Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) VP Larry L. Wood sold 18,960 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $104.76, for a total value of $1,986,249.60. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Larry L. Wood also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, September 15th, Larry L. Wood sold 18,960 shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $112.58, for a total value of $2,134,516.80.
  • On Wednesday, August 30th, Larry L. Wood sold 18,960 shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $111.81, for a total value of $2,119,917.60.

Shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) traded up $2.12 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $107.10. The stock had a trading volume of 954,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,638,442. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33, a current ratio of 3.49 and a quick ratio of 2.76. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation has a one year low of $81.12 and a one year high of $121.45. The firm has a market capitalization of $22,660.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.08, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.88 and a beta of 0.46.

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The medical research company reported $0.84 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.86 by ($0.02). Edwards Lifesciences Corporation had a return on equity of 27.22% and a net margin of 22.47%. The firm had revenue of $821.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $833.85 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.68 earnings per share. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.1% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts anticipate that Edwards Lifesciences Corporation will post 3.75 EPS for the current year.

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EW has been the topic of several research reports. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $130.00 price target (up from $118.00) on shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Bank of America Corporation boosted their price target on Edwards Lifesciences Corporation from $140.00 to $150.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Jefferies Group LLC boosted their price target on Edwards Lifesciences Corporation from $115.00 to $132.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $155.00 target price (up from $150.00) on shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation in a report on Sunday, July 30th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $130.00 target price on shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation in a report on Friday, July 28th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, sixteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $125.17.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. ETF Managers Group LLC acquired a new position in shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation during the second quarter worth approximately $112,000. Shine Investment Advisory Services Inc. purchased a new stake in Edwards Lifesciences Corporation in the 2nd quarter valued at $126,000. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. raised its position in Edwards Lifesciences Corporation by 25.1% in the 2nd quarter. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. now owns 1,092 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $129,000 after buying an additional 219 shares during the last quarter. Alexandria Capital LLC raised its position in Edwards Lifesciences Corporation by 1.7% in the 2nd quarter. Alexandria Capital LLC now owns 1,146 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $136,000 after buying an additional 19 shares during the last quarter. Finally, MPS Loria Financial Planners LLC purchased a new stake in Edwards Lifesciences Corporation in the 2nd quarter valued at $140,000. 82.17% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation Company Profile

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.

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