It’s been a crucial week for Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK); here’s what analysts have to say.

April 16, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.07, from 0.87 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 39 investors sold Stryker Corporation shares while 375 reduced holdings. 100 funds opened positions while 232 raised stakes. 275.69 million shares or 0.03% more from 275.60 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Green Square Cap Limited Liability accumulated 5,606 shares or 0.13% of the stock. New York-based Stone Ridge Asset Ltd Co has invested 0.31% in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). Ballentine Prns holds 4,027 shares. Colonial Tru Advisors has invested 0.81% in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). Lakeview Capital Prtnrs Ltd reported 1,741 shares stake. Old Natl Bancorporation In owns 0.84% invested in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) for 105,427 shares. Hanson Mcclain has invested 0% of its portfolio in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). Smithbridge Asset Inc De has invested 1.38% in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). Manchester Cap Management Limited Liability Company reported 564 shares stake. Howland Capital Management has invested 0.19% in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). Perkins Coie Com has invested 1.42% in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). Bbva Compass National Bank Incorporated has 19,457 shares for 0.19% of their portfolio. Ipswich Investment Mngmt Communications reported 2,542 shares. Maple Cap Mngmt accumulated 2,810 shares. Woodstock Corporation holds 17,158 shares.

Since February 1, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 selling transactions for $24.61 million activity. $16,480 worth of stock was sold by Owen Katherine Ann on Monday, March 26. FRANCESCONI LOUISE had sold 4,347 shares worth $713,655. On Friday, February 2 the insider COX HOWARD E JR sold $1.21M. 55,119 shares were sold by Floyd David, worth $9.18M on Thursday, March 15. 39,808 shares valued at $6.48 million were sold by Lobo Kevin on Wednesday, March 21. Another trade for 2,984 shares valued at $479,034 was made by McLean Graham A on Monday, February 5.

Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) Ratings Coverage

Among 22 analysts covering Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Stryker Corporation had 29 analyst reports since October 23, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. As per Tuesday, January 2, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Monday, October 23. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $168 target in Friday, October 27 report. The rating was maintained by Needham on Friday, November 3 with “Hold”. The stock of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has “Underweight” rating given on Friday, October 27 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Friday, January 26. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 4 by Canaccord Genuity. The stock of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by Jefferies. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 31 report. Below is a list of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) latest ratings and price target changes.

03/04/2018 Broker: Evercore Rating: In-Line New Target: $165 Initiates Coverage On
15/03/2018 Broker: Raymond James Rating: Outperform New Target: $183 Initiates Coverage On
27/02/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Neutral Upgrade
26/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $179 New Target: $186 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Northcoast Rating: Buy New Target: $189.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Buy New Target: $180.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $181.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $170.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $175.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $183.0 Maintain

The stock increased 2.44% or $3.86 during the last trading session, reaching $162.21. About 666,602 shares traded. Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has risen 19.66% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.11% the S&P500.

Stryker Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a medical technology company. The company has market cap of $60.52 billion. It operates through three divisions: Orthopaedics; MedSurg; and Neurotechnology and Spine. It has a 60.53 P/E ratio. The Orthopaedics segment offers implants for use in hip and knee joint replacements, and trauma and extremities surgeries.

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