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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR)?

The company in question is, Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR) currently with a stock price of 80.72 (-0.49% today). The market cap for Danaher Corp. is 55901.42, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Diversified Machinery industry. The target price for Danaher Corp. is 87.69. Currently Danaher Corp. is trading with a P/E of 20.2, and a forward P/E of 21. Average volume for Danaher Corp. is 3757.65 and so far today it is 1274027.

Performance in the last year for Danaher Corp. has been 23.46%. For EPS growth, Danaher Corp. has seen a growth of 3.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -9.87%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 7.70% over the last five years and could be 1.40% for the next five years. Danaher Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 14.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 40.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.96%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 13.05%.

Since the IPO date for Danaher Corp. on the 11/5/1987, Danaher Corp. has seen performance year to date to be 15.58%. With Danaher Corp. trading at 80.72, the dividend yield is 0.79%, and the EPS is 4.02.

So could Danaher Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 20.2. The PEG is 14.43, P/S is 2.63 and the P/B is at 2.28. The P/cash is 84.15, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Danaher Corp. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.5, and the quick ratio is 1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.5, and total debt/equity at 0.51.

In terms of margins, Danaher Corp. has a gross margin of 52.50%, an operating margin of *TBA and a profit margin of *TBA.Payout ratio for Danaher Corp. is *TBA. Return on assets come to *TBA with return on investment coming to 7.50%.

Insider ownership for Danaher Corp., is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 78.90%. Outstanding shares are at 689.12. While shares float is 604.2. The float short is currently 1.14%, and short ratio is 1.83.

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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