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Fortive (NYSE:FTV) Interest Coverage

: 9.08 (As of Dec. 2022)
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Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income by its Interest Expense. Fortive's Operating Income for the three months ended in Dec. 2022 was $292 Mil. Fortive's Interest Expense for the three months ended in Dec. 2022 was $-32 Mil. Fortive's interest coverage for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2022 was 9.08. The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.

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

FTV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.11   Med: 11.76   Max: No Debt
Current: 10.23


FTV's Interest Coverage is ranked worse than
63.55% of 1646 companies
in the Hardware industry
Industry Median: 18.82 vs FTV: 10.23

Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.


Fortive Interest Coverage Historical Data

The historical data trend for Fortive's Interest Coverage 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.

* Premium members only.

Fortive Annual Data
Trend Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22
Interest Coverage
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 8.36 3.11 3.63 7.88 10.23

Fortive Quarterly Data
Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22
Interest Coverage 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 8.00 11.29 11.83 9.58 9.08

Competitive Comparison

For the Scientific & Technical Instruments subindustry, Fortive's Interest Coverage, along with its competitors' market caps and Interest Coverage 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 Interest Coverage Distribution

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

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



Fortive Interest Coverage Calculation

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense:

If Interest Expense is negative and Operating Income is positive, then

Interest Coverage=-1* Operating Income /Interest Expense

Else if Interest Expense is negative and Operating Income is negative, then

The company did not have earnings to cover the interest expense.

Else if Interest Expense is 0 and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation is 0, then

The company had no debt.


Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

Fortive's Interest Coverage for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2022 is calculated as

Here, for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2022, Fortive's Interest Expense was $-98 Mil. Its Operating Income was $1,005 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $2,252 Mil.

Interest Coverage=-1* Operating Income (A: Dec. 2022 )/Interest Expense (A: Dec. 2022 )
=-1*1005.3/-98.3
=10.23

Fortive's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2022 is calculated as

Here, for the three months ended in Dec. 2022, Fortive's Interest Expense was $-32 Mil. Its Operating Income was $292 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $2,252 Mil.

Interest Coverage=-1* Operating Income (Q: Dec. 2022 )/Interest Expense (Q: Dec. 2022 )
=-1*291.5/-32.1
=9.08

* 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.

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's Financial Strength is.


Fortive  (NYSE:FTV) Interest Coverage Explanation

Ben Graham requires that a company has a minimum interest coverage of 5 with the companies he invested. If the interest coverage is less than 2, the company is burdened by debt. Any business slow or recession may drag the company into a situation where it cannot pay the interest on its debt.

Interest Coverage is an important factor when GuruFocus ranks a company's overage Financial Strength .


Fortive Interest Coverage Related Terms

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Fortive (NYSE:FTV) Business Description

Fortive logo
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 $5.3 billion in revenue and $1.2 billion in adjusted operating income in 2021.
Executives
Eric Branderiz director 915 DEGUIGNE DRIVE, PO BOX 3453, SUNNYVALE CA 94088-3453
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
Olumide Soroye officer: President & CEO of IOS 6920 SEAWAY BLVD., EVERETT WA 98203
Edward Read Simmons officer: SVP - Strategy 6920 SEAWAY BLVD, EVERETT WA 98203
Rejji P Hayes director ONE ENERGY PLAZA, JACKSON MI 49201
Sharmistha Dubey director 8750 NORTH CENTRAL EXPRESSWAY SUITE 1400, DALLAS TX 75231
Christopher M. Mulhall officer: VP - Chief Accounting Officer C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION, 6920 SEAWAY BLVD, EVERETT WA 98203
Jeannine P Sargent director C/O VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC., 100 SUNNYSIDE BOULEVARD SUITE B, WOODBURY NY 11797
Barbara B. Hulit officer: Senior Vice President C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION, 6920 SEAWAY BLVD, EVERETT WA 98203
Emily A. Weaver officer: VP-Chief Accounting Officer C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION, 6920 SEAWAY BOULEVARD, EVERETT WA 98203
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
Jonathan L Schwarz officer: VP-Corporate Development C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION, 6920 SEAWAY BOULEVARD, EVERETT WA 98203
William W Pringle officer: Senior Vice President C/O FORTIVE CORPORATION, 6920 SEAWAY BOULEVARD, EVERETT WA 98203

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