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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 45111.94. It is in the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 28.42, a forward P/E of 18.98 and EPS of 4.27. At a stock price of 121.21 (0.66%) it has a dividend yield of 1.25%.

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 10.77% and more long-term 10.50% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 82.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 4.90%.

For performance, Stryker Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 5.95%. For the last month performance for Stryker Corporation is 7.09%. While the last quarter is 13.61% and half year, 35.59%. Finally for the year, performance is 28.13%.

The 52-week high for Stryker Corporation, is at 0.58%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 40.81%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.80% and 19.75% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.29%, and for the month it is 1.37%. Stryker Corporation, has a target price of 117.43.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.76, and for total debt/equity Stryker Corporation has 0.85. The gross margin is 67.10%, while operating margin is 19.60%, the profit margin is 16.10%. The current ratio is 3.6 and the quick ratio is 3.

Insider ownership is at 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 78.50%. Stryker Corporation has a payout ratio of 33.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 372.18. The shares float is 342.97, with the float short at 2.38%, with short ratio coming to 5.9.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Stryker Corporation, get 9.40%, with its returns on investment at 12.50%. Return on equity is 18.90%. So will the investors see the target price of 117.43, 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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