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How has Danaher Corp.:(NYSE:DHR) performed recently?

Danaher Corp. (NYSE: DHR) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 52846.84. It is in the Diversified Machinery industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 19.81, a forward P/E of 19.96 and EPS of 3.93. At a stock price of 77.78 (0.15%) it has a dividend yield of 0.64%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 7.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by 3.30%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.50% and more long-term 7.80% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -5.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 10.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 16.60%.

For performance, Danaher Corp. the past week has seen a gain of 0.21%. For the last month performance for Danaher Corp. is -2.01%. While the last quarter is -3.46% and half year, 10.34%. Finally for the year, performance is 18.36%.

The 52-week high for Danaher Corp., is at -5.73%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 26.89%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.19% and 5.91% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.09%, and for the month it is 1.16%. Danaher Corp., has a target price of 87.5.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.48, and for total debt/equity Danaher Corp. has 0.59. The gross margin is 52.80%, while operating margin is 16.70%, the profit margin is 15.90%. The current ratio is 1.4 and the quick ratio is 1.1.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 77.80%. Danaher Corp. has a payout ratio of 11.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 679.44. The shares float is 606.06, with the float short at 1.31%, with short ratio coming to 2.61.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Danaher Corp., get 7.10%, with its returns on investment at 7.50%. Return on equity is 14.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 87.5, reached soon?

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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