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Is Danaher Corp.(NYSE: DHR), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Danaher Corp. (NYSE: DHR) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 11/05/1987. Danaher Corp. is in the Diversified Machinery industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Danaher Corp., is 2964.25, and so far today it has a volume of 5576200. Performance year to date since the 11/05/1987 is -13.49%.

To help you determine whether Danaher Corp. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 19.94 and forward P/E is 19.42. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Danaher Corp. has a value for PEG of 5.39. P/S ratio is 2.59 and the P/B ratio is 2.25. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 82.86 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Danaher Corp. is trading at, 80.08 (-0.96% today), Danaher Corp. has a dividend yield of 0.80%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is 4.02, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 1.33% after growing 3.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 40.10%, and 14.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 687.33, and the number of shares float is 604.21. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 78.80%. The float short is 1.06%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.17. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of 7.50%.

The ability for Danaher Corp., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.5, and quick ratio is 1. Long term debt/equity is 0.5 and total debt/equity is 0.51. In terms of margins, Danaher Corp. has a gross margin of 52.50%, with its operating margin at *TBA, and Danaher Corp. has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -22.09%, with 3.54% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -17.47% and the 200 day simple moving average is -13.32%.

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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