Danaher Corp. Bottom Line Rises In Q2

Danaher Corp. (DHR) announced earnings for its second quarter that rose from the same period last year.

The company's bottom line totaled $1.69 billion, or $2.28 per share. This compares with $927 million, or $1.24 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $2.05 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 36.2% to $7.22 billion from $5.3 billion last year.

Danaher Corp. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $1.69 Bln. vs. $927 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $2.28 vs. $1.24 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $2.05
-Revenue (Q2): $7.22 Bln vs. $5.3 Bln last year.

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