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The Details Behind MAKO Surgical's 80% Pop

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The acquisition that boosted MAKO's share price today.

Shares of robotic surgery company MAKO Surgical (MAKO.DL) soared more than 85% on news that the company will be acquired by medical devices giant Stryker (SYK 0.97%) for $1.65 billion, or $30 per share. In the following video, from The Motley Fool's health-care show, Market Checkup, analysts Max Macaluso and David Williamson discuss what they think of the deal and how the market reacted to the news.

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Alison Southwick owns shares of MAKO Surgical. David Williamson and Max Macaluso, Ph.D. have no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Johnson & Johnson and MAKO Surgical. It owns shares of Johnson & Johnson and Zimmer Holdings. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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