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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) which is in the industry Medical Appliances & Equipment, gaining -0.17% today. In the last week its performance is 1.05%, and 11.45% for the past quarter. Currently, Stryker Corporation, SYK has a target price of 118.22, so today’s gain of -0.17% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.63%.

Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), has a market cap of 45266.9, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 78.40%.

At the current price of 122.3, it has a dividend yield of 1.24%, and its target price is 118.22. This is with a profit margin of 16.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.85. Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has a P/E of 28.68, as well as a forward P/E of 19.15.

With a current EPS of 4.27, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.77%,Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 3.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.50%.

Performance for the year is 27.26%. Since its IPO date on 2/1/1988, the total performance to date is 32.51%.

Volume today for Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), is 1272500, while its average volume is 1358.26. Whilst the total gain today was -0.17%, it did have a day high of -0.87%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.92%, and 1.26% for the month. The 52-week low for Stryker Corporation, SYK has been 42.08%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.87%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.50%, and its return on assets is 9.40%. Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has an operating margin of 19.60%. With a sales growth of 4.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Stryker Corporation, SYK is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.76, and has a current ratio of 3.6 and 3 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Stryker Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.73, and the P/S is 4.5, along with a P/B of 5.18. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.05.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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