$0.80 EPS Expected for Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (FBHS); AAK AB (ARHUF) Shorts Decreased By 18.92%

January 14, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

AAK AB (OTCMKTS:ARHUF) had a decrease of 18.92% in short interest. ARHUF’s SI was 133,700 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 18.92% from 164,900 shares previously. It closed at $79.25 lastly. It is down 0.00% since January 14, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) to report $0.80 EPS on January, 30.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 12.68% from last quarter’s $0.71 EPS. FBHS’s profit would be $121.44M giving it 22.07 P/E if the $0.80 EPS is correct. After having $0.83 EPS previously, Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.’s analysts see -3.61% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.20% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $70.62. About 921,814 shares traded or 0.24% up from the average. Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) has risen 11.70% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.00% the S&P500.

AAK AB refines and sells vegetable oils for specialized products in Europe, Latin America, the United States, Asia, and internationally. The company has market cap of $. It offers cocoa butter alternatives, filling fats, chocolates, compound and compound coatings, confectionery products, chocolate spreads, and barrier fats under TROPICAO, ILLEXAO, AKOPOL, CEBES, SILKO, CHOCOFILL, DELIAIR NH, AKOSPREAD, and BARRIER FAT names to the chocolate and confectionery industry. It has a 24.2 P/E ratio. The firm also provides food ingredients for baking of bread, biscuits and cookies, cakes, and laminated pastries; vegetable fat products for dairy applications, such as cheese, butterblends, whipped cream, or soured products; fats to complement or replace milk fat in ice-creams; oils for infant formulas under the Akonino and InFat brands; oils/fats ingredients; and functional vegetable oils and fats for food preparation in hotels, restaurants, and fast-food chains.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 36 investors sold Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. shares while 143 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 127 raised stakes. 124.72 million shares or 6.35% less from 133.18 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Waters Parkerson Communication Limited Liability reported 2.36% of its portfolio in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). Huntington Comml Bank stated it has 0.01% in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky owns 107,790 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Principal Inc holds 235,151 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Moreover, Copeland Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Company has 0.39% invested in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). Proshare Advsrs Lc has invested 0.03% in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). Fayez Sarofim And Co has invested 0% in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). Retirement Of Alabama reported 0.1% stake. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec owns 32,200 shares. Orrstown Financial has invested 0.01% in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys has 0.03% invested in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). Comerica Bancorp has 0.02% invested in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). Kentucky-based Cullinan Associate has invested 0.02% in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). Creative Planning invested in 0% or 6,459 shares. At Commercial Bank owns 7,694 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. provides home and security products for use in residential home repair, remodeling, new construction, and security applications. The company has market cap of $10.72 billion. It operates in four divisions: Cabinets, Plumbing, Doors, and Security. It has a 24.7 P/E ratio. The Cabinets segment makes custom, semi-custom, and stock cabinetry, as well as vanities for the kitchen, bath, and other parts of the home directly to kitchen and bath dealers, home centers, wholesalers, and builders in North America.

Among 18 analysts covering Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE:FBHS), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Fortune Brands Home & Security had 48 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) earned “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 24. As per Tuesday, October 13, the company rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $7500 target in Monday, July 17 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, November 13 with “Buy”. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, October 31 by JP Morgan. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 22 by Jefferies. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Credit Suisse. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Thursday, October 22 report. Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of FBHS in report on Monday, December 12 to “Neutral” rating. As per Thursday, June 1, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 sales for $14.78 million activity. WATERS RONALD V had sold 5,000 shares worth $357,500 on Friday, January 5. On Friday, August 4 WYATT E LEE sold $2.61 million worth of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) or 40,000 shares. Shares for $5.71 million were sold by KLEIN CHRISTOPHER J.

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