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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 55829.67. It is in the Diversified Machinery industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 20.63, a forward P/E of 20.76 and EPS of 3.93. At a stock price of 80.88 (-0.19%) it has a dividend yield of 0.79%.

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 9.76% and more long-term 0.75% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -75.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 10.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -70.70%.

For performance, Danaher Corp. the past week has seen a gain of 0.41%. For the last month performance for Danaher Corp. is -0.32%. While the last quarter is 7.08% and half year, 22.97%. Finally for the year, performance is 27.97%.

The 52-week high for Danaher Corp., is at -1.59%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 31.74%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.90% and 11.41% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.81%, and for the month it is 0.74%. Danaher Corp., has a target price of 87.25.

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 78.10%. Danaher Corp. has a payout ratio of 11.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 689. The shares float is 606.06, with the float short at 1.60%, with short ratio coming to 2.76.

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 87.25, reached soon?

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