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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.24
NYSE:FTV's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 2242 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. NYSE:FTV: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:FTV' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: N/A Max: N/A
Current: 0.24
Equity-to-Asset 0.33
NYSE:FTV's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
86% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. NYSE:FTV: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:FTV' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.71 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.33
0.33
0.72
Interest Coverage 25.43
NYSE:FTV's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 1799 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 55.20 vs. NYSE:FTV: 25.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:FTV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.43  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 25.43
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 3.76
Beneish M-Score: -3.43
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 20.02
NYSE:FTV's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
94% of the 2217 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. NYSE:FTV: 20.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:FTV' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.18  Med: 19.65 Max: 20.55
Current: 20.02
19.18
20.55
Net Margin % 14.01
NYSE:FTV's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
89% of the 2219 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. NYSE:FTV: 14.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:FTV' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.2  Med: 13.94 Max: 14.01
Current: 14.01
13.2
14.01
ROE % 24.16
NYSE:FTV's ROE % is ranked higher than
93% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. NYSE:FTV: 24.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:FTV' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.6  Med: 19.63 Max: 32.44
Current: 24.16
16.6
32.44
ROA % 11.32
NYSE:FTV's ROA % is ranked higher than
90% of the 2247 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. NYSE:FTV: 11.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:FTV' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.32  Med: 11.98 Max: 22.95
Current: 11.32
11.32
22.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 153.43
NYSE:FTV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
97% of the 2238 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. NYSE:FTV: 153.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:FTV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 149.43  Med: 156.56 Max: 274.51
Current: 153.43
149.43
274.51
GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Signs with Fortive Corp $NYSE:FTV.
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-07 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

FTV Guru Trades in

Q2 2016

FTV Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Chuck Akre 750,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 10,876 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 546,756 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 772,941 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 2,849 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio 10,943 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 17,249 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 4,859 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 267,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 15,000 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb 1,925,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 74,684 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 18,100 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,430 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,848 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 1,159,350 sh (unchged)
Mairs and Power 1,248 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 68,129 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 3,327,079 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,162,420 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2016

FTV Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Caxton Associates 175,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 112,009 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,159,200 sh (+1452.14%)
Pioneer Investments 117,434 sh (+580.82%)
Ray Dalio 19,092 sh (+74.47%)
First Eagle Investment 1,780,342 sh (+53.16%)
Murray Stahl 22,100 sh (+22.10%)
Chuck Akre 750,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Mairs and Power Sold Out
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 758,753 sh (-1.84%)
John Griffin 1,123,000 sh (-3.14%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,135 sh (-23.85%)
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Q4 2016

FTV Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 239,943 sh (+114.22%)
First Eagle Investment 3,760,885 sh (+111.25%)
Ray Dalio 19,092 sh (unchged)
Chuck Akre 750,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
John Griffin Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Murray Stahl 21,269 sh (-3.76%)
Steven Cohen 50,000 sh (-95.69%)
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments    NAICS: 334220    SIC: 3823
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Traded in other countries:F03.Germany, FTV.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:USA
Fortive Corp is a United States based company diversified industrial growth company. It has two business segments namely, Professional Instrumentation and Industrial Technologies.

Fortive Corp is a United States based diversified industrial growth company encompassing businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. It has well-known brands in field solutions, transportation technology, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution markets. The company's two separate business segments consisting of Professional Instrumentation and Industrial Technologies. The Professional Instrumentation segment consists of its Advanced Instrumentation and Solutions, and Sensing Technologies businesses. The Industrial Technologies segment consists of its Transportation Technologies, Automation and Specialty Components, and Franchise Distribution businesses.

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Akre Capital Buys Fortive, Sells Arlington Fund's new holding is a new business
During the second quarter, Akre Capital Management LLC acquired one new holding and sold out of another. The fund bought Fortive Corp. (NYSE:FTV) and sold Arlington Asset Investment Corp. (NYSE:AI). Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 25.33
FTV's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 20.77 vs. FTV: 25.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
FTV' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.8  Med: 24.39 Max: 164.62
Current: 25.33
21.8
164.62
Forward PE Ratio 23.09
FTV's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. FTV: 23.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 25.33
FTV's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
57% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 20.76 vs. FTV: 25.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
FTV' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.8  Med: 24.39 Max: 164.62
Current: 25.33
21.8
164.62
PB Ratio 8.02
FTV's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. FTV: 8.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FTV' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.58  Med: 7.22 Max: 8.02
Current: 8.02
6.58
8.02
PS Ratio 3.48
FTV's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FTV: 3.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FTV' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.75  Med: 3.18 Max: 3.99
Current: 3.48
2.75
3.99
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 21.49
FTV's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
63% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. FTV: 21.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
FTV' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.67  Med: 19.52 Max: 23.56
Current: 21.49
15.67
23.56
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 19.03
FTV's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
70% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 10.97 vs. FTV: 19.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
FTV' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.07  Med: 17.29 Max: 21.01
Current: 19.03
14.07
21.01
EV-to-EBIT 18.78
FTV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 2054 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. FTV: 18.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FTV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.3  Med: 17.2 Max: 19.4
Current: 18.78
15.3
19.4
EV-to-EBITDA 16.45
FTV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. FTV: 16.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FTV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.4  Med: 15 Max: 17
Current: 16.45
13.4
17
Current Ratio 1.70
FTV's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. FTV: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FTV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 1.31 Max: 1.7
Current: 1.7
1.2
1.7
Quick Ratio 1.33
FTV's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. FTV: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FTV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.33
Current: 1.33
0.81
1.33
Days Inventory 62.60
FTV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
58% of the 2159 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 vs. FTV: 62.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FTV' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.13  Med: 57.6 Max: 62.6
Current: 62.6
29.13
62.6
Days Sales Outstanding 55.44
FTV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 77.75 vs. FTV: 55.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FTV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55.08  Med: 55.62 Max: 57.85
Current: 55.44
55.08
57.85
Days Payable 76.19
FTV's Days Payable is ranked higher than
65% of the 1756 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 60.05 vs. FTV: 76.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FTV' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 69.2  Med: 74.07 Max: 76.19
Current: 76.19
69.2
76.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 0.34
FTV's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
92% of the 1793 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. FTV: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FTV' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.34
0.13
0.34
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.06
FTV's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. FTV: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
FTV' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.06
Current: 0.06
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.45
FTV's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
90% of the 1734 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. FTV: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.34
FTV's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
90% of the 2210 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. FTV: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
FTV' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.34
0.13
0.34

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.09
FTV's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 1941 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. FTV: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
FTV' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.09
Current: 1.09
0.94
1.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.32
FTV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
57% of the 2702 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. FTV: 5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FTV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 5.8 Max: 6.5
Current: 5.32
5.1
6.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,224
EPS (TTM) $ 2.46
Short Percentage of Float0.66%
52-Week Range $45.00 - 63.01
Shares Outstanding (Mil)346.56

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 6,372 6,609 6,848
EPS ($) 2.69 2.92 3.35
EPS without NRI ($) 2.69 2.92 3.35
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
12.00%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.29 0.29 0.29
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Fortive Declares Regular Dividend Apr 13 2017 
Fortive Schedules First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call Mar 31 2017 
Chuck Akre Buys Fortive, Sells Arlington Aug 18 2016 

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