P:SPX) rising 0.30% to 4,549.78 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) 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. (NYS:TMO) rose 0.46% to $608.41, Danaher Corp. (NYS:DHR) fell 1.30% to $310.74, and Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYS:A) fell 0.41% to $156.94. Trading volume (802,922) remained 36,128 below its 50-day average volume of 839,050.