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NYSE:FTV - Fortive Stock Price, Forecast & News

$77.65
-0.16 (-0.21 %)
(As of 02/19/2020 06:56 AM ET)
Today's Range
$76.80
Now: $77.65
$77.99
50-Day Range
$74.62
MA: $77.40
$79.40
52-Week Range
$63.51
Now: $77.65
$89.48
Volume1.11 million shs
Average Volume1.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$26.07 billion
P/E Ratio39.42
Dividend Yield0.36%
Beta1.22
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$7.32 billion
Cash Flow$4.98 per share
Book Value$22.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$738.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees24,000
Market Cap$26.07 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.07 per share on Friday, March 27th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 27th. View Fortive's Dividend History.

How were Fortive's earnings last quarter?

Fortive Corp (NYSE:FTV) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 6th. The technology company reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.06. The technology company earned $2 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.95 billion. Fortive had a return on equity of 17.53% and a net margin of 10.09%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 13.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.91 EPS. 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 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Fortive.

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

Fortive issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.68-3.78 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.78.

What price target have analysts set for FTV?

15 equities research 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 share price to reach $81.92 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.5% 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, 6 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Fortive.

Has Fortive been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about FTV stock have trended very negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Fortive earned a coverage optimism score of -3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Fortive.

Are investors shorting Fortive?

Fortive saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 6,760,000 shares, a decline of 5.2% from the December 31st total of 7,130,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,790,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.8 days. Approximately 2.3% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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), Western Digital (WDC), Viveve Medical (VIVE), NVIDIA (NVDA), Danaher (DHR), The Coca-Cola (KO) and Paypal (PYPL).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.37%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.30%), Capital Research Global Investors (1.43%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (0.94%), Bessemer Group Inc. (0.72%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.63%). Company insiders that own Fortive stock include Alan G Spoon, Barbara B Hulit, Charles E Mclaughlin, Christopher M Mulhall, 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 major investors are selling Fortive stock?

FTV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Marshall Wace LLP, Williams Jones Wealth Management LLC., King Luther Capital Management Corp and Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have sold Fortive company stock in the last year include Barbara B Hulit, Christopher M Mulhall, Emily A Weaver, Jonathan L Schwarz, Martin Gafinowitz, 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 Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Parnassus Investments CA, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA and Cipher Capital LP. 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 $77.65.

How big of a company is Fortive?

Fortive has a market capitalization of $26.07 billion and generates $7.32 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $738.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.48 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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  309 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  343 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  652
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 2/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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