Shares of PerkinElmer Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203769792/composite PKI +4.29% slid 0.15% to $174.88 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.72% falling 1.89% to 4,397.94 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.10% falling 1.30% to 34,265.37. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. PerkinElmer Inc. closed $28.28 short of its 52-week high ($203.16), which the company reached on December 31st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +4.82% fell 1.33% to $580.33, Becton Dickinson & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205527610/composite BDX +0.86% rose 0.25% to $264.63, and Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN +3.92% fell 3.81% to $365.94. Trading volume (848,954) remained 244,385 below its 50-day average volume of 1.1 M.