Edwards Lifesciences (EW) Analysts See $1.23 EPS; Rice Hall James & Associates Trimmed Pepsico (PEP) Stake

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Analysts expect Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) to report $1.23 EPS on April, 23.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 0.82% from last quarter’s $1.22 EPS. EW’s profit would be $255.55M giving it 38.28 P/E if the $1.23 EPS is correct. After having $1.17 EPS previously, Edwards Lifesciences Corporation’s analysts see 5.13% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.42% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $188.34. About 135,685 shares traded. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) has risen 28.82% since March 28, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.45% the S&P500. Some Historical EW News: 22/03/2018 – Global Transcatheter Aortic Valve lmplantation (TAVI) Market Analysis & Outlook 2018-2022 with Profiles of Abbott Laboratories, Boston Scientific, Edwards Lifesciences & Medtronic – ResearchAndMarkets; 01/05/2018 – Edwards Lifesciences Enters Into Accelerated Share Repurchase Agreement; 23/03/2018 – EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION vs Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. | FWD Entered | 03/23/2018; 28/03/2018 – Boston Scientific Prevails In U.K. Edwards Lifesciences Litigation; 24/04/2018 – Edwards Lifesciences 1Q Adj EPS $1.22; 24/04/2018 – After-hours buzz: TXN, WYNN, EW & more; 24/04/2018 – Edwards Lifesciences Sees 2Q Adj EPS $1.05-Adj EPS $1.15; 24/04/2018 – EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORP FY2018 SHR VIEW $4.53, REV VIEW $3.85 BLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 16/04/2018 – Boston Scientific Prevails In European Patent Dispute With Edwards Lifesciences; 01/05/2018 – EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES IN ACCELERATED SHARE BUYBACK PACT

Rice Hall James & Associates Llc decreased Pepsico Inc. (PEP) stake by 58.37% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Rice Hall James & Associates Llc sold 6,682 shares as Pepsico Inc. (PEP)’s stock declined 1.97%. The Rice Hall James & Associates Llc holds 4,765 shares with $526,000 value, down from 11,447 last quarter. Pepsico Inc. now has $171.44B valuation. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $122.08. About 474,128 shares traded. PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) has risen 7.45% since March 28, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.08% the S&P500. Some Historical PEP News: 17/04/2018 – Global Fruit Juice Market Study 2018-2023 with Coca Cola and PepsiCo Dominating – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 26/04/2018 – PEPSICO CFO HUGH JOHNSTON COMMENTS ON EARNINGS CALL; 26/04/2018 – PepsiCo 1Q Latin America Rev $1.22B; 24/04/2018 – Bringing Pop To Fashion: Pepsi? Launches Global Capsule Collection With Boohoo, Umbro, Le Specs, New Era And Anteater; 05/03/2018 Bundaberg Brewed Drinks And PepsiCo Announce Distribution Partnership As Non-Alcoholic Craft Beverage Market Continues Explosiv; 26/04/2018 – Pepsi’s North American drinks business continues to lag behind its snack business; 17/04/2018 – Goldman Sachs upgrades Coca-Cola, downgrades Pepsi; 26/04/2018 – PepsiCo 1Q Quaker Foods North America Rev $601M; 26/04/2018 – PEPSICO CEO: WILL SUBSTANTIALLY SUPPORT PEPSI CAMPAIGN IN ’18; 25/05/2018 – Dealbook: PepsiCo to Acquire the Fruit and Veggie Snack Maker Bare Foods

