NYSE:DHR - Danaher Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $112.20 +0.88 (+0.79 %) (As of 02/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$111.32Today's Range$110.66 - $112.2352-Week Range$94.59 - $112.23Volume1.70 million shsAverage Volume2.40 million shsMarket Capitalization$78.64 billionP/E Ratio24.82Dividend Yield0.57%Beta0.99 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. The company's Life Sciences segment provides laser scanning, compound, surgical, and other stereo microscopes. This segment also offers filtration, separation, and purification technologies to the biopharmaceutical, food and beverage, medical, aerospace, microelectronics, and general industrial sectors. Its Diagnostics segment provides chemistry, immunoassay, microbiology, and automation systems, as well as hematology and flow cytometry products. The company offers analytical instruments, reagents, consumables, software, and services for hospitals, physicians' offices, reference laboratories, and other critical care settings. Its Dental segment provides consumables, equipment, and services to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums, and supporting bone. This segment offers implant systems, dental prosthetics, and associated treatment planning software; orthodontic bracket systems and lab products; endodontic systems and related consumables; restorative materials and instruments; infection prevention products; digital imaging systems and software; air and electric powered handpieces, and consumables; and treatment units. Its Environmental & Applied Solutions segment offers instrumentation, services, and disinfection systems to analyze, treat, and manage water in residential, commercial, industrial, and natural resource applications. This segment also provides equipment, software, services, and consumables for packaging, 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. Receive DHR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for DHR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Process control instruments Sub-IndustryIndustrial Conglomerates SectorMulti-Sector Conglomerates Current SymbolNYSE:DHR Previous Symbol CUSIP23585110 Webwww.danaher.com Phone202-828-0850Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.34 Current Ratio1.47 Quick Ratio1.07Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.82 Forward P/E Ratio23.47 P/E Growth2.05 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$19.89 billion Price / Sales3.95 Cash Flow$6.4931 per share Price / Cash Flow17.28 Book Value$40.27 per share Price / Book2.79Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.52 Net Income$2.65 billion Net Margins13.33% Return on Equity11.64% Return on Assets6.74%Miscellaneous Employees67,000 Outstanding Shares700,903,000Market Cap$78.64 billion OptionableOptionable Danaher (NYSE:DHR) Frequently Asked Questions What is Danaher's stock symbol? Danaher trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DHR." How often does Danaher pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Danaher? Danaher announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, December 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Friday, January 25th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 27th. View Danaher's Dividend History. How were Danaher's earnings last quarter? Danaher Co. (NYSE:DHR) released its earnings results on Tuesday, January, 29th. The conglomerate reported $1.28 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.27 by $0.01. The conglomerate had revenue of $5.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.33 billion. Danaher had a return on equity of 11.64% and a net margin of 13.33%. Danaher's revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.19 earnings per share. View Danaher's Earnings History. When is Danaher's next earnings date? Danaher is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Danaher. What guidance has Danaher issued on next quarter's earnings? Danaher issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.75-$4.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.82. Danaher also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $4.75-4.85 EPS. What price target have analysts set for DHR? 11 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Danaher's stock. Their forecasts range from $102.00 to $126.00. On average, they anticipate Danaher's stock price to reach $112.5455 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Danaher. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Danaher? 11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Danaher in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Danaher. Has Danaher been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about DHR stock have been trending neutral recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Danaher earned a news impact score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the conglomerate a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of Danaher's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Danaher include Roper Technologies (ROP), Fortive (FTV), Keysight Technologies (KEYS), Cognex (CGNX), Sensata Technologies (ST), MKS Instruments (MKSI), Esterline Technologies (ESL), Orbotech (ORBK), Mesa Laboratories (MLAB), Rudolph Technologies (RTEC), Hurco Companies (HURC), Universal Detection Technology (UNDT), Clearsign Combustion (CLIR), Hickok (HICKA) and International Isotopes (INIS). Who are Danaher's key executives? Danaher's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Thomas P. Joyce Jr., CEO, Pres & Director (Age 58)Ms. Angela S. Lalor, Sr. VP of HR (Age 54)Mr. Daniel L. Comas, Exec. VP (Age 55)Mr. William K. Daniel II, Exec. VP (Age 54)Mr. Rainer M. Blair, Exec. VP (Age 55) Who are Danaher's major shareholders? Danaher's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.23%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.96%), Northern Trust Corp (1.26%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.07%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.98%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.79%). Company insiders that own Danaher stock include Angela S Lalor, Brian W Ellis, Daniel L Comas, Daniel Raskas, Donald J Ehrlich, John T Schwieters, Linda P Hefner, Mitchell P Rales, Rainer Blair, Robert S Lutz, Thomas Patrick Joyce Jr, Walter G Lohr, William K Daniel and William King. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Danaher. Which major investors are selling Danaher stock? DHR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Flossbach Von Storch AG, Principal Financial Group Inc., Bessemer Group Inc., Allen Investment Management LLC and Acadian Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Danaher company stock in the last year include Daniel L Comas, Donald J Ehrlich, John T Schwieters, Linda P Hefner, Rainer Blair, Robert S Lutz, Thomas Patrick Joyce Jr, Walter G Lohr, William K Daniel and William King. View Insider Buying and Selling for Danaher. Which major investors are buying Danaher stock? DHR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Findlay Park Partners LLP, 1832 Asset Management L.P., Polar Capital LLP, Geode Capital Management LLC, Bank of Nova Scotia, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and Royal London Asset Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Danaher stock in the last two years include Donald J Ehrlich and Mitchell P Rales. View Insider Buying and Selling for Danaher. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Danaher's stock price today? One share of DHR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $112.20. How big of a company is Danaher? Danaher has a market capitalization of $78.64 billion and generates $19.89 billion in revenue each year. The conglomerate earns $2.65 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.52 on an earnings per share basis. Danaher employs 67,000 workers across the globe. What is Danaher's official website? The official website for Danaher is http://www.danaher.com. 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Danaher (NYSE DHR)Community Ranking: 3.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 832 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 464 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,296MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Danaher and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DHR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DHR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do companies engage in swaps?