Shares of PerkinElmer Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203769792/composite PKI +2.89% slid 1.72% to $182.88 Friday, 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 +0.37% rising 0.15% to 4,455.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.43% rising 0.10% to 34,798.00. The stock's fall snapped a three-day winning streak. PerkinElmer Inc. closed $9.12 below its 52-week high ($192.00), which the company reached on September 23rd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +2.28% rose 0.25% to $609.78, Becton Dickinson & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205527610/composite BDX +1.72% fell 0.25% to $253.18, and Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN -0.15% fell 0.09% to $432.82. Trading volume (528,752) remained 225,396 below its 50-day average volume of 754,148.