Published: Sun, January 14, 2018
Finance | By Loren Pratt

Stryker Corporation (SYK) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts

Stryker Corporation (SYK) Receives Average Recommendation of

Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has risen 24.95% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.25% the S&P500. Motco now owns 826 shares of the medical technology company's stock worth $115,000 after purchasing an additional 278 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 74.90% of the company's stock. Martin Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Stryker Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $59.35B market cap company. On the stock's most recent trading day, the company's shares ended the regular session at $159.54, which is 2.84% lower than its 52-week high. Schwab Charles Invest Management accumulated 1.10 million shares or 0.14% of the stock. Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) has risen 9.67% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.72% the S&P500. The stock of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 27. Therefore 65% are positive. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of $156.60. As per Wednesday, April 12, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $155.0 target in Friday, September 1 report. Cowen & Co maintained Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) on Friday, October 27 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Friday, July 28. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, June 19 by Oppenheimer. The stock has "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Wednesday, August 5. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, March 3 by RBC Capital Markets. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, April 13 by Robert W. Baird.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $896,215 activity. The price index of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) for last month was 1.06867.

Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) tinted loss of -0.59% (-0.94 points) to US$158.6. Its down 0.14, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 1 investors sold Isramco, Inc. shares while 7 reduced holdings. AXA raised its position in Stryker by 6.5% in the 3rd quarter. The hedge funds in our partner's database now have: 275.60 million shares, up from 274.21 million shares in 2017Q2. Jefferies maintained Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) on Thursday, June 29 with "Hold" rating. (NYSE:RM). Tiaa Cref Investment Mngmt Lc holds 0% or 27,717 shares in its portfolio.

Stryker Corporation value Change from Open was at -0.54% with a Gap of -0.24%. The Price Range of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) over the past 52 weeks is 1.000000. The institutional investor held 90,585 shares of the medical and dental instruments company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $12.87 million, down from 93,247 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The Switzerland-based Gvo Asset Management Ltd has invested 7.44% in the stock. Stratos Wealth Prtn Ltd holds 6,475 shares. (NASDAQ:ISRL). Panagora Asset has 271 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Envestnet Asset Mngmt reported 43,464 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. (NYSE:RM). Morgan Stanley reported 55,452 shares. Beaumont Financial Ltd Com reported 3,527 shares stake. Kistler invested in 0.03% or 441 shares. At present, 0 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. West Oak Capital Limited Liability reported 795 shares. Coldstream Capital Management Inc. now owns 17,445 shares of the medical technology company's stock valued at $2,421,000 after acquiring an additional 626 shares during the period. Finally, Public Employees Retirement System of OH raised its position in Stryker by 0.3% in the 3rd quarter.

Stryker (NYSE:SYK) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. They expect $1.95 earnings per share, up 9.55% or $0.17 from last year's $1.78 per share. Stryker Corporation (SYK) has had a 20-day average volume of 1,088,780 shares, with an average of 60% of short term indicators pointed at Buy. The medical technology company reported $1.52 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.50 by $0.02. Finally, BB&T Investment Services Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Stryker in the second quarter valued at about $178,000. 3M had 71 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a "buy" rating and set a $175.00 price objective on shares of Stryker in a report on Tuesday. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of HSIC in report on Tuesday, October 11 to "Buy" rating. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, July 20. BMO Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $140.0 target. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Thursday, July 27. The rating was maintained by Needham on Monday, October 2 with "Hold". The FCF Score of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) is 0.819991.

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