Danaher Corporation (DHR)

237.92
4.80 2.10
NYSE
Prev Close 233.10
Open 234.35
Day Low/High 233.85 / 239.45
52 Wk Low/High 119.60 / 248.32
Volume 944.02K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 710.38B
Market Cap 168.39B
P/E Ratio 55.39
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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.

Off the Charts

Off the Charts

We add Harley-Davidson to our short watch-list today.

Favorite Investment Long and Short

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

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 up 7; Nasdaq futures are up 9 (turns on ECB cut); Japan is down 0.7% (weakness in consumer services, basic materials, industri...

Shorting an Old Friend

Playing slowing domestic growth. I am re-establishing a short in an old friend, Danaher (DHR), and putting it on my Best Ideas list at $73.50. To me, it is a low-cost play on slowing domestic economic growth.

Off the Charts

Off the Charts

Walter Energy tacks on another 9.34% today, approaching our target zone.

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...