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Fortive Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:FTV)

$71.63
+0.50 (+0.70 %)
(As of 11/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$71.44
Now: $71.63
$72.75
50-Day Range
$64.09
MA: $69.46
$73.80
52-Week Range
$62.89
Now: $71.63
$89.48
Volume1.66 million shs
Average Volume1.96 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.05 billion
P/E Ratio23.41
Dividend Yield0.39%
Beta1.21
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 software, data analytics, and services for critical infrastructure in utility, industrial, energy, construction, public safety, mining, and healthcare applications. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Process control instruments
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIPN/A
Phone425-446-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.45 billion
Cash Flow$4.11 per share
Book Value$21.33 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.91 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees24,000
Market Cap$24.05 billion
Next Earnings Date2/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 29th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Friday, December 27th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 27th. View Fortive's Dividend History.

How were Fortive's earnings last quarter?

Fortive Corp (NYSE:FTV) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 24th. The technology company reported $0.87 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.87. The technology company earned $1.86 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.89 billion. Fortive had a net margin of 37.57% and a return on equity of 17.41%. Fortive's quarterly revenue was up 16.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.86 earnings per share. 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 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Fortive.

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

Fortive issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.42-3.47 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.48.

What price target have analysts set for FTV?

15 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Fortive's stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $99.00. On average, they anticipate Fortive's stock price to reach $78.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Fortive.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fortive?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fortive in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Fortive.

Has Fortive been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about FTV stock has been trending extremely negative on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Fortive earned a media sentiment score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Fortive.

Are investors shorting Fortive?

Fortive saw a drop in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 7,070,000 shares, a drop of 9.4% from the September 30th total of 7,800,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,150,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.3 days. Approximately 2.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Fortive's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Fortive's key competitors?

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), Viveve Medical (VIVE), Western Digital (WDC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Danaher (DHR), Paypal (PYPL) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

Who are Fortive's key executives?

Fortive's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James A. Lico, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Charles E. McLaughlin, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Martin Gafinowitz, Sr. VP (Age 60)
  • Mr. William W. Pringle, Sr. VP (Age 51)
  • Ms. Barbara B. Hulit, Sr. VP (Age 52)

Who are Fortive's major shareholders?

Fortive's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.31%), CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC (0.49%), Parnassus Investments CA (0.39%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.36%), Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.31%) and Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.19%). 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, Martin Gafinowitz, Raj Ratnakar, Stacey A Walker and William W Pringle. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Fortive.

Which institutional investors are selling Fortive stock?

FTV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Sawgrass Asset Management LLC, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, Keybank National Association OH, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Davis Rea LTD., Chartwell Investment Partners LLC and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold Fortive company stock in the last year include Barbara B Hulit, Emily A Weaver, Jonathan L Schwarz, Martin Gafinowitz, Stacey A Walker and William W Pringle. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fortive.

Which institutional investors are buying Fortive stock?

FTV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Parnassus Investments CA, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, LA Financiere DE L Echiquier, California Public Employees Retirement System, Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Arthur M. Cohen & Associates LLC and Ardevora Asset Management LLP. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Fortive's stock price today?

One share of FTV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $71.63.

How big of a company is Fortive?

Fortive has a market capitalization of $24.05 billion and generates $6.45 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $2.91 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.06 on an earnings per share basis. Fortive employs 24,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Fortive.

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:  292 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  332 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  624
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 11/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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