Shares of Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN -1.13% advanced 2.05% to $217.42 Thursday, 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 -1.56% falling 0.13% to 3,930.08 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.38% falling 0.33% to 31,730.30. The stock's rise snapped a five-day losing streak. Illumina Inc. closed $308.58 below its 52-week high ($526.00), which the company reached on August 16th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO -0.58% rose 1.12% to $525.80, Danaher Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210555154/composite DHR -1.02% rose 1.03% to $239.55, and Agilent Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207081878/composite A -0.53% rose 1.88% to $116.13. Trading volume (1.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 906,543.