Fortive is a scientific & technical instrument company located in Washington, United States, which is part of the Technology sector, and is traded under the ticker FTV on the NYSE exchange.
Fortive stock last closed at $65.94, up 0.78% from the previous day, and has increased 7.43% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry by 0.24 percentage points. Fortive stock is currently +25.67% from its 52-week low of $52.47, and -5.51% from its 52-week high of $69.78.
At the moment, there are 353.2M FTV shares outstanding. The market value of FTV is $23.29B. In the past 24 hours, 1.84M FTV shares were traded.
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Analysts use a variety of different financial metrics, analyses, models, and charts to gauge FTV's fair value.
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Out of 11 sell side analysts who give forecasts on FTV, the consensus analyst rating on Fortive is a Buy
Please note that analyst ratings are not recommendations, nor are they investment advice.
Joe O'Dea, a top 33% analyst from Wells Fargo maintains FTV with a hold rating and raises their FTV price target from $69.00 to $70.00, on Feb 2, 2023.
Stephen Tusa, a top 14% analyst from JP Morgan maintains FTV with a strong buy rating and raises their FTV price target from $74.00 to $77.00, on Feb 2, 2023.
Andy Kaplowitz, a top 2% analyst from Citigroup maintains FTV with a strong buy rating and raises their FTV price target from $77.00 to $78.00, on Feb 2, 2023.
Brett Linzey, a top 34% analyst from Mizuho maintains FTV with a hold rating and raises their FTV price target from $60.00 to $63.00, on Jan 13, 2023.
Joseph O'Dea, a bottom 11% analyst from Wells Fargo maintains FTV with a hold rating and raises their FTV price target from $63.00 to $64.00, on Oct 27, 2022.
You can dig deeper into what analysts are forecasting on the Fortive stock forecast page.
Last year, FTV earnings were $755.20M. During the last 5 year, FTV's earnings have grown by -6.77% per year. This was slower than the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry average of 18.94%.
Last year, FTV revenue was $5.83B. During the last five year, FTV's revenue has increased by 0.24% per year. This was slower than the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry average of 9.35%.
You can research FTV's earnings and revenue performance here.
Over the last year, insiders at FTV have sold more shares than they have bought.
Christopher M. Mulhall, VP - Chief Accounting Officer of FTV, was the latest FTV insider to sell. They sold $5,666.10 worth of FTV shares on Feb 28, 2023.
Research more about who owns FTV stock here.
Fortive pays a dividend of 0.42%, compared to the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry's average dividend yield of 1.54%. If you owned $1,000 worth of FTV stock, you would have been paid $4.25 last year.
Fortive dividend payments have not consistently grown over the past 7 years but have remained stable.
Get more info about Fortive dividend yield and history here.
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