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Illumina Inc. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

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Shares of Illumina Inc. (NAS:ILMN) inched 0.01% higher to $449.92 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 0.16% to 4,473.75 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.18% to 34,751.32. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Illumina Inc. closed $105.85 below its 52-week high ($555.77), which the company reached on February 12th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYS:TMO) fell 0.45% to $560.44, Danaher Corp. (NYS:DHR) fell 0.39% to $324.00, and Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYS:A) fell 0.29% to $173.28. Trading volume (696,456) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 652,384.

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