Shares of Intuitive Surgical Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204935713/composite ISRG -1.46% slipped 4.78% to $211.40 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.16% falling 4.32% to 3,932.69 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.0091% falling 3.94% to 31,104.97. The stock's fall snapped a four-day winning streak. Intuitive Surgical Inc. closed $158.29 short of its 52-week high ($369.69), which the company reached on November 5th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Medtronic PLC /zigman2/quotes/206816578/composite MDT +0.46% fell 1.89% to $90.32, Stryker Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207664662/composite SYK -0.03% fell 2.58% to $225.85, and Becton Dickinson & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205527610/composite BDX +1.55% fell 2.82% to $256.78. Trading volume (2.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.