DHR


Line plots across dimensions of each concept
Tables

Table of contents



us-gaap:CommonStockValue
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:SharesIssued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesAuthorized

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:ProductOrService, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementGeographical, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:ProductOrService
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:Revenues

us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold

us-gaap:GrossProfit

us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpense

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:InterestExpense

us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperations

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit

us-gaap:IncomeTaxesPaidNet
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:NonrecurringAdjustment
us-gaap:ProfitLoss

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic

us-gaap:Assets
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent

us-gaap:InventoryFinishedGoods

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet

us-gaap:Goodwill
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:DebtCurrent

us-gaap:LongTermDebt

us-gaap:LongTermDebtNoncurrent

us-gaap:MinorityInterest

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:NonrecurringAdjustment
us-gaap:ProfitLoss

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInInventories

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireInvestments

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividends

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividends

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents

dhr:DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentTaxBenefitExpense

dhr:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationOtherReconcilingItemsPerDilutedCommonShareAmount

dhr:OperatingtypeLeaseAndSalestypeLeaseRevenues
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship
dhr:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossUnrealizedGainLossonNonderivativesArisingDuringPeriodBeforeTax

dhr:OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesAndNonderivativesArisingDuringPeriodBeforeTax

dhr:UnrealizedGainLossOnInvestmentsPerDilutedCommonShare

us-gaap:AdjustmentForAmortization

us-gaap:AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpense
us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpenseNetOfTax
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount

us-gaap:BusinessAcquisitionProFormaIncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeChangesInAccountingAndExtraordinaryItemsNetOfTaxPerShareDiluted

us-gaap:BusinessAcquisitionsProFormaIncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeChangesInAccountingAndExtraordinaryItemsNetOfTax

us-gaap:BusinessAcquisitionsProFormaRevenue

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect

us-gaap:CashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivitiesDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:CashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivitiesDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognized
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAmortizationOfGainsLosses
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAmortizationOfPriorServiceCostCredit
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedReturnOnPlanAssets
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanInterestCost
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanNetPeriodicBenefitCost
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanOtherCosts

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanServiceCost
us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:Depreciation
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:DividendsCommonStockCash
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStockCash

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate

us-gaap:EmployeeServiceShareBasedCompensationTaxBenefitFromCompensationExpense
us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:GoodwillAcquiredDuringPeriod
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTaxAttributableToReportingEntity

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTaxPerBasicShare

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTaxPerDilutedShare

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationOtherReconcilingItems

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherAccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToConversionOfDebtSecurities

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToShareBasedPaymentArrangements

us-gaap:InterestOnConvertibleDebtNetOfTax

us-gaap:InterestPaidNet

us-gaap:InvestmentIncomeInterest
us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:LineOfCreditFacilityInterestRateDuringPeriod
us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:MinorityInterestPeriodIncreaseDecrease

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivitiesContinuingOperations

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivitiesContinuingOperations

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsAvailableToCommonShareholdersBasic

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsAvailableToCommonShareholdersDiluted
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship
us-gaap:NotionalAmountOfNonderivativeInstruments
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsBeforeTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAfterTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansAdjustmentNetOfTax
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesArisingDuringPeriodBeforeTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax

us-gaap:PaymentsForProceedsFromOtherInvestingActivities

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:PreferredStockDividendsIncomeStatementImpact

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfCommonStock
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfDebt
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfPreferredStockAndPreferenceStock

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfSharesUnderIncentiveAndShareBasedCompensationPlansIncludingStockOptions
us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:ProceedsFromLinesOfCredit
us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:ProceedsFromPaymentsForOtherFinancingActivities

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfShortTermDebtMaturingInThreeMonthsOrLess

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodBeforeTax
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:ReclassificationFromAociCurrentPeriodTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesConversionOfConvertibleSecurities
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesNewIssues
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesShareBasedCompensation
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueConversionOfConvertibleSecurities
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueNewIssues
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueShareBasedCompensation

us-gaap:UnrealizedGainLossOnInvestments
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship
dhr:DerivativeOriginalNotionalAmount

dhr:DerivativeandNonderivativeNotionalAmount

dhr:DerivativeandNonderivativeOriginalNotionalAmount
us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority
dhr:IncomeTaxExaminationAmountofTaxAssessmentsYears20042009
us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority
dhr:IncomeTaxExaminationAmountofTaxAssessmentsYears20102012
us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority
dhr:IncomeTaxExaminationAmountofTaxAssessmentsYears20132015

us-gaap:AccountsPayableTradeCurrent

us-gaap:AccruedLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalCommonStock

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableCurrent

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedNoncurrentLiabilitiesOther

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerAssetNet

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiability
us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents, us-gaap:StatementScenario
us-gaap:ConvertiblePreferredStockSharesIssuedUponConversion
us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:StatementScenario, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscountPremiumAndDebtIssuanceCostsNet

us-gaap:DeferredCompensationLiabilityClassifiedNoncurrent
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedFutureEmployerContributionsCurrentFiscalYear
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship
us-gaap:DerivativeAssets
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship
us-gaap:DerivativeLiabilities
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship
us-gaap:DerivativeNotionalAmount
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:EmployeeServiceShareBasedCompensationNonvestedAwardsTotalCompensationCostNotYetRecognized

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNi
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedAmortization
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGross
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:ForeignCurrencyContractAssetFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:ForeignCurrencyContractsLiabilityFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass
us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsGrossExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:InventoryGross

us-gaap:InventoryRawMaterials

us-gaap:InventoryWorkInProcess
us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity
us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:LongTermDebtFairValue
us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:NewAccountingPronouncementOrChangeInAccountingPrincipleCumulativeEffectOfChangeOnEquityOrNetAssets1

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiability

us-gaap:PreferredStockSharesAuthorized

us-gaap:PreferredStockSharesIssued

us-gaap:PreferredStockSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:PreferredStockValue

us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrual
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:ShorttermDebtFairValue

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

Tables

  2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-12-312009-10-022009-09-302009-06-302009-04-03
us-gaap:CommonStockValue █████████████████████▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁888888888888888888888777777777777777777NA33NANANANA
 us-gaap:SharesIssued us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents us-gaap:CommonStock█████▇▇▇▇▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▄▄▄▄▄▃▃▃▂▁▁837835835834832817817816814812811810809807807805803801799797795792790788787785784782780774771769766761759758736729726NA360358NANANANA
 us-gaap:SharesIssued us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents us-gaap:PreferredStock█████▁▁▁▁▁1111100000NANANA0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued ███▇▇▄▄▄▄▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▁▁837835835834832817817816814812811810809807807805803801799NANA792NANANA785NANANA774NANANA761NANANA729NANANA358NANANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding ▄▃██▇▄▄▄▄▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▁▁697695718717715701700699698696695694694692691690688686685NANA704NANANA698NANANA687NANANA687NANANA656NANANA322NANANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesAuthorized ▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄2000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000NANA2000NANANA2000NANANA2000NA2000NA1000NANANA1000NANANA1000NANANANA
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding 707NA729727718NA710709709NA705705705NA701698697NA698719718NA716715714NA711709708NA713714714NA710694688NA683682340NA672NANA333
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic 697NA718717707NA701700698NA696695694NA692690688NA688709707NA702701700NA697695692NA695695691NA687667661NA654652324NA642NANA319
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic ▃▇▃▃▁▄▃▃▃▄▃▃▂▄▂▃▄▄█▃▃▃▃▃▃▄▃▃▄▃▃▃▃▃▂▃▂▂▃▂▃▁▂▂▁▂0.831.750.90.990.461.060.950.960.811.230.820.80.731.080.570.951.11.02.040.980.810.940.970.960.831.130.860.891.00.910.790.860.890.830.760.970.650.720.990.570.930.420.550.550.460.74
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted ▃▇▃▃▁▄▃▃▃▅▃▃▂▄▂▃▄▄█▃▃▃▃▃▃▄▃▃▄▃▃▃▃▃▂▃▂▂▃▂▃▁▂▂▁▂0.811.730.890.970.461.050.930.950.81.210.810.790.721.070.560.941.090.992.010.970.790.920.950.950.811.110.840.870.980.890.770.840.860.80.740.940.630.690.950.550.890.40.530.530.440.72
us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare ▄▇▅▅▁▆▅▆▄█▄▄▃▇▂▅▇▇▅▆▄▅▆▅▄0.831.080.850.910.461.060.950.960.811.230.820.80.71.080.580.951.11.070.861.010.790.920.970.950.78NA0.860.891.00.910.790.860.750.820.760.670.640.690.970.550.45NANANANANA
us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare ▄▇▅▅▁▇▅▆▄█▄▄▃▇▂▆▇▇▅▆▄▅▆▆▄0.811.070.840.90.451.050.930.950.81.210.810.790.691.070.570.941.091.060.850.990.780.910.950.940.76NA0.840.870.980.890.770.840.730.790.740.650.610.660.930.530.43NANANANANA
  2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-12-312009-10-022009-09-302009-06-302009-04-03
us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax ▅▆▆▆▆▅▆▆▅▆▅▅▄▅▄█▇█▆▆▆▇▆▆▅▇▅▆▅▆▅▅▅▅▅▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁4343486850375156487946044853498146955085452845104205458441325785538758845023512748735417487049634662526646694737444449754415455343164716451837113345360931903310309231322750275026732627
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:ProductOrService,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementNonrecurring,dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions▁█▄▆▃█▅▆▃446546485520474549503516470NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:ProductOrService,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementNonrecurring,dhr:LifeSciences▁█▄▄▃▇▃▂▁491769611600558719565549505NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:ProductOrService,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementRecurring,dhr:Diagnostics▆█▃▅▃▅▁▂▂142714761343138013241379127313111308NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:ProductOrService,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementRecurring,dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions█▆▅▅▄▃▃▃▁619601595592582577571574557NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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Stockholders Equity Note Stock Split Conversion Ratio

