) pushed the Industrial Goods sector higher today making it today's featured industrial goods winner. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.6%. By the end of trading, Danaher Corporation rose 31 cents (0.6%) to $51.52 on average volume. Throughout the day, 3.2 million shares of Danaher Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of three million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $51.20-$51.69 after having opened the day at $51.53 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $51.21. Other companies within the Industrial Goods sector that increased today were:
), up 16.4%,
), up 13.2%,
), up 9.6%, and
), up 7.9%.
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Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services primarily in North America, Europe, and Asia/Australia. Danaher Corporation has a market cap of $36.42 billion and is part of the
industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.2, above the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 15.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 8.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Danaher Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and one rates it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Danaher Corporation as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself.
- You can view the full Danaher Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 13.8%,
), down 13.5%,
), down 9.7%, and
), down 7.8%, were all losers within the industrial goods sector with
) being today's industrial goods sector loser.
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