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Fortive Corporation (NYSE:FTV)went up by 0.47% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $89.48 and move down -23.83%, while FTV stocks collected +3.96% of gains with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 09/26/19 that Fortive Schedules Third Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call

Fortive Corporation (NYSE:FTV) Worth an Investment?

Fortive Corporation (NYSE: FTV) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 40.87 times of increase in earnings at the present.

FTV Market Performance

FTV stocks went up by 3.96% for the week, with the monthly jump of 6.34% and a quarterly performance of -12.15%, while its annual performance rate touched -9.44%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 6.93% for FTV stocks with the simple moving average of -6.09% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Fortive Corporation (NYSE:FTV)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for FTV stocks, with BofA/Merrill repeating the rating for FTV shares by setting it to “Buy”. The predicted price for FTV socks in the upcoming period according to BofA/Merrill is $80 based on the research report published on September 5, 2019.

Gordon Haskett, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see FTV stock at the price of $80. The rating they have provided for FTV stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on August 5, 2019.

Cowen gave “ Underperform” rating to FTV stocks, setting the target price at $65 in the report published on June 3, 2019.

FTV Stocks 5.49% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought FTV to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Fortive Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -19.24% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.21%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 1.89%, while the shares surge at the distance of +7.95% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +4.62% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, FTV went up by +3.96%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +6.58% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $67.84. In addition, Fortive Corporation saw 6.80% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

FTV Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Fortive Corporation (FTV), starting from Walker Stacey A., who sold 34,446 shares at the price of $70.70 back on Aug 05. After this action, Rushing now owns 18,788 shares of Fortive Corporation, valued at $2,435,332 with the latest closing price.

Weaver Emily A., the VP – Chief Accounting Officer of Fortive Corporation, sold 519 shares at the value of $80.98 during a trade that took place back on May 17, which means that Weaver Emily A. is holding 8,627 shares at the value of $42,029 based on the most recent closing price.

FTV Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +18.37 for the present operating margin and +51.50 for gross margin. The net margin for Fortive Corporation stands at +14.23. Total capital return value is set at 13.24, while invested capital returns managed to touch 10.55. Equity return holds the value 40.00%, with 17.80% for asset returns.

Based on Fortive Corporation (FTV), the company’s capital structure generated 52.01 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 34.21. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 26.58 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 12.22 and long-term debt to capital is 45.10.

EBITDA value lies at +359.90 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 2.37. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 3.69 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.13. The receivables turnover for Fortive Corporation is 5.52 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.55. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.45.