More notable recent PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Better Buy: PepsiCo vs. Altria – The Motley Fool” on March 25, 2019, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Things Are Just Heating Up for Aurora Cannabis Stock – Investorplace.com” published on March 27, 2019, 247Wallst.com published: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie, BHP, Coca-Cola, Monster Beverage, Procter & Gamble, Rio Tinto, Toll Brothers and More – 24/7 Wall St.” on March 07, 2019. More interesting news about PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Buy the Dip in National Beverage Because FIZZ Stock Is Ready to Pop – Investorplace.com” published on March 13, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “My Wife’s Freaky Concentrated Market-Crushing U.S. Dividend Growth Portfolio – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: March 26, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.07, from 0.87 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 57 investors sold PEP shares while 656 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes. 1.00 billion shares or 5.04% more from 952.72 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Pictet Bancorporation Tru reported 55,743 shares or 2.46% of all its holdings. Albion Group Ut holds 0.65% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) or 37,511 shares. Northside Cap Ltd Com accumulated 4,727 shares. Loeb holds 1.84% of its portfolio in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) for 35,750 shares. Hwg Holdings LP reported 0% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Naples Advisors Limited Liability Corp invested 0.47% of its portfolio in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Hl Financial Ser Ltd Liability holds 0.67% or 348,668 shares in its portfolio. 8,653 were reported by Private Wealth Advsr. Karpas Strategies Limited Liability Corporation invested in 3,750 shares. Reynders Mcveigh Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation reported 28,209 shares. Luxembourg-based Pictet And Cie (Europe) Sa has invested 3.81% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Ftb Advisors holds 77,676 shares. General American Incorporated holds 2.03% or 174,500 shares in its portfolio. Of Oklahoma invested in 44,977 shares. Kornitzer Capital Mngmt Ks reported 472,262 shares stake.

Analysts await PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $0.92 EPS, down 4.17% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.96 per share. PEP’s profit will be $1.29 billion for 33.17 P/E if the $0.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.49 actual EPS reported by PepsiCo, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -38.26% negative EPS growth.

Rice Hall James & Associates Llc increased Ishares Russell 2000 Index Fun (IWM) stake by 4,919 shares to 9,204 valued at $1.23 million in 2018Q4. It also upped Ingevity Corp. stake by 131,102 shares and now owns 284,197 shares. Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:CY) was raised too.

Among 9 analysts covering PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. PepsiCo had 12 analyst reports since October 3, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 3. Morgan Stanley maintained PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) rating on Tuesday, February 19. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $130 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 3 by Deutsche Bank. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, February 19. Morgan Stanley maintained PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) rating on Thursday, October 4. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $125 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 19 by Cowen & Co. The rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research on Friday, October 5 to “Neutral”. The stock of PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 3 by Citigroup. Barclays Capital maintained PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) rating on Tuesday, February 19. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $111 target.

Since October 4, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $22.66 million activity. The insider Yawman David sold $1.29 million. Another trade for 168,295 shares valued at $18.53 million was sold by Khan Mehmood. Another trade for 5,500 shares valued at $587,364 was made by Narasimhan Laxman on Thursday, October 4. $2.26 million worth of PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) was sold by Spanos Mike.

More notable recent Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Medical Devices Stock Price Gain Opportunity: Edwards Lifesciences – Seeking Alpha” on March 12, 2019, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Edwards Lifesciences (EW) SAPIEN 3 Valve Proves Superior To Surgery in Latest Trial – StreetInsider.com” published on March 18, 2019, Ocbj.com published: “Midday Stock Roundup – Orange County Business Journal” on March 18, 2019. More interesting news about Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Monday??™s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500 – 24/7 Wall St.” published on March 18, 2019 as well as ‘s news article titled: “CAS Medical (NASDAQ:CASM) Surges As Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW) Agrees To Buy Medtech Company In $100M Deal – Benzinga” with publication date: February 12, 2019.

Among 15 analysts covering Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW), 9 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Edwards Lifesciences had 27 analyst reports since October 2, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, October 11. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Sell” on Monday, March 25. The company was maintained on Friday, March 22 by BMO Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley maintained Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) rating on Monday, March 18. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $197 target. Citigroup maintained it with “Sell” rating and $119 target in Wednesday, January 2 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, December 7 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Friday, January 18. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, December 6. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, December 6 by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Monday, October 29 with “Sell”.

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