Comparing the Two Top Stocks: Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK)

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT)

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) closed at $173.5 on the last trading session with an increase of 0.11%, whereas, it previously closed at $173.31. The company has a market capitalization of $30.56 Billion. The company traded shares of 3.38 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 2.64 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) produced diluted EPS of 2.23. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 3.98 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.87. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 49.2, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 3.98% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 16.3% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 21.9%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) is at 77.94 while the forward p/e is at 43.59. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) stands at 9.68 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 23.77. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 30.9. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) are reported at 1.2 and 1.2 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) stands at 5.7, 20.5 and 16.9 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) is reported at 3.16 Billion with income of 411.8 Million. The outstanding shares of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) are 176.14 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 98.6 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.08 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) is ticked at 0.4%, the figure is plummeted -8.26% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 177.13. The 52 week high of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) is placed at 177.70 and 52 week low is standing at 115.31.

Performance wise the shares of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) rose up 2.06% for the week, it also rise 38.8% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 21.42%. The shares increase 1.37% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) grew 43.29% for the yearly performance.

Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK)

Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) closed at $166.73 on the last trading session with an increase of 0.24%, whereas, it previously closed at $166.33. The company has a market capitalization of $62.84 Billion. The company traded shares of 915541 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.27 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) produced diluted EPS of 5.46. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 7.97 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 2.15. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 12, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 7.97% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 10.28% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 7.5%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) is at 30.51 while the forward p/e is at 20.93. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) stands at 4.73 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 6.33. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 66.01. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) are reported at 1.2 and 1.9 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) stands at 5.6, 12.8 and 12.1 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) is reported at 13.28 Billion with income of 2.07 Billion. The outstanding shares of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) are 376.9 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 75.3 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.56 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) is ticked at 0.1%, the figure is plummeted -10.8% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 187.17. The 52 week high of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) is placed at 179.84 and 52 week low is standing at 146.80.

Performance wise the shares of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) rose up 2.89% for the week, it also fell -4.73% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 0.34%. The shares decrease -0.39% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) grew 7.12% for the yearly performance.