DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), an industry-leading
home and security products company, today announced that its Board of
Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per common share
on December 7, 2015. The dividend is payable on March 16, 2016, to
stockholders of record as of the close of business on February 26, 2016.
The 14 percent increase in the quarterly dividend, from $0.14 to $0.16,
represents the Board's continued confidence in the Company's long-term
cash flow potential and its support of the Company's broader strategy
for utilizing free cash flow to build shareholder value by investing in
Fortune Brands' businesses, pursuing accretive acquisitions, and
returning cash to shareholders.
"This represents the third consecutive year of a double digit increase
in our dividend rate. We are continuing to deliver profitable growth and
are following through on our commitment to use our strong balance sheet,
capital structure and free cash flow to drive incremental shareholder
value," said Chris Klein, chief executive officer, Fortune Brands.
About Fortune Brands
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), headquartered in
Deerfield, Ill., creates products and services that help fulfill the
dreams of homeowners and help people feel more secure. The Company's
trusted brands include MasterBrand cabinets, Moen faucets, Therma-Tru
entry door systems, and Master Lock and SentrySafe security products.
Fortune Brands holds market leadership positions in all of its segments.
Fortune Brands is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index. For more
information, please visit www.FBHS.com.
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