Shares in Illumina Inc.
climbed 11.87% to $ 504.76 on Friday, on what turned out to be an all-round favorable trading session for the stock market with the S&P 500 index
rising 0.47% to 3,934.83 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
increasing 0.09% to 31,458.40. This was the share’s second consecutive gain day. Illumina Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous high of $ 460.52, which the company reached on February 10th.
The stock surpassed some of its competitors on Friday when Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
rose 2.79% to $ 507.83, Danaher Corp.
rose 2.18% to $ 245.90, and Agilent Technologies Inc.
rose 0.80% to $ 127.98. Trading volume (3.4 million) Darkened its 50-day average volume of 1.1 million.