Shares of IQVIA Holdings Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208640480/composite IQV +0.82% advanced 1.14% to $265.23 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.75% rising 0.28% to 4,536.95 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% rising 0.37% to 35,443.82. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. IQVIA Holdings Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $263.61, which the company reached on August 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +0.87% rose 0.67% to $565.47, Charles River Laboratories International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203944031/composite CRL -0.57% rose 1.18% to $449.04, and Icon PLC /zigman2/quotes/203151261/composite ICLR -0.01% rose 1.18% to $261.27. Trading volume (476,814) remained 275,131 below its 50-day average volume of 751,945.