Two Stocks Under Discussion: Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR), Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS)

Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR)

Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) closed at $14.09 on the last trading session with an increase of 3.07%, whereas, it previously closed at $13.67. The company has a market capitalization of $2.01 Billion. The company traded shares of 2.66 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.54 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) produced diluted EPS of 0.4. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 0.68 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.11. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -29.1, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 0.68% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 11% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 6.2%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) is at 35.67 while the forward p/e is at 20.72. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) stands at 1.1 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 0. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) are reported at 1.2 and 1.4 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) stands at 6.3, -18.8 and 21 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) is reported at 1.83 Billion with income of 55.1 Million. The outstanding shares of Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) are 142.41 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 50.3 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -2.52 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) is ticked at 0.6%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 25.71. The 52 week high of Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) is placed at 22.03 and 52 week low is standing at 12.56.

Performance wise the shares of Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) rose up 5.86% for the week, it also rise 7.97% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -10.93%. The shares decrease -23.38% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) shrinked -29.18% for the yearly performance.

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

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) closed at $44.07 on the last trading session with an decrease of -3.14%, whereas, it previously closed at $45.5. The company has a market capitalization of $6.45 Billion. The company traded shares of 2.66 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.98 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) produced diluted EPS of 2.77. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 3.9 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.95. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 10.4, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 3.9% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 10.6% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 34.9%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) is at 15.93 while the forward p/e is at 11.29. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) stands at 1.18 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 2.94. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 22.94. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) are reported at 1 and 1.5 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) stands at 8.5, 19.4 and 12.2 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) is reported at 5.45 Billion with income of 412.3 Million. The outstanding shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) are 146.25 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 89.1 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.72 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) is ticked at 0.1%, the figure is plummeted -3.31% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 53.43. The 52 week high of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) is placed at 73.62 and 52 week low is standing at 40.89.

Performance wise the shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) fell down -6.09% for the week, it also fell -10.32% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -19.33%. The shares decrease -21.47% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) shrinked -31.27% for the yearly performance.