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Fortive (Fortive) Return-on-Tangible-Equity : Negative Tangible Equity% (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is Fortive Return-on-Tangible-Equity?

Return-on-Tangible-Equity is calculated as Net Income divided by its average total shareholder tangible equity. Total shareholder tangible equity equals to Total Stockholders Equity minus Intangible Assets. Fortive's annualized net income for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was $830 Mil. Fortive's average shareholder tangible equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was $-2,717 Mil. Therefore, Fortive's annualized Return-on-Tangible-Equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was Negative Tangible Equity%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Fortive's Return-on-Tangible-Equity or its related term are showing as below:

FTV' s Return-on-Tangible-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 203.68   Med: 236.04   Max: 268.39
Current: Negative Tangible Equity

During the past 12 years, Fortive's highest Return-on-Tangible-Equity was 268.39%. The lowest was 203.68%. And the median was 236.04%.

FTV's Return-on-Tangible-Equity is ranked better than
99.92% of 2361 companies
in the Hardware industry
Industry Median: 5.37 vs FTV: Negative Tangible Equity

Fortive Return-on-Tangible-Equity Historical Data

The historical data trend for Fortive's Return-on-Tangible-Equity 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 Return-on-Tangible-Equity Chart

Fortive Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Return-on-Tangible-Equity
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Negative Tangible Equity Negative Tangible Equity Negative Tangible Equity Negative Tangible Equity Negative Tangible Equity

Fortive Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Return-on-Tangible-Equity 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 Negative Tangible Equity Negative Tangible Equity Negative Tangible Equity Negative Tangible Equity Negative Tangible Equity

Competitive Comparison of Fortive's Return-on-Tangible-Equity

For the Scientific & Technical Instruments subindustry, Fortive's Return-on-Tangible-Equity, along with its competitors' market caps and Return-on-Tangible-Equity 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 Return-on-Tangible-Equity Distribution in the Hardware Industry

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, Fortive's Return-on-Tangible-Equity distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Fortive's Return-on-Tangible-Equity falls into.



Fortive Return-on-Tangible-Equity Calculation

Fortive's annualized Return-on-Tangible-Equity for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Return-on-Tangible-Equity=Net Income/( (Total Tangible Equity+Total Tangible Equity)/ count )
(A: Dec. 2023 )  (A: Dec. 2022 )(A: Dec. 2023 )
=Net Income/( (Total Stockholders Equity - Intangible Assets+Total Stockholders Equity - Intangible Assets )/ count )
(A: Dec. 2023 )  (A: Dec. 2022 )(A: Dec. 2023 )
=865.8/( (-2852.5+-1962.6 )/ 2 )
=865.8/-2407.55
=Negative Tangible Equity %

Fortive's annualized Return-on-Tangible-Equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 is calculated as

Return-on-Tangible-Equity=Net Income/( (Total Tangible Equity+Total Tangible Equity)/ count )
(Q: Mar. 2024 )  (Q: Dec. 2023 )(Q: Mar. 2024 )
=Net Income/( (Total Stockholders Equity - Intangible Assets+Total Stockholders Equity - Intangible Assets)/ count )
(Q: Mar. 2024 )  (Q: Dec. 2023 )(Q: Mar. 2024 )
=829.6/( (-1962.6+-3470.6)/ 2 )
=829.6/-2716.6
=Negative Tangible Equity %

* 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.

In the calculation of annual Return-on-Tangible-Equity, the net income of the last fiscal year and the average total shareholder tangible equity over the fiscal year are used. In calculating the quarterly data, the net income data used here is four times the quarterly (Mar. 2024) net income data. Return-on-Tangible-Equity is displayed in the 10-year financial page.


Fortive  (NYSE:FTV) Return-on-Tangible-Equity Explanation

Return-on-Tangible-Equity measures the rate of return on the ownership interest (shareholder's tangible equity) of the common stock owners. It measures a firm's efficiency at generating profits from every unit of shareholders' tangible equity (shareholders equity minus intangibles). Return-on-Tangible-Equity shows how well a company uses investment funds to generate earnings growth. Return-on-Tangible-Equitys between 15% and 20% are considered desirable.


Be Aware

Net Income is used.

Because a company can increase its Return-on-Tangible-Equity by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high Return-on-Tangible-Equity companies. Like Return-on-Tangible-Asset, Return-on-Tangible-Equity is calculated with only 12 months data. Fluctuations in company's earnings or business cycles can affect the ratio drastically. It is important to look at the ratio from a long term perspective.

Asset light businesses require very few assets to generate very high earnings. Their Return-on-Tangible-Equitys can be extremely high.


Fortive Return-on-Tangible-Equity Related Terms

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Fortive (Fortive) Business Description

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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

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