How to buy Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) shares in the UK
Learn how to easily invest in Edwards Lifesciences Corporation shares.
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) is a leading medical devices business based in the US. It opened the day at $130.31 after a previous close of $130.68. During the day the price has varied from a low of $129.27 to a high of $130.94. The latest price was $129.55 (25 minute delay). Edwards Lifesciences Corporation is listed on the NYSE and employs 14,900 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in Edwards Lifesciences Corporation
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- Research Edwards Lifesciences Corporation shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
- Buy your Edwards Lifesciences Corporation shares. It's that simple.
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Edwards Lifesciences Corporation?
- Has coronavirus impacted Edwards Lifesciences Corporation shares?
- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Edwards Lifesciences Corporation stock a buy or sell?
- Performance over time
- Is Edwards Lifesciences Corporation suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Edwards Lifesciences Corporation shares over-valued?
- How volatile are Edwards Lifesciences Corporation shares?
- Does Edwards Lifesciences Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have Edwards Lifesciences Corporation shares ever split?
- Other common questions
How has coronavirus impacted Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's share price?
Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $112.65, which is 31.58% up on its pre-crash value of $77.08 (accounting for the 31 May 2020 split) and 118.70% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $51.51 (accounting for the 31 May 2020 split).
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $714.87 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,536.55.
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation share price (NYSE:EW)Use our graph to track the performance of EW stocks over time.
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation shares at a glance
|52-week range||$78.44 - $131.73|
|50-day moving average||$119.5352|
|200-day moving average||$109.2678|
|Wall St. target price||$129.52|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$2.325|
Fees for buying 5x Edwards Lifesciences Corporation shares with popular platforms
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Is it a good time to buy Edwards Lifesciences Corporation stock?
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Is Edwards Lifesciences Corporation under- or over-valued?
Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value.
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 51x. In other words, Edwards Lifesciences Corporation shares trade at around 51x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.5631. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $1.7 billion (£1.3 billion).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$5.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||31.1%|
|Gross profit TTM||$3.3 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||13.24%|
|Return on equity TTM||30.3%|
|Market capitalisation||$73.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Edwards Lifesciences Corporation.
Total ESG risk score
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's total ESG risk: 21.68
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's overall score of 21.68 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 24th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Edwards Lifesciences Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's environmental score: 4.78/100
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's environmental score of 4.78 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Edwards Lifesciences Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's social score: 13.43/100
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's social score of 13.43 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Edwards Lifesciences Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's governance score: 10.96/100
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Edwards Lifesciences Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Edwards Lifesciences Corporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Edwards Lifesciences Corporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||21.68|
|Total ESG percentile||24.1|
|Environmental score percentile||6|
|Social score percentile||6|
|Governance score percentile||6|
|Level of controversy||2|
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation share dividends
We're not expecting Edwards Lifesciences Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
Have Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's shares ever split?
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 31 May 2020. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Edwards Lifesciences Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Edwards Lifesciences Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's share price.
Share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $78.44 up to $131.73. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's is 1.0933. This would suggest that Edwards Lifesciences Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
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