Shares of Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN -2.85% inched 0.45% higher to $409.93 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.84% rising 0.75% to 4,471.37 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.17% rising 1.09% to 35,294.76. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Illumina Inc. closed $145.84 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. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +1.36% rose 0.87% to $582.39, Danaher Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210555154/composite DHR -0.99% rose 0.32% to $301.38, and Agilent Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207081878/composite A -1.10% rose 0.45% to $153.27. Trading volume (656,959) remained 177,311 below its 50-day average volume of 834,270.