Things For Investors To Watch In Stryker Corp. (NYSE: SYK)

Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK) does about 1.25M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 1307918 shares change hands in Friday’s trading. The company now has a market cap of 125.93B USD. Its current market price is $330.58, marking a decrease of -0.08% compared to the previous close of $330.86. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $361.41 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $249.98.

Stryker Corp. (SYK) has a 20-day trading average at $332.24 and the current price is -8.53% off the 52-week high compared with 32.24% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $344.67 and its 200-day simple moving average is $306.88. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 1.59%, which increases to 1.99% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 43.22 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $378.95, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 12.76% over the period.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on January 31, 2024 when Canaccord Genuity upgraded the stock to “Buy” and issued a price target of between $315 and $360. BofA Securities upgraded its price target at $310-$315.

Stryker Corp. (SYK) stock is up 0.65% over the week and -4.54% over the past month. Its price is 10.39% year-to-date and 15.75% over the past year.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 12.76 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 11.07% and return on equity of 18.64%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 37.79 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 24.67. The beta has a value of 0.92. Price to book ratio is 6.57 and price to sales ratio is 6.01.