SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) December 8, 2017
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
520 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number,
including area code)
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|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
On December 8, 2017, the Board of Directors of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (the Company) authorized the Company to repurchase up to $250 million of shares of the Companys outstanding common stock in open market or privately negotiated transactions through December 8, 2019.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|Press release dated December 11, 2017, issued by Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|FORTUNE BRANDS HOME & SECURITY, INC.|
|Date: December 11, 2017||By:|
|Name:||Robert K. Biggart|
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and