2. As of noon trading, Danaher Corporation ( DHR) is down $0.37 (-0.6%) to $63.47 on light volume Thus far, 907,938 shares of Danaher Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $63.42-$64.04 after having opened the day at $63.83 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $63.84.

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 $44.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 14.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, 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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