Virtus Investment Advisers Has Upped Ameriprise Finl (AMP) Stake By $852924; Fortune Brands …

January 31, 2018 – By Henry Gaston

Among 18 analysts covering Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE:FBHS), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Fortune Brands Home & Security had 50 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, June 7. Citigroup initiated Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) on Thursday, September 1 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, October 26. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by Robert W. Baird. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $7500 target in Monday, July 17 report. As per Friday, September 23, the company rating was initiated by Bank of America. The stock has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, January 22. Jefferies maintained Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) on Wednesday, October 11 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, October 13. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, January 26. See Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) latest ratings:

22/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $80.0 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $84.0 Maintain
13/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $74.0 Maintain
30/10/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: $70 New Target: $78 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Old Target: $68 New Target: $71 Maintain
26/10/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform Old Target: $72 New Target: $74 Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $72.0 Maintain
11/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $78.0 Maintain
25/09/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $75.0 Maintain

Virtus Investment Advisers Inc increased Ameriprise Finl Inc (AMP) stake by 252.76% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Virtus Investment Advisers Inc acquired 5,763 shares as Ameriprise Finl Inc (AMP)’s stock declined 2.45%. The Virtus Investment Advisers Inc holds 8,043 shares with $1.19M value, up from 2,280 last quarter. Ameriprise Finl Inc now has $25.16 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.10% or $1.9 during the last trading session, reaching $170.11. About 515,391 shares traded. Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) has risen 30.25% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.55% the S&P500.

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 $10.83 billion. It operates in four divisions: Cabinets, Plumbing, Doors, and Security. It has a 24.96 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.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $12.17 million activity. $2.61 million worth of stock was sold by WYATT E LEE on Friday, August 4. KLEIN CHRISTOPHER J sold $3.77M worth of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) on Wednesday, August 23. 5,000 shares valued at $357,500 were sold by WATERS RONALD V on Friday, January 5.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 36 investors sold Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. shares while 143 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 127 raised stakes. 124.72 million shares or 6.35% less from 133.18 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Exchange Mngmt reported 0% in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). Putnam Limited Liability Corporation holds 1.42 million shares. Farmers Natl Bank stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.04% or 42,681 shares. Fortaleza Asset Mngmt Incorporated owns 8,920 shares. 3,130 were reported by Stratos Wealth Prtnrs Limited. Insight 2811 Inc has 32,434 shares. Salem Inv Counselors Incorporated reported 2,629 shares. Schwab Charles Inv Management Incorporated holds 0.05% or 809,402 shares in its portfolio. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D stated it has 15,000 shares. Whittier Trust owns 250 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Macquarie Gru Limited holds 0.04% in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) or 346,303 shares. Westpac has invested 0.01% in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). Principal Financial Group Inc Inc invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). First Financial Bank owns 77,360 shares.

The stock increased 0.75% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $71.35. About 408,735 shares traded. Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) has risen 11.70% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.00% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.15, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 35 investors sold AMP shares while 228 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 178 raised stakes. 116.09 million shares or 1.34% more from 114.55 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The New York-based Oppenheimer Asset has invested 0.02% in Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP). Utah Retirement Systems has invested 0.09% in Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP). Shell Asset Com has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP). Ahl Prtn Limited Liability Partnership has invested 0.15% in Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP). 4,909 were accumulated by Dean Invest Associates Ltd Liability Co. Massachusetts Fincl Ser Ma reported 14,073 shares. South Africa-based Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) has invested 0.14% in Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP). Teachers Ins And Annuity Association Of America invested in 41,420 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas reported 51,454 shares stake. Putnam Investments Ltd Liability Co owns 297,176 shares. 32,713 are held by Hartford Investment Management. Greenleaf accumulated 0% or 63 shares. Qs Invsts Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.08% in Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP). Cordasco Fincl invested in 0.29% or 1,800 shares. Eaton Vance Mngmt has invested 0.1% in Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP).

Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 sales for $16.00 million activity. Shares for $307,648 were sold by Sweeney Joseph Edward. Kupper Randy also sold $396,205 worth of Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) on Friday, October 27. 13,418 shares were sold by CRACCHIOLO JAMES M, worth $1.96M. 1,200 Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) shares with value of $174,072 were sold by McGraw Deirdre Davey. 4,728 Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) shares with value of $683,532 were sold by Maglaque Charles Neal. Shares for $61,690 were sold by THISSEN KAREN WILSON on Thursday, August 10. The insider MOORE COLIN sold $690,271.

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