- Kitchen & Bath Cabinetry net sales were up 36 percent. Operating income before charges/gains increased $23.7 million over last year to $36.8 million, with GAAP operating income increasing $12.6 million. The sales increase was led by growth in dealers and home centers, with a continued improvement in repair and remodel volume and mix.
- Plumbing & Accessories net sales were up 22 percent, and operating income before charges/gains was up 36 percent with share gains across the business.
- Advanced Material Windows & Door Systems net sales were up 14 percent, as entry doors and windows each grew double digits. Operating income before charges/gains for the segment increased 39 percent, while GAAP operating income was down 8 percent.
- Security & Storage net sales were up 10 percent, with a security sales increase of 7 percent and double digit tool storage sales growth. Segment operating income before charges/gains was up 42 percent.
Fortune Brands Home & Security Reports Strong Q3 Sales And EPS, Increases Annual Outlook
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