Get Hip to Stryker

Few companies can match the balance sheet or long-term growth of Stryker (SYK), maker of medical devices and medial-surgery equipment. Stryker makes hip, knee, spinal and other implants while also serving the hospital and physical therapy markets. As of March 31, Stryker held over $3.2 billion in treasury cash and marketable securities vs. total debt of $1.774 billion.

That was good enough to earn them Value Line's highest (A++) financial strength rating, as well as the firm's top grade for safety. The recession of 2008 to 2009 barely slowed their results....315 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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