Danaher Investors Benefit From Positive Price Action Today

Shares of Industrials sector company Danaher moved 2.5% today, and are now trading at a price of $244.3. The large-cap stock's daily volume was 1,772,789 compared to its average volume of 3,121,887. The S&P 500 index returned a 1.0% performance.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. The company is based in Washington and has 79,000 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $180,268,728,320. Danaher currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 0.4% per year.

21 analysts are following Danaher and have set target prices ranging from $250.0 to $325.0 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At today's prices, DHR is trading -11.67% away from its average analyst target price of $276.57 per share.

Over the last year, DHR shares have gone down by -1.0%, which represents a difference of -20.0% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $303.82 per share and its 52 week low is $221.22. With average free cash flows of $5.79 Billion that have been growing at an average rate of 22.1% over the last 4 years, Danaher declining stock performance may not be reflective of the quality of its underlying business.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cashflow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2022-12-31 8,519,000 -1,152,000 7,367,000 4.29
2021-12-31 8,358,000 -1,294,000 7,064,000 30.4
2020-12-31 6,208,000 -791,000 5,417,000 63.35
2019-12-31 3,951,600 -635,500 3,316,100 n/a
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