Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (FBHS) was Initiated by Topeka Capital Markets to “Buy” and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $64. Topeka Capital Markets advised their investors in a research report released on May 24, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Apr 21, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 65 from a previous price target of $62 .
On the company’s financial health, Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.05 according to the earnings call on Apr 20, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.34. The company had revenue of $1106.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1103.56 million. The company’s revenue was up 16.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.28 EPS.
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc opened for trading at $56.94 and hit $57.92 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $57.68, with a gain of 1.76% or 1 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 10,73,036 shares. Company has a market cap of $8,847 M.
Investors should note that on Apr 25, 2016, Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc announced a cash dividend of $0.1600. The company’s management has announced May 25, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on May 27, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Jun 15, 2016.
In a different news, on May 23, 2016, Michael P. Bauer (President, Master Lock) sold 24,858 shares at $57.38 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 16, 2016, A D David Mackay (director) sold 25,000 shares at $55.58 per share price. On May 11, 2016, E Lee Wyatt (SVP and CFO) sold 17,128 shares at $57.00 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. is a holding company. The Company through its subsidiaries engaged in manufacture and sale of home and security products. The Company operates through four business segments: Cabinets Plumbing Doors and Security. The Cabinets segment provides cabinetry as well as vanities for the kitchen bath and other parts of the home through a regional supply chain footprint in North America. The Plumbing segment manufactures or assembles and sells faucets accessories and kitchen sinks in North America and China predominantly under the Moen brand. The Doors segment offers fiberglass and steel entry door systems under the Therma-Tru brand and urethane millwork product lines under the Fypon brand. The Security segment’s products consist of locks safety and security devices manufactured sourced and distributed under the Master Lock brand and fire resistant safes and commercial cabinets manufactured sourced and distributed under the SentrySafe brand.