Common Stock Value

us-gaap:CommonStockValue



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-31
Value888888888888888888888777777777777777777333
Percentage of CommonStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Common Stock Par Or Stated Value Per Share

Shares Issued

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:SharesIssued

us-gaap:CommonStock



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-312007-12-312006-12-31
Value837835835834832817817816814812811810809807807805803801799797795792790788787785784782780774771769766761759758736729726360358354352341
Percentage of SharesIssued100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PreferredStock



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312016-12-31
Value11111000000
Percentage of SharesIssued0.20.20.20.20.20.00.00.00.00.00.0

Common Stock Shares Issued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value837835835834832817817816814812811810809807807805803801799792785774761729358354
Percentage of CommonStockSharesIssued100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Common Stock Shares Outstanding

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding



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Value697695718717715701700699698696695694694692691690688686685704698687687656322318
Percentage of CommonStockSharesOutstanding100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Common Stock Shares Authorized

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesAuthorized



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Value200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020002000200020001000200010001000100010001000
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Weighted Average Number Of Diluted Shares Outstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding



Period End2020-04-032019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-10-022009-04-03
Value707729727718710709709705705705701698697698719718716715714711709708713714714710694688683682340672333
Percentage of WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Weighted Average Number Of Shares Outstanding Basic

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic



Period End2020-04-032019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-10-022009-04-03
Value697718717707701700698696695694692690688688709707702701700697695692695695691687667661654652324642319
Percentage of WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Earnings Per Share Basic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-12-312009-10-022009-09-302009-06-302009-04-03
Value0.831.750.90.990.461.060.950.960.811.230.820.80.731.080.570.951.11.02.040.980.810.940.970.960.831.130.860.891.00.910.790.860.890.830.760.970.650.720.990.570.930.420.550.550.460.74
Percentage of EarningsPerShareBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Earnings Per Share Diluted

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-12-312009-10-022009-09-302009-06-302009-04-03
Value0.811.730.890.970.461.050.930.950.81.210.810.790.721.070.560.941.090.992.010.970.790.920.950.950.811.110.840.870.980.890.770.840.860.80.740.940.630.690.950.550.890.40.530.530.440.72
Percentage of EarningsPerShareDiluted100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Per Basic Share

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-07-022010-04-02
Value0.831.080.850.910.461.060.950.960.811.230.820.80.71.080.580.951.11.070.861.010.790.920.970.950.780.860.891.00.910.790.860.750.820.760.670.640.690.970.550.45
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Per Diluted Share

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-07-022010-04-02
Value0.811.070.840.90.451.050.930.950.81.210.810.790.691.070.570.941.091.060.850.990.780.910.950.940.760.840.870.980.890.770.840.730.790.740.650.610.660.930.530.43
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Revenue From Contract With Customer Excluding Assessed Tax

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-12-312009-10-022009-09-302009-06-302009-04-03
Value4343486850375156487946044853498146955085452845104205458441325785538758845023512748735417487049634662526646694737444449754415455343164716451837113345360931903310309231322750275026732627
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:ProductOrService, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementNonrecurring, dhr:Diagnostics



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value199327258237212305229239211
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax4.66.75.14.64.46.64.74.84.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax4.66.75.14.64.46.64.74.84.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementNonrecurring dhr:Diagnostics100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementNonrecurring, dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value446546485520474549503516470
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.311.29.610.19.711.910.410.410.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.311.29.610.19.711.910.410.410.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementNonrecurring dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementNonrecurring, dhr:LifeSciences



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value491769611600558719565549505
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax11.315.812.111.611.415.611.711.010.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax11.315.812.111.611.415.611.711.010.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementNonrecurring dhr:LifeSciences100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementRecurring, dhr:Diagnostics



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value142714761343138013241379127313111308
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax32.930.326.726.827.130.026.226.327.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax32.930.326.726.827.130.026.226.327.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementRecurring dhr:Diagnostics100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementRecurring, dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value619601595592582577571574557
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax14.312.411.811.511.912.511.811.511.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax14.312.411.811.511.912.511.811.511.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementRecurring dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementRecurring, dhr:LifeSciences



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value11591146108411111068107410301056970
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax26.723.621.521.621.923.321.221.220.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax26.723.621.521.621.923.321.221.220.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementRecurring dhr:LifeSciences100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:Diagnostics



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-01
Value16271804160116181536168415021550151916231448144013271431121212571136
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax37.537.131.831.431.536.631.031.132.431.932.031.931.631.229.321.721.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax37.537.131.831.431.536.631.031.132.431.932.031.931.631.229.321.721.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:Diagnostics100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-01
Value1065114710801113105611261074109110271077992983914959918941873
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax24.523.621.421.621.724.522.121.921.921.221.921.821.820.922.216.316.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax24.523.621.421.621.724.522.121.921.921.221.921.821.820.922.216.316.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:LifeSciences



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-01
Value16501916169517121626179315961605147616251392138413081454132513281258
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax38.039.433.733.233.339.032.932.231.432.030.830.731.131.732.123.023.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax38.039.433.733.233.339.032.932.231.432.030.830.731.131.732.123.023.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:LifeSciences100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementGeographical, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:Highgrowthmarkets, dhr:Diagnostics



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value463699632640523643574592509
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.714.412.612.410.714.011.811.910.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.714.412.612.410.714.011.811.910.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:Highgrowthmarkets dhr:Diagnostics100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:Highgrowthmarkets, dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value282359329332318360346345312
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.57.46.56.46.57.87.16.96.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.57.46.56.46.57.87.16.96.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:Highgrowthmarkets dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:Highgrowthmarkets, dhr:LifeSciences



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value405537465462430488431439400
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.311.09.29.08.810.68.98.88.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.311.09.29.08.810.68.98.88.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:Highgrowthmarkets dhr:LifeSciences100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:Otherdevelopedmarkets, dhr:Diagnostics



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value981061089592103919192
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax2.32.22.21.81.92.31.91.82.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax2.32.22.21.81.92.31.91.82.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:Otherdevelopedmarkets dhr:Diagnostics100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:Otherdevelopedmarkets, dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value303232312830313231
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.70.70.60.60.60.70.60.60.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.70.70.60.60.60.70.60.60.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:Otherdevelopedmarkets dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:Otherdevelopedmarkets, dhr:LifeSciences



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value152149149137149152134138144
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax3.53.13.02.73.13.32.82.83.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax3.53.13.02.73.13.32.82.83.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:Otherdevelopedmarkets dhr:LifeSciences100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:WesternEurope, dhr:Diagnostics



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value309304257281288294262288310
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax7.16.25.15.55.96.45.45.86.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax7.16.25.15.55.96.45.45.86.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:WesternEurope dhr:Diagnostics100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:WesternEurope, dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value256274252261259273257263264
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.95.65.05.15.35.95.35.35.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.95.65.05.15.35.95.35.35.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:WesternEurope dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:WesternEurope, dhr:LifeSciences



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value471511444459460500447449449
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.910.58.88.99.410.99.29.09.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.910.58.88.99.410.99.29.09.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:WesternEurope dhr:LifeSciences100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, srt:NorthAmerica, dhr:Diagnostics



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value754695602601632643574578607
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax17.414.312.011.713.014.011.811.612.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax17.414.312.011.713.014.011.811.612.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments srt:NorthAmerica dhr:Diagnostics100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, srt:NorthAmerica, dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value496482465488449462439450418
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax11.49.99.29.59.210.09.19.08.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax11.49.99.29.59.210.09.19.08.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments srt:NorthAmerica dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, srt:NorthAmerica, dhr:LifeSciences



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value620717637653587653584578480
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax14.314.712.612.712.014.212.011.610.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax14.314.712.612.712.014.212.011.610.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments srt:NorthAmerica dhr:LifeSciences100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProductOrService

dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementNonrecurring



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value113611011535154914171806149914921371
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax26.222.630.530.029.039.230.930.029.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax26.222.630.530.029.039.230.930.029.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementNonrecurring100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementRecurring



