Shares of Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN -5.53% shed 2.10% to $357.66 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.22% falling 1.18% to 4,513.04 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.19% falling 1.34% to 34,022.04. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Illumina Inc. closed $198.11 below its 52-week high ($555.77), which the company achieved on February 12th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO -1.40% fell 1.06% to $626.15, Danaher Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210555154/composite DHR -2.04% fell 0.60% to $319.72, and Agilent Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207081878/composite A -2.57% fell 1.78% to $148.21. Trading volume (1.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 850,404.