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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR) which is in the industry Diversified Machinery, gaining 1.63% today. In the last week its performance is 1.19%, and 1.21% for the past quarter. Currently, Danaher Corp., DHR has a target price of 87.5, so today’s gain of 1.63% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.41%.

Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR), has a market cap of 53261.3, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 77.80%.

At the current price of 78.39, it has a dividend yield of 0.64%, and its target price is 87.5. This is with a profit margin of 15.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.59. Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR) has a P/E of 19.96, as well as a forward P/E of 20.12.

With a current EPS of 3.93, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.50%,Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 7.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.80%.

Performance for the year is 21.95%. Since its IPO date on 11/5/1987, the total performance to date is 11.87%.

Volume today for Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR), is 3179300, while its average volume is 3305.38. Whilst the total gain today was 1.63%, it did have a day high of -4.99%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.29%, and 1.26% for the month. The 52-week low for Danaher Corp., DHR has been 27.89%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.99%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.50%, and its return on assets is 7.10%. Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR) has an operating margin of 16.70%. With a sales growth of 16.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Danaher Corp., DHR is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.48, and has a current ratio of 1.4 and 1.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Danaher Corp.? Well its PEG is 2.56, and the P/S is 2.41, along with a P/B of 2.16. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 13.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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