Danaher Stock Forecast, Price & News

+8.52 (+3.49 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $252.92
50-Day Range
MA: $225.56
52-Week Range
Now: $252.92
Volume3.99 million shs
Average Volume2.65 million shs
Market Capitalization$180.35 billion
P/E Ratio51.20
Dividend Yield0.34%
Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Life Sciences, Diagnostics, and Environmental & Applied Solutions. The Life Sciences segment provides mass spectrometers; cellular analysis, lab automation, and centrifugation instruments; microscopes; and genomics consumables. This segment also offers bioprocess technologies, consumables, and services; and filtration, separation, and purification technologies to the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical, food and beverage, medical, and life sciences companies, as well as universities, medical schools and research institutions, and various industrial manufacturers. The Diagnostics segment provides chemistry, immunoassay, microbiology, and automation systems, as well as hematology and molecular diagnostics products. This segment offers analytical instruments, reagents, consumables, software, and services for hospitals, physicians' offices, reference laboratories, and other critical care settings. The Environmental & Applied Solutions segment offers instrumentation, consumables, software, services, and disinfection systems to analyze, treat, and manage ultra-pure, potable, industrial, waste, ground, source, and ocean water in residential, commercial, industrial, and natural resource applications. This segment also provides instruments, software, services, and consumables for various color and appearance management, packaging design and quality management, packaging converting, printing, marking, coding, and traceability applications for consumer, pharmaceutical, and industrial products. The company was formerly known as Diversified Mortgage Investors, Inc. and changed its name to Danaher Corporation in 1984. Danaher Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Process control instruments
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Conglomerates
Year Founded1984



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$17.91 billion
Cash Flow$6.55 per share
Book Value$39.93 per share


Net Income$3.01 billion


Market Cap$180.35 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2021 (Confirmed)


Danaher Corp (DHR) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript
April 22, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Danaher (NYSE:DHR) Hits New 1-Year High at $256.08
April 22, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Recap: Danaher Q1 Earnings - Benzinga
April 22, 2021 |  benzinga.com
Danaher Q1 2021 Earnings Preview - Seeking Alpha
April 21, 2021 |  seekingalpha.com
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Overall MarketRank

1.95 out of 5 stars

Multi-Sector Conglomerates Sector

7th out of 44 stocks

Process Control Instruments Industry

4th out of 25 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 3.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+8.52 (+3.49 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Danaher (NYSE:DHR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Danaher a buy right now?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Danaher in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Danaher stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Danaher?

Wall Street analysts have given Danaher a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Danaher wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Danaher?

Danaher saw a decline in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,720,000 shares, a decline of 17.5% from the March 15th total of 5,720,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,590,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. Currently, 0.8% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Danaher's next earnings date?

Danaher is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 22nd 2021.
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How were Danaher's earnings last quarter?

Danaher Co. (NYSE:DHR) announced its earnings results on Thursday, April, 22nd. The conglomerate reported $2.52 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.67 by $0.85. The conglomerate earned $6.87 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.12 billion. Danaher had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.94% and a net margin of 18.05%. Danaher's revenue for the quarter was up 58.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.05 EPS.
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How has Danaher's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Danaher's stock was trading at $139.37 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, DHR stock has increased by 81.5% and is now trading at $252.92.
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How often does Danaher pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Danaher?

Danaher announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 26th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Friday, April 30th. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.33%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 25th. This is an increase from Danaher's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18.
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Is Danaher a good dividend stock?

Danaher pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.34%. Danaher has been increasing its dividend for 4 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Danaher is 19.00%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Danaher will have a dividend payout ratio of 11.63% next year. This indicates that Danaher will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Danaher issued on next quarter's earnings?

Danaher issued an update on its first quarter 2021 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 13th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.819-6.819 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.13 billion.

What price target have analysts set for DHR?

14 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Danaher's shares. Their forecasts range from $190.00 to $280.00. On average, they expect Danaher's share price to reach $237.07 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.3%.
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Who are Danaher's key executives?

Danaher's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Steven M. Rales, Co-Founder & Chairman (Age 70)
  • Mr. Rainer M. Blair, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57, Pay $2.56M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Mitchell P. Rales, Co-Founder & Director (Age 64)
  • Mr. Matthew R. McGrew, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 49, Pay $1.92M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Joakim Weidemanis, Exec. VP (Age 52, Pay $2.26M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Robert S. Lutz, Chief Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 63)
  • Dr. Jose-Carlos Gutierrez-Ramos, Chief Scientific Officer & Sr. VP (Age 58)
  • Mr. Matthew E. Gugino C.F.A., CPA, CFA, CPA, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Brian W. Ellis, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 54) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Daniel A. Raskas J.D., Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. (Age 54)

What is Rainer M. Blair's approval rating as Danaher's CEO?

