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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 0.30
FTV's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 2249 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. FTV: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
FTV' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: N/A Max: N/A
Current: 0.3
Equity-to-Asset 0.37
FTV's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. FTV: 0.37 )
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: 0.37
0.3
0.73
Interest Coverage 14.24
FTV's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
63% of the 1823 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 49.87 vs. FTV: 14.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FTV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.24  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 14.24
Altman Z-Score: 4.14
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 20.51
FTV's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
94% of the 2233 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. FTV: 20.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
FTV' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.18  Med: 19.65 Max: 20.55
Current: 20.51
19.18
20.55
Net Margin % 14.02
FTV's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
89% of the 2233 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. FTV: 14.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
FTV' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.2  Med: 13.94 Max: 14.02
Current: 14.02
13.2
14.02
ROE % 32.59
FTV's ROE % is ranked higher than
95% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.89 vs. FTV: 32.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
FTV' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.6  Med: 19.63 Max: 32.59
Current: 32.59
16.6
32.59
ROA % 10.92
FTV's ROA % is ranked higher than
89% of the 2260 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. FTV: 10.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FTV' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.92  Med: 11.98 Max: 22.95
Current: 10.92
10.92
22.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 155.03
FTV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
97% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 11.26 vs. FTV: 155.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
FTV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 149.43  Med: 156.56 Max: 274.51
Current: 155.03
149.43
274.51
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Fortive Corp $FTV.
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-10-27 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

FTV Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 112,009 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 175,000 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)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Dodge & Cox Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Mairs and Power Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 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)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
John Griffin Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl 21,269 sh (-3.76%)
Steven Cohen 50,000 sh (-95.69%)
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Q1 2017

FTV Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 325,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 80,500 sh (+61.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 315,698 sh (+31.57%)
First Eagle Investment 4,718,316 sh (+25.46%)
Chuck Akre 750,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Murray Stahl 20,070 sh (-5.64%)
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Q2 2017

FTV Guru Trades in Q2 2017

George Soros 4,200 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 250,374 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,502 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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:FTV

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
First Eagle Investment 2017-06-30 Reduce -42.53%0.3%$60.01 - $64.79 $ 65.034%2,711,391
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Reduce -63.85%0.15%$60.01 - $64.79 $ 65.034%114,110
George Soros 2017-06-30 New Buy0.01%$60.01 - $64.79 $ 65.034%4,200
Chuck Akre 2017-06-30 Sold Out 0.74%$60.01 - $64.79 $ 65.034%0
First Eagle Investment 2017-03-31 Add 25.46%0.14%$53.66 - $60.22 $ 65.0314%4,718,316
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Add 31.57%0.06%$53.66 - $60.22 $ 65.0314%315,698
First Eagle Investment 2016-12-31 Add 111.25%0.27%$47.49 - $55.97 $ 65.0324%3,760,885
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Add 114.22%0.09%$47.49 - $55.97 $ 65.0324%239,943
Ruane Cunniff 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.36%$47.49 - $55.97 $ 65.0324%0
First Eagle Investment 2016-09-30 Add 53.16%0.08%$47.5 - $53.66 $ 65.0328%1,780,342
Ruane Cunniff 2016-09-30 Reduce -1.84%0.01%$47.5 - $53.66 $ 65.0328%758,753
Joel Greenblatt 2016-09-30 New Buy0.07%$47.5 - $53.66 $ 65.0328%112,009
Dodge & Cox 2016-09-30 Sold Out 0.17%$47.5 - $53.66 $ 65.0328%0
Mario Gabelli 2016-09-30 Sold Out $47.5 - $53.66 $ 65.0328%0
Ken Fisher 2016-09-30 Sold Out $47.5 - $53.66 $ 65.0328%0
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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 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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history
PE Ratio 25.60
FTV's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1646 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 21.71 vs. FTV: 25.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
FTV' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.87  Med: 25.23 Max: 29.19
Current: 25.6
22.87
29.19
Forward PE Ratio 23.64
FTV's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 18.48 vs. FTV: 23.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 25.60
FTV's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
56% of the 1655 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 21.71 vs. FTV: 25.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
FTV' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.87  Med: 25.23 Max: 29.19
Current: 25.6
22.87
29.19
PB Ratio 7.12
FTV's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 2164 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. FTV: 7.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FTV' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.58  Med: 7.12 Max: 7.65
Current: 7.12
6.58
7.65
PS Ratio 3.59
FTV's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 2214 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. FTV: 3.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FTV' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.76  Med: 3.34 Max: 4.01
Current: 3.59
2.76
4.01
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 24.77
FTV's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
61% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 17.61 vs. FTV: 24.77 )
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: 21.26 Max: 25.59
Current: 24.77
15.71
25.59
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 21.83
FTV's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
72% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 12.29 vs. FTV: 21.83 )
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: 18.8 Max: 22.55
Current: 21.83
14.1
22.55
EV-to-EBIT 19.03
FTV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 1704 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 15.93 vs. FTV: 19.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FTV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.3  Med: 17.6 Max: 19.9
Current: 19.03
15.3
19.9
EV-to-EBITDA 16.93
FTV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 1799 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 12.05 vs. FTV: 16.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FTV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.4  Med: 15.4 Max: 17.7
Current: 16.93
13.4
17.7
Current Ratio 1.97
FTV's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 2232 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. FTV: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FTV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 1.6 Max: 1.97
Current: 1.97
1.2
1.97
Quick Ratio 1.56
FTV's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 2232 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. FTV: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FTV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.19 Max: 1.56
Current: 1.56
0.81
1.56
Days Inventory 62.92
FTV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 2171 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 71.07 vs. FTV: 62.92 )
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: 62.92
Current: 62.92
29.13
62.92
Days Sales Outstanding 56.54
FTV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 1840 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 73.80 vs. FTV: 56.54 )
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: 56.54
55.08
57.85
Days Payable 73.07
FTV's Days Payable is ranked higher than
63% of the 1772 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 57.54 vs. FTV: 73.07 )
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: 73.07
69.2
76.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 0.43
FTV's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
89% of the 1886 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. FTV: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FTV' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.43
0.13
0.45
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.11
FTV's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1234 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. FTV: 0.11 )
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: 0.11
Current: 0.11
0.06
0.11
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.43
FTV's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
90% of the 1781 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. FTV: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.43
FTV's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
88% of the 2315 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. FTV: 0.43 )
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: 0.26 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.43
0.13
0.45

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.08
FTV's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 2134 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. FTV: 1.08 )
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: 0.87  Med: 1 Max: 1.12
Current: 1.08
0.87
1.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.25
FTV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
57% of the 2257 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. FTV: 5.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FTV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 5.65 Max: 6.5
Current: 5.25
5
6.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,358.50
EPS (TTM) $ 2.54
Short Percentage of Float0.87%
52-Week Range $46.81 - 67.48
Shares Outstanding (Mil)347.10

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 6,465 6,748 6,945
EPS ($) 2.76 3.03 3.25
EPS without NRI ($) 2.76 3.03 3.25
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
12.00%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.29 0.30 0.31
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
Akre Capital Management Gains Boston Omaha, Eliminates 3 Other Holdings in 2nd Quarter Aug 17 2017 
TTM Technologies, Inc. Received Fortive’s 2017 Outstanding Supplier Award Jun 15 2017 
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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