Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $89.13. The stock traded with the volume of 5.56 Million in the last trading session. Danaher Corporation opened at $79.23 and closed by showing a decrease of -1.21%. The Bid price in the last session was $78.20 x 400 and the Ask price was $78.83 x 300. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).
Danaher Corporation has the Market Capitalization of 54.07 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $82.64 and 52-Week Low of $61.6 and it touched its 52-week high on Aug 30, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 26, 2016.
Danaher Corporation reported its last Earnings on Oct 20 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.87/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.83/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.04/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 4.8%. The company will report its next earnings on Jan 24 – Jan 30 (Est.).
16 number of analysts also provided their insight on Danaher Corporation, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $89.13. They also projected Low Price Target as $78 while High Price Target is set at $95.
A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 9 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 6 reported it as Buy.4 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.
Danaher Corporation annual Divided is 0.5 while it’s Dividend Yield is 0.64%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 25.53 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 19.84. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 2.97 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 2.33, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 55.66 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 20.28.
The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 5.4 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 10.6% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 7.3%.
The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of -0.94% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is -0.03 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.12 percent.
A look at performance overview of Danaher Corporation depicts that Performance (Week) is -0.32 percent while Performance Month is -0.48%. Quarterly performance shows a value of -3.82% and Half Year Performance value stands at 4.7%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 7.36 percent. Danaher Corporation has its YTD performance of 11.56 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).
Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 20 Oct 2016 where Chief Executive Officer Joyce (Thomas Patrick Jr.) did a transaction type “Sell” in which 36125 shares were traded at a price of $79.68. Another insider trade includes Chief Executive Officer Joyce (Thomas Patrick Jr.) who also initiated a transaction in which 36125 shares were traded on 20 Oct 2016 as “Buy”. On 31 Jul 2016 Chief Executive Officer Joyce (Thomas Patrick Jr.) traded 36125 shares as “Buy” at $28.55. Chief Executive Officer Joyce (Thomas Patrick Jr.) Sell 36125 shares on 31 Jul 2016 at the price of $81.45.
The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Goldman on 5-Jul-16 who Initiated the stock to Neutral. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 24-Jun-16, Bernstein took an action “Upgrade” from Mkt Perform to Outperform. On 4-Apr-16, the stock was Downgrade to Mkt Perform by Bernstein.