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How has Stryker Corporation:(NYSE:SYK) performed recently?

Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 43242.83. It is in the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 27.26, a forward P/E of 18.06 and EPS of 4.24. At a stock price of 115.53 (-0.03%) it has a dividend yield of 1.32%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 3.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by 180.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 11.13% and more long-term 10.20% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -2.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 16.80%.

For performance, Stryker Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 0.58%. For the last month performance for Stryker Corporation is -5.50%. While the last quarter is 4.55% and half year, 19.57%. Finally for the year, performance is 13.88%.

The 52-week high for Stryker Corporation, is at -6.49%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 34.21%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.43% and 10.58% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.80%, and for the month it is 1.25%. Stryker Corporation, has a target price of 126.43.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.74, and for total debt/equity Stryker Corporation has 0.84. The gross margin is 66.70%, while operating margin is 19.50%, the profit margin is 15.30%. The current ratio is 2.2 and the quick ratio is 1.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 79.00%. Stryker Corporation has a payout ratio of 34.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 374.17. The shares float is 343.62, with the float short at 1.72%, with short ratio coming to 4.38.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Stryker Corporation, get 8.90%, with its returns on investment at 12.50%. Return on equity is 18.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 126.43, reached soon?

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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