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

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 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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