Danaher's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Danaher is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $155.00 short put and a strike $145.00 long put offers a potential 10.5% return on risk over the next 35 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $155.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $0.95 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $9.05 would be incurred if the stock dropped below the $145.00 long put strike price.
The 5-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the short-term momentum for Danaher is bullish and the probability of a rise in share price is higher if the stock starts trending.
The 20-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the medium-term momentum for Danaher is bullish.
The RSI indicator is above 80 which suggests that the stock is in overbought territory.
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LATEST NEWS for Danaher
Danaher (DHR) Raises Earnings & Sales Projections for Q4
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 14:55:02 +0000
Danaher's (DHR) fourth-quarter 2019 organic sales and earnings results are predicted to be better than that mentioned previously, driven by healthy performance of the Life Sciences and Diagnostics segments.
Danaher CEO To Comment On Financial Performance
Mon, 13 Jan 2020 21:15:00 +0000
Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) (the "Company") announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas P. Joyce, Jr., will comment tomorrow on the Company's fourth quarter 2019 performance in a presentation at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, California at 8:00 a.m. PT.
It’s Time to Be Cautious With General Electric Stock
Thu, 09 Jan 2020 19:23:34 +0000
As with many other stocks in 2019, General Electric (NYSE:GE) ended with a nice bullish move. Starting in early October, shares of GE stock went from $8.28 to around $12 per share. This put the year-long return for 2019 at about 53%, which exceeded the gain on the S&P 500.Source: testing / Shutterstock.com This performance, though, is more than just about general optimism in the overall markets. CEO Larry Culp has done a standout job at the helm since coming on board in October 2018.Although, this should not be a surprise. When he was the CEO of Danaher (NYSE:DHR) — from 2000 to 2014 — there was a five-fold jump in both the revenues and market cap.InvestorPlace – Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsHe showed that he can effectively manage the strategic vision, as well as the nuanced details of a complex organization. He also demonstrated a great ability to apply process methodologies, like lean manufacturing — which strives for continuous improvement. This approach was initially innovated at Toyota (NYSE:TM). * 8 of the Strangest Stocks Worth Your Time When Culp became CEO of GE, the situation was dire. The company had gone through two CEOs, the shares were delisted from the Dow, the dividend was slashed and the losses were piling up. From 2016 to 2018, the General Electric stock went from $32 to under $7.However, Culp put together a smart playbook to right the ship. Of course, a key part of this was an aggressive focus on reducing the bloated cost structure. He also was swift in unloading assets, like the biotech business and Baker Hughes (NYSE:BKR).Yet, this was mostly about the low-hanging fruit. Going forward, it will likely be more difficult to find ways to improve the organization. Many Problems RemainOne of the biggest issues for GE stock is the GE engine segment, which accounts for a hefty 60% of the industrial profits. The problem, of course, is Boeing's (NYSE:BA) 737 MAX, which has been sidelined due to two traffic airline crashes. It is still far from clear when production and deliveries will resume. But in the meantime, GE is feeling the impact, with a quarterly loss of $400 million in cash flows. This is likely to put lots of pressure on the company given the enormous debt load of $93.2 billion.Furthermore, the other company segments are also lagging. For example, even though the Power business has shown improvement, revenues were still off by 14% in the latest quarter. What's more, the Healthcare Systems unit has been mostly lackluster, with a meager 5% increase on the top line. There has continued to be weakness in China and the Middle East.Then there is GE Capital, which is suffering from the liabilities of its long-term care business. In the quarter, there was a loss of $645 million. Bottom Line on the GE Stock PriceFor the most part, Culp has stabilized operations, which is definitely crucial. Not long ago, there were serious concerns about the viability of GE; The situation had gotten that bad.But despite all this, it does look like that much of the good news has already been factored into GE stock. Consider that the forward price-to-earnings ratio is 18x, which is rich for a company that still has a host of problems. By comparison, Honeywell (NYSE:HON) trades at 20X and United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) is at 18X. No doubt, both of these companies are on much more solid footing.So, at least in the near-term, it's probably best to be cautious with GE stock.Tom Taulli is the author of the book, Artificial Intelligence Basics: A Non-Technical Introduction. Follow him on Twitter at @ttaulli. As of this writing, he did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 8 of the Strangest Stocks Worth Your Time * 7 Stocks to Buy That Trump's Tax Cut Truly Rewarded * 5 Stocks That Could Double in 2020 The post Itas Time to Be Cautious With General Electric Stock appeared first on InvestorPlace.
Danaher To Present At J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
Thu, 09 Jan 2020 11:00:00 +0000
Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) announced that President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas P. Joyce, Jr., will be presenting at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, California on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. PT. The audio will be simultaneously webcast on and the presentation will be archived on www.danaher.com.
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