Shares of Intuitive Surgical Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204935713/composite ISRG +0.42% inched 0.32% higher to $222.02 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.80% rising 1.06% to 4,110.41 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.17% rising 0.71% to 32,381.34. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Intuitive Surgical Inc. closed $147.67 below its 52-week high ($369.69), which the company reached on November 5th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Medtronic PLC /zigman2/quotes/206816578/composite MDT +0.65% rose 2.60% to $92.06, Stryker Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207664662/composite SYK +0.52% rose 0.80% to $231.83, and Becton Dickinson & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205527610/composite BDX +0.45% rose 0.53% to $264.23. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 598,837 below its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.