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Danaher Corp (NYSE:DHR)
Dividends Per Share
$0.57 (TTM As of Mar. 2016)

Danaher Corp's dividends per share for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0.16. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $0.57. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.15. As of today, Danaher Corp's Dividend Yield is 0.58%.

Good Sign:

Danaher Corp stock dividend yield is close to 10-year high.

During the past 12 months, Danaher Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 29.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 75.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 49.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 26.70% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Danaher Corp was 75.40% per year. The lowest was 7.70% per year. And the median was 15.00% per year.

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Definition

Dividends paid to per common share.


Explanation

1. Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Danaher Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Mar. 2016 )
=0.16/1.09
=0.15

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Danaher Corp was 0.17. The lowest was 0.02. And the median was 0.03.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Danaher Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1602016-03-222016-03-242016-04-29Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1352015-12-172015-12-212016-01-29Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1352015-09-302015-10-022015-10-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.1352015-06-242015-06-262015-07-31Cash Dividendquarterly

Danaher Corp's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.565/96.75
=0.58 %

Current Share Price is $96.75.
Danaher Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.565.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Danaher Corp was 0.64%. The lowest was 0.11%. And the median was 0.17%.

Good Sign:

Danaher Corp stock dividend yield is close to 10-year high.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividend Yield, Dividend Payout Ratio, Earnings per Share, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate, Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus)


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Danaher Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Dividends Per Share 0.040.060.060.070.080.090.100.100.400.54

Danaher Corp Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
Dividends Per Share 0.030.100.100.100.100.140.140.140.140.16
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