2. As of noon trading, Danaher Corporation ( DHR) is down $0.36 (-0.6%) to $61.86 on light volume Thus far, 806,355 shares of Danaher Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $61.84-$62.46 after having opened the day at $62.32 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $62.22.

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 $42.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 11.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Danaher Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 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 revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Danaher Corporation Ratings Report now.

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