Fortive Corporation (FTV) Financial Analysis and Rating

Comparison Analysis Based on SEC Data

Company Name Fortive Corporation
Industry (SIC) 3823 - Industrial Instruments for Measurement, Display, and Control of Process Variables; and Related Products
Revenue in 2021 $5,255 million (ranked #21 out of 283 companies in the industry)
Assets as of 12/31/2021 $16,466 million (ranked #15)
Fiscal Year End December 31
Analyzed report 12/31/2020 (filed 2/26/2021)

Year:

Financial Position and Performance

Compared with 2020 industry ratios Change during the year

about the same

deteriorated
Compared with all listed companies

better

Compare with a competitor

Financial Ratios Benchmarking

Finanancial Ratio Comparison of 2020 company ratios
with industry ratios
(38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks)
with all listed companies
Solvency Ratios
Debt ratio 
0.44
0.45
0.44
0.61
Debt-to-equity ratio 
0.79
0.63
0.79
1.07
Interest coverage ratio 
11.15
-3.84
11.15
1.22
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio 
1.55
3.05
1.55
1.94
Quick Ratio 
1.31
2.03
1.31
1.25
Cash Ratio 
1.03
1.27
1.03
0.82
Profitability Ratios
Profit margin 
34.8%
-6.4%
34.8%
1.5%
ROE (Return on equity), after tax 
19.7%
-15.6%
19.7%
-2.1%
ROA (Return on assets) 
9.6%
-7%
9.6%
-0.1%
Activity Ratios
Asset turnover (days) 
1322
673
1322
869
Receivables turnover (days) 
87
63
87
54
Resulting score -0,1 +0,6

Year:

Additional Ratios (not used to calculate the resulting score)

Finanancial Ratio Comparison of 2020 company ratios
with industry ratios
(38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks)
with all listed companies
Profitability Ratios
Gross margin 
56.3%
53.4%
56.3%
41.5%
Operating margin (Return on sales) 
35.7%
-6.4%
35.7%
4.8%
Activity Ratios
Inventory turnover (days) 
99
155
99
79
EBIT $1,656M
EBITDA $2,040M
Price Ratios
Dividend Payout Ratio 
0.10
0.10
0.10
0.27
Earnings per Share (basic) $4.58
Earnings per Share (diluted) $4.49

Auditor's Conclusion

We have performed a comparative analysis of the balance sheet and income statement of Fortive Corporation (hereafter – the "Company") for the year 2020 as submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The primary business activity of the Company is "Industrial Instruments for Measurement, Display, and Control of Process Variables; and Related Products" (SIC code 3823). In the analysis, we have compared the key financial ratios of the Company with the average (median) values of those ratios calculated for the specific industry sector and for all companies. The averages are calculated using data from the 2020 financial statements filed with the SEC through the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system (EDGAR). By comparing each of the eleven key metrics to the median, we have drawn a general conclusion about the quality of the company's financial condition. Calculations and summary conclusions are performed in a computerized manner using software and methodologies developed by ReadyRatios.

As a result of the analysis of the key financial ratios of the Company, we have established the following. The financial condition of Fortive Corporation in 2020 is about the same as the financial condition typical of the companies engaged in the activity "Industrial Instruments for Measurement, Display, and Control of Process Variables; and Related Products"

The average ratios for this industry are slightly better than the averages for all industries. For this reason, the Company has a higher result compared to all businesses. The financial position of Fortive Corporation is better than that of most listed companies that submit financial statements to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Financial Position and Performance History


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Revenue Assets
Roper Technologies, Inc. 5,778 23,714
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Sensata Technologies Holding plc 3,821 8,614

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Financial Data Source and Analysis Principles

The above is a comparative analysis of the company's financial position and performance. The comparison is based on official financial statements filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) through the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system (EDGAR) (about 10,000 largest publicly traded companies). The comparison is made using the eleven key financial ratios (see the table above). The company's financial ratios are compared with the median of the ratios for all companies and for companies in the same industry, as well as to the quartiles of these ratios. Each ratio value is assigned a score between -2 and +2 depending on its position relative to the quartiles (-2 – below the first quartile; -1 – between the first and the second quartile; +1 – between the second and the third quartile; +2 – above the third quartile; 0 – the ratio value deviates from the median by no more than 5% of the difference between the median and the quartile closest to the ratio value). To draw a conclusion from the analysis, the individual scores are weighted equally to produce an overall score ranging from -2 and +2.

much better (+1 - +2incl)
better (from 0.11 to +1incl)
about the same (from -0.11incl to +0.11incl)
worse (from -1incl to -0.11)
much worse (from -2incl to -1)
"Change during the year" calculation

Change during the year is calculated by comparing the resulting score of financial position within the industry with the last year's (quarter's) score. The result of the comparison may be as follows:

significantly improved (positive change of more than 1 point)
improved (positive change of less than 1 point)
unchanged (little or no change in score, no more than 0.11 points)
deteriorated (the score has decreased by less than 1 point during the year)
deteriorated significantly (the score has decreased by more than 1 point during the year)


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