4. As of noon trading, Edwards Life ( EW) is down $3.72 (-5.6%) to $62.57 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.2 million shares of Edwards Life exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $61.91-$64.33 after having opened the day at $62.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $66.29.

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation provides products and technologies to treat structural heart disease and critically ill patients worldwide. Edwards Life has a market cap of $7.1 billion and is part of the health care sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 27.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Edwards Life a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Edwards Life as a hold. 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 and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Edwards Life Ratings Report now.

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