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Morning Traders Watch: Danaher Corporation (DHR)

Today’s top gainers include the company Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) which is in the industry Diversified Machinery, gaining 0.12% today. In the last week its performance is -0.01%, and -2.53% for the past quarter. Currently, Danaher Corporation, DHR has a target price of 91.83, so today’s gain of 0.12% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.27%.

Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR), has a market cap of 58.57 B, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 78.40%.

At the current price of 84.48, it has a dividend yield of 0.66%, and its target price is 91.83. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 0.5. Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) has a P/E of 28.93, as well as a forward P/E of 19.72.

With a current EPS of 2.92, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.17%,Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 2.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.70%.

Performance for the year is 12.51%. Since its IPO date on 11/05/1987, the total performance to date is 8.53%.

Volume today for Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR), is 4916863, while its average volume is 2805.44. Whilst the total gain today was 0.12%, it did have a day high of -2.90%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.89%, and 1.01% for the month. The 52-week low for Danaher Corporation, DHR has been 15.10%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.01%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.00%, and its return on assets is *TBA. Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of 7.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Danaher Corporation, DHR is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.41, and has a current ratio of 1.1 and 0.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Danaher Corporation? Well its PEG is 3.33, and the P/S is 3.41, along with a P/B of 2.47. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 72.86.

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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