Danaher Corporation (
) 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. (
) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (
). 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%.
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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 (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial (
- Vanguard Industrials ETF (
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%.