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Is This Dividend Growth Stock a Buy?

Is This Dividend Growth Stock a Buy?

In the 81 years since it was founded, the Kalamazoo, Michigan–based medical devices company has become one of the largest businesses in its industry. Stryker reported $4.5 billion in net sales during the third quarter (ended Sept. 30), a 7.7% growth rate over the year-ago period. What led to the healthy net sales growth for the quarter?