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Fortive (NYSE:FTV) Net-Net Working Capital

: $-13.68 (As of Sep. 2022)
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In calculating the Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC), Benjamin Graham assumed that a company's accounts receivable is only worth 75% its value, its inventory is only worth 50% of its value, but its liabilities have to be paid in full. In addition, Graham believed that preferred stock belongs on the liability side of the balance sheet, not as part of capital and surplus. This is a conservative way of estimating the company's value.

Fortive's net-net working capital per share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 was $-13.68.

The industry rank for Fortive's Net-Net Working Capital or its related term are showing as below:


Fortive Net-Net Working Capital Historical Data

The historical data trend for Fortive's Net-Net Working Capital can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Fortive Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Net-Net Working Capital
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -13.60 -11.80 -23.72 -9.79 -14.42

Fortive Quarterly Data
Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22
Net-Net Working Capital Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -11.00 -14.42 -14.08 -13.96 -13.68

Competitive Comparison

For the Scientific & Technical Instruments subindustry, Fortive's Net-Net Working Capital, along with its competitors' market caps and Net-Net Working Capital data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Fortive Net-Net Working Capital Distribution

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, Fortive's Net-Net Working Capital distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Fortive's Net-Net Working Capital falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Net-Net Working Capital's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



Fortive Net-Net Working Capital Calculation

Fortive's Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC) per share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Net-Net Working Capital Per Share(A: Dec. 2021 )
=(Cash And Cash Equivalents**+0.75 * Accounts Receivable+0.5 * Total Inventories-Total Liabilities
-Preferred Stock-Minority Interest)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(819.3+0.75 * 930.2+0.5 * 512.7-6948.5
-0-4.8)/359.1
=-14.42

Fortive's Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC) per share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 is calculated as

Net-Net Working Capital Per Share(Q: Sep. 2022 )
=(Cash And Cash Equivalents**+0.75 * Accounts Receivable+0.5 * Total Inventories-Total Liabilities
-Preferred Stock-Minority Interest)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(705.3+0.75 * 901+0.5 * 560.5-6497.4
-0-4.9)/353.8
=-13.68

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

** Note that the Cash And Cash Equivalents here include cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments.

In calculating the Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC), Benjamin Graham assumed that a company's accounts receivable is only worth 75% its value, its inventory is only worth 50% of its value, but its liabilities have to be paid in full.

In addition, Graham believed that preferred stock belongs on the liability side of the balance sheet, not as part of capital and surplus. In "Security Analysis", preferred stock is dubbed "an imperfect creditorship position" that is best placed on the balance sheet alongside funded debt.

This is a conservative way of estimating the company's value.


Fortive  (NYSE:FTV) Net-Net Working Capital Explanation

One research study, covering the years 1970 through 1983 showed that portfolios picked at the beginning of each year, and held for one year, returned 29.4 percent, on average, over the 13-year period, compared to 11.5 percent for the S&P 500 Index. Other studies of Graham's strategy produced similar results.

Benjamin Graham looked for companies whose market values were less than two-thirds of their net-net value. They are collected under our Net-Net screener. GuruFocus also publishes a monthly Net-Net newsletter.


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Fortive (NYSE:FTV) Business Description

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Address
6920 Seaway Boulevard, Everett, WA, USA, 98203
Fortive Corp is a diversified industrial technology firm with a broad portfolio of mission-critical products and services that include field solutions, product realization, health, and sensing technologies. The company serves a wide range of end markets, including manufacturing, utilities, medical, and electronics. Fortive generated roughly $5.3 billion in revenue and $1.2 billion in adjusted operating income in 2021.
Executives
Newcombe Tamara S. officer: President & CEO of PT 6920 SEAWAY BLVD. EVERETT WA 98203
Lassiter Wright Iii director 500 PLAZA DRIVE C/O QUEST DIAGNOSTICS SECAUCUS NJ 07094
Soroye Olumide officer: President & CEO of IOS 6920 SEAWAY BLVD. EVERETT WA 98203
Simmons Edward Read officer: SVP - Strategy 6920 SEAWAY BLVD EVERETT WA 98203
Hayes Rejji P director ONE ENERGY PLAZA JACKSON MI 49201
Dubey Sharmistha director 8750 NORTH CENTRAL EXPRESSWAY SUITE 1400 DALLAS TX 75231
Mulhall Christopher M. officer: VP - Chief Accounting Officer C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION 6920 SEAWAY BLVD EVERETT WA 98203
Sargent Jeannine P director C/O VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC. 100 SUNNYSIDE BOULEVARD SUITE B WOODBURY NY 11797
Hulit Barbara B. officer: Senior Vice President C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION 6920 SEAWAY BLVD EVERETT WA 98203
Weaver Emily A. officer: VP-Chief Accounting Officer C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION 6920 SEAWAY BOULEVARD EVERETT WA 98203
Mclaughlin Charles E officer: SVP - Chief Financial Officer C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION 6920 SEAWAY BOULEVARD EVERETT WA 98203
Murphy Patrick K officer: Senior Vice President C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION 6920 SEAWAY BOULEVARD EVERETT WA 98203
Schwarz Jonathan L officer: VP-Corporate Development C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION 6920 SEAWAY BOULEVARD EVERETT WA 98203
Pringle William W officer: Senior Vice President C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION 6920 SEAWAY BOULEVARD EVERETT WA 98203
Walker Stacey A. officer: SVP - Human Resources C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION 6920 SEAWAY BOULEVARD EVERETT WA 98203

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