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Stryker: A Q3 Earnings Hiccup In A Broader Bullish Trend

Nov. 01, 2021 12:14 AM ETStryker Corporation (SYK)JNJ, SNN, ZBH3 Comments
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Bashar Issa


  • SYK's investment-grade credit rating mirrors its cash generative ability, successful M&A expansion strategy, and leading industry position.
  • Q3 results came below expectations because of challenging trends related to Chinese pricing regulations, combined with COVID-variants disruptions.
  • I believe that the company will generate above-average returns in the mid-single digits above the market in the coming 12 to 18 months.

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Investment Thesis

Stryker Corp (NYSE:SYK) stands out in the medical equipment market with a hawkish approach utilizing a proven M&A expansion strategy, creating cross-selling opportunities and organic and top-line revenue growth. This unique position is highlighted by

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Bashar is a contributing writer at Seeking Alpha, focusing on Long/Short investment ideas, with a geographic focus in North America. Before that, Bashar worked at an Investment Fund in the United Kingdom. He has a Master's degree in Finance from the Queen Mary University of London and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Middlesex University.

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