Shares of Stryker Corp.
rose 2.87% to $263.85 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Stryker Corp. closed $17.31 short of its 52-week high ($281.16), which the company reached on September 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Medtronic PLC
rose 1.82% to $124.80, Boston Scientific Corp.
rose 3.49% to $43.25, and Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
rose 2.26% to $111.57. Trading volume (1.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.1 M.