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When was Edwards Lifesciences' common stock first issued and at what price?

On April 1, 2000, Edwards Lifesciences spun off from Baxter. At this time, shareholders were given 1 Edwards share for every 5 shares of Baxter stock.  On May 27, 2010, Edwards issued a 100% stock dividend for purposes of effecting a two-for-one split of its common stock. Please click here for more information.

What is Edwards Lifesciences' ticker symbol?

Edwards Lifesciences' ticker symbol is EW.

On what exchange does Edwards Lifesciences' common stock trade?

Our common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "EW."

Does Edwards Lifesciences' common stock pay dividends?

Edwards Lifesciences has never paid any cash dividends on its capital stock and has no current plans to pay any cash dividends. Our current policy is to retain any future earnings to fund the growth and expansion of our business. 

What is Edwards Lifesciences' common stock CUSIP number?

The CUSIP number for the stock is 28176E.

How many shares are outstanding?

Please see our most recent financial statement by clicking here for the current number of shares outstanding.

How can I buy Edwards Lifesciences' stock? Can I purchase directly from the company?

Edwards Lifesciences stock can be purchased through just about any brokerage firm, including internet-based discount brokers. At the present time, Edwards Lifesciences does not offer a direct purchase program.

How can I get a historical closing stock price?

The Historical Stock Quote page on this website contains closing stock prices.

Has Edwards ever split the stock?

On November 19, 2015, Edwards announced a two-for-one stock split to be issued as a 100% stock dividend. The record date is November 30, 2015. The distribution date is December 11, 2015. Edwards stock will begin trading on the NYSE at the new split-adjusted price on December 14, 2015. 

On May 27, 2010, Edwards issued a 100% stock dividend for purposes of effecting a two-for-one split of its common stock. Please click here for more information.

How do I calculate the Tax Cost Basis of my Baxter and/or Edwards stock?

On April 1, 2000, Edwards Lifesciences spun off from Baxter. At this time, shareholders were given 1 Edwards share for every 5 shares of Baxter stock. Click here for additional information to assist you in computing the tax basis.