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Fortive Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:FTV)

$69.51
+1.55 (+2.28 %)
(As of 10/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$67.85
Now: $69.51
$69.63
50-Day Range
$64.09
MA: $68.22
$71.24
52-Week Range
$62.89
Now: $69.51
$89.48
Volume2.09 million shs
Average Volume1.70 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.32 billion
P/E Ratio22.72
Dividend Yield0.41%
Beta1.21
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. Read More…

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$4.17 per share
Book Value$19.80 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.91 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees24,000
Market Cap$23.32 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 15th. Investors of record on Friday, August 30th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Friday, September 27th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 29th. View Fortive's Dividend History.

How were Fortive's earnings last quarter?

Fortive Corp (NYSE:FTV) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 25th. The technology company reported $0.90 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.01. The technology company earned $1.86 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.93 billion. Fortive had a return on equity of 18.43% and a net margin of 38.22%. The firm's revenue was up 16.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.91 EPS. View Fortive's Earnings History.

When is Fortive's next earnings date?

Fortive is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 24th 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, October 24th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Fortive updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.45-3.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.59.

What price target have analysts set for FTV?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Fortive's shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $99.00. On average, they anticipate Fortive's share price to reach $79.91 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Fortive.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fortive?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fortive in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Fortive.

Has Fortive been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about FTV stock have been trending neutral on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 daily sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Fortive.

Are investors shorting Fortive?

Fortive saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 7,740,000 shares, an increase of 10.1% from the August 15th total of 7,030,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,980,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.9 days. Currently, 2.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Fortive's Current Options Chain.

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), Viveve Medical (VIVE), Danaher (DHR), Paypal (PYPL) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

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 shareholders include Welch & Forbes LLC (0.10%), Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc. ID (0.07%), Capital Investment Services of America Inc. (0.06%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), YHB Investment Advisors Inc. (0.03%) and Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.03%). 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, Martin Gafinowitz, Raj Ratnakar, Stacey A Walker and William W Pringle. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Fortive.

Which major investors are selling Fortive stock?

FTV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, PFG Advisors, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Three Peaks Capital Management LLC, Webster Bank N. A., Toth Financial Advisory Corp, Private Trust Co. NA and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Fortive company stock in the last year include Barbara B Hulit, Emily A Weaver, James A Lico, Jonathan L Schwarz, Martin Gafinowitz, Stacey A Walker and William W Pringle. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fortive.

Which major investors are buying Fortive stock?

FTV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Addenda Capital Inc., Capital Investment Services of America Inc., YHB Investment Advisors Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., Enterprise Bank & Trust Co, Marshall & Sullivan Inc. WA and Diversified Trust Co. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Fortive's stock price today?

One share of FTV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $69.51.

How big of a company is Fortive?

Fortive has a market capitalization of $23.32 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.View Additional Information About Fortive.

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:  285 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  323 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  608
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Fortive and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FTV will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FTV will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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