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NYSE:FTVFortive Stock Price, Forecast & News

$72.23
+1.53 (+2.16 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$70.36
Now: $72.23
$72.31
50-Day Range
$66.01
MA: $69.29
$73.60
52-Week Range
$37.31
Now: $72.23
$80.61
Volume2.26 million shs
Average Volume2.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.35 billion
P/E Ratio48.80
Dividend Yield0.39%
Beta1.23
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.60 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.32 billion
Cash Flow$4.99 per share
Book Value$21.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$738.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees25,000
Market Cap$24.35 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$72.23
+1.53 (+2.16 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Fortive (NYSE:FTV) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Fortive's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Fortive's stock was trading at $59.43 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FTV stock has increased by 21.5% and is now trading at $72.23.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Fortive?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fortive in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Fortive's next earnings date?

Fortive is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were Fortive's earnings last quarter?

Fortive Corp (NYSE:FTV) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 28th. The technology company reported $0.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.10. The technology company earned $1.57 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.49 billion. Fortive had a return on equity of 16.22% and a net margin of 8.00%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 15.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.90 EPS.
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How often does Fortive pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Fortive?

Fortive announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.07 per share on Friday, September 25th. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.39%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 27th.
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What guidance has Fortive issued on next quarter's earnings?

Fortive issued an update on its third quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.711-1.767 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.63 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FTV?

15 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Fortive's shares. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $86.00. On average, they anticipate Fortive's share price to reach $77.92 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.9% from the stock's current price.
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Has Fortive been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about FTV stock has trended extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. Fortive earned a media sentiment score of -4.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 0.0 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.
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Are investors shorting Fortive?

Fortive saw a drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,910,000 shares, a drop of 14.7% from the July 15th total of 6,930,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,210,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Currently, 1.9% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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), Danaher (DHR), NVIDIA (NVDA), Viveve Medical (VIVE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Honeywell International (HON).

Who are Fortive's key executives?

Fortive's management team includes the following 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)

What is Fortive's stock symbol?

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

Who are Fortive's major shareholders?

Fortive's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Viking Global Investors LP (2.60%), Bessemer Group Inc. (0.75%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.39%), Swiss National Bank (0.35%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.21%) and Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.21%). 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, Mitchell P Rales, Patrick K Murphy, Stacey A Walker, Steven M Rales and William W Pringle.
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Which institutional investors are selling Fortive stock?

FTV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ameritas Investment Partners Inc., Viking Global Investors LP, ZWJ Investment Counsel Inc., Royal London Asset Management Ltd., Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, and Arthur M. Cohen & Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold Fortive company stock in the last year include Charles E Mclaughlin, Christopher M Mulhall, James A Lico, Martin Gafinowitz, Mitchell P Rales, Patrick K Murphy, Stacey A Walker, Steven M Rales, and William W Pringle.
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Which institutional investors are buying Fortive stock?

FTV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Bessemer Group Inc., EFG Asset Management Americas Corp., BP PLC, Whittier Trust Co., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., and Swiss National Bank.
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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 $72.23.

How big of a company is Fortive?

Fortive has a market capitalization of $24.35 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 25,000 workers across the globe.

What is Fortive's official website?

The official website for Fortive is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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