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Stryker Corporation (SYK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

Stryker Corporation ( SYK ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.265 per share scheduled for January 31, 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of $55.87, the dividend yield is 1.9%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SYK was $55.87, representing a -2.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.15 and a 14.91% increase over the 52 week low of $48.62.

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 $3.73. Zacks Investment Research reports SYK's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 8.92%, compared to an industry average of 9%.

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 ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is WMW with an increase of 13.96% 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 Nasdaq, Inc.


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

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