Shares of Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN -1.02% inched 0.28% higher to $370.81 Monday, 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 -1.10% rising 1.32% to 4,655.27 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.89% rising 0.68% to 35,135.94. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Illumina Inc. closed $184.96 short of its 52-week high ($555.77), which the company reached on February 12th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO -0.88% rose 1.57% to $648.77, Danaher Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210555154/composite DHR -1.42% rose 0.79% to $326.52, and Agilent Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207081878/composite A -0.68% rose 0.89% to $153.42. Trading volume (885,610) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 821,890.