Fortive Corporation ( FTV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 21, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2019. Shareholders who purchased FTV prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 11th quarter that FTV has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of FTV was $80.48, representing a -8.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.34 and a 27.97% increase over the 52 week low of $62.89.
FTV is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). FTV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $8.38. Zacks Investment Research reports FTV's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 13.59%, compared to an industry average of 3.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to FTV through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FTV as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco S&P Spin-Off ETF ( CSD )
- Global X MSCI China Industrials ETF ( CHII )
- Global X MSCI China Materials ETF ( CHIM )
- Global X MSCI China Consumer Discretionary ETF ( CHIQ )
- Global X MSCI China Financials ETF ( CHIX ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is CHII with an increase of 8.23% over the last 100 days. CSD has the highest percent weighting of FTV at 7.95%.
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