| Fortune Brands Home & Security is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. provides home and security products. Co.'s segments are: Plumbing, which manufactures or assembles and sells faucets, accessories, kitchen sinks and waste disposals; Outdoors and Security, which manufactures and sells fiberglass and steel entry door systems, storm, screen and security doors, composite decking and railing, and urethane millwork, as well as manufactures, sources and distributes locks, safety and security devices, and electronic security products; and Cabinets, which manufactures stock, semi-custom and custom cabinetry, as well as vanities, for the kitchen, bath and other parts of the home. We show 40 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our FBHS shares outstanding history coverage, used to compute FBHS market cap on those dates.|
Understanding the changing numbers of shares outstanding, the changing
share price, and the resulting changing FBHS market cap history over the course of time is important for investors
interested in comparing FBHS's market cap history versus its peers.
Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies,
and then calculating their respective market caps. Comparing the share price of FBHS versus a peer is one thing; comparing
FBHS market cap versus a peer is a completely different story.
Furthermore, via fluctuation both in per-share price and in the number of shares outstanding (via issuance of new shares over time, the repurchase of existing shares),
the market cap for a company like FBHS can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching FBHS by allowing them to research the FBHS market cap history.