3. As of noon trading, Stryker Corporation ( SYK) is down $0.47 (-0.7%) to $68.31 on light volume. Thus far, 290,608 shares of Stryker Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $68.17-$68.91 after having opened the day at $68.74 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $68.78.

Stryker Corporation, a medical technology company, provides reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products for doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Stryker Corporation has a market cap of $25.7 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 25.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Stryker Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Stryker Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Stryker Corporation Ratings Report now.

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