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S&P 500   4,967.23
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Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
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Danaher (DHR) Competitors

$235.51
-0.85 (-0.36%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

DHR vs. HON, MMM, MKL, CSL, ITT, IEP, FSS, IAC, GFF, and WOR

Should you be buying Danaher stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Danaher include Honeywell International (HON), 3M (MMM), Markel Group (MKL), Carlisle Companies (CSL), ITT (ITT), Icahn Enterprises (IEP), Federal Signal (FSS), IAC (IAC), Griffon (GFF), and Worthington Enterprises (WOR). These companies are all part of the "multi-sector conglomerates" sector.

Danaher vs.

Danaher (NYSE:DHR) and Honeywell International (NASDAQ:HON) are both large-cap multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, media sentiment, community ranking and analyst recommendations.

Danaher currently has a consensus target price of $268.27, indicating a potential upside of 13.91%. Honeywell International has a consensus target price of $219.67, indicating a potential upside of 13.08%. Given Danaher's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Danaher is more favorable than Honeywell International.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Danaher
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
Honeywell International
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.17

Honeywell International received 159 more outperform votes than Danaher when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 75.67% of users gave Honeywell International an outperform vote while only 74.78% of users gave Danaher an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
DanaherOutperform Votes
1020
74.78%
Underperform Votes
344
25.22%
Honeywell InternationalOutperform Votes
1179
75.67%
Underperform Votes
379
24.33%

Danaher has a net margin of 17.26% compared to Honeywell International's net margin of 15.43%. Honeywell International's return on equity of 35.17% beat Danaher's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Danaher17.26% 12.25% 7.43%
Honeywell International 15.43%35.17%9.99%

79.1% of Danaher shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.9% of Honeywell International shares are held by institutional investors. 11.1% of Danaher shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Honeywell International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Honeywell International had 4 more articles in the media than Danaher. MarketBeat recorded 25 mentions for Honeywell International and 21 mentions for Danaher. Danaher's average media sentiment score of 0.70 beat Honeywell International's score of 0.55 indicating that Danaher is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Danaher
12 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Honeywell International
9 Very Positive mention(s)
5 Positive mention(s)
9 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Danaher pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Honeywell International pays an annual dividend of $4.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Danaher pays out 16.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Honeywell International pays out 51.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Danaher has a beta of 0.83, suggesting that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Honeywell International has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Honeywell International has higher revenue and earnings than Danaher. Honeywell International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Danaher, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Danaher$23.89B7.30$4.76B$6.3936.86
Honeywell International$36.66B3.45$5.66B$8.4722.94

Summary

Danaher and Honeywell International tied by winning 10 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding DHR and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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DHR vs. The Competition

MetricDanaherProcess control instruments IndustryMulti-Sector SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$174.41B$20.35B$12.51B$17.16B
Dividend Yield0.45%1.00%3.81%3.62%
P/E Ratio36.8676.786.5222.32
Price / Sales7.304.5911.549.70
Price / Cash22.3117.0111.3417.06
Price / Book3.253.221.984.85
Net Income$4.76B$474.99M$865.51M$970.56M
7 Day Performance-1.85%-4.15%-2.10%-1.76%
1 Month Performance-6.42%-8.23%-5.24%-3.82%
1 Year Performance-5.17%16.60%-3.09%100.03%

Danaher Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HON
Honeywell International
2.6234 of 5 stars
$190.72
-1.7%
$219.67
+15.2%
-1.8%$124.19B$36.66B22.5295,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
MMM
3M
4.5114 of 5 stars
$91.05
-0.3%
$103.50
+13.7%
-12.9%$50.38B$32.68B-7.2185,000Analyst Upgrade
MKL
Markel Group
3.5752 of 5 stars
$1,423.90
-0.2%
$1,450.00
+1.8%
+7.2%$18.57B$15.80B9.6921,600Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Positive News
CSL
Carlisle Companies
3.9694 of 5 stars
$374.24
+0.3%
$389.17
+4.0%
+66.4%$17.89B$4.59B24.5611,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
ITT
ITT
3.5966 of 5 stars
$127.60
-0.2%
$132.86
+4.1%
+48.0%$10.50B$3.28B25.7310,600Analyst Report
IEP
Icahn Enterprises
2.4638 of 5 stars
$17.08
-1.0%
$27.00
+58.1%
-67.3%$7.33B$10.85B-9.4415,038News Coverage
FSS
Federal Signal
2.477 of 5 stars
$83.25
-0.3%
$70.50
-15.3%
+59.1%$5.08B$1.72B32.394,500Positive News
IAC
IAC
3.632 of 5 stars
$47.37
-1.1%
$78.69
+66.1%
-4.8%$3.79B$4.37B19.109,500
GFF
Griffon
4.3092 of 5 stars
$66.55
-0.2%
$64.67
-2.8%
+108.7%$3.39B$2.69B49.665,700Analyst Report
News Coverage
WOR
Worthington Enterprises
2.4285 of 5 stars
$57.70
-0.4%
$61.00
+5.7%
-7.6%$2.89B$4.92B10.558,200

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This page (NYSE:DHR) was last updated on 4/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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