Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE:FBHS) is scheduled to be announcing its earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, April 24th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.59 per share for the quarter. Fortune Brands Home & Security has set its FY18 guidance at $3.54-3.66 EPS.

Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE:FBHS) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The industrial products company reported $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.80. Fortune Brands Home & Security had a return on equity of 18.73% and a net margin of 8.95%. The company had revenue of $1.38 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.39 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.71 EPS. Fortune Brands Home & Security’s quarterly revenue was up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Fortune Brands Home & Security to post $4 EPS for the current fiscal year and $4 EPS for the next fiscal year.

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Shares of FBHS opened at $58.92 on Tuesday. Fortune Brands Home & Security has a 52-week low of $56.59 and a 52-week high of $73.62. The company has a market capitalization of $8,866.31, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.13, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.33 and a beta of 1.39. The company has a current ratio of 1.77, a quick ratio of 1.13 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58.

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on FBHS shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Fortune Brands Home & Security from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 6th. Gabelli raised Fortune Brands Home & Security from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $78.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday, February 12th. Nomura cut their target price on Fortune Brands Home & Security from $78.00 to $74.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $80.00 target price (up from $74.00) on shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Barclays cut their target price on Fortune Brands Home & Security from $71.00 to $70.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Fortune Brands Home & Security has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $73.00.

In related news, Director Ronald V. Waters sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.43, for a total transaction of $287,150.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Corporate insiders own 1.71% of the company’s stock.

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Fortune Brands Home & Security Company Profile

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.

Earnings History for Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE:FBHS)

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