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Stryker Strikes Again: Fool by Numbers

On Jan. 25, Stryker (NYSE: SYK  ) released fourth-quarter earnings for the period ended Dec. 31.

  • International sales for the entire fiscal year were $502 million, up 12.3%, as a result of higher shipments of orthopedic implants and MedSurg equipment supported by favorable foreign currency movements.
  • The company's outlook for 2007 continues to be optimistic, with growth in shipments of orthopedic implants and MedSurg equipment.
  • The company projects that diluted net earnings per share for 2007 will be about $2.42, an increase of 20% over adjusted diluted net earnings per share of $2.02 in 2006.
  • Stryker is very popular in Motley Fool CAPS, sporting the highest rating -- five stars.

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  • Biomet (Nasdaq: BMET  )

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