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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 0.61% today. In the last week its performance is -0.83%, and -3.01% for the past quarter. Currently, Stryker Corporation, SYK has a target price of 126.8, so today’s gain of 0.61% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.53%.

Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), has a market cap of 43306.85, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 79.10%.

At the current price of 116.41, it has a dividend yield of 1.31%, and its target price is 126.8. This is with a profit margin of 15.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.84. Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has a P/E of 27.46, as well as a forward P/E of 18.19.

With a current EPS of 4.24, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.13%,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 10.15%.

Performance for the year is 24.41%. Since its IPO date on 2/1/1988, the total performance to date is 26.53%.

Volume today for Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), is 1156300, while its average volume is 1266.85. Whilst the total gain today was 0.61%, it did have a day high of -4.77%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.27%, and 1.56% for the month. The 52-week low for Stryker Corporation, SYK has been 35.67%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.47%.

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 19.50%. 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 2.7, and the P/S is 4.14, along with a P/B of 4.79. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.85.

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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