Shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205745196/composite EW +1.52% slumped 0.75% to $122.30 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 +2.02% falling 0.41% to 4,677.03 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.34% falling 0.01% to 36,231.66. This was the stock's sixth consecutive day of losses. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. closed $9.43 below its 52-week high ($131.73), which the company achieved 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 +2.36% rose 0.18% to $105.16, Boston Scientific Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203726728/composite BSX +3.77% fell 1.13% to $42.11, and ICU Medical Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208026181/composite ICUI +2.79% fell 0.68% to $229.03. Trading volume (2.2 M) remained 249,881 below its 50-day average volume of 2.4 M.