Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) went down by -0.35% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $248.32. The company’s stock price has collected 1.48% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 16 hours ago that Danaher CEO To Comment On Financial Performance
Is It Worth Investing in Danaher Corporation (NYSE :DHR) Right Now?
Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 57.70 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for DHR is at 0.70. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 18 analysts out of 22 who provided ratings for Danaher Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $263.94, which is $23.75 above the current price. DHR currently public float of 630.25M and currently shorts hold a 0.66% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of DHR was 2.58M shares.
DHR’s Market Performance
DHR stocks went up by 1.48% for the week, with a monthly jump of 7.19% and a quarterly performance of 6.30%, while its annual performance rate touched 48.61%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.98% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.16% for Danaher Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 5.36% for DHR stocks with a simple moving average of 21.59% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of DHR
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for DHR stocks, with Goldman repeating the rating for DHR by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for DHR in the upcoming period, according to Goldman is $250 based on the research report published on December 02nd of the previous year 2020.
RBC Capital Mkts, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see DHR reach a price target of $234, previously predicting the price at $273. The rating they have provided for DHR stocks is “Sector Perform” according to the report published on November 25th, 2020.
KeyBanc Capital Markets gave a rating of “Overweight” to DHR, setting the target price at $280 in the report published on November 10th of the previous year.
DHR Trading at 5.32% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought DHR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -3.41% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.16%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.98%, as shares surge +8.48% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +4.49% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, DHR rose by +1.48%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +70.32% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $228.57. In addition, Danaher Corporation saw 7.97% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at DHR starting from RALES MITCHELL P, who purchase 26,784 shares at the price of $226.14 back on Nov 19. After this action, RALES MITCHELL P now owns 2,404,658 shares of Danaher Corporation, valued at $6,056,934 using the latest closing price.
Zerhouni Elias A., the Director of Danaher Corporation, sale 8,898 shares at $233.71 during a trade that took place back on Nov 03, which means that Zerhouni Elias A. is holding 33,561 shares at $2,079,594 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for DHR
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +18.77 for the present operating margin
- +55.74 for the gross margin
The net margin for Danaher Corporation stands at +13.58. The total capital return value is set at 7.41, while invested capital returns managed to touch 5.39. Equity return is now at value 11.30, with 5.20 for asset returns.
Based on Danaher Corporation (DHR), the company’s capital structure generated 74.42 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 42.67. Total debt to assets is 36.28, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 77.28. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 41.96.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 6.45, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.19. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.24 and the total asset turnover is 0.33. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 5.19.