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

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$82.99 -0.06 (-0.07 %)
(As of 03/21/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$83.05
Today's Range$82.29 - $83.57
52-Week Range$62.89 - $88.34
Volume1.31 million shs
Average Volume1.55 million shs
Market Capitalization$27.77 billion
P/E Ratio24.00
Dividend Yield0.34%
Beta1.14
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. 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 ACCRUENT, FLUKE, FLUKE BIOMEDICAL, FLUKE NETWORKS, GORDIAN, INDUSTRIAL SCIENTIFIC, LANDAUER, QUALITROL, INVETECH, KEITHLEY, PACIFIC SCIENTIFIC, 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, VEEDER-ROOT, and TELETRAC NAVMAN brands. This segment also offers professional tools, toolboxes, and automotive diagnostic equipment under the MATCO brand; and wheel service equipment under the COATS brand. The company also provides automation and specialty components under the DYNAPAR and HENGSTLER brands. Fortive Corporation was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Everett, Washington.

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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$4.0781 per share
Book Value$19.80 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.91 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees24,000
Market Cap$27.77 billion
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Estimated)
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 Wednesday, January 30th. Stockholders 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 annualized dividend 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 7th. The technology company reported $0.91 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.85 by $0.06. The technology company earned $1.76 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.77 billion. Fortive had a net margin of 40.50% and a return on equity of 22.42%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 11.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.82 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 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Fortive.

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

Fortive updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.40-3.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.55. Fortive also updated its Q1 guidance to $0.64-0.68 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for FTV?

10 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Fortive's stock. Their predictions range from $74.00 to $94.00. On average, they anticipate Fortive's share price to reach $85.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Fortive.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fortive?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fortive in the last year. There are currently 4 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 very positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Fortive earned a media sentiment score of 3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the technology company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Danaher (DHR), Visa (V), Micron Technology (MU), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Paypal (PYPL), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Starbucks (SBUX), Altria Group (MO) and Union Pacific (UNP).

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 retail and institutional 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 Norges Bank (1.09%). 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., APG Asset Management N.V., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC and Inverness Counsel LLC NY. 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 Norges Bank, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Gates Capital Management Inc., Royal London Asset Management Ltd., Baillie Gifford & Co., Defender Capital LLC., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd.. 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 $82.99.

How big of a company is Fortive?

Fortive has a market capitalization of $27.77 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  246 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  288 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  534
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 3/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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