Shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205745196/composite EW +2.44% slid 0.86% to $129.55 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 +0.95% falling 0.26% to 4,766.18 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.60% falling 0.16% to 36,338.30. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. closed $2.18 short of its 52-week high ($131.73), which the company reached on December 30th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Medtronic PLC /zigman2/quotes/206816578/composite MDT -0.05% fell 0.98% to $103.45, Boston Scientific Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203726728/composite BSX -0.15% fell 1.19% to $42.48, and ICU Medical Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208026181/composite ICUI +0.63% fell 0.79% to $237.34. Trading volume (1.2 M) remained 1.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 2.4 M.