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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.25
FTV's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 2327 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. FTV: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
FTV' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.3
Current: 0.25
0.14
0.3
Equity-to-Asset 0.38
FTV's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
81% of the 2293 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. FTV: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
FTV' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.38
0.3
0.73
Debt-to-Equity 0.98
FTV's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
86% of the 1788 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. FTV: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
FTV' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.1 Max: 1.42
Current: 0.98
0.98
1.42
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.48
FTV's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
57% of the 1629 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. FTV: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
FTV' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.36  Med: 2.49 Max: 2.63
Current: 2.48
2.36
2.63
Interest Coverage 15.89
FTV's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 1906 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 59.34 vs. FTV: 15.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FTV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.75  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 15.89
15.75
No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.96
Beneish M-Score: -2.28
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
vs
history
Operating Margin % 20.38
FTV's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
93% of the 2310 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.55 vs. FTV: 20.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
FTV' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.18  Med: 19.84 Max: 20.55
Current: 20.38
19.18
20.55
Net Margin % 16.12
FTV's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
90% of the 2309 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. FTV: 16.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
FTV' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.2  Med: 13.96 Max: 16.12
Current: 16.12
13.2
16.12
ROE % 31.75
FTV's ROE % is ranked higher than
95% of the 2278 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.95 vs. FTV: 31.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
FTV' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.6  Med: 22.18 Max: 32.44
Current: 31.75
16.6
32.44
ROA % 11.72
FTV's ROA % is ranked higher than
89% of the 2334 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. FTV: 11.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FTV' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.18  Med: 11.86 Max: 22.95
Current: 11.72
11.18
22.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 134.49
FTV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
98% of the 2325 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 12.37 vs. FTV: 134.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
FTV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 134.49  Med: 152.55 Max: 274.51
Current: 134.49
134.49
274.51
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.90
FTV's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 2123 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. FTV: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
FTV' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.9
0
0.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 1.20
FTV's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1835 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. FTV: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
FTV' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.2
Current: 1.2
0
1.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 5.00
FTV's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1693 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. FTV: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
FTV' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 5
Current: 5
0
5
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Guru Trades

Q2 2017

FTV Guru Trades in Q2 2017

George Soros 4,200 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,502 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 250,374 sh (New)
Jim Simons 676,300 sh (+107.58%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Akre Sold Out
Murray Stahl 19,351 sh (-3.58%)
First Eagle Investment 2,711,391 sh (-42.53%)
Joel Greenblatt 114,110 sh (-63.85%)
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Q3 2017

FTV Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Pioneer Investments 273,680 sh (+9.31%)
George Soros Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl 15,651 sh (-19.12%)
Joel Greenblatt 67,719 sh (-40.65%)
First Eagle Investment 1,486,938 sh (-45.16%)
Jim Simons 287,600 sh (-57.47%)
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Q4 2017

FTV Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Ken Fisher 3,156 sh (New)
Tom Russo 500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 869,000 sh (+202.16%)
Pioneer Investments 505,829 sh (+84.82%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Murray Stahl 15,033 sh (-3.95%)
» More
Q1 2018

FTV Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Steven Cohen 44,600 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 110,500 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 576,902 sh (+14.05%)
Tom Russo Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Murray Stahl 14,396 sh (-4.24%)
Jim Simons 588,600 sh (-32.27%)
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Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:FTV

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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ken Fisher 2018-03-31 Sold Out $69.14 - $80.27 $ 77.643%0
Ken Fisher 2017-12-31 New Buy$71.1 - $74.58 $ 77.647%3,156
First Eagle Investment 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.24%$71.1 - $74.58 $ 77.647%0
Joel Greenblatt 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.07%$71.1 - $74.58 $ 77.647%0
First Eagle Investment 2017-09-30 Reduce -45.16%0.19%$62.18 - $70.79 $ 77.6418%1,486,938
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Reduce -40.65%0.04%$62.18 - $70.79 $ 77.6418%67,719
George Soros 2017-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$62.18 - $70.79 $ 77.6418%0
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Preferred stocks of Fortive Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FTVpA.PFD1017.500.00Class A

