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Today’s Large Cap Details for Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS) of Home Furnishings & Fixtures

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 10.33 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. is 67.22 (with a change from open of 0.64%), this in conjunction with a target price of 69.68. Volume today has so far reached 332555, with an average volume of about 1047.17. The GAP for this stock, is -0.01%.

The P/E ratio is 24.47, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 19.22. The current EPS for Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc., is 2.73, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 39.20%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 24.95%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 12.17% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 9.85%. Quarter over quarter is 29.60% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 7.30%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 68.00%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 8.40%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.60% and institutional ownership is 87.50%. Shares outstanding is 154.7, while shares float is at a value of 152.9. Float short for Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. is 2.21% and the short ratio is 3.23.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.61, while the total debt/equity comes to 0. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 2.1, and the quick ratio is 1.3. The most recent gross margin is 36.50% and their operating margin is 12.90%. The profit margin is 8.50%.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 8.40%, and on investment, 12.20%. Return on equity is 18.20%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.48. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.04, with Price/book ratio coming to 4.21 and Price/cash is 49.02, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 21.05.

The simple moving averages are 2.59% and 14.10% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is 0.10% and the 52 week low is 29.14%.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.08%, with a current price of 67.22. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 22.90%. This is in an industry, Home Furnishings & Fixtures, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Consumer Goods. Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry means that Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 2.13%, with performance for the month coming to 5.40%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 7.64%, and for the half year the performance is 9.40%. Volatility for this week is 1.27% and for the month this is 1.25%.

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