Shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205745196/composite EW +1.52% slid 1.83% to $118.26 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +2.02% rising 0.08% to 4,662.85 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.34% falling 0.56% to 35,911.81. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. closed $13.47 short of its 52-week high ($131.73), which the company achieved on December 30th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Medtronic PLC /zigman2/quotes/206816578/composite MDT +2.36% fell 0.21% to $108.55, Boston Scientific Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203726728/composite BSX +3.77% rose 0.65% to $44.86, and ICU Medical Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208026181/composite ICUI +2.79% fell 0.30% to $219.99. Trading volume (2.1 M) remained 242,888 below its 50-day average volume of 2.4 M.