NYSE:FBHS - Fortune Brands Home & Security Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$39.59 -0.04 (-0.10 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 01:12 AM ET)
Previous Close$39.63
Today's Range$39.05 - $40.30
52-Week Range$39.05 - $73.62
Volume3.94 million shs
Average Volume1.84 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.72 billion
P/E Ratio12.85
Dividend Yield1.98%
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides home and security products for residential home repair, remodeling, new construction, and security applications. It operates in four segments: Cabinets, Plumbing, Doors, and Security. The Cabinets segment manufactures 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. The Plumbing segment manufactures, assembles, and sells faucets, accessories, kitchen sinks, and waste disposals in the United States, Canada China, Mexico, Southeast Asia, Europe, and South America directly through its own sales force, as well as through independent manufacturers' representatives primarily to wholesalers, home centers, mass merchandisers, and industrial distributors. The Doors segment manufactures and sells fiberglass and steel entry doors to home centers, millwork building products and wholesale distributors, and specialty dealers, as well as to the remodeling and renovation markets in the United States and Canada. The Security segment manufactures and sells key-controlled and combination padlocks, bicycle and cable locks, built-in locker locks, door hardware, automotive locks, trailer and towing locks, electronic access control solutions, and other specialty safety and security devices for consumer use to hardware, home center, and other retail outlets. It also offers lock systems and fire resistant safes to locksmiths, industrial and institutional users, and original equipment manufacturers. This segment sells its products in the United States, Canada, Europe, Central America, Japan, and Australia. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry General building contractors - residential buildings
Sub-IndustryBuilding Products
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNYSE:FBHS
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.89
Current Ratio1.30
Quick Ratio0.83


Trailing P/E Ratio12.85
Forward P/E Ratio11.54
P/E Growth1.1

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.28 billion
Price / Sales1.06
Cash Flow$3.9511 per share
Price / Cash Flow10.02
Book Value$17.14 per share
Price / Book2.31


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.08
Net Income$472.60 million
Net Margins7.94%
Return on Equity20.95%
Return on Assets8.56%


Outstanding Shares141,400,000
Market Cap$5.72 billion

Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE:FBHS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fortune Brands Home & Security's stock symbol?

Fortune Brands Home & Security trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FBHS."

How often does Fortune Brands Home & Security pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Fortune Brands Home & Security?

Fortune Brands Home & Security announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Wednesday, March 13th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 21st. This is an increase from Fortune Brands Home & Security's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20. View Fortune Brands Home & Security's Dividend History.

How will Fortune Brands Home & Security's stock buyback program work?

Fortune Brands Home & Security declared that its board has approved a share buyback program on Monday, April 30th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 1.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Fortune Brands Home & Security's earnings last quarter?

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The industrial products company reported $0.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.05 by $0.12. The industrial products company earned $1.38 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.44 billion. Fortune Brands Home & Security had a net margin of 7.94% and a return on equity of 20.95%. View Fortune Brands Home & Security's Earnings History.

When is Fortune Brands Home & Security's next earnings date?

Fortune Brands Home & Security is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Fortune Brands Home & Security.

What guidance has Fortune Brands Home & Security issued on next quarter's earnings?

Fortune Brands Home & Security issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.41-3.49 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.64. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.547-5.6 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.62 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FBHS?

12 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Fortune Brands Home & Security's shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $78.00. On average, they expect Fortune Brands Home & Security's share price to reach $58.7273 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 48.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Fortune Brands Home & Security.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fortune Brands Home & Security?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fortune Brands Home & Security in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Fortune Brands Home & Security.

Has Fortune Brands Home & Security been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about FBHS stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Fortune Brands Home & Security earned a daily sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Fortune Brands Home & Security's key competitors?

Who are Fortune Brands Home & Security's key executives?

Fortune Brands Home & Security's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Christopher J. Klein, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Patrick D. Hallinan, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Robert K. Biggart, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 64)
  • Mr. David M. Randich, Pres of MasterBrand Cabinets Inc (Age 57)
  • Mr. Nicholas Ian Fink, Pres of Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group LLC (Age 43)

Who are Fortune Brands Home & Security's major shareholders?

Fortune Brands Home & Security's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.38%), Vanguard Group Inc (10.29%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.54%), Schroder Investment Management Group (1.62%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (1.56%) and FMR LLC (1.46%). Company insiders that own Fortune Brands Home & Security stock include Christopher J Klein, Danny Luburic, David Randich, E Lee Wyatt, Norman H Wesley and Ronald V Waters. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Fortune Brands Home & Security.

Which institutional investors are selling Fortune Brands Home & Security stock?

FBHS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Vanguard Group Inc, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Laurion Capital Management LP, Strs Ohio, FMR LLC and Trexquant Investment LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fortune Brands Home & Security.

Which institutional investors are buying Fortune Brands Home & Security stock?

FBHS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Robecosam AG, Allianz Asset Management GmbH and AQR Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fortune Brands Home & Security.

How do I buy shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security?

Shares of FBHS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Fortune Brands Home & Security's stock price today?

One share of FBHS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.59.

How big of a company is Fortune Brands Home & Security?

Fortune Brands Home & Security has a market capitalization of $5.72 billion and generates $5.28 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $472.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.08 on an earnings per share basis. Fortune Brands Home & Security employs 23,800 workers across the globe.

What is Fortune Brands Home & Security's official website?

The official website for Fortune Brands Home & Security is http://www.fbhs.com.

How can I contact Fortune Brands Home & Security?

Fortune Brands Home & Security's mailing address is 520 LAKE COOK ROAD, DEERFIELD IL, 60015. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 847-484-4400 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE FBHS)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  368 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  337 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  705
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Fortune Brands Home & Security and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FBHS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FBHS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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