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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 0.26% today. In the last week its performance is -1.56%, and 3.54% for the past quarter. Currently, Stryker Corporation, SYK has a target price of 126.6, so today’s gain of 0.26% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.07%.

Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), has a market cap of 42577.28, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 79.20%.

At the current price of 114.07, it has a dividend yield of 1.34%, and its target price is 126.6. 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 26.83, as well as a forward P/E of 17.78.

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 10.20%.

Performance for the year is 12.60%. Since its IPO date on 2/1/1988, the total performance to date is 23.26%.

Volume today for Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), is 306968, while its average volume is 1337.45. Whilst the total gain today was 0.26%, it did have a day high of -7.67%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.96%, and 1.19% for the month. The 52-week low for Stryker Corporation, SYK has been 32.52%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.67%.

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 2.63, and the P/S is 4.07, along with a P/B of 4.68. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.65.

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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