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Fortive (Fortive) Current Ratio : 1.50 (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is Fortive Current Ratio?

The current ratio is a liquidity ratio that measures a company's ability to pay short-term obligations. It is calculated as a company's Total Current Assets divides by its Total Current Liabilities. Fortive's current ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was 1.50.

Fortive has a current ratio of 1.50. It generally indicates good short-term financial strength.

The historical rank and industry rank for Fortive's Current Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

FTV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68   Med: 1.25   Max: 2.2
Current: 1.5

During the past 12 years, Fortive's highest Current Ratio was 2.20. The lowest was 0.68. And the median was 1.25.

FTV's Current Ratio is ranked worse than
71.04% of 2490 companies
in the Hardware industry
Industry Median: 2.02 vs FTV: 1.50

Fortive Current Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Fortive's Current Ratio 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 Current Ratio Chart

Fortive Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Current Ratio
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.06 1.55 0.68 0.91 2.05

Fortive Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Current Ratio Get a 7-Day Free Trial 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 0.93 0.96 1.02 2.05 1.50

Competitive Comparison of Fortive's Current Ratio

For the Scientific & Technical Instruments subindustry, Fortive's Current Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and Current Ratio 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's Current Ratio Distribution in the Hardware Industry

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, Fortive's Current Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Fortive's Current Ratio falls into.



Fortive Current Ratio Calculation

The current ratio is mainly used to give an idea of the company's ability to pay back its short-term liabilities with its short-term assets.

Fortive's Current Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Current Ratio (A: Dec. 2023 )=Total Current Assets (A: Dec. 2023 )/Total Current Liabilities (A: Dec. 2023 )
=3671.6/1791.3
=2.05

Fortive's Current Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 is calculated as

Current Ratio (Q: Mar. 2024 )=Total Current Assets (Q: Mar. 2024 )/Total Current Liabilities (Q: Mar. 2024 )
=2613.9/1738.7
=1.50

* 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.


Fortive  (NYSE:FTV) Current Ratio Explanation

The current ratio can give a sense of the efficiency of a company's operating cycle or its ability to turn its product into cash. Companies that have trouble getting paid on their receivables or have long inventory turnover can run into liquidity problems because they are unable to alleviate their obligations. Because business operations differ in each industry, it is always more useful to compare companies within the same industry.

Acceptable current ratios vary from industry to industry and are generally between 1 and 3 for healthy businesses.

The higher the current ratio, the more capable the company is of paying its obligations. A ratio under 1 suggests that the company would be unable to pay off its obligations if they came due at that point. While this shows the company is not in good financial health, it does not necessarily mean that it will go bankrupt - as there are many ways to access financing - but it is definitely not a good sign.

If all other things were equal, a creditor, who is expecting to be paid in the next 12 months, would consider a high current ratio to be better than a low current ratio, because a high current ratio means that the company is more likely to meet its liabilities which fall due in the next 12 months.


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Fortive (Fortive) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
6920 Seaway Boulevard, Everett, WA, USA, 98203
Fortive 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 $5.8 billion in revenue and $1.4 billion in adjusted operating income in 2022.
Executives
Charles E Mclaughlin officer: SVP - Chief Financial Officer C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION, 6920 SEAWAY BOULEVARD, EVERETT WA 98203
Patrick K Murphy officer: Senior Vice President C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION, 6920 SEAWAY BOULEVARD, EVERETT WA 98203
Christopher M. Mulhall officer: VP - Chief Accounting Officer C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION, 6920 SEAWAY BLVD, EVERETT WA 98203
Stacey A. Walker officer: SVP - Human Resources C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION, 6920 SEAWAY BOULEVARD, EVERETT WA 98203
Eric Branderiz director 915 DEGUIGNE DRIVE, PO BOX 3453, SUNNYVALE CA 94088-3453
Alan G Spoon director, other: Chairman 1150 15TH ST NW, WASHINGTON DC 20071
Tamara S. Newcombe officer: President & CEO of PT 6920 SEAWAY BLVD., EVERETT WA 98203
Wright Iii Lassiter director 500 PLAZA DRIVE, C/O QUEST DIAGNOSTICS, SECAUCUS NJ 07094
Barbara B. Hulit officer: Senior Vice President C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION, 6920 SEAWAY BLVD, EVERETT WA 98203
Jonathan L Schwarz officer: VP-Corporate Development C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION, 6920 SEAWAY BOULEVARD, EVERETT WA 98203
James A Lico officer: President, CEO and Secretary
Peter C Underwood officer: SVP-General Counsel/Secretary 200 STATE STREET, BELOIT WI 53511
Olumide Soroye officer: President & CEO of IOS 6920 SEAWAY BLVD., EVERETT WA 98203
Steven M Rales director 2200 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW, SUITE 800W, WASHINGTON DC 20037
William W Pringle officer: Senior Vice President C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION, 6920 SEAWAY BOULEVARD, EVERETT WA 98203