Edwards Lifesciences Corp (NYSE: EW) Trading above Its 20 Day MA ($89.51), Why Showing An Interesting Price Pattern?

Edwards Lifesciences Corp (NYSE:EW) does about 2.84M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 1414737 shares change hands in Friday trading. The company now has a market cap of 55.63B USD. Its current market price is $92.32, marking an increase of 1.36% compared to the previous close of $91.08. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $96.12 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $60.57.

Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW) has a 20-day trading average at $89.51 and the current price is -3.95% off the 52-week high compared with 52.42% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $88.12 and its 200-day simple moving average is $80.43. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 2.10%, which increases to 2.17% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 60.34 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $96.77, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 4.6% over the period.

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The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on May 30, 2024 when Goldman initiated the stock to “Buy” and issued a price target of $107. Citigroup upgraded the stock to “Buy” from Neutral on May 22, 2024 at a price target of $98-$105.

Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW) stock is down -1.09% over the week and 5.62% over the past month. Its price is 21.08% year-to-date and 1.50% over the past year.

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To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 4.6 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 18.14% and return on equity of 21.59%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 39.68 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 29.75. The beta has a value of 1.11. Price to book ratio is 7.81 and price to sales ratio is 9.06.

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