Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures and markets professional, medical, industrial and commercial products and services, which are typically characterized by strong brand names, innovative technology, and major market positions.  The Company operates in four segments: Dental, Environmental & Applied Solutions, Life Science, and Diagnostics.

The Company’s Life Sciences segment offers a broad range of research tools that scientists use to study the basic building blocks of life, including genes, proteins, metabolites, and cells, in order to understand the causes of disease, identify new therapies and test new drugs and vaccines. The Company's Diagnostics segment offers analytical instruments, reagents, consumables, software, and services that hospitals, physicians' offices, reference laboratories and other critical care settings use to diagnose disease and make treatment decisions. The Company's Dental segment provides products that are used to diagnose, treat and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums and supporting bone. The Company's Environmental & Applied Solutions segment products and services help protect resources and keep global food and water supplies safe.

Company Growth (employees)
Washington, US
Size (employees)
62,000 (est)
Danaher was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Washington, US

Key People at Danaher

Thomas Joyce

Thomas Joyce

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
William Daniel

William Daniel

Executive Vice President
Brian Ellis

Brian Ellis

Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Angela Lalor

Angela Lalor

Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Daniel Raskas

Daniel Raskas

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Daniel Comas

Daniel Comas

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
William King

William King

Senior Vice President, Strategic Development
Robert Lutz

Robert Lutz

Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Danaher Office Locations

Danaher has an office in Washington
Washington, US (HQ)
800w The Avenue 2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Danaher Data and Metrics

Danaher Financial Metrics

Danaher's revenue was reported to be $16.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 18% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

16.9 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

9.3 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

2.6 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

2.8 b

Market capitalization (18-Aug-2017)

57 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

963.7 m


68.4 b
Danaher's current market capitalization is $57 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


19.1 b19.9 b20.6 b16.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

9.2 b9.5 b9.8 b7.5 b

Gross profit

10 b10.4 b10.8 b9.3 b

Gross profit Margin, %



3.3 b3.4 b3.5 b2.8 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

5.7 m16.7 m5.3 m200 k

Net Income

2.7 b2.6 b3.4 b2.6 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3.1 b3 b790.8 m963.7 m


1.8 b1.8 b2.1 b1.7 b

Current Assets

9.1 b9.4 b7.8 b6.7 b


2.2 b2.2 b2.8 b2.4 b


16 b17 b25.1 b23.8 b

Total Assets

34.7 b37 b48.2 b45.3 b

Accounts Payable

1.8 b1.9 b2 b1.5 b

Total Debt

3.5 b3.5 b12.9 b12.3 b

Current Liabilities

4.5 b5.4 b6.2 b6.9 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

4.2 b4.5 b5 b5.3 b

Retained Earnings

18 b20.3 b21 b20.7 b

Total Equity

22.5 b23.4 b23.8 b23.1 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.2 x0.1 x0.5 x0.5 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.1 x0.1 x0.3 x0.3 x

Financial Leverage

1.5 x1.6 x2 x2 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

2.7 b2.6 b3.4 b2.6 b

Cash From Operating Activities

3.6 b3.8 b3.8 b3.5 b

Purchases of PP&E

(551.5 m)(597.5 m)(512.9 m)(589.6 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(552.5 m)(3.4 b)(15 b)(5.2 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.6 b)(218.2 m)9.1 b2 b
USDY, 2016


24.8 x


19.4 x


236.1 k


0.5 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2 x

Danaher Operating Metrics

Danaher's Backlog was reported to be $1.8 b in FY, 2016, which is a 3% increase from the previous period
FY, 2015FY, 2016


$1.71 b$1.76 b

Danaher Market Value History

Danaher Revenue Breakdown

Traffic Overview of Danaher

Danaher Online and Social Media Presence

Danaher News and Updates

US corporation Danaher buys Israeli printing services company AVT

Israeli company Advanced Vision Technology (AVT), a leader in automatic printing solutions, announced that it has entered into a merger agreement with Pelican Merger Holdings Israel Ltd. In accordance with the merger, the company will be acquired by the US manufacturing corporation Danaher in a deal…

Research Company Danaher Is Buying Cepheid for $4 Billion

To strengthen its diagnostics business.

Danaher Company Life and Culture

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