Dividend Growth of Danaher Corporation(DHR)

Danaher Corporation(DHR) is having a Dividend Yield of 0.59% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.57. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.13. Danaher Corporation has a 5 year average dividend yield of 0.41% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.5. Danaher Corporation(DHR) formally announced its most recent dividend on December 7, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.13. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.5. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 0.59%. Danaher Corporation(DHR) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.12 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.09. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.03. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Danaher Corporation(DHR) is at the rate of 63.7% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.8. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 0.43% or 0.36 points. After the session commenced at $84.58, the stock reached the higher end at $84.64 while it hit a low of $83.64. With the volume soaring to 2,485,588 shares, the last trade was called at $84.25. The company has a 52-week high of $84.74. The company has a market cap of $58,318 million and there are 692,200,000 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $65.036793. Shares of Danaher Corporation rose by 0.59% in the last five trading days and 3.77% for the last 4 weeks. Danaher Corporation is up 5.97% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 8.23%.

Currently the company Insiders own 12.6% of Danaher Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 76.14% of Danaher Corporation shares. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 15, 2017, Donald J Ehrlich (director) sold 10,578 shares at 83.98 per share price.On Feb 3, 2017, Daniel Raskas (SVP-Corporate Development) sold 34,168 shares at 84.00 per share price.On Feb 3, 2017, Robert S Lutz (SVP-Chief Accounting Officer) sold 34,168 shares at 84.10 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Danaher Corporation was Initiated by Credit Suisse on Feb 1, 2017 to Outperform, Price Target of the shares are set at $93.Danaher Corporation was Initiated by Deutsche Bank on Jan 18, 2017 to Buy, Price Target of the shares are set at $88.Danaher Corporation was Resumed by Morgan Stanley to Overweight on Dec 13, 2016.

Danaher Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 31, 2017. The company reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02. Analyst had a consensus of $1.03. The company had revenue of $4584.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $4538.42 million. The companys revenue was up 6.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.91 EPS.

Danaher Corporation conducts its operations through two business segments: Process/Environmental Controls and Tools and Components. The Process/Environmental Controls segment produces and sells a range of products including compact, professional electronic test tools, quality assurance products and systems, and power protection products. The Tools and Components segment is a worldwide producer and distributor of general purpose mechanics hand tools and automotive specialty tools.


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