Analyst Ratings for Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. (FBHS)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. Last month, FBHS received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 21 analysts covering the stock, 8 gave it a buy rating, 2 issued an overweight rating, 11 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for FBHS. The maximum price target given was 78, which equates to a potential upside of 18.79 percent. The minimum price target given was 62, which equates to a potential downside of -5.57 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.57 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.16 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.82 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of FBHS to grow at a rate of 12.54 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of FBHS is 1.91.

FBHS has traded between a high of 67.50 and a low of 52.05 over the past year. Currently the stock is 26.15 percent higher than its low, and 2.73 percent below the high. FBHS has a P/E ratio of 23.96. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FBHS value stock report compares FBHS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $10.1 billion. FBHS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.