Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. Yesterday, Dec. 26, 2013, 83 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $101.20 to $90,570,406.95. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Stryker Corporation (SYK) - FREE Research Report Stryker Ronda E who is Director at Stryker Corporation sold 21,000 shares at $75.08 on Dec. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.19% with the 21,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $74.88, down $0.20, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stryker Corporation go as follows:
12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
24-Week # shares sold: 2,000
The average volume for Stryker Corporation has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Stryker Corporation has a market cap of $28.4 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 37.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Stryker Corporation, a medical technology company, provides reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products for doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.2. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Stryker Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on SYK - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Stryker Corporation as a hold. 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 and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Stryker Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.