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value320617353502360734623557335334883323
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax73.835.769.570.071.077.369.170.070.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax73.835.769.570.071.077.369.170.070.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax dhr:RevenuefromContractwithCustomerMeasurementRecurring100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementGeographical

dhr:Highgrowthmarkets



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value115111051586160514321654151115461384
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax26.522.731.531.129.435.931.131.029.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax26.522.731.531.129.435.931.131.029.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax dhr:Highgrowthmarkets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

dhr:Otherdevelopedmarkets



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value281156335309310333299309312
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.53.26.76.06.47.26.26.26.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.53.26.76.06.47.26.26.26.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax dhr:Otherdevelopedmarkets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

dhr:WesternEurope



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value10376461082115811691244110411711200
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax23.913.321.522.524.027.022.823.525.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax23.913.321.522.524.027.022.823.525.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax dhr:WesternEurope100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

srt:NorthAmerica



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value18729282033208319672131193719531797
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax43.119.140.440.440.346.339.939.238.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax43.119.140.440.440.346.339.939.238.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax srt:NorthAmerica100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Revenues

us-gaap:Revenues



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-12-312009-10-022009-09-302009-06-302009-04-03
Value4343486850375156487953634853498146955085452845104205458441325785538758845023512748735417487049634662526646694737444449754415455343164716451837113345360931903310309231322750275026732627
Percentage of Revenues100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0116.5100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Sales Revenue Net

Cost Of Goods And Services Sold

us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-10-022009-04-03
Value190012572228227921612407216221632051224619912027187120841846263525242871238623662273261323042343220922442242211921372198208023131768158215411611159414291369
Percentage of CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax43.825.844.244.244.352.344.643.443.744.244.045.044.545.544.745.646.948.847.546.246.648.247.347.247.448.147.347.748.448.348.251.247.647.348.348.751.652.052.1

Gross Profit

us-gaap:GrossProfit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-12-312009-10-022009-09-302009-06-302009-04-03
Value2442270328082877271829552690281726432839253624822334250022863149286230132637276026002803256526202452271124242495232525452278235522352327220419431763184016481639149814381320132012621258
Percentage of GrossProfit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax56.255.555.855.855.764.255.456.656.355.856.055.055.554.555.354.453.151.252.553.853.451.852.752.852.651.551.952.752.351.251.651.751.849.348.852.452.751.051.749.548.445.948.048.047.247.9

Costs And Expenses

Research And Development Expense

us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpense



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-10-022009-04-03
Value287174318321310319301311298298279283267268241336319327307344339336328336313309312296289283270289235217202191187159160
Percentage of ResearchAndDevelopmentExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.63.66.36.26.46.96.26.36.45.96.26.36.45.85.85.85.95.66.16.77.06.26.76.86.76.66.66.76.66.26.36.46.46.56.45.86.15.86.1

Selling General And Administrative Expense

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-10-022009-04-03
Value14585781654167116831673155816371601159414901515144315031345177816601707152814841486158013711394135013031339129812511278124412741095969884896877782757
Percentage of SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax33.611.932.832.434.536.332.132.934.131.332.933.634.332.832.630.730.829.030.428.930.529.228.228.129.027.928.329.228.328.128.828.229.529.027.727.128.428.428.8

Operating Income Loss

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-12-312009-10-022009-09-302009-06-302009-04-03
Value6979618348837239628308677439467676836237286991034882978800931774887865889788888812843730863755811734779656626590626572533433393464464343340
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax16.119.816.617.114.820.917.117.415.818.616.915.214.815.916.917.916.416.615.918.215.916.417.817.916.916.917.417.816.417.317.117.817.016.514.516.917.717.418.016.114.012.616.916.912.912.9

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems

us-gaap:CorporateNonSegment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-07-032015-04-032014-06-27
Value-119-14-108-82-111-67-57-54-54-42-47-40-39-40-24-65-54-35-37-30
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss-17.1-1.5-13.0-9.4-15.3-7.1-6.9-6.2-7.3-4.5-6.1-5.9-6.4-5.5-3.5-6.4-6.2-3.8-4.9-3.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-2.7-0.3-2.2-1.6-2.3-1.5-1.2-1.1-1.2-0.8-1.0-0.9-0.9-0.9-0.6-1.1-1.0-0.7-0.8-0.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:CorporateNonSegment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:Diagnostics



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-01
Value251352266282233316235274248316242157154180193232180
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss36.036.631.932.032.232.928.331.633.433.531.623.124.824.727.722.420.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.87.25.35.54.86.94.85.55.36.25.43.53.73.94.74.03.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:Diagnostics15.419.516.617.515.218.815.617.716.319.516.810.911.612.616.018.515.9

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-01
Value239290256260244255254251227248222235208229223218198
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss34.430.230.729.433.826.530.628.930.626.329.034.433.331.632.021.122.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.56.05.15.05.05.55.25.04.84.94.95.24.95.05.43.83.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions22.525.323.723.423.222.723.723.022.123.122.423.922.724.024.323.222.7

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:LifeSciences



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-01
Value325405342344309353312291271324246221211244204192177
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss46.742.241.038.942.736.737.733.636.534.332.232.433.933.629.318.620.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax7.58.36.86.76.37.76.45.95.86.45.54.95.05.35.03.33.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:LifeSciences19.721.220.220.119.019.719.618.218.420.017.716.016.216.815.414.514.1

Interest Expense

us-gaap:InterestExpense



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-10-022009-04-03
Value473826202333414339413940403243666159452930263033323539393937394231303128303124
Percentage of InterestExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax1.10.80.50.40.50.70.90.90.80.80.90.91.00.71.11.11.11.00.90.60.60.50.60.70.70.70.80.90.90.80.90.90.90.91.00.91.01.20.9

Other Nonoperating Income Expense

us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense



Period End2020-04-032019-03-29
Value-15
Percentage of OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.00.1

Other Comprehensive Income Loss Foreign Currency Transaction And Translation Adjustment Net Of Tax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-30
Value-153217-235-46-10-122-162-641294136260274304-832275-161201-181-15844-679-616-67059-7288-129-256193-256156
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-3.54.5-4.7-0.9-0.2-2.7-3.3-12.96.32.75.76.17.2-18.26.7-2.83.7-3.1-3.20.9-13.9-11.4-13.81.2-0.26.2-2.7-5.84.4-5.63.6

Income Loss From Continuing Operations

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperations



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-07-022010-04-02
Value595792630676332746663673566856572557483747402656758735590715558649681667544597616691630548600520563523449420451633362292
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax13.716.312.513.16.816.213.713.512.116.812.612.411.516.39.711.414.112.511.714.011.512.014.013.411.712.813.015.612.712.413.212.011.911.612.112.612.519.910.99.5

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Extraordinary Items Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012010-07-02
Value7118458438957219438018357139797296445856964769681043919768903746964877879761778805922717774696580596556814489
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax16.417.416.717.414.820.516.516.815.219.316.114.313.915.211.516.719.415.615.317.615.317.818.017.716.316.717.020.816.217.016.112.916.116.625.514.8

Income Tax Expense Benefit

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-10-022009-04-03
Value11615116916438719613716114612215787101-5074311285184178208176302196202181181189230168173176571471411871271048279
Percentage of IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax2.73.13.43.27.94.32.83.23.12.43.51.92.4-1.11.85.45.33.13.64.13.65.64.04.13.93.94.05.23.83.84.11.34.04.25.93.93.43.03.0

Income Taxes Paid Net

us-gaap:IncomeTaxesPaidNet



Period End2020-04-032019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
Value60298202-6191176133575393-633
Percentage of IncomeTaxesPaidNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax1.45.93.9-0.13.93.62.81.31.22.8-0.21.3

Profit Loss

us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:NonrecurringAdjustment

us-gaap:ProfitLoss

dhr:Cytiva, us-gaap:AcquisitionRelatedCosts



Period End2020-04-032019-03-29
Value5915
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax1.40.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax dhr:Cytiva us-gaap:AcquisitionRelatedCosts0.00.0

dhr:Cytiva, us-gaap:FairValueAdjustmentToInventory



Period End2020-04-032019-03-29
Value3162
Percentage of ProfitLoss5.11080.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.13.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax dhr:Cytiva us-gaap:FairValueAdjustmentToInventory0.00.0

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-10-02
Value8721321397683328591507398671014834848822-1526805028335761236771-104-392-5763583950506483773370797-2977969032082185546
Percentage of ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax20.127.17.913.26.712.810.50.818.519.918.418.819.6-3.316.58.715.59.824.615.0-2.1-7.2-0.115.412.520.410.710.917.58.118.5-0.621.020.610.02.56.019.9

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax Including Portion Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-12-312009-10-022009-09-302009-06-302009-04-03
Value59512756687313337466636735668565725575067473916567586881403695569661680676579789597616691630548600612570523648429473646372300266351351295237
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax13.726.213.314.26.816.213.713.512.116.812.612.412.016.39.511.414.111.727.913.611.712.214.013.612.415.012.813.015.612.712.413.214.212.111.617.512.813.120.311.39.78.512.812.811.19.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-04-032019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-02
Value595731333746663673566856572557506747391758688569661680579691612429300
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax13.714.26.816.213.713.512.116.812.612.412.016.39.514.111.711.712.214.012.415.614.212.89.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Net Income Loss Available To Common Stockholders Basic

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302010-10-012009-10-02
Value5751255648708327746663673566646351
Percentage of NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax13.325.812.913.76.716.213.713.512.120.312.8

