SOURCE: Wall Street Equity Research

Wall Street Equity Research

September 28, 2010 09:25 ET

Professional Research on Danaher and 3M - Healthcare Segment Looking Attractive for Some Conglomerates

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - September 28, 2010) - gives shareholders valuable insight on conglomerates stocks Danaher Corp. (NYSE: DHR) and 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM). Sign up today at to receive free research reports on these equities.

With the global economy beginning to show possible signs of stabilization, the Conglomerates sector is shifting back to past strategies. After slowing down its merger and acquisition activity due to the depressed global economy, many companies within the sector are starting to search out smaller acquisitions again. Acquisitions within the Conglomerates sector have traditionally been aimed at supplementing slow organic growth. is a specialized website where investors can have specific access to free reports on the conglomerates industry; traders looking for analyst opinions on Danaher Corp., 3M Co. and other companies in this industry are welcomed to sign up for a free one year membership at

One of the major areas where conglomerates are focusing their growth is the healthcare sector. Ever since the Obama administration's healthcare reform bill was signed, companies have sought to position themselves to gain from the large influx of patients with new access to medical coverage. In the conglomerates sector, this has typically meant the expansion or acquisition of companies involved in healthcare related innovation. A few weeks back, 3M Co. announced that it was going ahead with its plan to acquire Arizant Inc. which produces protection blankets against hyperthermia. Traders can have complimentary access to today's complete research report on 3M Co. by signing up at

Another area of emphasis for growth within the Conglomerates sector has been emerging markets. Danaher Corp. which posted encouraging results for its most recent quarter attributed its success to emerging markets' sales which accounts for a fifth of the company's overall sales. Traders can get direct and free access to today's full report on Danaher Corp. by signing up at

Companies with exposure to India, China, and some countries in Eastern Europe should continue to see valuable organic growth within their segments based there. Visit us at to understand the catalysts and forces driving or affecting the conglomerates industry in today's economic environment.

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