Shares of Illumina Inc. (NAS:ILMN) inched 0.91% higher to $379.34 Friday, 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 0.14% to 4,697.96 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.75% to 35,601.98. The stock's rise snapped a 10-day losing streak. Illumina Inc. closed $176.43 short of its 52-week high ($555.77), which the company reached on February 12th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYS:TMO) fell 0.25% to $636.05, Danaher Corp. (NYS:DHR) rose 0.47% to $314.13, and Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYS:A) rose 1.32% to $164.30. Trading volume (1.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 829,618.