|Company name||Edwards Lifesciences Corp|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]EW[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Good|
|Confident Investor Rating||Good|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$142.39|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$147.75|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$72.25|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$142.02|
The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=ew
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation is a manufacturer of heart valve systems and repair products used to replace or repair a patient’s diseased or defective heart valve. The Company is engaged in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring. Its segments include United States, Europe, Japan and Rest of World. Its products are categorized into three areas: Transcatheter Heart Valve Therapy, Surgical Heart Valve Therapy and Critical Care. It also develops hemodynamic monitoring systems that are used to measure a patient’s cardiovascular function in the hospital setting. It is developing products, such as the Edwards SAPIEN 3 Ultra System and Edwards SAPIEN XT transcatheter heart valve, among others. Its Transcatheter Heart Valve Therapy and Surgical Heart Valve Therapy products are manufactured in the United States, Singapore and Switzerland. Critical Care products are manufactured in its facilities located in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.
Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
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How was this analysis of Edwards Lifesciences Corp calculated?
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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: $109.31
- Growth: 0.16
- Current EPS (TTM): $3.3
- P/E: 33
- Future EPS Calc: $6.93
- Future Stock Price Calc: $228.72
- Target stock price: $142.02
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