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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 1.09% today. In the last week its performance is 0.95%, and -5.87% for the past quarter. Currently, Stryker Corporation, SYK has a target price of 126.8, so today’s gain of 1.09% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.84%.

Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), has a market cap of 42946.98, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 79.00%.

At the current price of 114.81, it has a dividend yield of 1.32%, 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 27.08, as well as a forward P/E of 17.93.

With a current EPS of 4.24, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.24%,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 15.92%. Since its IPO date on 2/1/1988, the total performance to date is 24.79%.

Volume today for Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), is 672500, while its average volume is 1199.87. Whilst the total gain today was 1.09%, it did have a day high of -3.13%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.25%, and 1.37% for the month. The 52-week low for Stryker Corporation, SYK has been 33.81%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.77%.

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 2.67, and the P/S is 4.1, along with a P/B of 4.72. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.75.

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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