27 employees have rated Danaher CEO Rainer M. Blair on Glassdoor.com. Rainer M. Blair has an approval rating of 98% among Danaher's employees. This puts Rainer M. Blair in the top 20% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Danaher's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Danaher own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Danaher investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), The Home Depot (HD), The Walt Disney (DIS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Adobe (ADBE), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Mastercard (MA), PayPal (PYPL) and AbbVie (ABBV).

What is Danaher's stock symbol?

Danaher trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DHR."

Who are Danaher's major shareholders?

Danaher's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.25%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.11%), Welch & Forbes LLC (0.10%), Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. (0.08%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.07%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.06%). Company insiders that own Danaher stock include Alan G Spoon, Angela S Lalor, Brian W Ellis, Daniel L Comas, Daniel Raskas, Donald J Ehrlich, John T Schwieters, Linda P Hefner, Matthew Mcgrew, Mitchell P Rales, Rainer Blair, Robert S Lutz, Thomas Patrick Joyce Jr, Walter G Lohr, William K Daniel and William King.
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Which major investors are selling Danaher stock?

DHR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Calamos Advisors LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc., Sentry Investment Management LLC, Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co., Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, and Bartlett & Co. LLC. Company insiders that have sold Danaher company stock in the last year include Angela S Lalor, Daniel L Comas, Daniel Raskas, John T Schwieters, Linda P Hefner, Matthew Mcgrew, Rainer Blair, Robert S Lutz, Thomas Patrick Joyce Jr, Walter G Lohr, and William King.
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Which major investors are buying Danaher stock?

DHR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO, Defender Capital LLC., Clarus Group Inc., Parcion Private Wealth LLC, Calamos Wealth Management LLC, Everence Capital Management Inc., and Guinness Asset Management LTD.
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How do I buy shares of Danaher?

Shares of DHR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Danaher's stock price today?

One share of DHR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $252.92.

How much money does Danaher make?

Danaher has a market capitalization of $180.35 billion and generates $17.91 billion in revenue each year. The conglomerate earns $3.01 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.42 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Danaher have?

Danaher employs 69,000 workers across the globe.

Does Danaher have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Danaher: AB SCIEX, AB Sciex Germany GmbH, AB Sciex KK, AB Sciex LLC, AB Sciex LP, AB Sciex Pte Ltd., AB Sciex Switzerland GmbH, AB Sciex UK Ltd., Accu-Sort Systems, Acme Cleveland Corporation, Advanced Vision Technology, Aguasin SpA, Alltec Angewandte Laserlicht Technologie GmbH, Alpha Biotec Ltd., American Precision Industries, Applied Biosystems, Aquafine Corporation, Aquafine GmbH, Aquatic Informatics, Armstrong Tools, BCK Holdings S.à.r.l., Beckman Australia ApS, Beckman Coulter, Beckman Coulter Australia Pty Ltd, Beckman Coulter Biomedical GmbH, Beckman Coulter Biotechnology (Suzhou) Co. Ltd., Beckman Coulter Biyomedikal Urunler Sanayi ve Ticaret Limited [irketi], Beckman Coulter Canada LP, Beckman Coulter Ceska republika s.r.o., Beckman Coulter Commercial Enterprise (China) Co. Ltd., Beckman Coulter España S.A., Beckman Coulter France S.A.S., Beckman Coulter G.m.b.H., Beckman Coulter Genomics Inc., Beckman Coulter Hong Kong Limited, Beckman Coulter Inc., Beckman Coulter India Private Limited, Beckman Coulter International SA, Beckman Coulter International Shanghai Trading Co., Beckman Coulter Ireland Inc., Beckman Coulter K.K., Beckman Coulter Korea Ltd., Beckman Coulter Laboratory Systems (Suzhou) Co. Ltd., Beckman Coulter Limited Liability Company, Beckman Coulter Mishima K.K., Beckman Coulter Nederland B.V., Beckman Coulter S.L., Beckman Coulter South Africa (Proprietary) Limited, Beckman Coulter Srl, Beckman Coulter Taiwan Inc., Beckman Coulter United Kingdom Limited, Beckman Coulter de Mexico S.A. de C.V., Beckman Coulter do Brasil Ltda., Beckman Countler Nippon GK, BioTector Analytical Systems Ltd, Carnassial Corporation, Cepheid, ChemTreat, ChemTreat Inc., Coulter Electronics Pty. 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When was Danaher founded?

Danaher was founded in 1984.

What is Danaher's official website?

The official website for Danaher is www.danaher.com.

Where are Danaher's headquarters?

Danaher is headquartered at 2200 PENNSYLVANIA AVE. N.W SUITE 800W, WASHINGTON DC, 20037.

How can I contact Danaher?

Danaher's mailing address is 2200 PENNSYLVANIA AVE. N.W SUITE 800W, WASHINGTON DC, 20037. The conglomerate can be reached via phone at 202-828-0850 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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