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NYSE:FTV

Fortive - FTV Stock Forecast, Price & News

$68.49
-0.02 (-0.03%)
(As of 08/15/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$67.67
$68.62
50-Day Range
$53.56
$68.51
52-Week Range
$52.47
$79.87
Volume
1.41 million shs
Average Volume
1.91 million shs
Market Capitalization
$24.36 billion
P/E Ratio
38.05
Dividend Yield
0.41%
Price Target
$72.64

Fortive MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.40 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.1% Upside
$72.64 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.74% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.49
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.16mentions of Fortive in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.07%
From $3.11 to $3.33 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.49 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

214th out of 664 stocks

Process Control Instruments Industry

8th out of 14 stocks

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About Fortive (NYSE:FTV) Stock

Fortive Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and services professional and engineered products, software, and services worldwide. Its Intelligent Operating Solutions segment offers connected reliability tools; environment, health, safety, and quality enterprise software products; facility and asset lifecycle software; pre-construction planning and construction procurement solutions; ruggedized professional test tools; electric, pressure, and temperature calibration tools; and portable gas detection tools for a range of vertical end markets including manufacturing, process industries, healthcare, utilities and power, communications and electronics, and others. It markets its products and services under the ACCRUENT, FLUKE, GORDIAN, INDUSTRIAL SCIENTIFIC, INTELEX, PRUFTECHNIK, and SERVICECHANNEL brands. The company's Precision Technologies segment provides electrical test and measurement instruments and services; energetic material devices; and sensor and control system solutions for power and energy, medical equipment, food and beverage, aerospace and defense, off-highway vehicles, electronics, semiconductors, and other general industrial markets. This segment markets its products under the ANDERSON-NEGELE, GEMS, SETRA, HENGSTLER-DYNAPAR, QUALITROL, PACIFIC SCIENTIFIC, KEITHLEY, and TEKTRONIX brands. Its Advanced Healthcare Solutions segment offers hardware and software products and services, including instrument and device reprocessing, instrument tracking, biomedical test tools, radiation safety monitoring, and asset management services; subscription-based surgical inventory management systems to facilitate inventory management and regulatory compliance, as well as technical, analytical, and compliance services to determine radiation exposure services under the ASP, CENSIS, CENSITRAC, EVOTECH, FLUKE BIOMEDICAL, INVETECH, LANDAUER, RAYSAFE, and STERRAD brands. Fortive Corporation was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Everett, Washington.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several analysts have issued reports on the company. StockNews.com raised Fortive from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, August 1st. Credit Suisse Group set a $74.00 price target on Fortive in a report on Tuesday, July 19th. Morgan Stanley boosted their price target on Fortive from $64.00 to $68.00 and gave the company an "equal weight" rating in a report on Friday, July 29th. Mizuho dropped their price objective on Fortive from $62.00 to $60.00 and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a research note on Monday, July 18th. Finally, Loop Capital dropped their price objective on Fortive from $84.00 to $78.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, Fortive has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $72.64.

Fortive Price Performance

NYSE:FTV opened at $68.49 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 0.94, a quick ratio of 0.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. The company has a market capitalization of $24.36 billion, a P/E ratio of 37.94, a P/E/G ratio of 2.34 and a beta of 1.16. Fortive has a 12 month low of $52.47 and a 12 month high of $79.87. The business's 50-day moving average is $58.60 and its 200 day moving average is $60.28.

Fortive (NYSE:FTV - Get Rating) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The technology company reported $0.78 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.72 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $1.46 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.41 billion. Fortive had a return on equity of 11.25% and a net margin of 11.86%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 10.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.66 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Fortive will post 3.11 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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FTV Stock News Headlines

Fortive (NYSE:FTV) PT Raised to $72.00 at Barclays
Fortive (NYSE:FTV) Upgraded to Buy at StockNews.com
Robert W. Baird Cuts Fortive (NYSE:FTV) Price Target to $77.00
Fortive (NYSE:FTV) PT Raised to $72.00 at Citigroup
Fortive: Q2 Earnings Snapshot - Greenwich Time
Fortive Stock Gains Post Q2 Beat
9 Analysts Have This to Say About Fortive
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FTV Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/24 Dividend
5/26/2022
Dividend Payable
6/24/2022
Last Earnings
7/28/2022
Today
8/16/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Process control instruments
Sub-Industry
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
18,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$72.64
High Stock Price Forecast
$95.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+6.1%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.40
Research Coverage
10 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$608.40 million
Pretax Margin
13.61%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.25 billion
Cash Flow
$3.88 per share
Book Value
$26.54 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
352,887,000
Market Cap
$24.36 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.16














FTV Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Fortive stock right now?

10 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fortive in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" FTV shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in FTV, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Fortive's stock price forecast for 2022?

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Fortive's shares. Their FTV share price forecasts range from $60.00 to $95.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $72.64 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have FTV shares performed in 2022?

Fortive's stock was trading at $76.29 at the start of the year. Since then, FTV shares have decreased by 10.2% and is now trading at $68.49.
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Are investors shorting Fortive?

Fortive saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,010,000 shares, a decrease of 30.8% from the June 30th total of 4,350,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,460,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.2 days.
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When is Fortive's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 27th 2022.
View our FTV earnings forecast
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How were Fortive's earnings last quarter?

Fortive Co. (NYSE:FTV) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 28th. The technology company reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.06. The technology company earned $1.46 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.41 billion. Fortive had a net margin of 11.86% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.25%. Fortive's revenue was up 10.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.66 EPS.
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How often does Fortive pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Fortive?

Fortive declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 27th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Friday, June 24th. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 26th.
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Is Fortive a good dividend stock?

Fortive (NYSE:FTV) pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.41%. The dividend payout ratio is 15.56%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, FTV will have a dividend payout ratio of 8.41% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for FTV.

How will Fortive's stock buyback program work?

Fortive announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, February 17th 2022, which permits the company to buyback 20,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Fortive issued an update on its third quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.74-$0.77 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.77. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.43 billion-$1.46 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.45 billion.

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

25 employees have rated Fortive Chief Executive Officer James A. Lico on Glassdoor.com. James A. Lico has an approval rating of 72% among the company's employees.

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 shareholders include FMR LLC (3.31%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.86%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (1.58%), Brown Advisory Inc. (1.25%), Northern Trust Corp (1.14%) and Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (0.76%). Insiders that own company stock include Alan G Spoon, Barbara B Hulit, Charles E Mclaughlin, Charles E Mclaughlin, Christopher M Mulhall, Gwen L Shaneyfelt, James A Lico, James A Lico, Jonathan L Schwarz, Martin Gafinowitz, Mitchell P Rales, Patrick K Murphy, Peter C Underwood, Peter C Underwood, Stacey A Walker, Stacey A Walker, Steven M Rales, William W Pringle and William W Pringle.
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How do I buy shares of Fortive?

Shares of FTV stock 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 $68.49.

How much money does Fortive make?

Fortive (NYSE:FTV) has a market capitalization of $24.36 billion and generates $5.25 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $608.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.80 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Fortive have?

The company employs 18,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Fortive?

Fortive's mailing address is 6920 SEAWAY BLVD., EVERETT WA, 98203. The official website for the company is www.fortive.com. The technology company can be reached via phone at (425) 446-5000 or via email at investors@fortive.com.

This page (NYSE:FTV) was last updated on 8/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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