Shares of Stryker Corp.
inched 0.67% higher to $277.10 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Stryker Corp. closed $4.06 below its 52-week high ($281.16), which the company achieved on September 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Medtronic PLC
rose 0.82% to $131.65, Boston Scientific Corp.
rose 0.36% to $45.01, and Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
rose 0.07% to $121.02. Trading volume (955,432) remained 199,686 below its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.