Shares of Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN -3.81% slid 0.45% to $375.92 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 -1.89% rising 0.34% to 4,704.54 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.30% falling 0.17% to 35,870.95. This was the stock's 10th consecutive day of losses. Illumina Inc. closed $179.85 short of its 52-week high ($555.77), which the company reached on February 12th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO -1.33% rose 0.05% to $637.63, Danaher Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210555154/composite DHR -0.89% rose 0.96% to $312.65, and Agilent Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207081878/composite A -1.41% rose 0.38% to $162.16. Trading volume (870,019) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 821,100.