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Fortune Brands

Company nameFortune Brands
Company typePublic (Nyse - FO)
SloganLeading consumer brands. Consistently strong results.
IndustryConglomerate
PredecessorAmerican Brands
Founded1969
HeadquartersDeerfield, IL, USA
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleBruce A. Carbonari
(Chairman of the Board) & (CEO)
ProductsMoen
Master Lock
Jim Beam
DeKuyper
Knob Creek
Vox vodka
El Tesoro tequila revenue=(-) $ 6.695 billion (2009)
Revenue(-) $ 6.695 billion (2009)
Operating income(+) $ 505.20 million (2009)
Net income(-) $ 242.80 million (2009)
Total assets(+) $ 12.370 billion (2009)
Total equity(+) $ 5.106 billion (2008)
Employees24,248 (Dec 2009)
DivisionsList of Divisions

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Fortune Brands (NYSE - FO) was a holding company founded in 1969 as 'American Brands' and later re-named in 1997 and split apart in 2011. The corporate headquarters was in Deerfield, Illinois in the United States. The company historically had a significant diversity of product offerings. It announced on December 8, 2010, that it planned to focus on its liquor business, and to spin off or sell other parts of the company - including home furnishings and hardware and other golf products. The company then sold its Titleist and FootJoy product lines to FILA Korea. On October 3, 2011, it split the remainder of its business into two publicly-traded companies: Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE - FBHS) and Beam Inc. (NYSE - BEAM).

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Zacks.com--Oct 25, 2010 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Analysts, on average, expect -Fortune Brands- (NYSE:FO) to report earnings of $0.74 per share on sales of ... - Date : Mon, 25 Oct 2010 14:09:36 GMT+00:00
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Zacks.com---Fortune Brands- Inc.'s (FO - Analyst Report) adjusted earnings for the third quarter of fiscal 2010 came in at 72 cents per share, falling short of the Zacks ... - Date : Thu, 28 Oct 2010 18:50:26 GMT+00:00
FORTUNE BRANDS (FO) APPROACHES NEW UPSIDE TARGET OF $54.75 - Zacks.com Tweet this news
Zacks.com--Nov 04, 2010 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- SmarTrend has detected shares of -Fortune Brands- (NYSE:FO) have bullishly opened above the pivot of ... - Date : Thu, 04 Nov 2010 15:13:55 GMT+00:00
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PR Newswire (press release)--5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Beam Global Spirits & Wine, the premium spirits business of -Fortune Brands- (NYSE: FO) and maker of the world's number one-selling ... - Date : Fri, 05 Nov 2010 22:00:35 GMT+00:00
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Reuters--PHILADELPHIA/NEW YORK (Reuters) - -Fortune Brands- Inc (FO.N) could well be the target of a new action plan from activist ... - Date : Fri, 29 Oct 2010 18:04:26 GMT+00:00
Fortune Brands (FO) 11/5/10 PriceWatch Alert At $48.17 Break Even - Market Intelligence Center Tweet this news
Market Intelligence Center---Fortune Brands- (NYSE: FO) closed yesterday at $54.37. So far the stock has hit a 52-week low of $37.05 and 52-week high of $59.40. -Fortune Brands- stock has ... - Date : Fri, 05 Nov 2010 13:00:32 GMT+00:00
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Comtex Smartrend---Fortune Brands- (NYSE:FO) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $44.55 to a high of $45.49. Yesterday's high of the day ... - Date : Tue, 03 Aug 2010 08:46:25 GMT+00:00
JP Morgan Drops Price Target for Fortune Brands (FO) - Benzinga Tweet this news
Benzinga--JP Morgan analysts Michael Rehaut and Jason Marcus lowered their price target for -Fortune Brands- (NYSE: FO) by a dollar, from $50 to $49 following the ... - Date : Mon, 02 Aug 2010 13:35:36 GMT+00:00
Fortune Brands Q2 net income increases - istockAnalyst.com (press release) Tweet this news
istockAnalyst.com (press release)--(Source: Datamonitor)-Fortune Brands-, a manufacturer, producer and seller of distilled spirits, has reported a net income attributable to the company of ... - Date : Tue, 03 Aug 2010 13:23:48 GMT+00:00
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Trading Markets (press release)--Simonton Windows is part of the home and hardware business of -Fortune Brands-, Inc. (NYSE: FO | PowerRating). "Our highest ranking in both of these ... - Date : Wed, 04 Aug 2010 14:39:53 GMT+00:00

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