Shares of Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN -2.85% inched 0.73% higher to $408.10 Thursday, 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 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.17% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Illumina Inc. closed $147.67 below its 52-week high ($555.77), which the company achieved on February 12th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +1.36% rose 0.66% to $577.35, Danaher Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210555154/composite DHR -0.99% rose 1.54% to $300.43, and Agilent Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207081878/composite A -1.10% rose 1.58% to $152.59. Trading volume (947,808) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 828,620.