Shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
inched 0.10% higher to $574.29 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.51% to 4,543.06 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.44% to 34,861.24. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. closed $98.05 short of its 52-week high ($672.34), which the company achieved on December 31st.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Danaher Corp.
rose 0.35% to $287.53, Intuitive Surgical Inc.
rose 2.06% to $286.87, and Becton Dickinson & Co.
rose 0.98% to $265.67. Trading volume (1.0 M) remained 628,053 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.