Could PerkinElmer Be The Next Danaher?

Nov. 16, 2022 10:30 AM ETPerkinElmer, Inc. (PKI), DHRTMO5 Comments
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  • PerkinElmer, Inc. might have outperformed the S&P 500 over the last decade, but it didn't perform as well as some of its peers.
  • PerkinElmer has many similarities to Danaher Corporation and could be a great buy here.
  • Both companies recently announced divestitures to focus on their core Life Sciences and Diagnostics businesses.
  • PerkinElmer could be an opportunity to outperform the market over the next decade as well.

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PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI) is an American Medical Devices company focused on life sciences and diagnostics. Over the last ten years, the company outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin but did not

Peer group comparison

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PKI at a glance

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Danaher Overview

Danaher Overview (Danaher Investor presentation)

PKI capital deployment

PKI capital deployment (Koyfin)

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Return on Capital comparison (Authors Model)

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Valuation Comparison (Koyfin)

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Disclosure: I/we have a beneficial long position in the shares of DHR either through stock ownership, options, or other derivatives. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

Additional disclosure: What do you think about PerkinElmer and Danaher? Let's continue the discussion in the comments below. This is not financial advice.

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