Shares of PerkinElmer Inc. (NYS:PKI) sank 0.07% to $176.38 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.21% to 35,677.02 and the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 0.11% to 4,544.90. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. PerkinElmer Inc. closed $15.62 short of its 52-week high ($192.00), which the company reached on September 23rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYS:TMO) rose 0.58% to $611.96, Becton Dickinson & Co. (NYS:BDX) rose 0.25% to $247.09, and Illumina Inc. (NAS:ILMN) fell 0.59% to $409.15. Trading volume (300,405) remained 332,550 below its 50-day average volume of 632,955.