Net Income Loss Available To Common Stockholders Diluted

Net Income Loss Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

Assets

us-gaap:Assets



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-31
Value689306208161531533225177447832477194805547145466484585145646452454529541297515034838548222497073698636072369913553535652350423467233721331093246932941315853117030420299493061831513230342221721497198801959517490
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems

us-gaap:CorporateNonSegment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value4711203761449056734203114410361314
Percentage of Assets6.832.823.510.68.12.42.22.9
Percentage of Assets6.832.823.510.68.12.42.22.9
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CorporateNonSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:Diagnostics



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value1450814442141751430714282140311435914159
Percentage of Assets21.023.323.026.827.629.330.831.3
Percentage of Assets21.023.323.026.827.629.330.831.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:Diagnostics100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value49454881474148044782463746494172
Percentage of Assets7.27.97.79.09.29.710.09.2
Percentage of Assets7.27.97.79.09.29.710.09.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:LifeSciences



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value4476522381221152249222485221222057619875
Percentage of Assets64.936.135.942.243.446.244.143.9
Percentage of Assets64.936.135.942.243.446.244.143.9
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:LifeSciences100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Liabilities

Liabilities And Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-31
Value689306208161531533225177447832477194805547145466484585145646452454529541297515034838548222497073698636072369913553535652350423467233721331093246932941315853117030420299493061831513230342221721497198801959517490
Percentage of LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-31
Value31055302703250232201315562821427673272122718926358253752459023785230022319125045245042369023112241012332123378237402372022961223852130420296196811901618886183011782316904164961648914659137111317111853116309808
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets45.148.852.860.461.059.058.056.657.756.555.353.952.650.856.248.650.649.146.565.264.763.266.866.565.564.663.261.360.657.759.858.758.656.453.952.363.661.761.359.659.456.1

Assets Current

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-31
Value111422559620353116031008070936830691370756850626062566318666564931123177477836893196548774943199899507940491138023823179107587690866106543627263146554613157295460454152204187
Percentage of AssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets16.241.233.121.819.514.814.314.415.014.713.713.714.014.715.721.816.016.318.026.124.325.528.126.726.826.323.824.924.423.021.921.221.520.920.620.826.625.825.422.826.623.9

Cash And Cash Equivalents At Carrying Value

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-12-312009-10-022009-04-032008-12-312007-12-312006-12-31
Value436719912142525433391078777690410456306487268039639714097664790183333422511300540253321334631151995232421501678154111181043537484551159316321635123280617211636975392239317
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets6.332.123.210.27.61.61.61.92.21.41.41.61.82.12.48.01.41.63.79.07.08.111.39.39.59.05.97.06.65.14.93.63.41.81.61.86.97.47.60.04.18.80.00.02.20.00.0

Accounts Receivable Net Current

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-31
Value343331913467348134093489332332963270352132543214303431863081399438713964390635653446363334983631346734513372328131183267298430942996304930073099221022182032198119161894
Percentage of AccountsReceivableNetCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets5.05.15.66.56.67.37.06.96.97.57.17.06.77.07.57.88.08.27.99.69.69.89.810.29.910.010.09.99.69.99.49.99.810.29.89.89.610.09.510.09.810.8

Inventory Net

Inventory Finished Goods

us-gaap:InventoryFinishedGoods



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-31
Value140883310851099109810311110107310599821007958937884950113711151038119597896593293094292488598394790889993592097193010361115601585606563474
Percentage of InventoryFinishedGoods100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.01.31.82.12.12.22.32.22.22.12.22.12.12.02.32.22.32.22.42.62.72.52.62.62.62.62.92.92.82.73.03.03.23.13.43.52.62.62.82.82.4

Prepaid Expense And Other Assets Current

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012010-12-31
Value7668646106327339067017328098574645237158057278989749868518359199605926607187636897137748284995426149048528381070
Percentage of PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets1.11.41.01.21.41.91.51.51.71.81.01.11.61.81.81.72.02.01.72.32.52.61.71.92.12.22.02.22.42.51.61.72.03.02.82.74.8

Land

Machinery And Equipment Gross

Noncurrent Assets

Property Plant And Equipment Gross

Accumulated Depreciation Depletion And Amortization Property Plant And Equipment

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-31
Value2739276130232999290628282739268926522519237322262089196319872923286126722675267925772594251925242411229922622146203919621870177017861666163615831522149515831570
Percentage of AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.04.44.95.65.65.95.75.65.65.45.24.94.64.34.85.75.95.55.47.27.17.07.17.16.96.66.76.56.36.05.95.75.95.65.35.06.97.08.08.0

Property Plant And Equipment Net

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-31
Value298823022519254125042511246224922475245424242422240823542255278428722825279121612135220321612232218222112179214821092140206220652104210021512226117711921153117911431108
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.33.74.14.84.85.25.25.25.35.35.35.35.35.25.55.45.95.95.65.85.96.06.16.36.26.46.56.56.56.56.56.66.97.07.07.15.15.45.45.95.86.3

Investments In Affiliates Subsidiaries Associates And Joint Ventures

Goodwill

us-gaap:Goodwill



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value33725227122572426074260012590626035259162543725138247832452324015238262158025378254852507025128169351671116964159781639816148160381602415535153591546215056149271457314474144331474110934107581047610351981792109241
Percentage of Goodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets48.936.641.848.950.254.254.653.954.053.954.153.753.152.652.349.352.752.050.645.846.345.945.046.046.146.347.546.947.346.947.747.947.948.347.146.847.548.448.752.150.152.70.0

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:Diagnostics



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302015-12-312014-12-31
Value67406901682969196902692569526984712070797049700669106903443543874412
Percentage of Goodwill20.030.426.526.526.526.726.727.028.028.228.428.628.829.020.617.526.0
Percentage of Assets9.811.111.113.013.314.514.614.515.115.215.415.415.315.210.79.111.9
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:Diagnostics46.547.848.248.448.349.40.00.00.049.30.00.00.048.80.00.00.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302015-12-312014-12-31
Value22822339231123452334234323722304237323532239222021122098214320822086
Percentage of Goodwill6.810.39.09.09.09.09.18.99.39.49.09.18.88.89.98.312.3
Percentage of Assets3.33.83.84.44.54.95.04.85.05.04.94.94.74.65.24.35.6
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:EnvironmentalAppliedSolutions46.247.948.848.848.850.50.00.00.050.60.00.00.050.30.00.00.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, dhr:LifeSciences



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302015-12-312014-12-31
Value247031347113300134881346313311133781328312531123351215311991117511161011689113081933
Percentage of Goodwill73.259.351.751.751.851.451.451.349.349.149.048.948.948.754.245.111.4
Percentage of Assets35.821.721.625.326.027.828.027.626.626.426.526.326.025.628.323.55.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments dhr:LifeSciences55.260.260.160.059.960.20.00.00.059.90.00.00.058.40.00.00.0

Intangible Assets Net Excluding Goodwill

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-31
Value185129749111451142411541116731181412185115811166711693117491181611818103071108311263112701169070977358736962136369621262476344619561486344610461765861584060376210353933243070295426552519
Percentage of IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets26.915.718.121.422.324.424.825.424.625.025.525.726.126.125.021.523.323.423.519.220.419.917.517.917.718.018.818.718.919.319.319.819.319.519.719.715.415.014.314.913.614.4

Deferred Tax Assets Liabilities Net

Other Assets Noncurrent

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-31
Value2561172017871678164664857754757553868969368563166010261016121911651138109210241192114510941061114999894185889383778773911501247727701837853758464
Percentage of OtherAssetsNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets3.72.82.93.13.21.41.21.11.21.21.51.51.51.41.62.02.12.52.33.13.02.83.43.23.13.13.43.02.92.62.82.72.62.53.84.03.23.23.94.33.92.7

Liabilities Current

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-31
Value846549325934500846324841446546054442479243874202600368744763802553216170862550554952539644714406430445274279413239264206393440293912417241234281332333043079285727602745
Percentage of LiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets12.37.99.69.48.910.19.49.69.410.39.69.213.315.211.515.611.012.817.413.713.714.612.612.412.313.112.712.512.112.812.512.912.913.913.513.614.414.914.314.414.115.7

Debt Current

us-gaap:DebtCurrent



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302010-12-31
Value32342121068153365159175981941821692221259480926441978453489110123717149646256536755555563988240
Percentage of DebtCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.70.31.70.30.10.10.10.40.20.40.40.44.95.72.05.10.41.87.00.30.30.20.20.10.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.30.30.2

Long Term Debt Current

Other Accrued Liabilities Current

Accrued Income Taxes Current

Long Term Debt

us-gaap:LongTermDebt



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012009-12-31
Value259712172917604102989494974010617113201050910522109091159211950122698312146521239112870316231773473303630693487349935024154447153434714490349255305589565722727282428612933
Percentage of LongTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets37.735.028.619.318.320.422.323.622.322.623.825.426.427.120.128.425.626.78.68.89.48.58.610.010.110.412.513.816.214.915.716.217.719.320.911.812.713.315.0

Long Term Debt Noncurrent

us-gaap:LongTermDebtNoncurrent



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-31
Value22737215161653610144945896881055811145104101032710726114229729967475031200712194120251152230523053340129643020342234363445410044045287465948474862520658136524266827832822282228892553
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets33.034.726.919.018.320.322.123.222.122.123.425.021.521.418.223.325.224.923.28.38.59.28.38.59.89.910.212.413.616.114.815.616.017.419.020.711.612.513.114.214.714.6

