Fortive Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and services professional and engineered products, software, and services worldwide. More Details
Mediocre balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Fortive's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FTV has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: FTV underperformed the US Machinery industry which returned 13.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FTV underperformed the US Market which returned 13.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Fortive's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StFortive (NYSE:FTV) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StCan Fortive Corporation (NYSE:FTV) Performance Keep Up Given Its Mixed Bag Of Fundamentals?
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Who Bought Fortive (NYSE:FTV) Shares Three Years Ago Are Now Up 10%
Is Fortive undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: FTV ($75.79) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($85.93)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FTV is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FTV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (52.1x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (25.5x).
PE vs Market: FTV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (52.1x) compared to the US market (18.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: FTV is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FTV is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.5x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (2.2x).
How is Fortive forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FTV's forecast earnings growth (36% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: FTV's earnings (36% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (23.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: FTV's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FTV's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: FTV's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.5%).
How has Fortive performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FTV has a large one-off loss of $203.1M impacting its June 26 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: FTV's current net profit margins (6.9%) are lower than last year (10.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FTV's earnings have declined by 7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FTV's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: FTV had negative earnings growth (-32.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Machinery industry average (-13.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FTV's Return on Equity (7.5%) is considered low.
How is Fortive's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FTV's short term assets ($3.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: FTV's short term assets ($3.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($6.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FTV's debt to equity ratio (76.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if FTV's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FTV's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (26.9%).
Interest Coverage: FTV's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6x coverage).
What is Fortive current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: FTV's dividend (0.37%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.66%).
High Dividend: FTV's dividend (0.37%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.68%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: FTV is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: FTV is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: FTV is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FTV's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jim Lico (54 yo)
Mr. James A. Lico, also known as Jim, has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Fortive Corporation since July 2016. Mr. Lico served as Executive Vice President of Danaher Corp. from September 26, ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jim's total compensation ($USD14.14M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.31M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jim's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior VP & CFO||4.17yrs||US$4.61m||0.012% |
|Senior Vice President||4.17yrs||US$3.86m||0.012% |
|Senior Vice President||4.17yrs||US$5.39m||0.019% |
|Senior Vice President||4.17yrs||US$5.46m||0.022% |
|VP & Chief Accounting Officer||0.92yr||no data||0.0039% |
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||4.33yrs||US$2.77m||0.011% |
|Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development||4.17yrs||no data||0.0056% |
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources||4.17yrs||no data||0.0072% |
|Senior Vice President||4.17yrs||US$2.95m||0.013% |
|VP, Associate General Counsel & Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: FTV's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||4.17yrs||US$299.00k||0.00059% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||4.67yrs||US$459.24k||0.018% |
|Independent Director||4.17yrs||US$278.61k||2.39% |
|Independent Director||4.17yrs||US$278.61k||1.19% |
|Independent Director||1.58yrs||US$315.58k||0% |
|Director||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||4.17yrs||US$287.31k||0% |
Experienced Board: FTV's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: FTV insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Fortive Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Fortive Corporation
- Ticker: FTV
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2015
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$25.547b
- Shares outstanding: 337.07m
- Website: https://www.fortive.com
Number of Employees
- Fortive Corporation
- 6920 Seaway Boulevard
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FTV||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 2016|
|F03||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 2016|
|FTV *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jul 2016|
|0IRE||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jul 2016|
|FTV.PRA||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||5% PFD CNV SER A||US||USD||Jun 2018|
|F1TV34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 2 REPR 1 SHS UNSPON||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
Fortive Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and services professional and engineered products, software, and services worldwide. Its Professional Instrumentation segment provides test too ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/19 05:39|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/18 00:00|
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