Shares of IQVIA Holdings Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208640480/composite IQV +0.80% inched 0.97% higher to $262.27 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 -0.11% rising 1.21% to 4,448.98 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.21% rising 1.48% to 34,764.82. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. IQVIA Holdings Inc. closed $3.07 short of its 52-week high ($265.34), which the company achieved on September 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +0.58% rose 0.26% to $608.23, Charles River Laboratories International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203944031/composite CRL +0.81% rose 1.95% to $455.04, and Icon PLC /zigman2/quotes/203151261/composite ICLR +0.14% rose 2.58% to $281.46. Trading volume (726,928) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 676,421.