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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 0.23
FTV's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
66% of the 2224 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. FTV: 0.23 )
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: 0.64
Current: 0.23
0.14
0.64
Equity-to-Asset 0.42
FTV's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 2191 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. FTV: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
FTV' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.42
0.3
0.73
Debt-to-Equity 0.86
FTV's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
72% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. FTV: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
FTV' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.42
Current: 0.86
0.66
1.42
Debt-to-EBITDA 3.05
FTV's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
52% of the 1565 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. FTV: 3.05 )
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: 3.05
Current: 3.05
2.36
3.05
Interest Coverage 15.18
FTV's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 1785 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 51.60 vs. FTV: 15.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FTV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.18  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 15.18
15.18
No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 2.78
Beneish M-Score: -2.36
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 % 19.30
FTV's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
93% of the 2202 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. FTV: 19.30 )
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: 19.3
19.18
20.55
Net Margin % 15.72
FTV's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
92% of the 2203 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. FTV: 15.72 )
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: 15.72
Current: 15.72
13.2
15.72
ROE % 24.57
FTV's ROE % is ranked higher than
95% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.76 vs. FTV: 24.57 )
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: 24.57
16.6
32.44
ROA % 10.10
FTV's ROA % is ranked higher than
89% of the 2229 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. FTV: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FTV' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.1  Med: 11.86 Max: 22.95
Current: 10.1
10.1
22.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 114.39
FTV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
97% of the 2226 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 12.27 vs. FTV: 114.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
FTV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 114.39  Med: 152.55 Max: 274.51
Current: 114.39
114.39
274.51
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.90
FTV's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 2092 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 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: 0.9  Med: 1.5 Max: 2.2
Current: 0.9
0.9
2.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 1.20
FTV's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
60% of the 1785 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 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: 1.2  Med: 3 Max: 4.4
Current: 1.2
1.2
4.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 5.00
FTV's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 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

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%)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Murray Stahl 15,033 sh (-3.95%)
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Q1 2018

FTV Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Jeremy Grantham 110,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 44,600 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 576,902 sh (+14.05%)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Tom Russo Sold Out
Murray Stahl 14,396 sh (-4.24%)
Jim Simons 588,600 sh (-32.27%)
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Q2 2018

FTV Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Joel Greenblatt 9,027 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 656,433 sh (+13.79%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Murray Stahl 13,068 sh (-9.22%)
Jeremy Grantham 64,548 sh (-41.59%)
Steven Cohen 39,400 sh (-11.66%)
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Q3 2018

FTV Guru Trades in Q3 2018

Pioneer Investments 794,544 sh (+21.04%)
Joel Greenblatt 11,021 sh (+22.09%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Murray Stahl 12,522 sh (-4.18%)
» More
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Preferred stocks of Fortive Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FTVpA.PFD920.802.75Class 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.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 21.79
FTV's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1649 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 19.39 vs. FTV: 21.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
FTV' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.79  Med: 25.14 Max: 38.47
Current: 21.79
21.79
38.47
Forward PE Ratio 19.42
FTV's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. FTV: 19.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 21.79
FTV's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
60% of the 1647 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 19.58 vs. FTV: 21.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
FTV' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.79  Med: 25.14 Max: 38.47
Current: 21.79
21.79
38.47
PB Ratio 3.94
FTV's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 2171 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. FTV: 3.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FTV' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.94  Med: 6.91 Max: 7.69
Current: 3.94
3.94
7.69
PS Ratio 3.37
FTV's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 2179 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. FTV: 3.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FTV' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 3.59 Max: 4.26
Current: 3.37
2.6
4.26
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.00
FTV's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
51% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 24.05 vs. FTV: 20.00 )
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: 15.59  Med: 23.8 Max: 28.83
Current: 20
15.59
28.83
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 17.91
FTV's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
62% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 16.39 vs. FTV: 17.91 )
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  Med: 21.18 Max: 25.26
Current: 17.91
14
25.26
EV-to-EBIT 19.26
FTV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 1694 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 15.04 vs. FTV: 19.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FTV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.3  Med: 19.9 Max: 24.9
Current: 19.26
15.3
24.9
EV-to-EBITDA 16.38
FTV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
66% of the 1802 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. FTV: 16.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FTV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.4  Med: 17.3 Max: 21.2
Current: 16.38
13.4
21.2
EV-to-Revenue 3.71
FTV's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
84% of the 2165 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. FTV: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
FTV' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 4 Max: 4.8
Current: 3.71
3.1
4.8
PEG Ratio 6.61
FTV's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. FTV: 6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
FTV' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 9
Current: 6.61
0
9
Current Ratio 0.98
FTV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. FTV: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FTV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.7 Max: 2.11
Current: 0.98
0.98
2.11
Quick Ratio 0.79
FTV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 2193 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. FTV: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FTV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.32 Max: 1.69
Current: 0.79
0.79
1.69
Days Inventory 62.14
FTV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 2155 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 74.09 vs. FTV: 62.14 )
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: 62.14
Current: 62.14
29.13
62.14
Days Sales Outstanding 65.29
FTV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 2172 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 75.50 vs. FTV: 65.29 )
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: 65.29
Current: 65.29
55.08
65.29
Days Payable 76.93
FTV's Days Payable is ranked higher than
65% of the 2147 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 63.93 vs. FTV: 76.93 )
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: 76.93
69.2
79.09

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.41
FTV's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
94% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. FTV: 0.41 )
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: 0.41
0.13
0.44
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.09
FTV's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 1332 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 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 % 0.41
FTV's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
94% of the 1883 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. FTV: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.40
FTV's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
93% of the 1947 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. FTV: 0.40 )
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: 0.4
0.13
0.44
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.30
FTV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1479 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: 0.1
Current: -0.3
-0.3
0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.94
FTV's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 2067 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. FTV: 0.94 )
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: 0.78  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.94
0.78
1.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.19
FTV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 2228 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. FTV: 5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FTV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 5 Max: 6.5
Current: 5.19
4
6.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $7,243.50
EPS (TTM) $ 3.16
Volatility19.96%
52-Week Range $68.56 - 88.34
Shares Outstanding (Mil)333.96

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 6,480 7,313 7,668
EBIT (Mil $) 1,242 1,547 1,679
EBITDA (Mil $) 1,516 1,836 1,969
EPS ($) 2.72 3.35 3.65
EPS without NRI ($) 2.72 3.35 3.65
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.28 0.30 0.32

Piotroski F-Score Details

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

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