Shares of IQVIA Holdings Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208640480/composite IQV +0.82% sank 0.76% to $263.22 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.75% falling 0.03% to 4,535.43 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% falling 0.21% to 35,369.09. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. IQVIA Holdings Inc. closed $2.12 short of its 52-week high ($265.34), which the company achieved on September 2nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +0.87% rose 0.47% to $568.11, Charles River Laboratories International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203944031/composite CRL -0.57% rose 0.11% to $449.55, and Icon PLC /zigman2/quotes/203151261/composite ICLR -0.01% rose 0.42% to $262.36. Trading volume (509,685) remained 251,797 below its 50-day average volume of 761,482.