NYSE:FTV - Fortive Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $81.32 -0.48 (-0.59 %) (As of 02/19/2019 10:12 AM ET)Previous Close$81.80Today's Range$80.13 - $81.5352-Week Range$62.89 - $88.34Volume255,749 shsAverage Volume1.58 million shsMarket Capitalization$27.16 billionP/E Ratio26.58Dividend Yield0.35%Beta1.11 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive FTV News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for FTV and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Process control instruments Sub-IndustryN/A SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNYSE:FTV Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.fortive.com Phone425-446-5000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.45 Current Ratio1.45 Quick Ratio1.18Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio26.58 Forward P/E Ratio23.37 P/E Growth2.04 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.45 billion Price / Sales4.21 Cash Flow$4.1258 per share Price / Cash Flow19.71 Book Value$19.80 per share Price / Book4.11Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.06 Net Income$2.91 billion Net Margins40.50% Return on Equity22.42% Return on Assets10.08%Miscellaneous Employees24,000 Outstanding Shares333,963,000Market Cap$27.16 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 30th. Investors of record on Friday, February 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.07 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 21st. View Fortive's Dividend History. How were Fortive's earnings last quarter? Fortive Corp (NYSE:FTV) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 7th. The technology company reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.06. The technology company earned $1.76 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.77 billion. Fortive had a return on equity of 22.42% and a net margin of 40.50%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 11.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.82 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, April 25th 2019. 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, February, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.40-3.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.55. Fortive also updated its Q1 guidance to $0.64-0.68 EPS. What price target have analysts set for FTV? 11 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Fortive's shares. Their forecasts range from $74.00 to $94.00. On average, they expect Fortive's stock price to reach $84.8889 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.8% 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 stories about FTV stock have trended positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Fortive earned a news sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Fortive's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Fortive include Danaher (DHR), Roper Technologies (ROP), Keysight Technologies (KEYS), Cognex (CGNX), Sensata Technologies (ST), MKS Instruments (MKSI), Esterline Technologies (ESL), Orbotech (ORBK), Mesa Laboratories (MLAB), Rudolph Technologies (RTEC), Hurco Companies (HURC), Clearsign Combustion (CLIR), Hickok (HICKA), International Isotopes (INIS) and Universal Detection Technology (UNDT). 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, CFO & Sr. VP (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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Brown Advisory Inc. (1.89%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.52%), Northern Trust Corp (1.28%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.10%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.09%) and Bessemer Group Inc. (0.82%). 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 Millennium Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Bessemer Group Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Inverness Counsel LLC NY and Geode Capital 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Gates Capital Management Inc., Royal London Asset Management Ltd., Baillie Gifford & Co., Defender Capital LLC., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd. and Flossbach Von Storch AG. 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 $81.80. How big of a company is Fortive? Fortive has a market capitalization of $27.32 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. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 242 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 285 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 527MarketBeat'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 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How to execute a trade ex-dividend strategy?