Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. (FBHS): What is Its Dividend Yield?

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) saw a downside of -1.73% to close Monday at $93.04 after subtracting -$1.64 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 972,640 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $96.96 in the past week. An average of 981,280 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 761,968.

FBHS’s 1-month performance is -2.78% or -$2.66 on its low of $89.11 reached on 10/01/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $78.81 and high of $114.00, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 05/10/21. YTD, FBHS has achieved 8.54% or $7.32. However, the current price is down -18.39%% from the 52-week high price.

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Insider Transactions

On Jun 01, 133 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. (FBHS). HACKETT ANN F (Director) most recently sold 1,346 shares at $104.43 per share on Jun 01. This transaction cost the insider $140,563. Vice President & Controller, Luburic Danny, sold 13,230 shares at a price of $113.72 on May 10. Then, on May 04, SVP & CFO Hallinan Patrick D sold 18,250 shares at a price of $107.66 per share. This transaction amounted to $1,964,791.

Valuation Metrics

The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 27.96 and a low of 10.97. FBHS stock has a beta of 1.62. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 1.84 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 4.23, with the price to cash flow ratio at 25.09.

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share. Its dividend yield is 1.12% and the payout ratio is 19.20%. FBHS paid $0.26 a share compared with prior rate of $0.26, down 0.0% from last year’s. The company has boosted its dividend for the last 8 consecutive years with the latest dividend increase of $0.02 reported on Tuesday December 8 2020. Measured over the last 3 years, the Dividend has been growing by 33.33% yearly.

It is projected that Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc.’s next ex-dividend date will be on 24-Nov-2021. FBHS is expected to distribute $0.26 as its next dividend.

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc.’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 1.10, with the current ratio over the same period at 1.90 meaning that FBHS stock is able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.86, while the total debt to equity was 0.00. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 36.20%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 17.42% while for the period ending June 29; Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc.’s operating margin was 14.50%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $2.16 billion against revenue of $6.09 billion.

Earnings Surprise

For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected FBHS to announce $1.4 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $1.56, representing a 11.40% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $343.3 million. FBHS stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 4.65 billion, with total debt at $2.77 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $137.88 million

Technical Picture

Let’s look briefly at Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. (FBHS) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 11 October was 48.15% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 23.84%.

The stock’s 5-day moving average is $93.85, reflecting a +1.79% or $1.64 change from its current price. FBHS is currently trading -4.40% above its 20-day SMA, -9.67% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by -4.54% and +6.00% respectively.

Stochastic %K and %D was 67.13% and 71.00% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 2.13. The RSI (14) points at 46.42%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 50.06% with the period’s ATR at 2.10. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 1.97 and 1.94 on the 14-day charts.

Analyst Ratings

In the most recent analyst report for Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), Wells Fargo launched coverage with an Equal weight rating. Analysts offering their rating for FBHS stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 1 brokerage advisors rate FBHS as a “sell,”, while 6 advise that investors “Hold.” 1 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 1 rates the stock as overweight while 8 have offered a “buy” rating.

What is FBHS’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $92.00 and a high of $137.00, with their median price target at $120.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. (FBHS) stock is $118.71.


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