NYSE:FTV - Fortive Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$68.86 -1.09 (-1.56 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$68.86
Today's Range$68.56 - $70.03
52-Week Range$68.56 - $88.34
Volume1.53 million shs
Average Volume1.74 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.36 billion
P/E Ratio23.83
Dividend Yield0.40%
Beta0.98
Fortive Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and services professional and engineered products, software, and services worldwide. Its Professional Instrumentation segment provides test tools, and thermal imaging and calibration equipment for electrical, industrial, electronic, and calibration applications; online condition-based monitoring equipment; portable gas detection equipment, consumables, and software as a service offerings; subscription-based technical, analytical, and compliance services; and maintenance management software for critical infrastructure in utility, industrial, energy, construction, public safety, mining, and healthcare applications. This segment also provides product realization services and products that help developers and engineers across the end-to-end product creation cycle from concepts to finished products; materials components; and devices that sense, monitor, and control operational or manufacturing variables. This segment markets its products and services under the FLUKE, FLUKE BIOMEDICAL, FLUKE NETWORKS, INDUSTRIAL SCIENTIFIC, LANDAUER, QUALITROL, INVETECH, KEITHLEY, PACIFIC SCIENTIFIC ENERGETIC MATERIALS COMPANY, SONIX, and TEKTRONIX brands. Its Industrial Technologies segment offers solutions and services for use in fuel dispensing, remote fuel management, point-of-sale and payment systems, environmental compliance, vehicle tracking, and fleet and traffic management under the ANGI, GASBOY, GILBARCO, GILBARCO AUTOTANK, ORPAK, and VEEDER-ROOT brands; and various electromechanical and electronic motion control products, mechanical components, and supplemental braking systems for commercial vehicles under the DYNAPAR, HENGSTLER, JAKE BRAKE, KOLLMORGEN, PORTESCAP, and THOMSON brands. It also offers professional tools, toolboxes, and automotive diagnostic equipment under the MATCO brand; and wheel service equipment under the COATS brand. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Everett, Washington.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Process control instruments
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:FTV
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone425-446-5000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.54
Current Ratio0.98
Quick Ratio0.79

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio23.83
Forward P/E Ratio22.95
P/E Growth1.94

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.66 billion
Price / Sales3.46
Cash Flow$3.3871 per share
Price / Cash Flow20.33
Book Value$10.96 per share
Price / Book6.28

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.89
Net Income$1.04 billion
Net Margins15.72%
Return on Equity24.91%
Return on Assets10.29%

Miscellaneous

Employees26,000
Outstanding Shares333,960,000
Market Cap$23.36 billion
OptionableOptionable

Fortive (NYSE:FTV) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fortive's stock symbol?

Fortive trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FTV."

How often does Fortive pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Fortive?

Fortive announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.07 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 29th. View Fortive's Dividend History.

How were Fortive's earnings last quarter?

Fortive Corp (NYSE:FTV) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The technology company reported $0.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.02. The technology company had revenue of $1.84 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.86 billion. Fortive had a return on equity of 24.91% and a net margin of 15.72%. View Fortive's Earnings History.

When is Fortive's next earnings date?

Fortive is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Fortive.

What price target have analysts set for FTV?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Fortive's shares. Their predictions range from $74.00 to $94.00. On average, they anticipate Fortive's share price to reach $86.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Fortive.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fortive?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fortive in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Fortive.

Has Fortive been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about FTV stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Fortive earned a daily sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Fortive's key competitors?

Who are Fortive's key executives?

Fortive's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James A. Lico, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Charles E. McLaughlin, CFO & Sr. VP (Age 57)
  • Mr. Martin Gafinowitz, Sr. VP (Age 59)
  • Mr. William W. Pringle, Sr. VP (Age 50)
  • Ms. Barbara B. Hulit, Sr. VP (Age 51)

Who are Fortive's major shareholders?

Fortive's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.71%), Vanguard Group Inc (6.71%), BlackRock Inc. (5.90%), Brown Advisory Inc. (1.85%), Capital Research Global Investors (1.52%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.45%). Company insiders that own Fortive stock include Alan G Spoon, Barbara B Hulit, Charles E Mclaughlin, Emily A Weaver, James A Lico, Jonathan L Schwarz, Raj Ratnakar, Stacey A Walker and William W Pringle. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Fortive.

Which major investors are selling Fortive stock?

FTV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Teachers Advisors LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Scopus Asset Management L.P. and Luminus Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Fortive company stock in the last year include Barbara B Hulit, Charles E Mclaughlin, Emily A Weaver, James A Lico, Jonathan L Schwarz, Raj Ratnakar, Stacey A Walker and William W Pringle. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fortive.

Which major investors are buying Fortive stock?

FTV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Pentwater Capital Management LP, Alpine Global Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Perella Weinberg Partners Capital Management LP, Vanguard Group Inc and Vanguard Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fortive.

How do I buy shares of Fortive?

Shares of FTV can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Fortive's stock price today?

One share of FTV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $68.86.

How big of a company is Fortive?

Fortive has a market capitalization of $23.36 billion and generates $6.66 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $1.04 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.89 on an earnings per share basis. Fortive employs 26,000 workers across the globe.

What is Fortive's official website?

The official website for Fortive is http://www.fortive.com.

How can I contact Fortive?

Fortive's mailing address is 6920 SEAWAY BLVD., EVERETT WA, 98203. The technology company can be reached via phone at 425-446-5000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Fortive (NYSE FTV)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  237 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  274 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  511
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Fortive and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FTV will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FTV will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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