Pension And Other Postretirement Defined Benefit Plans Liabilities Noncurrent

Minority Interest

us-gaap:MinorityInterest



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-31
Value1111693121212111211955574727572737170697169686766666868676665676665666461
Percentage of MinorityInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.01.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.20.20.10.10.20.10.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.30.3

Other Liabilities Noncurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-31
Value666153505865595661145075501150805089516153565426572156705766634962926262637547064675474442904436428642564625451143894363403839253754359841194151231923552424234723152383
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets9.78.69.511.211.810.610.510.610.811.111.711.912.612.514.012.313.013.012.812.713.012.812.112.412.212.313.713.613.513.212.812.612.312.013.513.210.110.611.311.811.813.6

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-31
Value31055302703250232201315562821427673272122718926358253752459023785230022319125045245042369023112241012332123378237402372022961223852130420296196811901618886183011782316904164961648914659137111317111853116309808
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets45.148.852.860.461.059.058.056.657.756.555.353.952.650.856.248.650.649.146.565.264.763.266.866.565.564.663.261.360.657.759.858.758.656.453.952.363.661.761.359.659.456.1

Common Stock Value

us-gaap:CommonStockValue



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-31
Value888888888888888888888777777777777777777333
Percentage of CommonStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Retained Earnings Accumulated Deficit

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-31
Value246082416626481259552536825163245282397723415228062204721572211122070320043222062166021012204162139720797203231973119121185151800517233166531605415379147661423513652130561250311997113621094510485949292058095
Percentage of RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets35.738.943.048.749.052.651.449.949.748.948.147.346.745.748.543.144.843.641.157.957.754.955.553.652.851.951.150.349.446.746.845.744.943.640.838.149.349.348.847.747.046.3

Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss Net Of Tax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302018-01-012017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value-2791-3068-3088-2844-2796-2791-2635-2479-1844-2145-1994-2151-2414-2705-3021-2122-2391-2236-2311-2199-2032-2107-1433-379305218214-25-378-268-59149-74147-36185737606345371231346-103542
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets-4.0-4.9-5.0-5.3-5.4-5.8-5.5-5.2-3.90.0-4.3-4.7-5.3-6.0-6.7-5.1-4.6-4.6-4.8-4.4-5.5-5.8-3.9-1.10.90.60.6-0.1-1.1-0.8-0.20.5-0.20.5-0.10.62.32.61.61.71.21.8-0.60.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302018-01-012017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292011-12-312010-12-31
Value-773-781-675-681-685-691-658-664-671-678-571-627-632-637-642-568-636-642-647-695-713-720-727-360-364-367-366-639-644-650-655-495-503-516-344
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax27.725.521.923.924.524.825.026.836.431.628.629.226.223.621.326.826.628.728.031.635.134.250.894.9-119.1-168.2-171.02536.5170.3242.61107.6-330.3671.31397.0-99.8
Percentage of Assets-1.1-1.3-1.1-1.3-1.3-1.4-1.4-1.4-1.40.0-1.2-1.4-1.4-1.4-1.4-1.4-1.2-1.3-1.3-1.4-1.9-2.0-2.0-1.0-1.0-1.0-1.1-1.9-1.9-2.0-2.0-1.6-1.6-1.7-1.6
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedGainLossCashFlowHedgeIncludingNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302018-01-012017-12-312016-12-31
Value309-112-48-600000000
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax-11.13.71.60.2-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0
Percentage of Assets0.4-0.2-0.1-0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedGainLossCashFlowHedgeIncludingNoncontrollingInterest0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302018-01-012017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292011-12-312010-12-31
Value000-1-1-1-1-1-1-103536261812311331111381141151862041801682361761631211671439478
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax0.00.00.00.00.10.10.10.10.10.10.0-1.6-1.5-1.0-0.6-0.6-0.1-0.1-5.8-5.1-6.8-5.4-8.1-49.067.082.578.3-936.9-46.6-61.0-204.7111.4-191.9-256.122.8
Percentage of Assets-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.00.0-0.00.10.10.10.00.00.00.00.30.20.40.30.30.50.60.50.50.70.50.50.40.50.50.30.4
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302018-01-012017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292011-12-312010-12-31
Value-2327-2173-2391-2155-2108-2098-1975-1812-1171-1465-1422-1559-1819-2093-2398-1566-1758-1596-1797-1615-1456-1501-821-20546540641337789218475477284384611
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax83.470.877.475.875.475.274.973.163.568.371.372.575.377.479.473.873.571.477.873.571.771.257.354.1152.1185.7192.6-1499.6-23.7-81.6-802.9318.9-379.5-1041.0177.0
Percentage of Assets-3.4-3.5-3.9-4.0-4.1-4.4-4.1-3.8-2.50.0-3.0-3.4-4.0-4.6-5.3-3.8-3.4-3.3-3.7-3.2-3.9-4.2-2.2-0.61.31.21.21.10.30.71.41.50.91.32.8
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
Value819111196511717031237919103682883410721010560649818772123152312391016511636645436393316
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax18.922.819.222.714.426.918.920.817.716.423.722.413.314.219.814.320.910.722.920.911.014.314.913.012.712.1

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
Value-20868-266-244-228-498-297-286-2242-122-315-155-209-163-4923-1538-260-690-2446-149-284554166-564-1301-70
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-480.5-5.5-4.9-4.4-10.2-6.5-5.9-45.0-2.6-6.2-3.4-4.6-3.9-107.4-3.70.2-4.4-14.2-45.2-3.1-6.112.53.9-16.9-42.1-2.7

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
Value4633475581276052877-915-7321172-321-553-1028-925-5904347-3778-890-1979-260280-5514-710-310526326
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax106.797.7161.411.759.0-19.9-15.123.5-6.9-10.9-22.7-20.5-14.094.8-91.4-16.5-33.6-5.45.2-1.10.3-16.0-7.21.60.212.4

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
Value819111196511717031237919103682883410721010560649818772123152312391016511636645436393316
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax18.922.819.222.714.426.918.920.817.716.423.722.413.314.219.814.320.910.722.920.911.014.314.913.012.712.1

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-12-312009-10-022009-09-302009-06-302009-04-03
Value59512756687313337466636735668565725575067473916567586881403695569661680676579789597616691630548600612570523648429473646372300266351351295237
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax13.726.213.314.26.816.213.713.512.116.812.612.412.016.39.511.414.111.727.913.611.712.214.013.612.415.012.813.015.612.712.413.214.212.111.617.512.813.120.311.39.78.512.812.811.19.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-04-032019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-02
Value595731333746663673566856572557506747391758688569661680579691612429300
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax13.714.26.816.213.713.512.116.812.612.412.016.39.514.111.711.712.214.012.415.614.212.89.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Profit Loss

us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:NonrecurringAdjustment

us-gaap:ProfitLoss

dhr:Cytiva, us-gaap:AcquisitionRelatedCosts



Period End2020-04-032019-03-29
Value5915
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax1.40.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax dhr:Cytiva us-gaap:AcquisitionRelatedCosts0.00.0

dhr:Cytiva, us-gaap:FairValueAdjustmentToInventory



Period End2020-04-032019-03-29
Value3162
Percentage of ProfitLoss5.11080.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.13.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax dhr:Cytiva us-gaap:FairValueAdjustmentToInventory0.00.0

Depreciation Depletion And Amortization

Increase Decrease In Inventories

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInInventories



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
Value175-147-239132-1125868128-7052-1156-147-3110-216119-1271867897644791
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInInventories100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
Value-20868-266-244-228-498-297-286-2242-122-315-155-209-163-4923-1538-260-690-2446-149-284554166-564-1301-70
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-480.5-5.5-4.9-4.4-10.2-6.5-5.9-45.0-2.6-6.2-3.4-4.6-3.9-107.4-3.70.2-4.4-14.2-45.2-3.1-6.112.53.9-16.9-42.1-2.7

Payments To Acquire Property Plant And Equipment

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
Value13211718118015521414915313717313914715816787151194119176142130116117483836
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Payments To Acquire Investments

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireInvestments



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-31
Value3775734943876100000087-8080000
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireInvestments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
Value4633475581276052877-915-7321172-321-553-1028-925-5904347-3778-890-1979-260280-5514-710-310526326
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax106.797.7161.411.759.0-19.9-15.123.5-6.9-10.9-22.7-20.5-14.094.8-91.4-16.5-33.6-5.45.2-1.10.3-16.0-7.21.60.212.4

Proceeds From Issuance Of Long Term Debt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-31
Value43713975000980168400026273200
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt100.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.0100.00.00.0

Repayments Of Long Term Debt

Payments Of Dividends

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividends



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
Value13814115112111211211111197979797868611092927070701701713129
Percentage of PaymentsOfDividends100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Payments Of Dividends

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividends



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
Value13814115112111211211111197979797868611092927070701701713129
Percentage of PaymentsOfDividends100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Payments For Repurchase Of Common Stock

