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Fortive Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.31 (-0.44 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 08:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $70.22
50-Day Range
MA: $70.13
52-Week Range
Now: $70.22
Volume35,045 shs
Average Volume1.96 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.68 billion
P/E Ratio45.90
Dividend Yield0.40%
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, facilities management, public safety, mining, and healthcare applications, as well as environmental, health, and safety 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; devices that sense, monitor, and control operational or manufacturing variables; and critical sterilization and disinfection solutions. It markets its products and services under the ACCRUENT, FLUKE, FLUKE BIOMEDICAL, FLUKE NETWORKS, GORDIAN, INDUSTRIAL SCIENTIFIC, INTELEX, LANDAUER, PRUFTECHNIK, QUALITROL, INVETECH, KEITHLEY, PACIFIC SCIENTIFIC, SONIX, and TEKTRONIX brands. The company's 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. Fortive Corporation was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Everett, Washington.
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Overall MarketRank

1.93 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

89th out of 94 stocks

Process Control Instruments Industry

4th out of 4 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Process control instruments



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.32 billion
Cash Flow$4.99 per share
Book Value$22.04 per share


Net Income$738.90 million


Market Cap$23.68 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Confirmed)
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(As of 01/15/2021 08:00 PM ET)
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Fortive (NYSE:FTV) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Fortive's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Fortive's stock was trading at $59.43 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FTV stock has increased by 18.2% and is now trading at $70.22.
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Is Fortive a buy right now?

14 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fortive in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 8 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 short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Fortive wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Fortive's next earnings date?

Fortive is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How can I listen to Fortive's earnings call?

Fortive will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 4th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Fortive's earnings last quarter?

Fortive Co. (NYSE:FTV) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 27th. The technology company reported $0.94 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.06. The technology company earned $1.90 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.92 billion. Fortive had a return on equity of 16.30% and a net margin of 8.21%.
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How often does Fortive pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Fortive?

Fortive announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 27th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Monday, December 28th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 25th.
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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 0.40%. The dividend payout ratio of Fortive is 8.05%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Fortive will have a dividend payout ratio of 11.86% 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 fourth quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.002-2.062 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.27 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FTV?

14 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Fortive's shares. Their forecasts range from $67.00 to $91.00. On average, they expect Fortive's stock price to reach $77.57 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 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).

Who are Fortive's key executives?

Fortive's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James A. Lico, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54, Pay $3.77M)
  • Mr. Charles E. McLaughlin, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 59, Pay $1.86M)
  • Mr. Patrick K. Murphy, Sr. VP (Age 58, Pay $1.22M)
  • Mr. William W. Pringle, Sr. VP (Age 52, Pay $1.19M)
  • Ms. Barbara B. Hulit, Sr. VP (Age 53, Pay $1.31M)
  • Mr. Christopher M. Mulhall, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 47)
  • Griffin Whitney, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Peter C. Underwood, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Jonathan L. Schwarz, VP of Strategy & Corp. Devel. (Age 48)
  • Ms. Stacey A. Walker, Sr. VP of HR (Age 49)

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 shareholders include Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.24%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.16%), Capital Investment Services of America Inc. (0.07%), Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.04%), Bainco International Investors (0.03%) and Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.03%). 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 major investors are selling Fortive stock?

FTV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First American Bank, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, National Investment Services of America LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, and Huntington National Bank. Company insiders that have sold Fortive company stock in the last year include Barbara B Hulit, Charles E Mclaughlin, Christopher M Mulhall, 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 major investors are buying Fortive stock?

FTV stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Capital Investment Services of America Inc., Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Bainco International Investors, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., and Diversified Trust Co.
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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.

What is Fortive's stock price today?

One share of FTV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $70.22.

How big of a company is Fortive?

Fortive has a market capitalization of $23.68 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 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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