Shares of Illumina Inc.
inched 0.73% higher to $408.10 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great 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. Illumina Inc. closed $147.67 below its 52-week high ($555.77), which the company achieved on February 12th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
rose 0.66% to $577.35, Danaher Corp.
rose 1.54% to $300.43, and Agilent Technologies Inc.
rose 1.58% to $152.59. Trading volume (947,808) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 828,620.