Shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205745196/composite EW +0.52% slid 1.05% to $119.42 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.37% falling 0.91% to 4,432.99 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.43% falling 0.48% to 34,584.88. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. closed $3.85 short of its 52-week high ($123.27), which the company reached on September 8th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Medtronic PLC /zigman2/quotes/206816578/composite MDT -0.34% fell 0.93% to $129.70, Boston Scientific Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203726728/composite BSX +0.77% fell 1.18% to $44.37, and ICU Medical Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208026181/composite ICUI +1.20% fell 1.13% to $240.34. Trading volume (3.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.0 M.