Comparison of Two Hot Stocks: Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX), Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW)

Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX)

Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) closed at $44.65 on the last trading session with an decrease of -0.82%, whereas, it previously closed at $45.02. The company has a market capitalization of $12.73 Billion. The company traded shares of 2.47 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 4.1 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) produced diluted EPS of 6.82. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 4.76 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.72. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 126.3, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 4.76% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 5.56% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 4%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) is at 6.55 while the forward p/e is at 9.39. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) stands at 1.12 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 6.58. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 17.9. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) are reported at 1.1 and 1.6 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) stands at 18.2, 98.5 and 29.6 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) is reported at 11.34 Billion with income of 1.99 Billion. The outstanding shares of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) are 285 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 95.4 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.75 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) is ticked at 0.1%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 46. The 52 week high of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) is placed at 62.70 and 52 week low is standing at 35.38.

Performance wise the shares of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) fell down -2% for the week, it also rise 9.98% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -2.51%. The shares decrease -12.49% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) shrinked -5.88% for the yearly performance.

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW)

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) closed at $173.31 on the last trading session with an increase of 0.8%, whereas, it previously closed at $171.93. The company has a market capitalization of $36.22 Billion. The company traded shares of 934383 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.34 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) produced diluted EPS of 3.21. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 5.84 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.23. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 55.5, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 5.84% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 11.91% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 27%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) is at 53.97 while the forward p/e is at 29.69. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) stands at 9.73 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 10.78. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 46.68. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) are reported at 1.8 and 2.3 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) stands at 11.4, 20.6 and 22 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) is reported at 3.72 Billion with income of 687.4 Million. The outstanding shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) are 209 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 86.9 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.24 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) is ticked at 0.1%, the figure is plummeted -63.55% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 171.95. The 52 week high of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) is placed at 175.00 and 52 week low is standing at 121.40.

Performance wise the shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) rose up 1.17% for the week, it also rise 11.73% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 9.79%. The shares increase 24.55% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) grew 40.01% for the yearly performance.