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Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services. The Company's Life Sciences segment provides stereo microscopes, and filtration, separation, and purification technologies. Its Diagnostics segment provides chemistry, immunoassay, microbiology, and automation systems, as well as hematology and flow cytometry products. The Company offers analytical instruments, reagents, consumables, software, and services for critical care settings. Its Dental segment provides consumables, equipment, and services to diagnose, treat, and prevent dental disease. The Company's Environmental and Applied Solutions segment offers instrumentation, services, and disinfection systems to analyze, treat, and manage water. This segment also provides equipment, software, services, and consumables for packaging, printing, marking, coding, and traceability applications.

TypePublic
Founded1984
HQWashington, US
Websitedanaher.com
Employee Ratings3.2

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)71,000(+6%)
Job Openings1,937
Revenue (FY, 2018)$19.9 B(+9%)
Share Price (Mar 2019)$129.7 (-1%)

Key People/Management at Danaher

Thomas Joyce

Thomas Joyce

President, CEO
Daniel Comas

Daniel Comas

EVP, CFO
Rainer Blair

Rainer Blair

EVP
William Daniel

William Daniel

EVP
Joakim Weidemanis

Joakim Weidemanis

EVP
Brian Ellis

Brian Ellis

Senior Vice President, General Counsel
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Danaher Office Locations

Danaher has offices in Washington, New Delhi, Shanghai, Sunbury-on-Thames and in 1 other location
Washington, US (HQ)
The Avenue, 2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW #800W
Shanghai, CN
Shanghai One Site Room 602, Bldg 2, 518 North Fuquan Road IBP, Changning District
Mumbai, IN
77, North Avenue 3, 7th Floor Maker Maxity, Bandra Kurla Complex Bandra
New Delhi, IN
5th Floor, Aggarwal Corporate Tower 23, Rajendra Place
Sunbury-on-Thames, GB
5 Windmill Business Village Brooklands Close
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Danaher Financials and Metrics

Danaher Revenue

Danaher's revenue was reported to be $19.89 b in FY, 2018
USD

Revenue (FY, 2018)

19.9b

Market capitalization (22-Mar-2019)

92.6b

Closing stock price (22-Mar-2019)

129.7
Danaher's current market capitalization is $92.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

12.9b14.4b16.9b18.3b19.9b

Revenue growth, %

(33%)12%17%9%

Cost of goods sold

6.0b6.7b7.5b8.1b

Gross profit

6.8b7.8b9.3b10.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

4.7b5.0b3.5b3.9b4.2b4.1b4.2b4.5b4.5b4.7b5.0b4.9b

Cost of goods sold

2.2b2.3b1.6b1.8b1.9b1.8b1.9b2.0b2.0b2.1b2.2b2.2b

Gross profit

2.5b2.6b1.9b2.2b2.4b2.3b2.3b2.5b2.5b2.6b2.8b2.7b

Gross profit Margin, %

53%53%54%55%56%55%56%55%56%56%57%55%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

3.0b790.8m963.7m630.3m

Accounts Receivable

3.4b3.0b3.2b3.5b

Prepaid Expenses

952.7m889.5m805.9m857.1m

Inventories

1.8b1.6b1.7b1.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

2.5b3.3b1.8b664.3m4.1b971.4m803.9m726.4m648.6m1.0b904.0m776.2m

Accounts Receivable

3.4b3.6b3.9b3.9b4.0b3.1b3.0b3.2b3.3b3.3b3.3b3.3b

Prepaid Expenses

919.3m835.1m851.6m974.0m898.4m727.8m715.2m523.7m464.7m809.6m732.0m701.8m

Inventories

1.9b1.9b2.3b2.2b2.2b1.7b1.8b1.8b1.9b1.9b2.0b2.0b
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

2.6b3.4b2.6b2.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

718.1m880.8m1.1b1.2b

Inventories

68.8m146.5m9.4m(27.4m)

Accounts Payable

79.7m50.3m78.1m(54.4m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

569.8m1.3b2.7b758.4m1.4b1.8b506.1m1.1b1.6b566.6m1.2b1.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

