(RTTNews) - Danaher Corp. (DHR) revealed earnings for third quarter that dropped from last year.
The company's earnings came in at $648.4 million, or $0.89 per share. This compares with $663.7 million, or $0.93 per share, in last year's third quarter.
Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.15 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.
The company's revenue for the quarter rose 3.9% to $5.04 billion from $4.85 billion last year.
Danaher Corp. earnings at a glance:
-EPS (Q3): $1.16 vs. $1.10 last year. -Analysts Estimate: $1.15 -Revenue (Q3): $5.04 Bln vs. $4.85 Bln last year.
-Guidance: Full year EPS guidance: $4.74 to $4.77
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