Shares of PerkinElmer Inc. advanced 1.16% to $185.22 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 1.32% to 4,655.27 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.68% to 35,135.94. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. PerkinElmer Inc. closed $6.78 short of 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 Monday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYS:TMO) rose 1.57% to $648.77, Becton Dickinson & Co. (NYS:BDX) fell 0.60% to $243.61, and Illumina Inc. (NAS:ILMN) rose 0.28% to $370.81. Trading volume (1.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 665,878.