Fortune Brands Announces Stock Listing Info For Split Companies

Published: 08/02/2011

Deerfield, Ill. — Fortune Brands recently announced that upon completion of its proposed separation plan, two of its businesses expect to trade as independent companies on the New York Stock Exchange.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, which the company intends to spin-off to shareholders, anticipates trading under the ticker symbol “FBHS.” The remaining company, a pure-play spirits company to be renamed Beam Inc., intends to trade as “BEAM” and the current “FO” ticker symbol will be discontinued.