Danaher (DHR) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

Danaher (NYSE:DHR) is scheduled to issue its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Tuesday, January 30th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.15 per share for the quarter.

Danaher (NYSE:DHR) opened at $99.97 on Tuesday. Danaher has a one year low of $78.97 and a one year high of $100.88. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a current ratio of 1.43. The firm has a market capitalization of $69,540.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.75, a P/E/G ratio of 2.18 and a beta of 1.03.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 26th. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.56%. Danaher’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 16.67%.

DHR has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and set a $99.00 target price on shares of Danaher in a research note on Friday, December 15th. Citigroup boosted their target price on Danaher to $107.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised Danaher from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $97.00 price target for the company in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $90.00 price target on shares of Danaher in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $110.00 price target on shares of Danaher in a research report on Friday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Danaher has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $95.86.

In other news, SVP Daniel Raskas sold 37,870 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $93.33, for a total value of $3,534,407.10. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CEO Thomas Patrick Joyce, Jr. sold 125,989 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $92.64, for a total value of $11,671,620.96. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 271,737 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $25,173,715.68. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 12.20% of the company’s stock.

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About Danaher

Danaher Corporation (Danaher) designs, manufactures and markets professional, medical, industrial and commercial products and services. The Company operates through four segments: Life Sciences, which offers a range of research tools that scientists use to study the basic building blocks of life, including genes, proteins, metabolites and cells, in order to understand the causes of disease, identify new therapies and test new drugs and vaccines; Diagnostics; which offers analytical instruments, reagents, consumables, software and services; Dental, which provides products that are used to diagnose, treat and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums and supporting bone, and Environmental & Applied Solutions, which consists of various lines of business, including water quality and product identification.

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