Shares of Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN +1.14% advanced 2.34% to $331.96 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.01% rising 2.43% to 4,431.85 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.03% rising 1.65% to 34,725.47. The stock's rise snapped a six-day losing streak. Illumina Inc. closed $223.81 below its 52-week high ($555.77), which the company reached on February 12th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +0.80% rose 3.30% to $572.03, Danaher Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210555154/composite DHR +1.00% rose 4.13% to $281.11, and Agilent Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207081878/composite A +2.23% rose 3.76% to $137.06. Trading volume (785,878) remained 291,811 below its 50-day average volume of 1.1 M.