Shares of PerkinElmer Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203769792/composite PKI +1.16% inched 0.34% higher to $170.39 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.32% rising 0.34% to 4,486.46 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.68% falling 0.10% to 35,258.61. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. PerkinElmer Inc. closed $21.61 below 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 Monday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +1.57% rose 0.97% to $588.03, Becton Dickinson & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205527610/composite BDX -0.60% fell 1.12% to $238.45, and Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN +0.28% rose 0.15% to $410.53. Trading volume (530,651) remained 127,206 below its 50-day average volume of 657,857.