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Sept. 22, 2021, 5:16 p.m. EDT

PerkinElmer Inc. stock rises Wednesday, still underperforms market

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Shares of PerkinElmer Inc. (NYS:PKI) inched 0.14% higher to $185.05 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 0.95% to 4,395.64 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 1.00% to 34,258.32. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. PerkinElmer Inc. closed $6.02 short of its 52-week high ($191.07), which the company achieved on September 8th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYS:TMO) rose 1.61% to $606.63, Becton Dickinson & Co. (NYS:BDX) fell 0.85% to $256.80, and Illumina Inc. (NAS:ILMN) fell 0.04% to $434.59. Trading volume (333,960) remained 408,846 below its 50-day average volume of 742,806.

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