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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE:EW) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE:EW) which is in the industry Medical Appliances & Equipment, gaining -0.69% today. In the last week its performance is 1.88%, and 25.82% for the past quarter. Currently, Edwards Lifesciences Corp., EW has a target price of 124.37, so today’s gain of -0.69% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.43%.

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE:EW), has a market cap of 25319.95, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 87.20%.

At the current price of 118.94, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 124.37. This is with a profit margin of 19.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.24. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE:EW) has a P/E of 49.21, as well as a forward P/E of 35.01.

With a current EPS of 2.42, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 18.16%,Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE:EW) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 19.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 17.50%.

Performance for the year is 73.18%. Since its IPO date on 3/27/2000, the total performance to date is 50.60%.

Volume today for Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE:EW), is 765100, while its average volume is 1309.12. Whilst the total gain today was -0.69%, it did have a day high of -2.17%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.37%, and 1.54% for the month. The 52-week low for Edwards Lifesciences Corp., EW has been 78.67%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.17%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 15.90%, and its return on assets is 13.30%. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE:EW) has an operating margin of 24.40%. With a sales growth of 23.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Edwards Lifesciences Corp., EW is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.24, and has a current ratio of 4.2 and 3.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Edwards Lifesciences Corp.? Well its PEG is 2.81, and the P/S is 9.23, along with a P/B of 10.21. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 23.88.

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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