Danaher Corporation (DHR)

218.26
NYSE
Prev Close 221.08
Day Low/High 216.71 / 222.40
52 Wk Low/High 119.60 / 248.32
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 710.38B
Market Cap 157.05B
P/E Ratio 51.65
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

This Morning's Market Setup

Where it began. The rundown: U.S. futures are higher this morning (S&P up 6 handles, Nasdaq up 18 handles). European stocks are climbing, too (by about 0.8%). Nikkei is up 0.88%. Within the Nikkei, all major sub-groups finished in the green. Telecom...

Make Your Move

Make Your Move

Standing still is no longer an option.

Adding Some Pop During a Slow Week

Adding Some Pop During a Slow Week

Look into picking up one of these stock baskets.

A 'Who's Who' of Tax-Domicile Targets

A 'Who's Who' of Tax-Domicile Targets

Each of these 'real' American firms is now a buyout candidate because of the ridiculous U.S. tax code.

Danaher added to US Focus List at Citi

Danaher upgraded at ISI

The Record Shows I Took the Blows

And I did it my way. "Regrets, I've had a few But then again, too few to mention I did what I had to do And saw it through without exemption I planned each charted course Each careful step along the byway And more, much more than this I did it my wa...

Covered Two More Shorts

Namely, Danaher and IBM. Housekeeping item: I am taking off my Danaher (DHR) and IBM (IBM) shorts now.

Raising Cash With Short Covers

Perhaps I'll buy something.... The market is now getting panicky. I like to buy panic but baby steps. I am taking in more of my MetLife (MET) and Lincoln National (LNC) shorts and taking in some Henry Schein (HSIC) and Danaher (DHR) shorts.

Covered Danaher Short

I am taking the name off my Best Ideas list. I have covered my Danaher (DHR) short (again!) based on management's guidance yesterday, and I am taking the name off my Best Ideas list.

Danaher Is Optimistic

I am not -- still short. Danaher (DHR) is up on a statement by the company that it will achieve the high end of guidance.

Danaher Corporation upgraded at BOA

Short Book

Here's a look. My individual equity short positions include Starbucks (SBUX), Danaher (DHR), Lincoln National (LNC), MetLife (MET), Henry Schein (HSIC), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and Wells Fargo (WFC).

Morning Market Look

Let's take a look at the overnight and early-morning price action in the major asset classes. Several [Fed officials] commented on the rise in forward price-to-earnings ratios for some small cap stocks, the increased level of equity repurchases, or ...

Adding to Danaher and Starbucks Shorts

Danaher at $76.52 and Starbucks at $77.67. I am adding to my shorts in Danaher (DHR) at $76.52 and Startbucks (SBUX) at $77.67.

Adding to Shorts

Bulking up three positions. I have added to my Danaher (DHR), MetLife (MET) and Lincoln National (LNC) shorts today.

Short Book

Here's a look. I remain short Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Wells Fargo (WFC), Starbucks (SBUX), MetLife (MET), Lincoln National (LNC), General Motors (GM), Danaher (DHR), American Express (AXP), IBM (IBM), SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), PowerShares QQ...

Short Book

Here's a look. The individual names that I am short include Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), IBM (IBM), American Express (AXP), Danaher (DHR), Lincoln National (LNC), MetLife (MET), Wells Fargo (WFC), Schwab (SCHW), Starbucks (SBUX), Yahoo! (YHOO) and Gr...

Morning Market Look

Let's take a look at the overnight and early-morning price action in the major asset classes. The rundown: S&P futures are flat; Nasdaq futures are flat; European markets are up small (DAX closed); Nikkei is up 0.12% -- Prime Minister Abe won cabine...

Initiated Five New Shorts

I have also expanded my investment shorts in two other names. Over the last few days, I have opened trading short rentals in American Express (AXP), Danaher (DHR), Charles Schwab (SCHW), Starbucks (SBUX) and Yahoo! (YHOO). I have expanded my investm...

New Best Ideas

Namely, Schwab and Danaher shorts.  I am adding Schwab (SCHW) at $25.63 and Danaher (DHR) at $76.80 to my Best Ideas list on the short side.

Shorting Danaher and Yahoo!

Starting small. I am back shorting Danaher (DHR) ($76.90) and Yahoo! (YHOO) ($40.40) Small at first.

Danaher Guidance Disappoints

The company's 2014 outlook was below the Street's consensus. Danaher (DHR), an old short favorite, provides 2014 guidance below the Street's consensus today.

Goldman Upgrades Danaher

From The Street of Dreams Goldman Sachs raises old short favorite Danaher (DHR) to Buy from Neutral raises its price target to $88 from $75.

Dumping Danaher Short

For a small loss. I am taking my small loss in the Danaher (DHR) short and taking the shares off of my Best Ideas list. There is no change to my negative analysis on the company; I am just making a sacrifice to the short gods.

Peer at Both Sides Now -- on Danaher

I've done just that, and I am now pressing my short in the name. "Rows and flows of angel hair And ice cream castles in the air And feather canyons everywhere I've looked at clouds that way But now they only block the sun They rain and snow on every...

Morning Market Look

Let's take a look at the overnight and early-morning price action in the major asset classes. S&P futures are down 6 Nasdaq futures are down 13 Japan is down small (oil and gas, consumer services, and industrials all saw gains while telecoms and bas...

Pressing Some Shorts

Namely, Danaher, IWM, MetLife and SPY. I am pressing shorts in Danaher (DHR), iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM), MetLife (MET) and SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) now.

Names on My Radar

Names on My Radar

I am looking at Danaher, WhiteWave Foods, TCP Capital and the SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF.

Added to Danaher Short

At $73.45. I added to my Danaher (DHR) short at $73.45. The shares are higher based on a research report that the company will make an accretive acquisition in conjunction with a private equity firm.