4. As of noon trading, Edwards Life ( EW) is up $1.85 (2.88) to $66.15 on average volume Thus far, 774,735 shares of Edwards Life exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $63.95-$66.26 after having opened the day at $63.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.30. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation provides products and technologies to treat structural heart disease and critically ill patients worldwide. Edwards Life has a market cap of $7.5 billion and is part of the health care sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 26.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Edwards Life a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Edwards Life as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Edwards Life Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.
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