Shares of IQVIA Holdings Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208640480/composite IQV +1.08% inched 0.39% higher to $258.55 Wednesday, 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 +0.40% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.49% rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. IQVIA Holdings Inc. closed $6.79 short of its 52-week high ($265.34), which the company reached on September 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +1.52% rose 0.10% to $562.96, Charles River Laboratories International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203944031/composite CRL +1.15% rose 0.81% to $439.79, and Icon PLC /zigman2/quotes/203151261/composite ICLR -0.29% fell 0.86% to $263.04. Trading volume (531,418) remained 157,215 below its 50-day average volume of 688,633.