Repayments Of Long Term Debt

Debt Instrument Interest Rate Stated Percentage

Effective Income Tax Rate Continuing Operations

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
Value0.163-0.028999999999999970.2010.1840.5370.00500000000000000440.1720.1930.205-0.0169999999999999870.2160.1360.173-0.091000000000000030.1550.3220.273-0.0070000000000000060.2320.230.2370.0229999999999999930.2240.230.2390.2330.2350.25
Percentage of EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Number

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Weighted Average Exercise Price

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Equity Instruments Other Than Options Grants In Period

Share Based Compensation

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-10-022009-04-03
Value452844463939384033343337333394137313233292726232523222524162123
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Deferred Tax Liabilities

Deferred Tax Assets Net

Unrecognized Tax Benefits

Deferred Tax Assets Valuation Allowance

Unrecognized Tax Benefits Increases Resulting From Current Period Tax Positions

Operating Lease Right Of Use Asset

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292019-01-01
Value827763956924946971
Percentage of OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Cash And Cash Equivalents Period Increase Decrease

Cash Cash Equivalents Restricted Cash And Restricted Cash Equivalents

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-03-292018-12-31
Value4367199123910787
Percentage of CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents100.0100.0100.0100.0

dhr:DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentTaxBenefitExpense



Period End2020-04-032019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302016-09-302016-04-01
Value003401320
Percentage of DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentTaxBenefitExpense0.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

dhr:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationOtherReconcilingItemsPerDilutedCommonShareAmount



Period End2020-04-032019-03-29
Value0.040.34
Percentage of EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationOtherReconcilingItemsPerDilutedCommonShareAmount100.0100.0

dhr:OperatingtypeLeaseAndSalestypeLeaseRevenues



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value110111108106107931159697
Percentage of OperatingtypeLeaseAndSalestypeLeaseRevenues100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship

dhr:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossUnrealizedGainLossonNonderivativesArisingDuringPeriodBeforeTax

dhr:ForeignCurrencyDenominatedDebt, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging



Period End2020-04-032019-09-272019-03-29
Value156255137
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossUnrealizedGainLossonNonderivativesArisingDuringPeriodBeforeTax100.0100.0100.0

dhr:OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesAndNonderivativesArisingDuringPeriodBeforeTax



Period End2020-04-032019-09-272019-03-29
Value900241152
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesAndNonderivativesArisingDuringPeriodBeforeTax100.0100.0100.0

dhr:UnrealizedGainLossOnInvestmentsPerDilutedCommonShare



Period End2020-04-03
Value0.01
Percentage of UnrealizedGainLossOnInvestmentsPerDilutedCommonShare100.0

us-gaap:AdjustmentForAmortization



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
Value1568817717817917817418117216716616016615610215915710810098928981554635
Percentage of AdjustmentForAmortization100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpense



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-30
Value4528444639393840333433373333313529374229313233262929282729262325
Percentage of AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:EmployeeStockOption



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-28
Value1711171814141415121211131212101191013101214121011
Percentage of AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpense38.939.238.139.638.036.937.238.437.234.734.436.235.737.632.832.032.828.331.436.438.245.035.438.838.3

us-gaap:RestrictedStockUnitsRSU



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-30
Value27172727242524242022212421202124192729181919211517171615161412
Percentage of AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpense61.160.861.960.462.063.162.861.662.865.365.663.864.362.467.268.067.271.768.663.661.861.862.561.261.759.559.455.855.254.353.6

us-gaap:AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpenseNetOfTax



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012010-07-02
Value352335363031303126232326232322242027271921222318202019192018151715151616
Percentage of AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpenseNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:EmployeeStockOption



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-28
Value149131411111112987988776797810877
Percentage of AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpenseNetOfTax39.039.138.139.637.936.837.138.337.334.534.135.835.537.232.331.732.126.932.636.538.444.735.238.537.7

us-gaap:RestrictedStockUnitsRSU



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-30
Value2114212219191919161515161414141614191812131414111212111011107
Percentage of AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpenseNetOfTax61.060.961.960.462.163.262.961.762.765.565.964.264.562.867.768.367.973.167.463.561.661.862.761.562.359.959.256.255.254.350.6

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount

us-gaap:CommonStock



Period End2020-04-032019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value2000003
Percentage of AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount100.00.00.00.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:PreferredStock



Period End2020-04-032019-09-272019-06-282019-03-29
Value12121112
Percentage of AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount600.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:BusinessAcquisitionProFormaIncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeChangesInAccountingAndExtraordinaryItemsNetOfTaxPerShareDiluted



Period End2020-04-032019-03-29
Value0.980.34
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us-gaap:BusinessAcquisitionsProFormaIncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeChangesInAccountingAndExtraordinaryItemsNetOfTax



Period End2020-04-032019-03-29
Value711265
Percentage of BusinessAcquisitionsProFormaIncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeChangesInAccountingAndExtraordinaryItemsNetOfTax100.0100.0

us-gaap:BusinessAcquisitionsProFormaRevenue



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012010-07-02
Value511928375037515748845363485549904788516445284517420552014132578553895930547951324894631648725002466846794747444644154603431745314595426741434263
Percentage of BusinessAcquisitionsProFormaRevenue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect



Period End2020-04-032019-03-29
Value-155443122
Percentage of CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect100.0100.0

us-gaap:CashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivitiesDiscontinuedOperations



Period End2020-04-032019-03-292017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312012-03-302011-04-012010-04-02
Value0-1500000-6900-7-40-1-1
Percentage of CashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivitiesDiscontinuedOperations0.0100.00.00.00.00.00.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:CashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivitiesDiscontinuedOperations



Period End2020-04-032019-03-292017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-02
Value-7-9000004340-89-6-680-62-1
Percentage of CashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivitiesDiscontinuedOperations100.0100.00.00.00.00.00.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognized



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value2685910215528729144159265
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognized100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage

dhr:A1.7SeniorNotesDue2024, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-03-30
Value0.99931
Percentage of DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage100.0

dhr:A2.1SeniorNotesDue2026, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-03-30
Value0.99717
Percentage of DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage99.8

dhr:A2.5SeniorNotesDue2030, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-03-30
Value0.99642
Percentage of DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage99.7

us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

dhr:A1.7SeniorNotesDue2024, us-gaap:SeniorNotes, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent



Period End2020-04-08
Value1.00298
Percentage of DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage0.0

dhr:A2.1SeniorNotesDue2026, us-gaap:SeniorNotes, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent



Period End2020-04-08
Value1.00842
Percentage of DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage0.0

dhr:A2.5SeniorNotesDue2030, us-gaap:SeniorNotes, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent



Period End2020-04-08
Value1.02166
Percentage of DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage0.0

us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAmortizationOfGainsLosses

country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-07-01
Value-9-6-6-6-7-8-7-7-5-6-6-6-6
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAmortizationOfGainsLosses100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-01
Value-20-300-1-1-1-1-2-2-1-10-1-1
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAmortizationOfGainsLosses26.710.858.20.0-1.619.518.819.219.20.033.928.828.80.030.231.7

us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAmortizationOfPriorServiceCostCredit

country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-09-292017-06-302017-03-31
Value200000.0200000.0200000.0200000.0200000.0200000.0200000.0300000.00.00.00.0
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanAmortizationOfPriorServiceCostCredit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-01
Value00-21100000000000
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us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-01
Value-500000.0-500000.0-600000.0-500000.0-500000.0-700000.0-600000.0-600000.0-600000.0-700000.0-800000.0-800000.0-800000.0-700000.0-800000.0-800000.0
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us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedReturnOnPlanAssets

country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-07-01
Value29313131323333333232323333
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanExpectedReturnOnPlanAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-01
Value8710101011111112101010109910
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us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanInterestCost

country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-07-01
Value16222222202020202021212222
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanInterestCost100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-01
Value4466656666666788
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanInterestCost27.118.229.90.030.227.231.032.733.20.033.331.030.00.037.738.8

us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-01
Value0111111111111211
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanInterestCost4.86.85.90.05.48.95.95.45.90.05.56.26.20.06.36.2

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanNetPeriodicBenefitCost



Period End2020-04-032019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-09-292017-06-302017-03-31
Value0534023132
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanNetPeriodicBenefitCost100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-07-01
Value-300-1-3-3-2-2-4-3-3-2-2
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us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-01
Value3553503555555699
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanNetPeriodicBenefitCost462.50.092.7111.4108.70.0485.7172.4164.50.0327.8190.0193.10.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-01
Value0100010001000100
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanNetPeriodicBenefitCost50.00.014.525.717.40.085.724.122.60.022.223.324.10.00.00.0

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanOtherCosts



Period End2020-04-032019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-09-292017-06-302017-03-31
Value-5-4-6-5-9-8-7-8-7-6
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanOtherCosts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanServiceCost



Period End2020-04-032019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-09-292017-06-302017-03-31
Value69999111010109
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanServiceCost100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:CostOfSales



Period End2020-04-032019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-09-292017-06-302017-03-31
Value1222132222
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanServiceCost24.620.222.420.416.329.519.320.821.020.4

