Shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205745196/composite EW +0.54% rallied 1.33% to $120.94 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.68% falling 0.57% to 4,443.05 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.08% falling 0.84% to 34,577.57. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. closed $2.33 short of its 52-week high ($123.27), which the company achieved on September 8th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Medtronic PLC /zigman2/quotes/206816578/composite MDT +2.56% rose 0.42% to $130.58, Boston Scientific Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203726728/composite BSX +0.47% rose 1.45% to $44.85, and ICU Medical Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208026181/composite ICUI -1.46% fell 0.35% to $239.22. Trading volume (1.5 M) remained 537,078 below its 50-day average volume of 2.1 M.