Shares of PerkinElmer Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203769792/composite PKI -1.66% rose 3.47% to $183.09 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 -1.44% falling 2.27% to 4,594.62 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.50% falling 2.53% to 34,899.34. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. PerkinElmer Inc. closed $8.91 short of its 52-week high ($192.00), which the company achieved on September 23rd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO -1.38% rose 0.91% to $638.74, Becton Dickinson & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205527610/composite BDX -1.20% rose 0.26% to $245.09, and Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN -1.87% rose 1.16% to $369.79. Trading volume (633,271) remained 51,338 below its 50-day average volume of 684,609.