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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 25493.61. It is in the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 48.39, a forward P/E of 34.38 and EPS of 2.42. At a stock price of 116.97 (1.96%) 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 18.33% 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 -0.31%. For the last month performance for Edwards Lifesciences Corp. is 3.74%. While the last quarter is 17.78% and half year, 38.64%. Finally for the year, performance is 66.41%.

The 52-week high for Edwards Lifesciences Corp., is at -1.64%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 75.71%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.35% and 21.43% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.19%, and for the month it is 1.87%. 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 87.40%. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 217.95. The shares float is 211.28, with the float short at 1.77%, with short ratio coming to 2.7.

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?

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