Danaher Corporation (DHR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2014

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Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 25, 2014. Shareholders who purchased DHR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 300% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of DHR was $74.32, representing a -5.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.80 and a 29.01% increase over the 52 week low of $57.61.

DHR is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). DHR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.8. Zacks Investment Research reports DHR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.87%, compared to an industry average of -1.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DHR Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to DHR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DHR as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P Global Water ( CGW )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CGW with an increase of 7.48% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DHR at 5.21%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: DHR , TMO , ASML , CGW , XLI , VIS

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