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Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) Has Attractive Fundamentals

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Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) is a company with exceptional fundamental characteristics. Upon building up an investment case for a stock, we should look at various aspects. In the case of SYK, it is a well-regarded dividend payer with a a great track record of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below, I've touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Stryker here.

Outstanding track record average dividend payer

Over the past few years, SYK has more than doubled its earnings, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. This illustrates a strong track record, leading to a satisfying return on equity of 30%, which is what investors like to see!

NYSE:SYK Income Statement, May 20th 2019

Income investors would also be happy to know that SYK is a great dividend company, with a current yield standing at 1.1%. SYK has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

NYSE:SYK Historical Dividend Yield, May 20th 2019

Next Steps:

For Stryker, there are three fundamental aspects you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for SYK’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for SYK’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are SYK’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of SYK? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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