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 Corporation 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 & Specialty Components, and Franchise Distribution businesses.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 24.81
FTV's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 1712 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 21.22 vs. FTV: 24.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
FTV' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.78  Med: 25.2 Max: 38.47
Current: 24.81
22.78
38.47
Forward PE Ratio 22.22
FTV's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. FTV: 22.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 24.81
FTV's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
62% of the 1708 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 21.29 vs. FTV: 24.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
FTV' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.78  Med: 25.2 Max: 38.47
Current: 24.81
22.78
38.47
PB Ratio 6.61
FTV's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 2265 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. FTV: 6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FTV' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.07  Med: 7.01 Max: 7.69
Current: 6.61
6.07
7.69
PS Ratio 4.00
FTV's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 2265 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. FTV: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FTV' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.62  Med: 3.53 Max: 4.17
Current: 4
2.62
4.17
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 25.91
FTV's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
63% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. FTV: 25.91 )
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: 15.71  Med: 24.24 Max: 28.83
Current: 25.91
15.71
28.83
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 22.87
FTV's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
76% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. FTV: 22.87 )
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: 14.1  Med: 21.36 Max: 25.26
Current: 22.87
14.1
25.26
EV-to-EBIT 21.30
FTV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 16.32 vs. FTV: 21.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FTV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.3  Med: 19.05 Max: 22.5
Current: 21.3
15.3
22.5
EV-to-EBITDA 18.69
FTV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
67% of the 1893 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 12.27 vs. FTV: 18.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FTV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.4  Med: 17 Max: 19.7
Current: 18.69
13.4
19.7
EV-to-Revenue 4.39
FTV's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
84% of the 2273 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. FTV: 4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
FTV' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 3.9 Max: 4.6
Current: 4.39
3.1
4.6
Current Ratio 2.11
FTV's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 2227 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. FTV: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FTV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 1.7 Max: 2.11
Current: 2.11
1.2
2.11
Quick Ratio 1.69
FTV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 2226 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. FTV: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FTV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.32 Max: 1.69
Current: 1.69
0.81
1.69
Days Inventory 61.71
FTV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
60% of the 2250 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 72.56 vs. FTV: 61.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FTV' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.13  Med: 59.37 Max: 61.71
Current: 61.71
29.13
61.71
Days Sales Outstanding 62.35
FTV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 1915 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 76.14 vs. FTV: 62.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FTV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55.08  Med: 55.8 Max: 62.71
Current: 62.35
55.08
62.71
Days Payable 75.60
FTV's Days Payable is ranked higher than
64% of the 1835 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 64.07 vs. FTV: 75.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FTV' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 69.2  Med: 75.45 Max: 79.09
Current: 75.6
69.2
79.09

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.36
FTV's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
92% of the 1882 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. FTV: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FTV' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.36
0.13
0.44
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.09
FTV's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1322 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. FTV: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
FTV' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.1
Current: 0.09
0.06
0.1
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.36
FTV's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
93% of the 1822 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. FTV: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.36
FTV's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
91% of the 2378 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. FTV: 0.36 )
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: 0.36 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.36
0.13
0.44
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.30
FTV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1443 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -2.90 vs. FTV: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FTV' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.3  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -0.3
-0.3
0

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.13
FTV's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 1989 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. FTV: 1.13 )
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: 0.8  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.13
Current: 1.13
0.8
1.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.69
FTV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 2329 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. FTV: 4.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FTV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 5.25 Max: 6.5
Current: 4.69
4.5
6.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,861.50
EPS (TTM) $ 3.13
Volatility16.04%
52-Week Range $62.05 - 81.51
Shares Outstanding (Mil)348.93

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 7,276 7,616 7,998
EBIT (Mil $) 1,510 1,652 1,767
EBITDA (Mil $) 1,745 1,885 2,001
EPS ($) 3.09 3.28 3.49
EPS without NRI ($) 3.09 3.28 3.49
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.29 0.31 0.32

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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