Teton Advisors Cut Scientific Games Cl A (SGMS) Stake; Fortune Brands Home & Security (FBHS …

December 31, 2017 – By Dolores Ford

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 $10.39 billion. It operates in four divisions: Cabinets, Plumbing, Doors, and Security. It has a 23.94 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.

Teton Advisors Inc decreased Scientific Games Corp Cl A (SGMS) stake by 70.78% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Teton Advisors Inc sold 109,000 shares as Scientific Games Corp Cl A (SGMS)’s stock rose 15.09%. The Teton Advisors Inc holds 45,000 shares with $2.06M value, down from 154,000 last quarter. Scientific Games Corp Cl A now has $4.60B valuation. The stock increased 1.18% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $51.3. About 536,753 shares traded. Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) has risen 186.32% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 169.62% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $68.44. About 658,321 shares traded. Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (FBHS) has risen 11.70% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.00% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 56% of Fortune Brands Home & Security’s analysts are positive. Out of 9 Wall Street analysts rating Fortune Brands Home & Security, 5 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 4 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $59.0 while the high is $70.0. The stock’s average target of $65 is -5.03% below today’s ($68.44) share price. FBHS was included in 9 notes of analysts from September 1, 2016. Longbow upgraded the shares of FBHS in report on Thursday, April 6 to “Buy” rating. Goldman Sachs downgraded Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) on Monday, December 12 to “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, October 27 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Thursday, September 29. As per Friday, January 6, the company rating was initiated by Barclays Capital. Bank of America initiated Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) rating on Friday, September 23. Bank of America has “Buy” rating and $70.0 target. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Monday, October 31. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Weight” rating in Tuesday, October 18 report. Citigroup initiated it with “Neutral” rating and $65.0 target in Thursday, September 1 report.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $14.42 million activity.

Analysts await Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $0.80 earnings per share, up 12.68% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.71 per share. FBHS’s profit will be $121.44M for 21.39 P/E if the $0.80 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.83 actual earnings per share reported by Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.61% negative EPS growth.

Crystal Rock Capital Management holds 3.77% of its portfolio in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. for 84,171 shares. Premier Asset Management Llc owns 224,045 shares or 3.38% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Valicenti Advisory Services Inc has 2.76% invested in the company for 81,631 shares. The Arkansas-based Greenwood Gearhart Inc has invested 2.43% in the stock. Waters Parkerson & Co. Llc, a Louisiana-based fund reported 397,294 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.37 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.29, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 14 investors sold SGMS shares while 53 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 52.82 million shares or 1.79% more from 51.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Renaissance Tech Ltd Liability stated it has 2.54M shares or 0.14% of all its holdings. 6,000 are owned by Caxton Assocs L P. Park West Asset Limited Liability Corporation holds 2.46% or 900,000 shares. Symphony Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.1% or 19,142 shares in its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Gp has invested 0.01% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Ubs Asset Management Americas invested in 0% or 33,585 shares. Brinker Cap reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Aperio Group reported 19,490 shares. State Common Retirement Fund holds 0.01% or 215,251 shares in its portfolio. Teton Advisors Inc invested in 0.19% or 45,000 shares. Amalgamated Bank accumulated 7,324 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). 123,637 are held by Parametric Port Assoc Limited Liability. Laurion Cap Mgmt LP has 0% invested in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) for 4,900 shares. Moreover, Panagora Asset Mngmt has 0% invested in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS).

Analysts await Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) to report earnings on March, 1. They expect $-0.22 earnings per share, up 73.17% or $0.60 from last year’s $-0.82 per share. After $-0.60 actual earnings per share reported by Scientific Games Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -63.33% EPS growth.

Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $4.64 million activity. 122,681 shares were sold by Kennedy James C, worth $4.56M on Monday, July 31. MCDONALD GABRIELLE K sold 2,133 shares worth $82,121.

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