Stryker Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.265 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30,
2013. Shareholders who purchased SYK stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
24.71% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of SYK was $64.57,
representing a -3.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $66.92 and
a 30.63% increase over the 52 week low of $49.43.
SYK is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as 3M Company (
) and Baxter International Inc. (
). SYK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.39. Zacks Investment Research reports SYK's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.46%, compared to an
industry average of 6.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- ELEMENTS Exchange Traded Notes Morningstar Wide Moat Focus
- SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IHI with an increase of
14.91% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of SYK at 6.45%.