Stryker Corporation (SYK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 26, 2013

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Stryker Corporation ( SYK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.265 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SYK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SYK has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $64.76, the dividend yield is 1.64%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SYK was $64.76, representing a -7.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $70 and a 29.41% increase over the 52 week low of $50.04.

SYK is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as 3M Company ( MMM ) and Baxter International Inc. ( BAX ). SYK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.27. Zacks Investment Research reports SYK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.52%, compared to an industry average of 7%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SYK Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to SYK through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SYK as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Medical Devices Index Fund ( IHI )
  • ELEMENTS Exchange Traded Notes Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Tot ( WMW )
  • SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ( XHE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XHE with an increase of 9.51% over the last 100 days. IHI has the highest percent weighting of SYK at 6.26%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: BAX , IHI , MMM , SYK , WMW , XHE

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