Danaher Corp. (DHR)

169.64
2.68 1.61
NYSE : Health Technology
Prev Close 166.96
Open 167.90
Day Low/High 166.21 / 169.64
52 Wk Low/High 119.60 / 170.64
Volume 4.06M
Avg Volume 4.01M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 707.02M
Market Cap 116.93B
EPS 3.50
P/E Ratio 45.69
Div & Yield 0.72 (0.41%)
The Week Ahead: All Eyes on Washington

The Week Ahead: All Eyes on Washington

The political drama continues playing the market like a fiddle.

More Stock for the Jerk Store

Hindsight is 20/20. With the benefit of hindsight, I made a mistake in covering the life insurance stock shorts -- Prudential (PRU), Lincoln National (LNC), MetLife (MET) -- as well as my Danaher (DHR), Yahoo! (YHOO) and Grand Canyon Education (LOPE...

Early-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 up 2; Nasdaq futures up 8; Nikkei up 3% (yen hit by 1.7% overnight); China Shanghai flat; European markets mixed (no follow-throug...

Covering Some Short Positions

I have covered Yahoo!, Danaher and Home Depot. Houskeeping item: I have covered my Yahoo! (YHOO), Danaher  (DHR) and Home Depot (HD) as a sacrifice to the market gods today.

Short Book

Here it is. I am very light on the long side now. Here is my current short book (individual equities only): Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), McDonald's (MCD), Schwab (SCHW), Morgan Stanley (MS), Yahoo! (YHOO), Home Depot (HD), Lowe's (LOW), Grand Canyon ...

Short Action

I am back short Yahoo! and added to Danaher. I have reshorted Yahoo! (YHOO) and have added to Danaher (DHR) short.

Added to Shorts

They include Lowe's, Home Depot, Danaher and RTH. I have added to the following shorts this morning: Lowe's (LOW), Home Depot (HD), Danaher (DHR) and Market Vectors Retail ETF (RTH).

Levels

Currently, only two out of 85 stocks that I have mentioned in my diary are eligible to buy. Jerry (Jerry Seinfeld): (To Kramer and Morty) What is this about? Kramer (Michael Richards): I'm completely changing the configuration of the apartment. You'...

Heading for Cover

Housekeeping items. I haven't got time for the pain and I have covered positions in Danaher (DHR), Schwab (SCHW) and Yahoo! (YHOO). Sacrifices to the short gods and losses in all three.

The Day Ahead: A Real Head Scratcher

The Day Ahead: A Real Head Scratcher

Recent market activity has left many at wit's end

Early-Morning Market Look

Let's take a peek at overnight and early-morning price action in a number of asset classes. Despite my protestations, the market wants to take us higher: S&P futures +5 (down 4 handles from when I awoke at 5:00 a.m. EDT); Nikkei + (back to mid-May h...

Favorite Long and Short

Currently, my favorite long is Northwest Bancshares, and my favorite short is Danaher. Favorite long: Northwest Bancshares (NWBI). Favorite short: Danaher (DHR).

Added to Danaher Short

I shorted more shares at $64.20. I shorted more shares of Danaher (DHR) at $64.20 today.

Today's Trades

I've been busy today. Today's doings: I just added to my SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) short at $162.06. I am expanding my Prudential (PRU), MetLife (MET) and Lincoln National (LNC) shorts now. I added to my Monitise (MONI.L) and ProShares UltraShort...

That Was the Week That Was

Let's review. My look back at the week's daily diary highlights borrows its title from a popular 1960s BBC comedy show hosted by David Frost. On Monday, I began the week by looking at the market's loss of innocence. I put a lot of effort into this c...

Four More Shorts Covered

Namely, Danaher, Lincoln National, MetLife and Prudential. More covers: I am also covering Danaher (DHR), Lincoln National (LNC), MetLife (MET) and Prudential (PRU) now.

Short Book

Here's a look. I remain short the following names: SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (IWM), PowerShares QQQ (QQQ), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Danaher (DHR), Fastenal (FAST), Morgan Stanley (MS), Goldman Sachs (GS), Linco...

Portfolio Review

Here's a look at my current positions (long and short). I am long ProShares UltraShort Russell2000 (TWM), Monitise (MONI.L), SPDR Gold Trust (GLD), Chimera (CIM) and Northwest Bancshares (NWBI). I am short Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Danaher (DHR), ...

That Was the Week That Was

Let's review. My look back at the week's daily diary highlights borrows its title from a popular 1960s BBC comedy show hosted by David Frost. I began the week by keeping a close eye on the economy and summarized that data have been disappointing. Wh...

Portfolio Review

Below is a list of my current long and short positions. I am currently long Chimera (CIM), Citigroup (C), Northwest Bancshares (NWBI), SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) and Monitise (MONI.L) And I am currently short SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), iShares Russell...

Portfolio Review

Here is a list of my current long and short positions. I am currently long Chimera (CIM), Monitise (MONI.L), SPDR Gold Trust (GLD), Northwest Bancshares (NWBI) and Citigroup (C). And I am currently short SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), iShares Russell...

That Was the Week That Was

Let's review. My look back at the week's daily diary highlights borrows its title from a popular 1960s BBC comedy show hosted by David Frost. I began the week with only five longs -- SPDR Gold Trust (GLD), Apple (AAPL), Monitise (MONI.L), Northwest ...

Short Book

Here are my current short positions. I am currently short the following names: SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), PowerShares QQQ (QQQ), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Danaher (DHR), Goldman Sachs (GS), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), Morgan Stanley (MS), He...

That Was the Week That Was

Let's review. My look back at the week's daily diary highlights borrows its title from a popular 1960s BBC comedy show hosted by David Frost. We began this Memorial Day-shortened week on Tuesday, when I presented the case to buy gold. In the past, I...

Added to Shorts

I added to Danaher (DHR), Fastenal (FAST), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and Henry Schein (HSIC) shorts just now.

Covering Some Fastenal and Danaher Shorts

Consider this a sacrifice to the short gods. I am covering some Fastenal (FAST) and Danaher (DHR) as a sacrifice to the short gods now.

Favorite Long and Short

My favorite long is TBT, and my favorite short is Danaher. Favorite long: ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury (TBT). Favorite short: Danaher (DHR).

The Short of It

My shorts are actually working for me today. My stable of shorts -- Danaher (DHR), Fastenal (FAST), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), Henry Schein (HSIC) and Yahoo! (YHOO) -- is starting to perform on the downside today, which is a good thing! And then...

Danaher Recovers a Bit

And I am back shorting the name. Danaher (DHR) has risen a few dollars from its low established after some poor guidance. I am back shorting the name above $61 now.