Shares of PerkinElmer Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203769792/composite PKI -0.90% inched 0.81% higher to $188.82 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.10% falling 0.14% to 4,697.96 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.89% falling 0.75% to 35,601.98. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. PerkinElmer Inc. closed $3.18 below its 52-week high ($192.00), which the company achieved on September 23rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO -0.88% fell 0.25% to $636.05, Becton Dickinson & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205527610/composite BDX +0.04% fell 0.30% to $248.61, and Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN -1.02% rose 0.91% to $379.34. Trading volume (819,710) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 676,613.