Stocks Roundup: Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS), Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT)

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Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS)

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc provides home and security products in the United States. It manufactures custom, semi-custom, and stock cabinetry for the kitchen, bath, and other parts. The Company is also engaged in manufacturing and selling fiberglass and steel entry door systems, vinyl-framed windows and patio doors and urethane millwork product lines under the Therma-Tru, Simonton, and Fypon brand names in the United States and Canada. Fortune Brand also provides locks, safety, and security devices and tool storage and garage organization products.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS)’s Financial Overview

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE) surged 0.73% yesterday to close its trading session at $42.54. The company has 1 year Price Target of $52.43. Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. has 52-Week high of $73.62 and 52-Week Low of $40.89. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 73.62 and 52-Week Low on 40.89. The stock traded with the volume of 2.48 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $5.96 Billion.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.93/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $1.05/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.12 a share with a surprise factor of -11.4%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -2.2 Percent, SMA50 of -8.51 Percent and SMA200 of -21.67 percent. Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. has P/S value of 1.09 while its P/B value stands at 2.71. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 7.5 percent, Return on Equity of 18.5 percent and Return on Investment of 12.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 36.1 percent and 11.2 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.5 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 15 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc have a median target of 53.00, with a high estimate of 62.00 and a low estimate of 46.00. The median estimate represents a +24.59% increase from the last price of 42.54.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT)

Alliant Energy Corporation is a Midwest U.S. energy company. The Company is primarily engaged in electric generation and the distribution of electricity and natural gas. They serve approximately electric and natural gas customers through their two public utility subsidiaries, Interstate Power and Light (IPL) and Wisconsin Power and Light (WPL). IPL provides retail electric and gas service in Iowa, and WPL provides retail and wholesale electric and retail gas service in Wisconsin. IPL also sells electricity to wholesale customers in Minnesota, Illinois and Iowa.

Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT)’s Financial Outlook

The 9 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Alliant Energy Corp have a median target of 44.00, with a high estimate of 48.00 and a low estimate of 37.00. The median estimate represents a -3.76% decrease from the last price of 45.72.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Alliant Energy Corporation has a Consensus Recommendation of 3.17. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined -0.97% and closed its last trading session at $45.72. The company has the market capitalization of $10.62 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $46.58 and 52-Week low of $36.84. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 46.58 and 52-Week low on 36.84. The company has volume of 2.17 Million shares. The company has a total of 232.19 Million shares outstanding.

Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.85/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.84/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.01. This shows a surprise factor of 1.2 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 7.3 percent. Beta for Alliant Energy Corporation stands at 0.18 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.82. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.00%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.77%%.

Alliant Energy Corporation has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 2.09%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 4.45 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 8.57%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 3.6 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 12 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 6% with Gross margin of 93.6 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 20% and 14.8% respectively.

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