UPDATE: JP Morgan Initiates Fortune Brands Home & Security at Neutral on Valuation
JP Morgan initiated coverage on Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE: FBHS) with a Neutral rating and a $30 price target.
JP Morgan noted, "Overall, we believe the company represents a premier name in the Building Products sector from a quality perspective, given its consistent track record of above market sales growth and an efficient cost structure which has led to above peer profitability. However, after a strong YTD performance, with the stock up 74% vs. our universe up 62% (S&P: +14%), valuation appropriately reflects these attributes, in our view, trading at nearly 15x our 2016 Earnings Power."
Fortune Brands Home & Security closed at $29.67 on Wednesday.
Latest Ratings for FBHS
|Nov 2016||Evercore ISI Group||Initiates Coverage On||Buy|
|Oct 2016||JP Morgan||Upgrades||Neutral||Overweight|
|Oct 2016||KeyBanc||Downgrades||Overweight||Sector Weight|
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