Shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. TMO, -0.66% slid 0.48% to $575.91 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.02% falling 0.24% to 4,350.65 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.32% falling 0.34% to 34,378.34. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. closed $41.02 short of its 52-week high ($616.93), which the company achieved on September 24th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Danaher Corp. DHR, -0.36% fell 0.63% to $296.85, Intuitive Surgical Inc. ISRG, 0.70% rose 0.08% to $324.45, and Becton Dickinson & Co. BDX, 0.62% rose 1.09% to $238.39. Trading volume (1.0 M) remained 155,236 below its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.