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Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $14.52.
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Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's current price is $57.06. Its book value per share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $14.52. Hence, today's P/B Ratio of Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc is 3.93.
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's Book Value Per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:
Book value may include intangible items which may come from the companys past acquisitions. Book value less intangibles is called Tangible Book.
Usually a companys book value and Tangible Book Value per Share may not reflect its true value. The assets may be carried on the balance sheets at the original cost minus depreciation. This may underestimate the true economic values of the assets. It also may over-estimate their true economic value because the assets can become obsolete.
For financial companies such as banks and insurance companies, their assets may be reported in current market value of the assets owned. Book values of financial companies are more accurate indicator of the economic value of the company.
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc Annual Data
|Book Value Per Share||0.00||0.00||0.00||-0.38||13.60||14.53||15.67||14.29||15.33||15.30|
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc Quarterly Data
|Book Value Per Share||14.81||14.29||14.37||14.80||15.04||15.33||13.48||14.12||14.52||15.30|