ABIOMED, Inc. ($ABMD) Possible Buy to $28 Confident Investor Rating: Good

Company name ABIOMED, Inc.
Stock ticker ABMD
Live stock price [stckqut]ABMD[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair


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


Confident Investor Rating Good
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $36.26
Target stock price (averages with growth) $38.74
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $16
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $36.31

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=abmd

ABIOMED, Inc. develops temporary and permanent cardiac support systems. The Company develops, manufactures and markets medical technologies designed to assist or replace the pumping function of the failing heart. It focuses on the development of two temporary support systems, the bi-ventricular support system (BVS) and the intra-arterial cardiac support system (ICs). The Company sells its products through direct sales representatives and clinical support personnel in the United States, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and Ireland; and internationally.


Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in this stock.

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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: $23.08

Growth: 0.2

Current EPS (TTM): $0.25

P/E: 94

Future EPS Calc: $0.62

Future Stock Price Calc: $58.47

Target stock price: $36.3

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