Shares of Intuitive Surgical Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204935713/composite ISRG +0.21% slid 1.59% to $206.28 Friday, 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 -0.04% falling 0.72% to 3,873.33 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.17% falling 0.45% to 30,822.42. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Intuitive Surgical Inc. closed $163.41 below its 52-week high ($369.69), which the company achieved on November 5th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Medtronic PLC /zigman2/quotes/206816578/composite MDT +0.01% fell 0.41% to $90.25, Stryker Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207664662/composite SYK +1.93% fell 2.41% to $221.25, and Becton Dickinson & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205527610/composite BDX +0.01% fell 0.93% to $254.32. Trading volume (2.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.