235.5m472.5m608.0m267.7m545.3m822.5m305.6m608.8m427.3m320.8m655.4m976.9m

Inventories

(111.1m)(102.6m)(40.8m)(85.6m)(104.9m)(138.5m)(56.9m)(45.4m)(98.2m)(128.9m)(197.1m)(255.4m)

Accounts Payable

(84.8m)(74.8m)(142.2m)(116.0m)(42.7m)(38.1m)(90.9m)(104.1m)(48.5m)51.4m87.0m71.5m
USDY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

280.2k
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Danaher Operating Metrics

Danaher's Backlog was reported to be $2.7b in FY, 2017.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Backlog

$2.36 b$1.76 b$2.67 b$2.70 b

Facilities

273 336 242 248

Countries

50 50 60 60
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Danaher Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Advanced Vision TechnologyMarch 06, 2017$100 m
PhenomenexOctober 12, 2016
CepheidSeptember 06, 2016$4 b
LaetusDecember 02, 2015
SutronJune 22, 2015
PallMay 13, 2015$13.80 b
Nobel BiocareSeptember 15, 2014$2.20 b
Navman WirelessJanuary 29, 2013
Navman Wireless OEM SolutionsMay 29, 2012
IRIS InternationalApril 10, 2012
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Danaher Revenue Breakdown

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Danaher revenue breakdown by business segment: 21.7% from Environmental & Applied Solutions, 15.3% from Dental, 31.9% from Diagnostics and 31.2% from Life Sciences

Danaher revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 40.6% from All Other, 11.0% from China, 37.3% from United States, 6.3% from Germany and 4.8% from Other

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Danaher News and Updates

Global Microfluidics Market Forecasts, 2019 to 2024 - Leading Players are Danaher Corporation, PerkinElmer, Agilent Technologies, Bio-Rad Laboratories, and Thermo Fisher Scientific

DUBLIN, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Microfluidics Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global microfluidics market was valued at USD 4,748.18 million in 2018, and is estimated to be valued at USD...

Danaher Schedules First Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) announced today that it will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call for the first quarter 2019 on Thursday, April 18, 2019 beginning at 8:00 a.m. ET and lasting approximately 1 hour. The call and an...

Global Tissue Banking Market 2019-2024 with Vendor Profiles of Thermo Fisher Scientific, Danaher, Custom Biogenic Systems, Brooks Automation, & Tecan Group

DUBLIN, March 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Tissue Banking Market Forecast up to 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global tissue banking market is estimated to witness a CAGR of 11.2% during the forecast period 2018-2024 The conservation and...

GE's new CEO played a key role in unlocking a 'win-win' deal with Danaher (GE, DHR)

General Electric said on Monday it would sell its biopharma business to Danaher in a $21.4 billion transaction — Danaher's largest-ever deal.  Danaher had approached General Electric last year about buying the biopharma unit, but was rebuffed. But this time, Danaher was successful with its pursuit…

Danaher Announces Offerings Of Common Stock And Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) ("Danaher") announced today that it has commenced concurrent offerings of $1.35 billion of shares of common stock and $1.35 billion of shares of Series A Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, subject to market and...

GE inks $21 billion biopharma sale to Danaher in U-turn under Culp

General Electric said on Monday it would sell its biopharma business to Danaher Corp for $21.4 billion in the biggest strategy reversal since Lawrence Culp took over as the industrial conglomerate's chief executive in September.
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Danaher Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Danaher founded?

    Danaher was founded in 1984.

  • Who are Danaher key executives?

    Danaher's key executives are Thomas Joyce, Daniel Comas and Rainer Blair.

  • How many employees does Danaher have?

    Danaher has 71,000 employees.

  • What is Danaher revenue?

    Latest Danaher annual revenue is $19.9 b.

  • What is Danaher revenue per employee?

    Latest Danaher revenue per employee is $280.2 k.

  • Who are Danaher competitors?

    Competitors of Danaher include VWR Corporation, Sartorius and Mettler-Toledo.

  • Where is Danaher headquarters?

    Danaher headquarters is located at The Avenue, 2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW #800W, Washington.

  • Where are Danaher offices?

    Danaher has offices in Washington, New Delhi, Shanghai, Sunbury-on-Thames and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Danaher have?

    Danaher has 5 offices.