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Danaher Corporation (DHR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 17, 2015

Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 17, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.135 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 29, 2016. Shareholders who purchased DHR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that DHR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $92.56, the dividend yield is .58%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DHR was $92.56, representing a -5.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $97.62 and a 13.92% increase over the 52 week low of $81.25.

DHR is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). DHR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.69. Zacks Investment Research reports DHR's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 17.29%, compared to an industry average of .5%.

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 )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF - DNQ ( VIS )
  • ETFS Zacks Earnings Large-Cap U.S. Index Fund ( ZLRG )
  • iShares U.S. Industrials ETF ( IYJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLI with an decrease of -0.17% over the last 100 days. CGW has the highest percent weighting of DHR at 5.24%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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