That’s why I Feel Comfortable With Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc.’s (FBHS) Future

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. [FBHS] stock is trading at $57.30, up down -2.45%. An important factor to consider is whether the stock is rising or falling in short-term value. The FBHS shares have lost -4.29% over the last week, with a monthly amount drifted -12.65%, and not seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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From an analyst’s perspective:

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. [NYSE: FBHS] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on August 18, 2022, when Deutsche Bank initiated its Buy rating and assigned the stock a price target of $100. Previously, KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded its rating to Overweight on April 29, 2022. On April 29, 2022, upgrade upgraded it’s rating to Neutral and revised its price target to $84 on the stock. BofA Securities downgraded its rating to a Underperform and decreased its price target to $74 on April 11, 2022. Credit Suisse initiated its recommendation with a Outperform and recommended $90 as its price target on April 05, 2022. Loop Capital downgraded its rating to Hold for this stock on March 23, 2022, and downed its price target to $91. In a note dated March 21, 2022, Jefferies downgraded an Hold rating on this stock and revised its target price from $120 to $95.

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. [FBHS] stock has fluctuated between $56.86 and $109.23 over the past year. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $83.81 within the next 12 months. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. [NYSE: FBHS] shares were valued at $57.30 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 46.27% based on the average price forecast.

Analyzing the FBHS fundamentals

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. [NYSE:FBHS] reported sales of 2.11 billion for the most recent quarter, which represents a growth of 9.00%. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +35.06% with Operating Margin at +14.43%, Pretax Margin comes in at +13.13%, and Net Margin reading is +10.09%.

Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 56.43 points at the first support level, and at 55.55 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 59.01, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 60.72.

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. [FBHS] reported earnings per share of $1.67 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 6/29/2022. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $1.6/share, meaning a difference of $0.07 and a surprise factor of 4.40%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 3/30/2022 were $1.31 per share as compared to estimates of $1.26 per share, a difference of $0.05 representing a surprise of 4.00%.

Ratios To Look Out For

For context, Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc.’s Current Ratio is 2.10. On the other hand, the Quick Ratio is 0.79, and the Cash Ratio is 0.24. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 1.95, the price to book ratio is 4.71 and the P/E (TTM) ratio is 10.36.

Transactions by insiders

The next item on our agenda is insider trading, which has seen 1 insider purchases totaling 2,113 shares and 1 insider sales totaling 45 shares over the past 3 months. Recent insider trading involved MACKAY A D DAVID, Director, that happened on Sep 14 when 2000.0 shares were sold. SVP Ops &Supply Chain Strategy, Thomas Martin completed a deal on Feb 07 to sell 4262.0 shares. Meanwhile, President, Global Plumbing PHYFER CHERI M sold 23715.0 shares on Nov 03.