Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

August 9, 2017 – By Dolores Ford

 Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

Sentiment for Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS)

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2016 Q4. Its down -0.30, from 1.13 in 2016Q3. The ratio has worsened, as 184 hedge funds started new or increased positions, while 222 trimmed and sold holdings in Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. The hedge funds in our partner’s database now own: 130.87 million shares, down from 134.92 million shares in 2016Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc in their top 10 positions increased from 2 to 4 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 55 Reduced: 167 Increased: 132 New Position: 52.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc

The stock decreased 1.39% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $64.35. About shares traded. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) has risen 11.70% since August 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.00% the S&P500.

Crystal Rock Capital Management holds 6.14% of its portfolio in Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc for 174,760 shares. Banbury Partners Llc owns 359,814 shares or 5.94% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Shearlink Capital Llc has 3.6% invested in the company for 200,311 shares. The Illinois-based Premier Asset Managment Llc has invested 3.31% in the stock. Valicenti Advisory Services Inc, a New York-based fund reported 85,985 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 6 sales for $15.84 million activity.

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

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Fortune Brands Home & Security’s analysts are positive. Out of 18 Wall Street analysts rating Fortune Brands Home & Security, 12 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 6 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $49 while the high is $76. The stock’s average target of $64.75 is 0.62% above today’s ($64.35) share price. FBHS was included in 36 notes of analysts from July 24, 2015. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of FBHS in report on Thursday, December 10 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Monday, October 31. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, April 21 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 23 by Bank of America. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research given on Wednesday, January 6. As per Tuesday, January 26, the company rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) earned “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 18. The company was initiated on Tuesday, October 6 by Goldman Sachs. RBC Capital Markets maintained Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) rating on Thursday, April 27. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $75 target. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, September 29 by Wells Fargo.

More notable recent Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Fortune Brands Declares Quarterly Dividend” on July 24, 2017, also Gurufocus.com with their article: “Dumont & Blake Investment Advisors Llc Buys SPDR S&P Dividend, Fortune Brands …” published on July 28, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Strategy To YieldBoost Fortune Brands Home & Security From 1.1% To 6.2% Using …” on July 27, 2017. More interesting news about Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Fortune Brands (FBHS) Tops Q2 Earnings, Revises ’17 View” published on August 03, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Fortune Brands Home & Security (FBHS) Q2 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: August 03, 2017.

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