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Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR)

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Analysis of Profitability Ratios
Quarterly Data

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Profitability Ratios (Summary)

Danaher Corp., profitability ratios (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2020 Oct 2, 2020 Jul 3, 2020 Apr 3, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 27, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 28, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 Mar 30, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 29, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 Apr 1, 2016
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin
Operating profit margin
Net profit margin
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE)
Return on assets (ROA)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-06), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-18), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-19), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-21).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Danaher Corp.’s gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Danaher Corp.’s operating profit margin ratio improved from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Danaher Corp.’s net profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Danaher Corp.’s ROE improved from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then deteriorated significantly from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Danaher Corp.’s ROA improved from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then deteriorated significantly from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.

Gross Profit Margin

Danaher Corp., gross profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2020 Oct 2, 2020 Jul 3, 2020 Apr 3, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 27, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 28, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 Mar 30, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 29, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 Apr 1, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross profit
Sales
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-06), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-18), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-19), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-21).

1 Q4 2020 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × (Gross profitQ4 2020 + Gross profitQ3 2020 + Gross profitQ2 2020 + Gross profitQ1 2020) ÷ (SalesQ4 2020 + SalesQ3 2020 + SalesQ2 2020 + SalesQ1 2020)
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ ( + + + ) =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Danaher Corp.’s gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.

Operating Profit Margin

Danaher Corp., operating profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2020 Oct 2, 2020 Jul 3, 2020 Apr 3, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 27, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 28, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 Mar 30, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 29, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 Apr 1, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Operating profit
Sales
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-06), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-18), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-19), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-21).

1 Q4 2020 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × (Operating profitQ4 2020 + Operating profitQ3 2020 + Operating profitQ2 2020 + Operating profitQ1 2020) ÷ (SalesQ4 2020 + SalesQ3 2020 + SalesQ2 2020 + SalesQ1 2020)
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ ( + + + ) =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Danaher Corp.’s operating profit margin ratio improved from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.

Net Profit Margin

Danaher Corp., net profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2020 Oct 2, 2020 Jul 3, 2020 Apr 3, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 27, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 28, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 Mar 30, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 29, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 Apr 1, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings
Sales
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-06), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-18), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-19), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-21).

1 Q4 2020 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × (Net earningsQ4 2020 + Net earningsQ3 2020 + Net earningsQ2 2020 + Net earningsQ1 2020) ÷ (SalesQ4 2020 + SalesQ3 2020 + SalesQ2 2020 + SalesQ1 2020)
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ ( + + + ) =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Danaher Corp.’s net profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Danaher Corp., ROE calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2020 Oct 2, 2020 Jul 3, 2020 Apr 3, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 27, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 28, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 Mar 30, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 29, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 Apr 1, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings
Total Danaher stockholders’ equity
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-06), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-18), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-19), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-21).

1 Q4 2020 Calculation
ROE = 100 × (Net earningsQ4 2020 + Net earningsQ3 2020 + Net earningsQ2 2020 + Net earningsQ1 2020) ÷ Total Danaher stockholders’ equity
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Danaher Corp.’s ROE improved from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then deteriorated significantly from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.

Return on Assets (ROA)

Danaher Corp., ROA calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2020 Oct 2, 2020 Jul 3, 2020 Apr 3, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 27, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 28, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 Mar 30, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 29, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 Apr 1, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-06), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-18), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-19), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-21).

1 Q4 2020 Calculation
ROA = 100 × (Net earningsQ4 2020 + Net earningsQ3 2020 + Net earningsQ2 2020 + Net earningsQ1 2020) ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Danaher Corp.’s ROA improved from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then deteriorated significantly from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.