a PE ratio of 15.8 which is low relative to its historical norm
a price to sales ratio of 2.88, also at the low end of historical norms
a current dividend yield of 1.6%
A low payout ratio of approx. 20%, indicating room for future dividend growth
Use the tan navigation bar to the left of the graphs and draw multiple graphs ranging from two to 20 years of history. Discover how this tool instantly provides a clear picture of the business behind the stock and dynamically re-evaluates valuation and reveals the clear correlation between the company's earnings and price. Note: This link will be live for 90 days beginning April 4. For more advanced instructions on how to utilize the live graph follow this link. Summary and Conclusions Stryker is my dividend growth stock value idea of the week. At its current quotation, Stryker is trading at what currently appears to be a compelling valuation. Additionally, the opportunity for long-term dividend growth appears well-defined. Consequently, I believe this is an attractive candidate worthy of further due diligence. At the time of publication the author was long SYK. This article was written by an independent contributor, separate from TheStreet's regular news coverage.