Shares of Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN +0.45% sank 0.04% to $434.59 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.75% rising 0.95% to 4,395.64 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% rising 1.00% to 34,258.32. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Illumina Inc. closed $121.18 below its 52-week high ($555.77), which the company achieved on February 12th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +0.87% rose 1.61% to $606.63, Danaher Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210555154/composite DHR +0.32% fell 0.18% to $324.13, and Agilent Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207081878/composite A +0.45% rose 0.58% to $172.44. Trading volume (1.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 692,638.