Insider Trading Alert - SYK, SNI And TRGP Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 26, 2014, 71 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $226.10 to $28,333,322.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Stryker Corporation (SYK) - FREE Research Report

Benscoter Steven P who is VP, Human Resources at Stryker Corporation sold 1,789 shares at $79.63 on March 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Human Resources owned 8,302 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.73% with the 1,789-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $79.67, up $0.04, or 0.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stryker Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,675
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,675

The average volume for Stryker Corporation has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Stryker Corporation has a market cap of $30.2 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 5.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Stryker Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a medical technology company. The company operates in three segments: Reconstructive, MedSurg, and Neurotechnology and Spine. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.0. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Stryker Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant 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, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Stryker Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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