|Company name||Edwards Lifesciences Corp|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]EW[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Good|
|Confident Investor Rating||Fair|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$186.95|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$196.54|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$89.49|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$132.78|
The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=ew
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation is focused on technologies that treat structural heart disease and critically ill patients. The Company manufactures heart valve systems and repair products used to replace or repair a patient’s diseased or defective heart valve. It develops hemodynamic monitoring systems used to measure a patient’s cardiovascular function in the hospital setting. The Company conducts operations around the world and is managed in various geographical regions, including the United States, Europe, Japan, and Rest of World. All regions sell products that are used to treat advanced cardiovascular disease. The Company’s products and technologies it offers to treat advanced cardiovascular disease are categorized into three areas: Transcatheter Heart Valve Therapy, Surgical Heart Valve Therapy and Critical Care.
Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Edwards Lifesciences Corp as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns. I am adding this company to my Watch List.
If you would like to understand how to evaluate companies like I do on this site, please read my book, The Confident Investor. You can review the best companies that I have found (and I probably invest my own money in most of these companies) in my Watch List.
How was this analysis of Edwards Lifesciences Corp calculated?
For owners of my book, “The Confident Investor” I offer the following analysis (you must be logged in to this site as a book owner in order to see the following analysis). If you have registered and cannot see the balance of this article, make sure you are logged in and refresh your browser.
In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:
- Stock price at the time of the calculation: $120.87
- Growth: 0.166
- Current EPS (TTM): $2.42
- P/E: 41
- Future EPS Calc: $5.21
- Future Stock Price Calc: $213.84
- Target stock price: $132.77
I hope that this makes you a Confident Investor.