Shares of Illumina Inc.
advanced 1.23% to $208.52 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
remaining mostly unchanged at 33,597.92 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.19% to 3,933.92. The stock’s rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Illumina Inc. closed $219.48 below its 52-week high ($428.00), which the company reached on January 12th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings
fell 0.20% to $233.68, Charles River Laboratories International Inc.
rose 0.84% to $212.99, and Quest Diagnostics Inc.
rose 0.02% to $149.00. Trading volume (933,729) remained 640,582 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.