Is there a Bearish outlook for Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) this week?

April 16, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.04, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 50 investors sold Danaher Corporation shares while 376 reduced holdings. 79 funds opened positions while 333 raised stakes. 516.43 million shares or 1.05% more from 511.08 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
The New York-based American Gp Incorporated has invested 0.09% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Institute For Wealth Lc reported 0.13% stake. Outfitter Advsrs invested in 0.3% or 9,530 shares. Pggm has 0.23% invested in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) for 450,000 shares. Lubar & owns 7,500 shares for 0.83% of their portfolio. Amalgamated Natl Bank reported 77,242 shares stake. Nomura Holdg accumulated 48,234 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt holds 121,050 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Newman Dignan & Sheerar has invested 0.34% of its portfolio in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). The Texas-based Cypress Asset Mgmt Tx has invested 0.83% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Virginia-based Bb&T Secs Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.09% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). State Bank Of Nova Scotia Tru Communication holds 0.53% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) or 53,097 shares. Wills invested 1.92% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Shelton Capital holds 8,966 shares. Qs Invsts Ltd Liability reported 28,849 shares.

Since October 23, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 sales for $37.02 million activity. LOHR WALTER G also sold $1.04M worth of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) on Friday, February 23. Another trade for 3,220 shares valued at $318,249 was sold by SPOON ALAN G. Another trade for 131,066 shares valued at $13.37M was made by DANIEL WILLIAM K on Friday, February 2. Shares for $960,736 were sold by EHRLICH DONALD J on Tuesday, October 24. Shares for $398,295 were sold by Blair Rainer. $1.06 million worth of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) was sold by SCHWIETERS JOHN T on Monday, February 26.

Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Danaher (NYSE:DHR), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. Danaher had 27 analyst reports since October 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) on Thursday, October 19 with “Hold” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, October 20 report. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Friday, October 20 with “Overweight”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, April 10. Cowen & Co maintained Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) on Tuesday, January 30 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) on Thursday, October 19 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 19 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Wednesday, January 31 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, January 31 with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 1 by Argus Research. Below is a list of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) latest ratings and price target changes.

10/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $110 New Target: $112 Maintain
03/04/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $108.0000 Maintain
13/03/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $106 New Target: $108 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $114 New Target: $107 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight New Target: $110 Initiates Coverage On
01/02/2018 Broker: Argus Research Rating: Buy Old Target: $100 New Target: $115 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $98.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $110 New Target: $115 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $105.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $103 New Target: $110 Maintain

The stock increased 1.35% or $1.34 during the last trading session, reaching $100.58. About 618,989 shares traded. Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) has risen 13.03% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.48% the S&P500.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial services and products worldwide. The company has market cap of $70.25 billion. The companyÂ’s Life Sciences segment provides laser scanning, compound, and surgical and other stereo microscopes. It has a 28.48 P/E ratio. This segment also offers filtration, separation, and purification technologies to the biopharmaceutical, food and beverage, medical, aerospace, microelectronics, and general industrial sectors.

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