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Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
7.70% (As of Dec. 2013)

Danaher Corporation's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.03.

DHR' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate (3-Year) Range
Min: 7.7   Max: 23.8
Current: 7.7

7.7
23.8

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Danaher Corporation was 23.80% per year. The lowest was 7.70% per year. And the median was 14.50% per year.

DHR's Dividend Growth Rate (3-Year)is ranked higher than
76% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. DHR: 7.70 )

During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.50% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Danaher Corporation's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.02. As of today, Danaher Corporation's Dividend Yield is 0.24%.

Good Sign:

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

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Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.


Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Danaher Corporation's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )
=0.025/1.106
=0.02

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Danaher Corporation was 0.09. 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 Corporation Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.1002014-03-262014-03-282014-04-25Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0252013-12-262013-12-302014-01-31Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0252013-09-252013-09-272013-10-25Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0252013-06-262013-06-282013-07-26Cash Dividendquarterly

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

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.175/73.00
=0.24 %

Current Share Price is $73.00.
Danaher Corporation's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.175.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Danaher Corporation was 0.24%. The lowest was 0.10%. And the median was 0.15%.

Good Sign:

Danaher Corporation 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

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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