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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 -0.54% today. In the last week its performance is -0.12%, and 10.87% for the past quarter. Currently, Stryker Corporation, SYK has a target price of 118.22, so today’s gain of -0.54% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.12%.

Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), has a market cap of 45843.4, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 78.50%.

At the current price of 121.7, it has a dividend yield of 1.24%, and its target price is 118.22. This is with a profit margin of 16.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.85. Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has a P/E of 28.69, as well as a forward P/E of 19.18.

With a current EPS of 4.27, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.75%,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 10.39%.

Performance for the year is 25.33%. Since its IPO date on 2/1/1988, the total performance to date is 32.57%.

Volume today for Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), is 711262, while its average volume is 1364.13. Whilst the total gain today was -0.54%, it did have a day high of -1.50%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.22%, and 1.22% for the month. The 52-week low for Stryker Corporation, SYK has been 41.37%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.50%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.50%, and its return on assets is 9.40%. Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has an operating margin of 19.60%. With a sales growth of 4.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Stryker Corporation, SYK is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.76, and has a current ratio of 3.6 and 3 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Stryker Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.76, and the P/S is 4.56, along with a P/B of 5.18. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.13.

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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