Danaher Corp. (DHR)

182.04
NYSE : Health Technology
Prev Close 183.00
Day Low/High 181.62 / 184.73
52 Wk Low/High 119.60 / 184.41
Avg Volume 3.15M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 708.45M
Market Cap 129.65B
EPS 3.50
P/E Ratio 50.55
Div & Yield 0.72 (0.39%)

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.

Warren and Me

Warren and Me

He's the greatest investor of all time, and I most certainly am not. But we do have some things in common.

Warren and Me

He's the greatest investor of all time, and I most certainly am not. But we do have some things in common. Yesterday, I outlined how my pilgrimage to Omaha got started, what my initial reaction was to Buffett's invite, how unusual his invitation was...

Back to Overbought

Back to Overbought

We're once again bumping against recent and long-term highs.

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 started by discussing that it's important to consider your own time frames and risk profile/to...

Added to Three Shorts

Namely, IWM, Danaher and Yahoo!. I added to shorts in iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (IWM), Danaher (DHR) and Yahoo! (YHOO) today.

Danaher estimates reduced at UBS

That Was the Week That Was

Let's review. Monday began with an explanation of "Why I Remain Bearish," in which I outlined that: low interest rates have buoyed the markets; there is no free lunch; highfliers such as Apple (AAPL) and gold are not infallible; global growth is slo...

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).

Thrice Blessed

Three shorts are performing well today. My three shorts as plays on slowing global growth are doing well today Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Danaher (DHR) and Henry Schein (HSIC).

Largest Longs and Shorts

Here they are. Individual equities and ETFs: Largest individual equity long: Monitise (MONI.L). Largest individual equity short: Danaher (DHR). Largest ETF long: ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury (TBT). Largest ETF short: None.

No Time to Be Greedy

No Time to Be Greedy

There are plenty of solid earnings trades to choose from over the next day or so.

Why the Weakness?

Here are some reasons. Below are some reasons for today's market weakness: rumors of stress at SocGen (CAC is back in red and SocGen is -5%); slightly weaker domestic economic data (Philly Fed at 1.3 vs 3.0E and leading indicators at -0.1% compared ...

Earnings So Far

Dan Greenhaus at BTIG provides a good summary. Below is a good summary of earnings out of the gate thus far in the first quarter from my buddy/pal/friend Dan Greenhaus at BTIG!

Another Danaher Downer

The company delivered disappointing guidance. Break in: Danaher (DHR) offers disappointing guidance, and core organic growth was only 1% in the first quarter.

Setting Up a Pair of Shorts

Setting Up a Pair of Shorts

I am looking at Morgan Stanley and Danaher but holding off on SPY.

Short Book

Here is a list of my shorts. I am currently short the following stocks: American Express (AXP), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Danaher (DHR), FedEx (FDX), Nationstar (NSM) and Henry Schein (HSIC). I think, at current prices, all these stocks are short ...

A Quick Roundup

Here's a quick recap of my trades today. On Tuesday I added to my Northwest Bancshares (NWBI) long. I also shorted SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), Henry Schein (HSIC), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and Danaher (DHR).

Short Book

Here is a list of names of which I am short. My current individual short names are American Express (AXP), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Bridgepoint Education (BPI), Danaher (DHR), FedEx (FDX), Groupon (GRPN), Nationstar (NSM) and Henry Schein (HSIC).

Short Stuff

Here are some short ideas for a slowing global economy. Some short ideas for a slowing global economy might include banks, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Danaher (DHR), Henry Schein (HSIC) and Caterpillar (CAT).

Controlling Risk

I am taking in some of my AmEx and Danaher shorts. I have covered a portion of my American Express (AXP) and Danaher (DHR) shorts for small gains, as a gift to the short gods and as a means of controlling risk.

That Was the Week That Was

Let's review. I have started a new end-of-week column that borrows from the title of a popular 1960s BBC comedy show hosted by David Frost for my look back at the week's daily diary highlights. I hope this relatively new column helps put the market ...

A Danaher Dabble

My trigger for a short would be on a close beneath $61. By Tim Collins Danaher (DHR) is not one that I have on my watch list currently or even one that I have on my much larger scan sheet. There isn't anything fundamentally jumping out at me in a po...

March Stock Madness

My March Stock Madness contest forecasts the winner among my favorite longs and shorts within a time frame of three to six months. "I'm living the dream." -- Dick Vitale Welcome to my 2013 long/short brackets for March Stock Madness. Unlike the NCAA...

Adding to Two Shorts

Namely, Danaher and Nationstar. I am adding to Danaher (DHR) and Nationstar (NSM) shorts now.

Shorts Coming In

Some core shorts are starting to underperform. "It's been a long time coming It's going to be a long time gone And it appears to be a long Appears to be a long Appears to be a long time It's a long, long, long, long time Before the dawn." - Crosby, ...

The Short Book

I'm short these stocks and ETFs. My short book consists of the following indiividual stocks and ETFs: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Bridgepoint Education (BPI), Caterpillar (CAT), Danaher (DHR), Goldman Sachs (GS), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), Group...

Added to Some Shorts

Namely, Danaher, Grand Canyon Education, Henry Schein, IWM and SPY. I added to the following shorts today Danaher (DHR), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), Henry Schein (HSIC), iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (IWM) and SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY).

From the Street of Dreams

Danaher's estimates slashed, price target raised at Langenberg & Company. Langenberg & Company reduces its 2013 EPS forecast for Danaher (DHR) by $0.10 but ups it's price target from $62 to $66. Go figure!

Adding to Shorts

Five of them. I added to the following shorts this morning: Henry Schein (HSIC), Danaher (DHR), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) and iShares Russell 2000 Index (IWM).