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpenses



Period End2020-04-032019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-09-292017-06-302017-03-31
Value4777878877
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanServiceCost75.479.877.679.683.770.580.779.279.079.6

us-gaap:RetirementPlanSponsorLocation, us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

country:US, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-07-01
Value0111112211122
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanServiceCost0.00.016.216.30.012.218.819.318.819.019.40.00.0

us-gaap:ForeignPlan, us-gaap:PensionPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-01
Value6088898889877999
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanServiceCost98.40.082.882.782.70.087.879.579.80.080.279.078.60.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetirementPlanType

us-gaap:OtherPostretirementBenefitPlansDefinedBenefit



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-01
Value100000.0100000.0100000.0100000.0100000.0200000.00.0200000.0100000.0200000.0100000.0200000.0200000.0100000.0200000.0200000.0
Percentage of DefinedBenefitPlanServiceCost1.60.01.01.01.00.00.01.80.90.01.02.02.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:Depreciation



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
Value14111414915214815214715314815014414213914989150157138137142132127121494845
Percentage of Depreciation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:DividendsCommonStockCash

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value125118122122121112112112111
Percentage of DividendsCommonStockCash100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStockCash

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-29
Value-19191922-6000
Percentage of DividendsPreferredStockCash100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents



Period End2020-04-032019-03-29
Value-12839
Percentage of EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents100.0100.0

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-12-222017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-09-272013-03-29
Value0.210.00.210.00.210.00.210.00.210.210.210.00.00.00.350.00.00.350.00.350.00.00.350.00.35
Percentage of EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate100.00.0100.00.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.00.00.0100.00.0100.00.00.0100.00.0100.0

us-gaap:EmployeeServiceShareBasedCompensationTaxBenefitFromCompensationExpense



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-10-02
Value95998888710101110109108101410991078888-8888778856
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us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:EmployeeStockOption



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-28
Value3233333323343333334334323
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us-gaap:RestrictedStockUnitsRSU



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-30
Value53555555476766675710655645554444
Percentage of EmployeeServiceShareBasedCompensationTaxBenefitFromCompensationExpense61.360.362.060.461.462.762.561.262.964.864.762.763.861.466.067.365.568.270.963.762.161.762.160.360.558.459.854.8-55.154.359.3

us-gaap:GoodwillAcquiredDuringPeriod



Period End2020-04-032019-03-292016-04-01
Value1149721182
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us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

dhr:Cytiva



Period End2020-04-03
Value11500
Percentage of GoodwillAcquiredDuringPeriod100.0

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTaxAttributableToReportingEntity



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value04823754163638137
Percentage of IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTaxAttributableToReportingEntity0.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTaxPerBasicShare



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Value0.00.670.050.080.00.090.00.00.00.00.00.00.030.0-0.020.00.0-0.071.18-0.030.020.020.00.010.050.00.00.00.00.00.130.010.30.010.020.020.01
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us-gaap:IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTaxPerDilutedShare



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us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationOtherReconcilingItems



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Value2745415245-239
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us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayable



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us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable



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us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherAccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilities



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-02
Value-207368-28124-59389-5818-3585279434-3425-30-39271-24019445-188-207-214-175-103
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInOtherAccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
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Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToConversionOfDebtSecurities



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us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToShareBasedPaymentArrangements



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-10-02
Value90988066806780656077808998888810913116776
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us-gaap:InterestOnConvertibleDebtNetOfTax



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-10-02
Value00000000000000000000000100011111122222
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us-gaap:InterestPaidNet



Period End2020-04-032019-03-292013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-02
Value394237383636
Percentage of InterestPaidNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InvestmentIncomeInterest



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012010-07-022010-04-022009-10-022009-04-03
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us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:LineOfCreditFacilityInterestRateDuringPeriod

us-gaap:RevolvingCreditFacility, dhr:FiveYearFacility, us-gaap:LongTermDebt



Period End2020-04-032020-03-31
Value0.0190.017
Percentage of LineOfCreditFacilityInterestRateDuringPeriod100.0100.0

us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:RevolvingCreditFacility, dhr:A364DayFacility, us-gaap:ShortTermDebt, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent



Period End2020-04-07
Value0.023
Percentage of LineOfCreditFacilityInterestRateDuringPeriod0.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:MinorityInterestPeriodIncreaseDecrease

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value0-24000002
Percentage of MinorityInterestPeriodIncreaseDecrease0.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivitiesContinuingOperations



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us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivitiesContinuingOperations



Period End2020-04-032019-03-292017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-02
Value8267128341072101056064938377213205291307636651433395
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivitiesContinuingOperations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsAvailableToCommonShareholdersBasic



Period End2020-04-032019-03-29
Value575325
Percentage of NetIncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsAvailableToCommonShareholdersBasic100.0100.0

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsAvailableToCommonShareholdersDiluted



Period End2020-04-032019-03-29
Value575326
Percentage of NetIncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsAvailableToCommonShareholdersDiluted100.0100.0

us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship

us-gaap:NotionalAmountOfNonderivativeInstruments

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging



Period End2020-04-032019-12-31
Value81026275
Percentage of NotionalAmountOfNonderivativeInstruments100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship

dhr:ForeignCurrencyDenominatedDebt, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-03-29
Value810262757518
Percentage of NotionalAmountOfNonderivativeInstruments100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsBeforeTax



Period End2020-04-032019-03-292016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
Value520-6-936289-159213-89-17683-682-1175-6961176383-108-189
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us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
Value0-149000-4400062000-115000571200-54600-5000
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us-gaap:AccumulatedGainLossCashFlowHedgeIncludingNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-29
Value650-85-55-80000
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsBeforeTax125.20.00.00.0-0.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
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Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsBeforeTax0.10.00.00.0-7.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0-1.24.8-1.45.9-39.617.346.10.31.13.749.8284.124.9-19.3-35.7

us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
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us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsNetOfTax



Period End2020-04-032019-03-292016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
Value378-10-901284-160209-112-16868-681-997-686950347-116-214
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
Value0-117000-3500049000-7600047900-37200-4000
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsNetOfTax0.00.00.00.0-0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.08.50.0-0.00.0-42.8-5.70.0-0.037.4-0.00.0-628.60.0-0.0-0.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedGainLossCashFlowHedgeIncludingNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-29
Value531-91-41-60000
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsNetOfTax140.50.00.00.0-0.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
Value0000000009-1107681722-1923-1-8-163612591342
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us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
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us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsTax



Period End2020-04-032019-03-292016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-28
Value1413-3450422-8140-178-9226
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us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-28
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us-gaap:AccumulatedGainLossCashFlowHedgeIncludingNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-29
Value1186-13-20000
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossBeforeReclassificationsTax84.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-28
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us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-28
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us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAfterTax



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-29
Value422-64-41-60000
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossBeforeReclassificationAfterTax100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-28
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us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-28
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us-gaap:AccumulatedGainLossCashFlowHedgeIncludingNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-29
Value422-64-41-60000
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax152.4-135.715.414.1-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-28
Value000000000-35-1107681-13122-2623-1-70-18241259134223
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax0.2-0.4-0.2-1.0-8.00.1-0.00.0-0.2-22.8-0.73.72.3-0.73.0-0.9-176.3-19.616.131.50.26.72.828.2300.016.9-11.8-20.210.3

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-28
Value27746-270-48-5-155-156-634300157262290316-899289-15474-112-674-1053-6854
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us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-28
Value-153217-235-46-10-122-162-641294136260274304-832275-161201-181-15844-679-616-67059-7288-129-256193
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us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansAdjustmentNetOfTax



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-30
Value-8106-5-4-532-5-6-7-56-4-4-474-4-5-5-47-18-7-7367-3-31-5-5-5-8-5-7
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansAdjustmentNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesArisingDuringPeriodBeforeTax

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:CashFlowHedging



Period End2020-04-032019-12-31
Value650-111
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesArisingDuringPeriodBeforeTax100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-29
Value932441-1914
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us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-10-012009-10-02
Value000000000-35-1107681-13122-2623-1-70-182412591342232028-611884434
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsForProceedsFromOtherInvestingActivities



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-30
Value-350-13-8-7-613122760-25-242-2-31-3-9-9-98-2
Percentage of PaymentsForProceedsFromOtherInvestingActivities100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-02
Value207340418308010520670274189304780-51079748724962816212555171263
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

dhr:Cytiva



Period End2020-04-03
Value20734
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired100.0

us-gaap:PreferredStockDividendsIncomeStatementImpact



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value1919192260000
Percentage of PreferredStockDividendsIncomeStatementImpact100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfCommonStock



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-06-212011-06-212011-06-212011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
Value0000144318272623191315207114350615714305471966966966503017
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfCommonStock0.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfDebt

us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-03-30
Value1700
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfDebt100.0

us-gaap:LongtermDebtType, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:SeniorNotes, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent



Period End2020-04-08
Value754
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfDebt0.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfPreferredStockAndPreferenceStock



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value000015990000
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfPreferredStockAndPreferenceStock0.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfSharesUnderIncentiveAndShareBasedCompensationPlansIncludingStockOptions



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
Value101532453718272623
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfSharesUnderIncentiveAndShareBasedCompensationPlansIncludingStockOptions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:ProceedsFromLinesOfCredit

us-gaap:RevolvingCreditFacility, dhr:FiveYearFacility, us-gaap:LongTermDebt



Period End2020-03-24
Value2500
Percentage of ProceedsFromLinesOfCredit100.0

us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:RevolvingCreditFacility, dhr:A364DayFacility, us-gaap:ShortTermDebt, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent



