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How has Edwards Lifesciences Corp.:(NYSE:EW) performed recently?

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE: EW) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 24861.35. It is in the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 48.47, a forward P/E of 34.46 and EPS of 2.42. At a stock price of 116.77 (-0.33%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 19.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by -39.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 18.50% and more long-term 17.68% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 13.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 11.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 23.10%.

For performance, Edwards Lifesciences Corp. the past week has seen a gain of 3.91%. For the last month performance for Edwards Lifesciences Corp. is 9.99%. While the last quarter is 15.44% and half year, 33.45%. Finally for the year, performance is 74.96%.

The 52-week high for Edwards Lifesciences Corp., is at -1.81%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 86.74%. The 20-day simple moving average is 9.28% and 24.79% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.22%, and for the month it is 1.69%. Edwards Lifesciences Corp., has a target price of 123.95.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.24, and for total debt/equity Edwards Lifesciences Corp. has 0.24. The gross margin is 74.30%, while operating margin is 24.40%, the profit margin is 19.30%. The current ratio is 4.2 and the quick ratio is 3.4.

Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 87.10%. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 212.2. The shares float is 211.29, with the float short at 1.75%, with short ratio coming to 2.45.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Edwards Lifesciences Corp., get 13.30%, with its returns on investment at 15.90%. Return on equity is 21.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 123.95, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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