1. As of noon trading, Danaher Corporation ( DHR) is up $0.29 (0.5%) to $54.96 on average volume Thus far, 1.6 million shares of Danaher Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $54.33-$55.10 after having opened the day at $54.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $54.67.

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 $37.1 billion and is part of the industrial industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 13.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Danaher Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Danaher Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Danaher Corporation Ratings Report now.

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