Stryker Corp


  • April 15- ConMed Corp, a surgical device maker that has been fighting off activist investors, is exploring a sale and has contacted large medical device companies to gauge their buyout interest, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, March 31- Bariatric weight loss surgery on obese patients with type 2 diabetes helped many to get their blood sugar to healthy levels and to no longer require any diabetes medicines, including insulin, three years after the procedure, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Monday.

  • March 7- U.S. medical devices maker Biomet Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Friday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of its common shares as its private equity owners look to cash out. The company, which was taken private for $11.4 billion in 2007, said BofA Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan were the lead underwriters to the offering.

  • Excluding items such as product recall and acquisition charges, Stryker earned $1.23 per share, just ahead of the $1.22 per-share forecast, on average, by Wall Street analysts, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. The company reported fourth-quarter net earnings of $386 million, or $1.01 per share, compared with $270 million, or 71 cents a share a year earlier.

  • Dec 31- Stryker Corp said it would buy Patient Safety Technologies Inc for $120 million, adding to its portfolio a device that reduces the risk of surgical sponges being left in patients after surgery. BofA Merrill Lynch was Patient Safety's financial adviser and Latham& Watkins LLP was its legal counsel.

  • Dec 31- Stryker Corp said it would buy Patient Safety Technologies Inc for $120 million to gain access to Patient Safety's device to reduce the risk of surgical sponges being left in patients after surgery.

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  • Company in great shape: Stryker CEO     Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | 10:49 AM ET

    Stryker CEO Kevin Lobo says his company is in "great shape," and discusses the gradual increase in people electing to have surgery. He also addresses the hit from recall costs.

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  • Now that that's over with, markets to focus on this Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 10:17 PM ET

    With Washington's debt battle over, markets will quickly shift focus to earnings and how much the government shutdown actually impacted the economy.

  • A tax on medical devices stirred the budget debate Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 2:52 PM ET

    A detailed look at how a tax on medical devices divided so many over the White House's Affordable Care Act.

  • Pre-merger activity in Stryker/Mako options: Najarian Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 5:06 PM ET

    OptionMonster's Jon Najarian points out what looks to be unusual activity in Stryker and Mako options ahead of their merger announcement.

  • Stocks ended lower Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P closing in the red for the fifth-straight day, as jitters over budget talks in Washington continued to weigh on markets.

  • Stryker to buy Mako Surgical for $1.65 billion Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 9:32 AM ET

    Stryker will buy smaller peer Mako Surgical for about $1.65 billion to gain access to Mako's technology for robot-assisted orthopedic surgery.

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  • Markets expect more of the same from Bernanke Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 8:53 PM ET

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke Wednesday spoke to Congress about unwinding policy, and for the first time in a while his "taper talk" didn't make waves in markets.

  • Employer Mandate Delay Hits Reform, Not Stocks Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 3:49 PM ET

    The delay of Obamacare's employer mandate isn't a blow to health-care stocks. However, the outlook for reform is another matter.

  • Architect Rethinks Wheelchair Design for Stryker Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 1:15 PM ET
    The "Patriot" house designed by Michael Graves.

    When architect Michael Graves realized he would spend the rest of his life in a wheelchair, he set out to improve medical design. This week Stryker unveils his wheelchair.

  • After-Hours Buzz: REGN, QCOM, ZNGA, AKAM & More Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 5:28 PM ET

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