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Stryker Corp. stock rises Wednesday, still underperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Stryker Corp. SYK, +0.17% 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 SPX, +0.15% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.10% 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 MDT, -0.47% rose 0.82% to $131.65, Boston Scientific Corp. BSX, -0.67% rose 0.36% to $45.01, and Edwards Lifesciences Corp. EW, -0.78% rose 0.07% to $121.02. Trading volume (955,432) remained 199,686 below its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.

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