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By Dave Sebastian
Stryker Corp. (SYK) posted higher second-quarter earnings as sales rose, but net profit fell short of analysts' expectations.
The Michigan company's profit climbed to $480 million, or $1.26 a share, from $452 million, or $1.19 a share, a year earlier. Analysts polled by FactSet were expecting a profit of $603.4 million, or $1.73 a share.
On an adjusted basis, profit rose to $1.98 a share from $1.76 a share a year earlier. Analysts were expecting $1.71.
Revenue rose to $3.65 billion from $3.32 billion in the prior year.
The maker of hip and knee implants and surgical products raised its forecast for full-year adjusted profit to $8.15 to $8.25, from its earlier view of $8.05 to $8.20. It said it expects organic net sales to increase between 7.5% and 8%, also higher than its earlier view of 6.8% to 7.5%.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
July 25, 2019 16:45 ET (20:45 GMT)
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