Period End2020-04-07
Value2500
Percentage of ProceedsFromLinesOfCredit0.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromPaymentsForOtherFinancingActivities



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-28
Value0-37-10-4-10-5-10-9-13-12-2500-260-3-20000
Percentage of ProceedsFromPaymentsForOtherFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfShortTermDebtMaturingInThreeMonthsOrLess



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-04-012015-12-312015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-03-282013-03-292012-03-302011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
Value3902057144685-86-816-1481266-236-459-931-1952-4344552-1156-1077-2637-24732323-764-36217-10-422
Percentage of ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfShortTermDebtMaturingInThreeMonthsOrLess100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302012-03-302011-04-012010-04-022009-04-03
Value0-12110401002290222200
Percentage of ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodBeforeTax



Period End2020-04-032019-03-292016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
Value128-7-4-7-821500-10-10-105-1135-8-88
Percentage of ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodBeforeTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:ForeignExchangeContract, us-gaap:AccumulatedGainLossCashFlowHedgeIncludingNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-04-03
Value-139
Percentage of ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodBeforeTax-108.6

us-gaap:InterestRateSwap, us-gaap:AccumulatedGainLossCashFlowHedgeIncludingNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-04-03
Value-1000000.0
Percentage of ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodBeforeTax-0.8

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
Value-10-15-7-6-7-4-7-8-9-6-7-7-7-4-7-8-70-13-10-1040-6-55-8-88
Percentage of ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodBeforeTax-8.40.00.00.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0-3.6100.01871.4100.0100.0-38.0352.9-39.1100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedGainLossCashFlowHedgeIncludingNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-29
Value138-27000000
Percentage of ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodBeforeTax108.40.00.00.0-0.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
Value0000000007200000022301200-1464190000
Percentage of ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodBeforeTax0.00.00.00.0-0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0-0.0-0.0-0.0103.60.0-1771.4-0.0-0.0138.0-252.9139.10.0-0.0-0.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
Value0-10900000000000000000000000000
Percentage of ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodBeforeTax0.00.00.00.0-0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0-0.0-0.0-0.00.00.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.00.00.0-0.0-0.00.0

us-gaap:ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax



Period End2020-04-032019-03-292016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
Value101-5-2-4-51340-1-7-7-64-183-5-55
Percentage of ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
Value-8-11-5-4-5-3-5-6-7-7-4-4-4-2-4-5-50-9-7-726-3-33-5-55
Percentage of ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax-8.10.00.00.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0-3.9100.0700.0100.0100.0-40.9345.5-41.2100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedGainLossCashFlowHedgeIncludingNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-29
Value109-27000000
Percentage of ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax108.10.00.00.0-0.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
Value000000000450000001390700-912120000
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us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-09-272013-06-282013-03-29
Value0-10900000000000000000000000000
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us-gaap:ReclassificationFromAociCurrentPeriodTax



Period End2020-04-032019-03-292016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-28
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us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-28
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us-gaap:AccumulatedGainLossCashFlowHedgeIncludingNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-29
Value290000000
Percentage of ReclassificationFromAociCurrentPeriodTax109.80.00.00.0-0.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-28
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us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesConversionOfConvertibleSecurities

us-gaap:CommonStock



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
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us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesNewIssues

us-gaap:CommonStock



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-012019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-29
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us-gaap:PreferredStock



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-29
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us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesShareBasedCompensation

us-gaap:CommonStock



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-30
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us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueConversionOfConvertibleSecurities

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital



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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-08-27
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-12-16
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012010-04-022009-12-312008-12-31
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312017-12-31
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312017-12-31
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302018-01-01
Value1207777859782979894114
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302018-01-01
Value1200806801822838799787791801783
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Period End2022-04-15
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srt:Maximum, srt:ScenarioForecast, us-gaap:PreferredStock



Period End2022-04-15
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Period End2022-04-15
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312017-12-31
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312017-12-31
Value71706469666062
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312017-12-31
Value71706469666062
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Period End2020-04-032019-09-272018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-09-292017-06-30
Value85103030305535
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Period End2020-04-032019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-09-292017-06-30
Value505050505055554040
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-31
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-31
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-03-292019-01-31
Value10001000165018751900
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-31
Value204147178194209139151163177117129145159113112172188130141122138129143129143132
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-31
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Value150110314241193148
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-31
Value1700000
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-31
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312017-12-31
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312017-12-31
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
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Period End2020-04-032019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
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Percentage of InventoryWorkInProcess100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity

us-gaap:RevolvingCreditFacility, dhr:A364DayFacility, us-gaap:ShortTermDebt



Period End2020-04-032019-08-272018-11-062018-03-232017-06-232017-04-212016-12-312016-10-312016-10-242016-07-082016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-12-282015-10-152015-07-10
Value5000500010001000100023003000300030007000100010002000200040007000
Percentage of LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:RevolvingCreditFacility, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent



Period End2020-05-012015-07-10
Value500011000
Percentage of LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity0.0157.1

us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:LongTermDebtFairValue

us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-31
Value22737215161653610144945896881032796747503120071219412025115223052305334012964302034223436
Percentage of LongTermDebtFairValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-31
Value220422189617045105809848999010847100958098126951284012471119373380340038093351351338653877
Percentage of LongTermDebtFairValue96.9101.8103.1104.3104.1103.1105.0104.4107.9105.7105.3103.7103.6110.7111.3112.0113.0116.3112.9112.8

us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:NewAccountingPronouncementOrChangeInAccountingPrincipleCumulativeEffectOfChangeOnEquityOrNetAssets1

us-gaap:AccountingStandardsUpdate201613, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent



Period End2020-01-01
Value8
Percentage of NewAccountingPronouncementOrChangeInAccountingPrincipleCumulativeEffectOfChangeOnEquityOrNetAssets1100.0

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiability



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292019-01-01
Value8607969999659861012
Percentage of OperatingLeaseLiability100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PreferredStockSharesAuthorized



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272018-12-31
Value1515150
Percentage of PreferredStockSharesAuthorized100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:PreferredStockSharesIssued



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272018-12-31
Value1110
Percentage of PreferredStockSharesIssued100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:PreferredStockSharesOutstanding



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272018-12-31
Value1110
Percentage of PreferredStockSharesOutstanding100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:PreferredStockValue



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-31
Value159915991599159915990
Percentage of PreferredStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrual



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312010-10-012009-12-312008-12-31
Value747379827877787777797476747574134135135134130132139137142141141145142139140134136137136141152131132128124107
Percentage of ProductWarrantyAccrual100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:ShorttermDebtFairValue

us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-31
Value3234212106815336511942594809264419784534891101237171496462
Percentage of ShorttermDebtFairValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-31
Value3234212106815336511942594809282319784534891101237171496462
Percentage of ShorttermDebtFairValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0106.8100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302011-07-012011-04-012010-12-312009-12-31
Value310663028133195322133156828226276852722427201263672538024595237912307623264251202457723764231832417223390234492381023788230282245121370203641974919083189521836717891169711656216555147231377211630
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value-2791-3068-3088-2844-2796-2791-2635-2479-1844-1994-2151-2414-2705-3021-2122-2391-2236-2311-2199-2032-2107-1433-379305218214-25-378-268-59149-74147-36185345346-103
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest-9.0-10.1-9.3-8.8-8.9-9.9-9.5-9.1-6.8-7.6-8.5-9.8-11.4-13.1-9.1-9.5-9.1-9.7-9.5-8.4-9.0-6.1-1.61.30.91.0-0.1-1.9-1.4-0.30.8-0.40.8-0.21.12.53.00.0

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value76297564750174827376583457725706561155385472542453705312526252215072498148874728462344804380428542204157408840133886368839614133401538773800241220741812
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest24.625.022.623.223.420.720.821.020.621.021.622.122.623.022.620.820.621.021.119.619.819.118.418.018.318.519.119.719.719.320.922.522.422.822.917.517.80.0

us-gaap:CommonStock



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value88888888888888888888877777777777777733
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.10.00.0

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302010-12-31
Value111169312121211121195557472757273717069716968676666686867666567666561
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest0.00.02.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.40.40.40.40.40.40.4

us-gaap:PreferredStock



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312016-12-31
Value15991599159915991599000000
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest5.15.34.85.05.10.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-04-032019-12-312019-09-272019-06-282019-03-292018-12-312018-09-282018-06-292018-03-302017-12-312017-09-292017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-07-012016-04-012015-12-312015-10-022015-07-032015-04-032014-12-312014-09-262014-06-272014-03-282013-12-312013-09-272013-06-282013-03-292012-12-312012-09-282012-06-292012-03-302011-12-312011-09-302010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value24608241662648125955253682516324528239772341522806220472157221112207032004322206216602101220416213972079720323197311912118515180051723316653160541537914766142351365213056125031094592058095
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest79.279.879.880.680.489.188.688.186.186.586.987.788.789.786.288.488.188.488.188.588.986.782.980.480.480.280.681.881.380.677.977.576.376.975.579.579.10.0

Line plots across dimensions of each concept

us-gaap:SharesIssued us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents


us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ProductOrService


us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:StatementGeographical


us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments


us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments


us-gaap:Assets us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments


us-gaap:Goodwill us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments


us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents