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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Fortive Corporation, FTV

Fortive Corporation, FTV is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Scientific & Technical Instruments in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Fortive Corporation, FTV  has a market cap of 17152.8. Since its IPO date on the *TBA, Fortive Corporation, FTV performance year to date is 0.78%. Today Fortive Corporation, FTV has gained 0.10%, with a current price of 49.03.

Ownership of the company is 1.80% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is *TBA. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at *TBA, with return on investment at 16.70%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Fortive Corporation, FTV is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of *TBA, this is combined with a gross margin of 48.20%, and operating margin of *TBA. Fortive Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.3, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year Fortive Corporation, FTV has seen a EPS growth of -2.20%. A performance for the year of *TBA. The 52-week high is -9.77%, and the 52-week low is 5.92%. The average volume for Fortive Corporation, FTV is 1041261.

With a target price of 53.22, can Fortive Corporation, FTV reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Fortive Corporation, FTV. Fortive Corporation has a P/E of 20.01 and a forward P/E of 18.84. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.82. Fortive Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.79 and *TBA respectively. For P/cash, Fortive Corporation has a value of *TBA, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 49.03, Fortive Corporation has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of *TBA.

Looking more long-term Fortive Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 5.24%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.40% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -2.20% for this year and for the last five years a 0.00% growth has been seen.

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