Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (FBHS) EPS Estimated At $0.87

July 17, 2017 - By Michael Collier

 Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (FBHS) EPS Estimated At $0.87
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.30, from 1.13 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 55 investors sold Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc shares while 167 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. 130.87 million shares or 3.00% less from 134.92 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Mason Street Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS). Gw Henssler And Assoc Ltd has invested 0.07% in Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS). Insight 2811 invested in 1.4% or 32,234 shares. 45,437 were accumulated by Goelzer Investment Mngmt. 7.60 million were accumulated by Jpmorgan Chase And. Cornerstone Advsr owns 342 shares. Agf reported 0.34% stake. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv reported 0% in Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board reported 16,400 shares. Allstate holds 0.28% or 86,575 shares in its portfolio. Pioneer Inv Management has 0.08% invested in Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) for 414,816 shares. Fmr Llc holds 0.05% or 7.39 million shares in its portfolio. Stoneridge Inv Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.07% or 9,000 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt Company owns 2,702 shares. Martin Currie Limited holds 81,450 shares.

Since April 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $15.84 million activity. On Friday, April 28 Randich David sold $4.62M worth of Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) or 72,646 shares. WESLEY NORMAN H sold 18,202 shares worth $1.14M. Another trade for 3,700 shares valued at $233,104 was sold by Luburic Danny. Shares for $2.54M were sold by WYATT E LEE.

Analysts expect Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) to report $0.87 EPS on July, 26.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 6.10 % from last quarter’s $0.82 EPS. FBHS’s profit would be $133.48 million giving it 19.27 P/E if the $0.87 EPS is correct. After having $0.53 EPS previously, Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc’s analysts see 64.15 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $67.07. About 916,005 shares traded or 3.94% up from the average. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) has risen 11.70% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.00% the S&P500.

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

Among 18 analysts covering Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE:FBHS), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. Fortune Brands Home & Security had 34 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) earned “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, January 6. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, May 1 by Barclays Capital. The rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 18 to “Sector Weight”. Bank of America initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 23 report. Jefferies maintained Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) on Thursday, June 1 with “Buy” rating. Citigroup initiated the shares of FBHS in report on Thursday, September 1 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 6 by Jefferies. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, October 13. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Monday, October 31 to “Overweight”. The rating was initiated by Cantor Fitzgerald on Monday, August 24 with “Buy”.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc

More recent Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Fortune Brands Home & Security posts 1Q profit” on April 26, 2017. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “What Drove Fortune Brands (FBHS) to a New 52-Week High?” on June 27, 2017. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Fortune Brands Home & Security’s (FBHS) CEO Chris Klein on Q4 2016 Results …” with publication date: February 01, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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