Shares of IQVIA Holdings Inc. (NYS:IQV) 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 (S&P:SPX) rising 1.21% to 4,448.98 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) 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. (NYS:TMO) rose 0.26% to $608.23, Charles River Laboratories International Inc. (NYS:CRL) rose 1.95% to $455.04, and Icon PLC (NAS:ICLR) rose 2.58% to $281.46. Trading volume (726,928) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 676,421.