How to buy Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares

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Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc (FBHS) is a leading furnishings, fixtures & appliances business based in the US. Fortune Brands Home-and-Security is listed on the NYSE and employs 24,700 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Fortune Brands Home-and-Security

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: FBHS in this case.
  5. Research Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

Fortune Brands Home-and-Security share price

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Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-23.
52-week range$33.5832 - $93.05
50-day moving average $86.8691
200-day moving average $82.8735
Wall St. target price$96.73
PE ratio 26.3058
Dividend yield $1.04 (1.12%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.519
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Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
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Your first 100 trades are free with Fineco, T&Cs apply.
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
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0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
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IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
Interactive Investor
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From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Fortune Brands Home-and-Security stock?

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Is Fortune Brands Home-and-Security under- or over-valued?

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 26x. In other words, Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares trade at around 26x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).

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 1.6936. 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 $961.1 million.

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 $5.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 13.63%
Gross profit TTM $2.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.85%
Return on equity TTM 19.93%
Profit margin 8.36%
Book value $18.92
Market capitalisation $12.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "FBHS.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 1.4 million Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares held short by investors – that's known as Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's "short interest". This figure is 16.9% down from 1.7 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares can be evaluated.

Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares traded daily (recently around 1.1 million). Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's SIR currently stands at 1.31. In other words for every 100,000 Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1310 shares are currently held short.

However Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares, or, against the total number of tradable Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0115% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Fortune Brands Home-and-Security shares, roughly 12 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Fortune Brands Home-and-Security.

Find out more about how you can short Fortune Brands Home-and-Security stock.

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

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 25.05
Total ESG percentile 40.22
Environmental score 13.36
Environmental score percentile 2
Social score 2.66
Social score percentile 2
Governance score 8.52
Governance score percentile 2

Fortune Brands Home-and-Security share dividends

27%

Dividend payout ratio: 27.35% of net profits

Recently Fortune Brands Home-and-Security has paid out, on average, around 27.35% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.12% 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 1.12% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's case, that would currently equate to about $1.04 per share.

While Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Fortune Brands Home-and-Security may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Fortune Brands Home-and-Security's most recent dividend payout was on 17 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 25 February 2021 (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 $33.5832 up to $93.05. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FBHS.US volatility(beta: 1.66)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

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 1.6586. 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).

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Fortune Brands Home-and-Security overview

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 three segments: Cabinets, Plumbing, and Doors & 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 under the Diamond, Aristokraft, Mid-Continent, Kitchen Craft, Homecrest, Omega, StarMark, Ultracraft, Kemper, Schrock, Decora, and Mantra brand names. The Plumbing segment manufactures, assembles, and sells faucets, accessories, kitchen sinks, and waste disposals 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 primarily to wholesalers, home centers, mass merchandisers, and industrial distributors. The Doors & Security segment offers fiberglass and steel entry door systems under the Therma-Tru brand name; composite decking and railing under the Fiberon brand name; and urethane millwork under the Fypon brand name. This segment also manufactures, sources, and distributes locks, safety and security devices, and electronic security products under the Master Lock and American Lock brand names; and fire resistant safes, security containers, and commercial cabinets under the SentrySafe brand name. 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. 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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