Shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205745196/composite EW +0.28% shed 2.52% to $112.65 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 +1.70% falling 1.89% to 4,397.94 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.52% falling 1.30% to 34,265.37. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. closed $19.08 below its 52-week high ($131.73), which the company reached on December 30th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Medtronic PLC /zigman2/quotes/206816578/composite MDT -4.91% fell 0.48% to $105.60, Boston Scientific Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203726728/composite BSX -0.27% fell 1.10% to $42.97, and ICU Medical Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208026181/composite ICUI -0.62% fell 0.99% to $210.54. Trading volume (3.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.