* Shares rise 8 percent after a report of bid interest from stryker Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
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Dec 23 (Reuters) - U.S. surgical implant maker Stryker Corp is planning a takeover offer for British medical device maker Smith & Nephew Plc that could happen in the coming weeks, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Dec 19 (Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court has slashed the damages that Zimmer Holdings Inc will have to pay Stryker Corp for infringing its patents on a surgical cleaning wand.
(Recasts lead with charges being both criminal and civil )
Dec 8 (Reuters) - Medical device maker Stryker Corp will pay the U.S. government $80 million to settle charges that its OtisMed Corp subsidiary sold devices used in knee replacement surgery without...
LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. medical device maker Stryker Corp is examining a bid for Britain's Smith & Nephew Plc as a regulatory restriction barring an offer comes to an end, Bloomberg reported...
LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Stryker is examining a bid for UK medical-device manufacturer Smith & Nephew, according to a Bloomberg, report citing unnamed sources with knowledge of the matter.
fell 250 basis points, which stands in contrast with the 500 basis points J&J saw and the 300-500 basis point erosion Stryker experienced. Management comments indicated hospital contracts have eased up on price, and pointed to extensive registry
Stryker reported strong third-quarter results ..... before deductibles are reset in January. Stryker 's ability to gain volume more than offsets ..... marketing expense. We were impressed by Stryker 's reconstruction business, which posted