Danaher Corporation (DHR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 26, 2013

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Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.025 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 31, 2014. Shareholders who purchased DHR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that DHR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $76.74, the dividend yield is .13%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DHR was $76.74, representing a -0.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.32 and a 40.63% increase over the 52 week low of $54.57.

DHR is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). DHR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.58. Zacks Investment Research reports DHR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.27%, compared to an industry average of -5.7%.

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 XLI with an increase of 12.04% over the last 100 days. CGW has the highest percent weighting of DHR at 5.17%.



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

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