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Fortive (FTV) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+1.01 (+1.39%)
(As of 06/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.20 million shs
Average Volume
1.62 million shs
Market Capitalization
$26.00 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Fortive MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.46 Rating Score
17.1% Upside
$86.46 Price Target
Short Interest
0.66% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.43mentions of Fortive in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $3.80 to $4.15 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.50 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

78th out of 587 stocks

Process Control Instruments Industry

4th out of 13 stocks

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About Fortive Stock (NYSE:FTV)

Fortive Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and services professional and engineered products, software, and services in the United States, China, and internationally. It operates in three segments: Intelligent Operating Solutions, Precision Technologies, and Advanced Healthcare Solutions. The Intelligent Operating Solutions segment provides advanced instrumentation, software, and services, including electrical test and measurement, facility and asset lifecycle software applications, and connected worker safety and compliance solutions for manufacturing, process industries, healthcare, utilities and power, communications and electronics, and other industries. This segment markets its products and services under the ACCRUENT, FLUKE, GORDIAN, INDUSTRIAL SCIENTIFIC, INTELEX, PRUFTECHNIK, and SERVICECHANNEL brands. The Precision Technologies segment offers electrical test and measurement, sensing and material technologies for industrial, power and energy, automotive, medical equipment, food and beverage, aerospace and defense, semiconductor, and other general industries under the ANDERSON-NEGELE, GEMS, SETRA, HENGSTLER-DYNAPAR, QUALITROL, PACIFIC SCIENTIFIC, KEITHLEY, and TEKTRONIX brand names. The Advanced Healthcare Solutions segment provides critical workflow solutions comprising instrument sterilization, instrument tracking, design and manufacture of cell therapy equipment, biomedical test tools, radiation detection and safety monitoring, and end-to-end clinical productivity software and solutions under the ASP, CENSIS, CENSITRAC, EVOTECH, FLUKE BIOMEDICAL, INVETECH, LANDAUER, PROVATION, RAYSAFE, and STERRAD brands. Fortive Corporation was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Everett, Washington.

FTV Stock Price History

FTV Stock News Headlines

Brokerages Set Fortive Co. (NYSE:FTV) PT at $86.46
Fortive Corporation: Growing Into The Valuation
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Fortive: Q1 Earnings Snapshot
Oversold Conditions For Fortive (FTV)
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Fortive declares $0.08 dividend
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Process control instruments
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
13 Analysts


Net Income
$865.80 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.07 billion
Cash Flow
$4.82 per share
Book Value
$29.38 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$26.02 billion
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Should I Buy Fortive Stock? FTV Pros and Cons Explained


Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Fortive Co.:

  • Fortive Co. has shown consistent revenue growth over the past few quarters, indicating a strong business performance.
  • The company has a solid balance sheet with a low debt-to-equity ratio, which signifies financial stability and lower risk.
  • Fortive Co. recently announced a dividend increase, providing investors with a steady income stream.
  • The stock price of Fortive Co. has been on an upward trend, showing positive investor sentiment and potential for capital appreciation.
  • Analysts have a positive outlook on Fortive Co., with a consensus rating of "Buy" and a target price above the current market value.


Investors should be bearish about investing in Fortive Co. for these reasons:

  • Fortive Co. operates in a competitive industry, which may lead to pricing pressures and reduced profit margins.
  • The company's exposure to economic downturns could impact its financial performance and stock price negatively.
  • Fortive Co. faces regulatory risks that could result in fines or legal challenges, affecting its operations and reputation.
  • Market volatility and macroeconomic factors could influence the stock price of Fortive Co., leading to potential investment losses.
  • Investors should carefully monitor any changes in the industry landscape and company strategy to make informed investment decisions.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Friday, June 7, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Fortive pros and cons to

FTV Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Fortive stock right now?

13 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fortive in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" FTV shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in FTV, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Fortive's stock price target for 2024?

13 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Fortive's shares. Their FTV share price targets range from $70.00 to $99.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $86.46 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have FTV shares performed in 2024?

Fortive's stock was trading at $73.63 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, FTV stock has increased by 0.3% and is now trading at $73.85.
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Are investors shorting Fortive?

Fortive saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,950,000 shares, a decrease of 8.7% from the April 15th total of 3,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,630,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.8 days.
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When is Fortive's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 24th 2024.
View our FTV earnings forecast

How were Fortive's earnings last quarter?

Fortive Co. (NYSE:FTV) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 24th. The technology company reported $0.83 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.04. The technology company had revenue of $1.52 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.53 billion. Fortive had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.22% and a net margin of 14.68%.
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How often does Fortive pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Fortive?

Fortive announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 4th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Friday, June 28th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 31st.
Read our dividend analysis for FTV

Is Fortive a good dividend stock?

Fortive (NYSE:FTV) pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.44%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 12.65%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, FTV will have a dividend payout ratio of 7.71% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for FTV.

What guidance has Fortive issued on next quarter's earnings?

Fortive issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 3.770-3.860 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 3.800. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.4 billion-$6.4 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.5 billion.

What is James A. Lico's approval rating as Fortive's CEO?

25 employees have rated Fortive Chief Executive Officer James A. Lico on James A. Lico has an approval rating of 72% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Fortive own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Fortive investors own include Visa (V), Corbus Pharmaceuticals (CRBP), HP (HPQ), Lowe's Companies (LOW), NVIDIA (NVDA), Western Digital (WDC), Danaher (DHR), Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC) and Viveve Medical (VIVE).

Who are Fortive's major shareholders?

Fortive's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.03%), Flossbach Von Storch AG (3.15%), Boston Partners (1.84%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.77%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (1.41%) and Capital World Investors (0.93%). Insiders that own company stock include Alan G Spoon, Barbara B Hulit, Charles E Mclaughlin, Christopher M Mulhall, Patrick K Murphy, Peter C Underwood, Peter C Underwood, Stacey A Walker and Tamara S Newcombe.
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How do I buy shares of Fortive?

Shares of FTV stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:FTV) was last updated on 6/12/2024 by Staff

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