Fortune Brands (FBHS) Receives a Sell from Barclays

By Austin Angelo

In a report issued on May 1, Matthew Bouley from Barclays maintained a Sell rating on Fortune Brands (FBHSResearch Report), with a price target of $45.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $51.50.

According to, Bouley is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 3.1% and a 44.7% success rate. Bouley covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Mohawk Industries, Skyline Champion, and Taylor Morrison.

Fortune Brands has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $50.44.

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Fortune Brands’ market cap is currently $7.19B and has a P/E ratio of 16.80. The company has a Price to Book ratio of -8.64.

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Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. manufactures and supplies home and security products and services. The company operates through the following segments: Cabinets, Plumbing, Doors, and Security. The Cabinets segment manufactures custom, semi-custom, and stock cabinetry, as well as vanities, for the kitchen, bath and other parts. The Plumbing segment involves faucets, accessories, and kitchen sinks. The Doors segment comprises of fiberglass and steel entry door systems. The Security segment offers locks, safety and security devices, and electronic security products manufactured, sourced, and distributed under the Master Lock brand. Its brands include master lock security products, masterbrand cabinets, Moen faucets, Simonton windows, and Therma-Tru entry door systems. The company was founded on June 9, 1988 and is headquartered in Deerfield, IL.