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Fortune Brands Home & Security (NASDAQ:FBHS) CEO Christopher J. Klein sold 82,616 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, February 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.25, for a total value of $3,738,374.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 564,888 shares in the company, valued at approximately $25,561,182. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Fortune Brands Home & Security (NASDAQ:FBHS) traded up 1.59% on Friday, hitting $45.88. The stock had a trading volume of 1,000,380 shares. Fortune Brands Home & Security has a 52 week low of $32.51 and a 52 week high of $47.92. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $45.55 and a 200-day moving average of $42.08. The company has a market cap of $7.882 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.70.

Fortune Brands Home & Security (NASDAQ:FBHS) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, January 29th. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.38. The company had revenue of $1.10 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.10 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.23 earnings per share. Fortune Brands Home & Security’s revenue was up 16.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Fortune Brands Home & Security will post $2.00 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms have recently commented on FBHS. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price target on shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security from $46.00 to $47.00 in a research note on Friday, January 31st. Separately, analysts at Macquarie upgraded shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, January 31st. They now have a $51.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $48.00. Finally, analysts at Credit Suisse raised their EPS on shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security in a research note on Thursday, January 30th. They now have a “neutral” rating and a $47.00 price target on the stock. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $47.81.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc is engaged in home and security products with companies focused on the design, manufacture and sale of products in Kitchen & Bath Cabinetry, Plumbing & Accessories, advanced material windows & entry door Systems, and security and storage products.

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