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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 -1.20% today. In the last week its performance is -4.14%, and 7.33% for the past quarter. Currently, Stryker Corporation, SYK has a target price of 125.41, so today’s gain of -1.20% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.00%.

Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), has a market cap of 45834.8, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 78.30%.

At the current price of 115.62, it has a dividend yield of 1.30%, and its target price is 125.41. This is with a profit margin of 16.00%, and total debt/equity of 0. Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has a P/E of 27.44, as well as a forward P/E of 18.38.

With a current EPS of 4.27, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.50%,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 10.30%.

Performance for the year is 20.86%. Since its IPO date on 2/1/1988, the total performance to date is 26.80%.

Volume today for Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), is 1014106, while its average volume is 1379.61. Whilst the total gain today was -1.20%, it did have a day high of -6.42%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.36%, and 1.31% for the month. The 52-week low for Stryker Corporation, SYK has been 34.32%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.42%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.50%, and its return on assets is 8.90%. Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has an operating margin of 20.30%. With a sales growth of 16.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Stryker Corporation, SYK is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.74, and has a current ratio of 2.2 and 1.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Stryker Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.66, and the P/S is 4.56, along with a P/B of 4.81. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.54.

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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