EPS for Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (FBHS) Expected At $0.59

March 30, 2018 – By Richard Conner

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.41 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.43, from 0.98 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 18 investors sold Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. shares while 136 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 145 raised stakes. 127.08 million shares or 1.89% more from 124.72 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Evercore Wealth Mngmt Ltd Co accumulated 478 shares. Dnb Asset As holds 23,300 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Moreover, Jefferies Group Ltd Liability has 0.01% invested in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) for 26,152 shares. Ancora Advsrs Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.06% of its portfolio in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) for 129,121 shares. Clinton Group Inc holds 0.05% in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) or 9,114 shares. Korea Investment owns 64,800 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Lc holds 0% or 3,088 shares. Franklin Incorporated has 3,277 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 1,838 are held by Welch Gru Ltd Liability Corp. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement invested in 0.04% or 237,511 shares. Raymond James Financial Svcs Advsr Inc holds 11,859 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Principal holds 0.02% in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) or 238,598 shares. Savings Bank Of America De holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) for 550,593 shares. Citigroup holds 0.02% in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) or 278,318 shares.

Since October 27, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $6.06 million activity. WATERS RONALD V sold $357,500 worth of stock.

Analysts expect Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) to report $0.59 EPS on April, 25.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 11.32 % from last quarter’s $0.53 EPS. FBHS’s profit would be $87.33 million giving it 24.95 P/E if the $0.59 EPS is correct. After having $0.80 EPS previously, Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.’s analysts see -26.25 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.01% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $58.89. About 1.91 million shares traded or 21.74% up from the average. Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) has declined 3.33% since March 31, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.88% the S&P500.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Fortune Brands (NYSE:FBHS), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Fortune Brands had 15 analyst reports since October 11, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Nomura on Friday, February 2 with “Neutral”. As per Monday, October 30, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, October 11. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, November 13. As per Tuesday, October 24, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $75.0 target in Thursday, February 1 report. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, October 26. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, October 27. As per Friday, February 2, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 24 by Robert W. Baird.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. provides home and security products for use in residential home repair, remodeling, new construction, and security applications. The company has market cap of $8.72 billion. It operates in four divisions: Cabinets, Plumbing, Doors, and Security. It has a 19.42 P/E ratio. The Cabinets segment makes custom, semi-custom, and stock cabinetry, as well as vanities for the kitchen, bath, and other parts of the home directly to kitchen and bath dealers, home centers, wholesalers, and builders in North America.

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