Shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205745196/composite EW +2.44% shed 1.00% to $109.49 Tuesday, 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 +0.95% falling 1.22% to 4,356.45 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.60% falling 0.19% to 34,297.73. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. closed $22.24 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 Tuesday, as Medtronic PLC /zigman2/quotes/206816578/composite MDT -0.05% fell 0.04% to $104.17, Boston Scientific Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203726728/composite BSX -0.15% fell 0.35% to $42.51, and ICU Medical Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208026181/composite ICUI +0.63% fell 2.60% to $207.67. Trading volume (3.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.4 M.