Shares of IDEXX Laboratories Inc.
rose 1.06% to $629.72 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. IDEXX Laboratories Inc. closed $77.23 below its 52-week high ($706.95), which the company achieved on July 29th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Abbott Laboratories
rose 0.88% to $117.57, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
rose 0.66% to $577.35, and Henry Schein Inc.
rose 1.12% to $78.59. Trading volume (456,283) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 390,970.