Danaher Corporation (
) 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. (
) and Deere & Company (
). 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%.
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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 (
- First Trust ISE Water Index Fund (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial (
- Vanguard Industrials ETF (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio (
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%.