Shares of Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings LH slipped 1.53% to $239.92 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 1.31% to 3,819.72 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.39% to 31,270.09. The stock's fall snapped a three-day winning streak. Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings closed $12.53 below its 52-week high ($252.45), which the company reached on February 17th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as IDEXX Laboratories Inc. IDXX fell 5.94% to $498.02, Quest Diagnostics Inc. DGX fell 1.42% to $116.88, and Qiagen N.V. QGEN fell 2.68% to $49.10. Trading volume (514,121) remained 228,885 below its 50-day average volume of 743,006.