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How to buy Fortune Brands Home-and-Security stock
Learn how to easily invest in Fortune Brands Home-and-Security stock.
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security is a building products & equipment business based in the US. Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares (FBHS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Fortune Brands Home-and-Security employs 28,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $8 billion.
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What's in this guide?
- FBHS shares summary
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- Is FBHS stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Is FBHS suitable for ethical investing?
- Are FBHS shares over-valued?
- Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's financials
- How volatile are FBHS shares?
- Does Fortune Brands Home-and-Security pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security stock price (NYSE: FBHS)Use our graph to track the performance of FBHS stocks over time.
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$62.73|
|52-week range||$49.51 - $93.56|
|50-day moving average||$59.65|
|200-day moving average||$64.38|
|Wall St. target price||$72.50|
|Dividend yield||$1.1 (1.6%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$5.65|
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Fortune Brands Home-and-Security price performance over time
|1 week (2023-01-16)||N/A|
|1 month (2022-12-23)||N/A|
|3 months (2022-10-23)||N/A|
|6 months (2022-07-23)||N/A|
|1 year (2022-01-27)||-30.82%|
|2 years (2021-01-27)||-25.65%|
|3 years (2020-01-27)||67.46|
|5 years (2018-01-26)||73.07|
Is Fortune Brands Home-and-Security stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Fortune Brands Home-and-Security stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's P/E ratio
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares trade at around 11x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's PEG ratio
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.6449. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's EBITDA
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.3 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security financials
|Revenue TTM||$8 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||14.35%|
|Gross profit TTM||$2.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||8.86%|
|Return on equity TTM||24.73%|
|Market capitalisation||$7.9 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Fortune Brands Home-and-Security.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 25.05
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's overall score of 25.05 (as at 01/01/2019) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 40th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Fortune Brands Home-and-Security is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's environmental score
Environmental score: 13.36/100
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's environmental score of 13.36 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Fortune Brands Home-and-Security is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's social score
Social score: 2.66/100
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's social score of 2.66 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Fortune Brands Home-and-Security is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's governance score
Governance score: 8.52/100
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Fortune Brands Home-and-Security is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||25.05|
|Total ESG percentile||40.22|
|Environmental score percentile||2|
|Social score percentile||2|
|Governance score percentile||2|
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 17.57% of net profits
Recently Fortune Brands Home-and-Security has paid out, on average, around 17.57% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.6% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shareholders could enjoy a 1.6% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's case, that would currently equate to about $1.1 per share.
While Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Fortune Brands Home-and-Security is investing more in its future growth.
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's most recent dividend payout was on 14 December 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 23 February 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's shares have ranged in value from as little as $49.51 up to $93.5631. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's is 1.5593. This would suggest that Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security overview
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. provides home and security products for residential home repair, remodeling, new construction, and security applications. It manufactures, assembles, and sells faucets, accessories, kitchen sinks, and waste disposals under the Moen, ROHL, Riobel, Victoria+Albert, Perrin & Rowe, and Shaws brands in the United States, China, Canada, Mexico, Southeast Asia, Europe, and South America directly through its own sales force, as well as through independent manufacturers' representatives to wholesalers, home centers, mass merchandisers, and industrial distributors. The company also offers fiberglass and steel entry door systems under the Therma-Tru brand; storm, screen, and security doors under the Larson brand; composite decking and railing under the Fiberon brand; and urethane millwork under the Fypon brand. In addition, it manufactures, sources, and distributes locks, safety and security devices, and electronic security products under the Master Lock and American Lock brands; and fire resistant safes, security containers, and commercial cabinets under the SentrySafe brand. It serves home centers, hardware and other retailers, millwork building products and wholesale distributors, specialty dealers, and remodeling and renovation markets, as well as locksmiths, industrial and institutional users, and original equipment manufacturers in the United States, Canada, Europe, Central America, Japan, and Australia. Further, it manufactures custom, semi-custom, and custom 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 under the AOK, Diamond Brands, Homecrest, Kitchen Craft, Omega, and EVE brands.
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Fortune Brands Home-and-Security is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.405% of Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares are held by insiders and 89.287% by institutions. How many people work for Fortune Brands Home-and-Security?
Latest data suggests 28,000 work at Fortune Brands Home-and-Security. When does the fiscal year end for Fortune Brands Home-and-Security?
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Fortune Brands Home-and-Security based?
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's address is: 520 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL, United States, 60015-5611 What is Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's ISIN number?
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's international securities identification number is: US34964C1062 What is Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's CUSIP number?
Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 34964C106
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