NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 3 cents per share. At a price of $55.11 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.2%. The average volume for Danaher has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Danaher has a market cap of $36.24 billion and is part of the conglomerates sector and conglomerates industry. Shares are up 16.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services primarily in North America, Europe, and Asia/Australia. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6, above the average conglomerates industry P/E ratio of 17.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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