Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (FBHS) reported quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, Jul-27-2016. The company said it had a profit of $0.82 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.09. Analysts had a consensus of $0.73. The company posted revenue of $1298.00 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $1322.54 million. The company’s revenue was up 11.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.59 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. Jefferies Initiated Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc on Jul 6, 2016 to “Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $67.Topeka Capital Markets Initiated Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc on May 24, 2016 to “Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $64.
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc opened for trading at $62.46 and hit $64.47 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $63.84, with a gain of 3.37% or 2.08 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 30,90,377 shares. Company has a market cap of $9,792 M.
In a different news, on May 25, 2016, E Lee Wyatt (SVP and CFO) sold 24,303 shares at $58.38 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 23, 2016, Michael P. Bauer (President, Master Lock) sold 24,858 shares at $57.38 per share price. On May 16, 2016, A D David Mackay (director) sold 25,000 shares at $55.58 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.