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Danaher Corp. Q4 Profit Climbs

Danaher Corp. (DHR) released earnings for its fourth quarter that advanced from last year.

The company said its bottom line totaled $842.04 million, or $1.19 per share. This was up from $736.99 million, or $1.05 per share, in last year's fourth quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.16 per share, according figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company said revenue for the quarter rose 11.1% to $5.09 billion. This was up from $4.58 billion last year.

Danaher Corp. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q4): $842.04 Mln. vs. $736.99 Mln. last year.
-Earnings Growth (Y-o-Y): 14.3%
-EPS (Q4): $1.19 vs. $1.05 last year.
-EPS Growth (Y-o-Y): 13.3%
-Analysts Estimate: $1.16
-Revenue (Q4): $5.09 Bln vs. $4.58 Bln last year.
-Revenue Change (Y-o-Y): 11.1%

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