SYK - Stryker

Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK)

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Stryker is a leading medical technology company in the world. The company offers innovative products and services in various medical disciplines that aim at making surgery more efficient, reduce trauma and improve techniques. The company operates through Medical and Surgical, Orthopaedics, and Neurotechnology and Spine segments. Stryker enjoys No.1 market position in medical, instruments and sustainable solutions.

Its products include implants used in joint replacement and trauma surgeries; surgical equipment and surgical navigation systems; patient handling, emergency medical equipment, and intensive care disposable products; and spinal devices; as well as other products used in a variety of medical specialties.

The company has 23 company-owned and 273 leased locations worldwide including 43 manufacturing locations. Stryker has a large geographic footprint extending to the U.S. (more than 70% of total sales), developed markets (~20%) and emerging markets (less than 10%). The company’s products are sold in over 80 countries through company-owned subsidiaries and branches, as well as third-party dealers and distributors. The company reported higher sales growth in markets other than the U.S. in the last year.

Key Investment Data

  • Ticker: nyse:syk
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Industry: Medical Devices
  • Market Cap: 84.41B
  • Market Cap Group: Large Cap
  • P/E: 24.44
  • Dividend Yield: 1.25%

Competitors

The competitive landscape is important as they compete for the same business. Below is the list of competitors in the same industry. While not displayed, a number of metrics you can also use to evaluate your picks are the Chowder Score, the Relative Strength Index (RSI), the Graham Number, and the Piotroski F-Score.

Ticker Ticker Company Market Cap P/E Yield Aristocrat Graph SectorID IndustryID
ABT NYSE:ABT Abbott Laboratories 195.23 18.96 1.69 YES 1 8 63
MDT NYSE:MDT Medtronics 125.99 16.87 2.87 YES 1 8 63
SYK NYSE:SYK Stryker Corporation 84.41 24.44 1.25 NO 1 8 63

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Stryker Corporation - FAQ

What is the stock ticker for Stryker Corporation?

The stock ticker for Stryker Corporation is NYSE:SYK.

Is Stryker Corporation a good stock to buy?

You need to consider your investment strategy and how NYSE:SYK can fit in your portfolio.

The current dividend income score of 6/10 and dividend growth score of 9/10. Those 2 metrics together should help you decide the fit for your portfolio. Be it for income or for growth.

Is Stryker Corporation a Buy, Sell or Hold?

The Dividend Snapshot Opportunity Score of 61 out of 100.

The score reflects the strength of a buy signal but it does not show a sell signal if it's low. The higher the better.

A sell signal is more difficult as it often relies on the reason you bought the stock in the first place.


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