Fortive Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.50 (+0.70 %)
(As of 09/21/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Volume3.65 million shs
Average Volume2.49 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.89 billion
P/E Ratio15.27
Dividend Yield0.39%
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About Fortive

Fortive Corp. engages in the design, development, manufacturing, and marketing of professional and engineered products, software, and services for a variety of end markets. It operates through the following segments: Intelligent Operating Solutions, Precision Technologies, and Advanced Healthcare Solutions. The Intelligent Operating Solutions segment provides solutions to accelerate industrial and facility reliability and performance, as well as compliance and safety across a range of vertical end markets, including manufacturing, process industries, healthcare, utilities and power, communications, and electronics. The Precision Technologies segment supplies technologies such as electrical test and measurement instruments and services, energetic material devices, and a broad portfolio of sensor and control system solutions. The Advanced Healthcare Solutions segment serves healthcare customers with products and services for critical activities, including instrument and device reprocessing, instrument tracking, cell therapy equipment design and manufacturing, biomedical test tools, radiation safety monitoring, and asset management. The company was founded on November 10, 2015 and is


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Overall MarketRank

2.52 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

124th out of 858 stocks

Process Control Instruments Industry

5th out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Fortive (NYSE:FTV) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Fortive a buy right now?

10 Wall Street equities research 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. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Fortive stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Fortive?

Wall Street analysts have given Fortive a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Fortive wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Fortive?

Fortive saw a drop in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,310,000 shares, a drop of 22.1% from the August 15th total of 8,100,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,740,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days.
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When is Fortive's next earnings date?

Fortive is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 26th 2021.
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How were Fortive's earnings last quarter?

Fortive Co. (NYSE:FTV) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 29th. The technology company reported $0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.61 by $0.05. The technology company earned $1.32 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.28 billion. Fortive had a net margin of 29.84% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.15%.
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How has Fortive's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Fortive's stock was trading at $59.43 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (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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How often does Fortive pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Fortive?

Fortive declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 10th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Friday, September 24th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 9th.
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Is Fortive a good dividend stock?

Fortive pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.39%. Fortive does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Fortive is 13.40%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Fortive will have a dividend payout ratio of 9.33% next year. This indicates that Fortive will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Fortive issued on next quarter's earnings?

Fortive updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.650-$2.750 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.600. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for FTV?

10 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Fortive's shares. Their forecasts range from $72.00 to $89.00. On average, they anticipate Fortive's stock price to reach $79.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Fortive's key executives?

Fortive's management team includes the following people:
  • James A. Lico, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Charles E. Mclaughlin, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Peter C. Underwood, Senior Vice President & General Counsel
  • Barbara B. Hulit, President & CEO-Advanced Healthcare Solutions
  • Patrick K. Murphy, President & CEO-Precision Technologies

What is James A. Lico's approval rating as Fortive's CEO?

25 employees have rated Fortive CEO James A. Lico on Glassdoor.com. James A. Lico has an approval rating of 72% among Fortive's employees.

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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Western Digital (WDC), Danaher (DHR), Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC) and Viveve Medical (VIVE).

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.60%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (4.75%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (3.82%), Flossbach Von Storch AG (2.70%), FMR LLC (2.43%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.77%). Company insiders that own Fortive stock include Alan G Spoon, Barbara B Hulit, Charles E Mclaughlin, Christopher M Mulhall, Gwen L Shaneyfelt, James A Lico, Jonathan L Schwarz, Martin Gafinowitz, Mitchell P Rales, Patrick K Murphy, Peter C Underwood, Stacey A Walker, 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 Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Ameritas Investment Partners Inc., Bessemer Group Inc., FMR LLC, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, American Century Companies Inc., and Citigroup Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Fortive company stock in the last year include Charles E Mclaughlin, Christopher M Mulhall, Gwen L Shaneyfelt, James A Lico, Jonathan L Schwarz, Peter C Underwood, Stacey A Walker, Steven M Rales, and William W Pringle.
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Which institutional investors are buying Fortive stock?

FTV stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Flossbach Von Storch AG, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Findlay Park Partners LLP, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, and Mackenzie Financial Corp.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Fortive's stock price today?

One share of FTV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $72.23.

How much money does Fortive make?

Fortive has a market capitalization of $25.89 billion and generates $4.63 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $1.61 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.09 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Fortive have?

Fortive employs 17,000 workers across the globe.

What is Fortive's official website?

The official website for Fortive is www.fortive.com.

Where are Fortive's headquarters?

Fortive is headquartered at 6920 SEAWAY BLVD., EVERETT WA, 98203.

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 9/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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