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How has Fortive Corporation:(NYSE:FTV) performed recently?

Fortive Corporation (NYSE: FTV) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 17534.57. It is in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 20.52, a forward P/E of 19.52 and EPS of 2.48. At a stock price of 50.94 (0.26%) it has a dividend yield of 0.55%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 0.00%, more recently this last year it has grown by -2.20%. The next year growth is going to be about 7.54% and more long-term 6.37% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 5.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 3.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -0.60%.

For performance, Fortive Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -1.51%. For the last month performance for Fortive Corporation is -3.39%. While the last quarter is 6.85% and half year, *TBA. Finally for the year, performance is *TBA.

The 52-week high for Fortive Corporation, is at -6.13%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 10.19%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.35% and 0.15% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.82%, and for the month it is 1.93%. Fortive Corporation, has a target price of 52.77.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.42, and for total debt/equity Fortive Corporation has 1.42. The gross margin is 48.30%, while operating margin is 20.00%, the profit margin is 13.90%. The current ratio is 1.6 and the quick ratio is 1.2.

Insider ownership is at 1.80%, with instituitional ownership at 1.40%. Fortive Corporation has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 344.22. The shares float is 304.39, with the float short at 1.23%, with short ratio coming to 1.76.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Fortive Corporation, get 11.60%, with its returns on investment at 16.70%. Return on equity is 18.90%. So will the investors see the target price of 52.77, reached soon?

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