Edwards Lifesciences Corp ($EW) Cautious Buy or Hold to $156 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Edwards Lifesciences Corp
Stock ticker EW
Live stock price [stckqut]EW[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Fair
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Good
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $179.46
Target stock price (averages with growth) $233.99
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $170.37
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $160.56

 

The following company description is from Reuters: https://www.reuters.com/finance/stocks/company-profile/ew

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, incorporated on September 10, 1999, 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 globally 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. The Company's 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. Its subsidiaries include Edwards Lifesciences Asset Management Corporation, Edwards Lifesciences CardiAQ LLC., Valtech Cardio Inc. and Red Hill Insurance Corporation.

 

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 and the indicators that I describe in my book The Confident Investor are favorable. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns. I think there are better investments on the market so I am taking Edwards off of my Watch List.

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