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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR) which is in the industry Diversified Machinery, gaining 0.84% today. In the last week its performance is 0.57%, and 8.46% for the past quarter. Currently, Danaher Corp., DHR has a target price of 87.63, so today’s gain of 0.84% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.30%.

Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR), has a market cap of 55602.51, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 77.90%.

At the current price of 81.2, it has a dividend yield of 0.79%, and its target price is 87.63. This is with a profit margin of 15.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.59. Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR) has a P/E of 20.68, as well as a forward P/E of 20.8.

With a current EPS of 3.93, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.76%,Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 7.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 0.75%.

Performance for the year is 21.85%. Since its IPO date on 11/5/1987, the total performance to date is 15.70%.

Volume today for Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR), is 1990155, while its average volume is 3478.02. Whilst the total gain today was 0.84%, it did have a day high of -1.20%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.67%, and 0.74% for the month. The 52-week low for Danaher Corp., DHR has been 32.26%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.20%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.50%, and its return on assets is 7.10%. Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR) has an operating margin of 16.70%. With a sales growth of -70.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Danaher Corp., DHR is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.48, and has a current ratio of 1.4 and 1.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Danaher Corp.? Well its PEG is 27.57, and the P/S is 2.52, along with a P/B of 2.24. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 13.57.

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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