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Is Stryker Corporation(NYSE: SYK), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 2/1/1988. Stryker Corporation is in the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for Stryker Corporation, is 1374.76, and so far today it has a volume of 685958. Performance year to date since the 2/1/1988 is 31.92%.

To help you determine whether Stryker Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 28.55 and forward P/E is 19.09. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Stryker Corporation has a value for PEG of 2.75. P/S ratio is 4.53 and the P/B ratio is 5.16. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 6.1 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Stryker Corporation is trading at, 122.55 (0.65% today), Stryker Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.25%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 33.60%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 4.27, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 10.75% after growing 180.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 82.40%, and 4.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 374.66, and the number of shares float is 342.97. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.40%, and institutional ownership is at 78.50%. The float short is 2.26%, with the short ratio at a value of 5.64. Management has seen a return on assets of 9.40%, and also a return on investment of 12.50%.

The ability for Stryker Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 3.6, and quick ratio is 3. Long term debt/equity is 0.76 and total debt/equity is 0.85. In terms of margins, Stryker Corporation has a gross margin of 67.10%, with its operating margin at 19.60%, and Stryker Corporation has a profit margin of 16.10%.

The 52 week high is -0.81%, with 42.37% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 6.36% and the 200 day simple moving average is 19.37%.

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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