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

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$88.96 +0.60 (+0.68 %)
(As of 04/24/2019 08:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$88.36
Today's Range$88.17 - $89.24
52-Week Range$62.89 - $89.24
Volume1.03 million shs
Average Volume1.44 million shs
Market Capitalization$29.81 billion
P/E Ratio29.07
Dividend Yield0.32%
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$4.1014 per share
Book Value$19.80 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.91 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees24,000
Market Cap$29.81 billion
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Confirmed)
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 Friday, April 12th. Investors of record on Friday, May 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.07 per share on Friday, June 28th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.31%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 30th. View Fortive's Dividend History.

How were Fortive's earnings last quarter?

Fortive Corp (NYSE:FTV) posted its earnings results on Thursday, February, 7th. The technology company reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.06. The technology company earned $1.76 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.77 billion. Fortive had a return on equity of 22.42% and a net margin of 40.50%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 11.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.82 earnings per share. 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.

How can I listen to Fortive's earnings call?

Fortive will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 25th at 5:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8444432871.

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

Fortive updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 7th. The company provided earnings per share 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?

11 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Fortive's stock. Their forecasts range from $74.00 to $94.00. On average, they anticipate Fortive's share price to reach $85.3333 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Fortive.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fortive?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fortive in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 7 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 been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press 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 -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company'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 Visa (V), Corbus Pharmaceuticals (CRBP), HP (HPQ), Lowe's Companies (LOW), Western Digital (WDC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Viveve Medical (VIVE), Danaher (DHR), Micron Technology (MU) 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.35%), First Manhattan Co. (0.27%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.15%), Defender Capital LLC. (0.06%), Capital Investment Services of America Inc. (0.06%) and Fulton Breakefield Broenniman LLC (0.05%). 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 institutional investors are selling Fortive stock?

FTV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, Conning Inc., Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Park National Corp OH, Steinberg Global Asset Management, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Sumitomo Life Insurance Co.. 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 institutional investors are buying Fortive stock?

FTV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Manhattan Co., Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Defender Capital LLC., Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., Sciencast Management LP and Waverton Investment Management 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 $88.96.

How big of a company is Fortive?

Fortive has a market capitalization of $29.81 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:  251 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  289 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  540
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This page was last updated on 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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