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Morning Traders Watch: Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW)

With a market cap of 25.38 B, Edwards Lifesciences Corporation has a large market cap size. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 3/27/2000. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation is in the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, is 1366.48, and so far today it has a volume of 270672. Performance year to date since the 3/27/2000 is 26.40%.

To help you determine whether Edwards Lifesciences Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 39.21 and forward P/E is 29.66. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Edwards Lifesciences Corporation has a value for PEG of 2.56. P/S ratio is 8.06 and the P/B ratio is 9.12. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 27.64 and 49.06 respectively.

At the current price Edwards Lifesciences Corporation is trading at, 117 (-1.22% today), Edwards Lifesciences Corporation has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.02, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 13.12% after growing 16.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 62.00%, and 26.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 214.28, and the number of shares float is 207.88. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 86.80%. The float short is 0.92%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.4. Management has seen a return on assets of 14.90%, and also a return on investment of 16.50%.

The ability for Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 3.5, and quick ratio is 2.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.31 and total debt/equity is 0.31. In terms of margins, Edwards Lifesciences Corporation has a gross margin of 73.60%, with its operating margin at 26.90%, and Edwards Lifesciences Corporation has a profit margin of 20.80%.

The 52 week high is -3.90%, with 44.23% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -0.63% and the 200 day simple moving average is 15.43%.

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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