Stryker Corporation ( SYK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 28, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.52 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2019. Shareholders who purchased SYK prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.64% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of SYK was $196.08, representing a -1.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $198.75 and a 35.46% increase over the 52 week low of $144.75.
SYK is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as 3M Company ( MMM ) and Becton, Dickinson and Company ( BDX ). SYK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $9.34. Zacks Investment Research reports SYK's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 11.21%, compared to an industry average of 4.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SYK through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SYK as a top-10 holding:
- AdvisorShares Focused Equity ETF ( CWS )
- iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF ( IHI )
- First Trust US Equity Opportunities ETF ( FPX )
- Global X Longevity Thematic ETF ( LNGR )
- Franklin Liberty U.S. Low Volatility ETF ( FLLV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IHI with an increase of 14.24% over the last 100 days. CWS has the highest percent weighting of SYK at 4.59%.
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