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

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Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.025 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DHR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that DHR has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of DHR was $61.49, representing a -2.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.90 and a 25.03% increase over the 52 week low of $49.18.

DHR is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ) and Deere & Company ( DE ). DHR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.36. Zacks Investment Research reports DHR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.56%, compared to an industry average of 3.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DHR Dividend History page.

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 )
  • First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ( FIW )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FIW with an increase of 19.98% over the last 100 days. CGW has the highest percent weighting of DHR at 5%.



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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