Shares of Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN -0.21% slipped 0.65% to $447.01 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.40% falling 0.91% to 4,432.99 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.49% falling 0.48% to 34,584.88. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Illumina Inc. closed $108.76 short of its 52-week high ($555.77), which the company achieved on February 12th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +1.52% rose 6.49% to $596.80, Danaher Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210555154/composite DHR +1.37% rose 0.16% to $324.53, and Agilent Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207081878/composite A +0.71% rose 0.38% to $173.94. Trading volume (1.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 657,371.