Shares of Steris PLC
inched 0.15% higher to $198.53 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Steris PLC closed $18.21 below its 52-week high ($216.74), which the company reached on April 26th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
rose 0.05% to $465.15, Medtronic PLC
fell 0.77% to $123.78, and Danaher Corp.
rose 0.31% to $247.02. Trading volume (558,867) remained 210,164 below its 50-day average volume of 769,031.