HB Fuller Co Company Profile (NYSE:FUL)

About HB Fuller Co (FUL)

HB Fuller Co logoH.B. Fuller Company is a formulator, manufacturer and marketer of adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products. The Company's segments include Americas Adhesives, Europe, India, Middle East and Africa (EIMEA), Asia Pacific, Construction Products and Engineering Adhesives. The Americas Adhesives, EIMEA and Asia Pacific operating segments produce and supply industrial adhesives products for applications in various markets, including durable assembly, nonwoven and hygiene, and textile. The Construction Products operating segment includes products used for tile setting and heating, ventilation and air conditioning and insulation applications. The Engineering Adhesives operating segment produces and supplies industrial adhesives to the transportation, appliance and heavy machinery markets, among others. As of December 3, 2016, its sales operations spanned 38 countries in North America, Europe, Latin America, the Asia Pacific region, India, the Middle East and Africa.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: FUL
  • CUSIP: 35969410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $52.18
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $49.81
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $47.73
  • 52-Week Range: $39.31 - $53.19
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.23
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.18
  • P/E Growth: 2.00
  • Market Cap: $2.57B
  • Outstanding Shares: 50,104,000
  • Beta: 1.66
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 5.93%
  • Return on Equity: 13.71%
  • Return on Assets: 6.17%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.63%
  • Current Ratio: 2.07%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.44%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $50.50 (1.69% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/21/2017Citigroup IncSet Price TargetBuy$55.00N/AView Rating Details
12/12/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeAccumulate -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/30/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$49.00N/AView Rating Details
9/23/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$50.00 -> $47.00N/AView Rating Details
6/26/2015Longbow ResearchUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
4/17/2015First AnalysisDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
3/27/2015Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetHold$44.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 3/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL)
Earnings by Quarter for HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL)
Earnings History by Quarter for HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/22/2017        
1/18/2017Q4 2016$0.73$0.74$562.08 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/21/2016Q3$0.67$0.64ViewListenView Earnings Details
6/22/2016Q2$0.68$0.67$532.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/23/2016Q1$0.39$0.43$477.60 million$474.33 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/13/2016Q415$0.69$0.69$541.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/23/2015Q315$0.70$0.61$524.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/24/2015Q215$0.66$0.63$555.19 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/25/2015Q1$0.36$0.30ViewListenView Earnings Details
1/15/2015$0.64$0.64ViewListenView Earnings Details
9/24/2014Q314$0.76$0.42$526.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/25/2014Q214$0.78$0.78$545.18 million$544.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/26/2014Q1 14$0.50$0.49$547.16 million$485.98 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/16/2014Q4$0.75$0.68$528.30 million$533.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/26/2013Q313$0.67$0.74$508.84 million$514.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/27/2013Q1 2013$0.50$0.49$472.92 million$479.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/16/2013Q4 2012$0.50$0.64$484.05 million$513.26 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/26/2012Q312$0.53$0.53$514.90 million$500.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/28/2012$0.37$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/18/2012$0.60$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/23/2011$0.32$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/11/2011$0.40$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.64 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.99 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.35$0.45$0.40
Q2 20163$0.65$0.70$0.68
Q3 20163$0.68$0.75$0.71
Q4 20162$0.72$0.75$0.74
Q1 20172$0.45$0.60$0.53
Q2 20172$0.68$0.74$0.71
Q3 20172$0.65$0.72$0.69
Q4 20172$0.72$0.78$0.75
Q1 20181$0.60$0.60$0.60
Q2 20181$0.86$0.86$0.86
Q3 20181$0.80$0.80$0.80
Q4 20181$0.85$0.85$0.85
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL)
Most Recent Dividend:2/23/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.56
Dividend Yield:1.09%
Dividend Growth:12.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:23.14% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
21.21% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
18.73% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:47 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL)

Dividend History by Quarter for HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/26/2017quarterly$0.141.13%2/7/20172/9/20172/23/2017
10/13/2016quarterly$0.1410/25/201610/27/201611/10/2016
6/30/2016quarterly$0.147/12/20167/14/20167/28/2016
4/7/2016quarterly$0.144/19/20164/21/20165/5/2016
1/21/2016quarterly$0.132/2/20162/4/20162/18/2016
10/1/2015quarterly$0.1310/13/201510/15/201510/29/2015
7/9/2015quarterly$0.131.28%7/21/20157/23/20158/6/2015
4/9/2015quarterly$0.131.19%4/21/20154/23/20155/7/2015
1/22/2015quarterly$0.121.17%2/3/20152/5/20152/19/2015
10/3/2014quarterly$0.121.22%10/14/201410/16/201410/30/2014
7/9/2014quarterly$0.121%7/22/20147/24/20148/7/2014
4/10/2014quarterly$0.121.06%4/22/20144/24/20145/8/2014
1/23/2014quarterly$0.100.84%2/4/20142/6/20142/20/2014
10/3/2013quarterly$0.100.89%10/15/201310/17/201310/31/2013
7/10/2013quarterly$0.100.99%7/23/20137/25/20138/8/2013
4/11/2013quarterly$0.101.05%4/23/20134/25/20135/9/2013
1/24/2013quarterly$0.090.85%2/5/20132/7/20132/21/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.55%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 89.89%
Insider Trades by Quarter for HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/15/2017Traci L JensenVPSell16,305$48.82$796,010.10View SEC Filing  
2/13/2017Patrick M KivitsVPSell1,500$50.00$75,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017Traci L. JensenVPSell4,144$49.90$206,785.60View SEC Filing  
11/9/2016Timothy J KeenanVPSell8,236$44.98$370,455.28View SEC Filing  
10/6/2016James R. GiertzVPSell25,000$46.37$1,159,250.00View SEC Filing  
9/27/2016James R GiertzVPSell25,000$45.79$1,144,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016Timothy J KeenanVPSell8,037$46.03$369,943.11View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016James OwensInsiderSell55,048$46.43$2,555,878.64View SEC Filing  
4/22/2016James OwensCEOSell2,200$45.50$100,100.00View SEC Filing  
4/15/2016Robert J MartschingVPSell4,211$44.62$187,894.82View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Timothy J KeenanVPSell15,700$42.68$670,076.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2016Ann B ParriottVPSell8,411$42.43$356,878.73View SEC Filing  
3/29/2016Steven KennyVPSell72,265$42.24$3,052,473.60View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Ann B ParriottVPSell6,000$38.93$233,580.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2015James OwensCEOSell6,500$37.24$242,060.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2015James OwensCEOSell1,800$41.66$74,988.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Ann B ParriottVPSell1,083$42.80$46,352.40View SEC Filing  
4/22/2015Ann B ParriottVPSell16,822$41.97$706,019.34View SEC Filing  
4/13/2015Timothy J KeenanVPSell18,133$43.66$791,686.78View SEC Filing  
4/10/2015Ann B ParriottVPSell8,616$43.71$376,605.36View SEC Filing  
4/1/2015Robert J MartschingVPSell4,200$42.77$179,634.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015James OwensCEOSell1,800$44.22$79,596.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Timothy J KeenanVPSell2,065$43.84$90,529.60View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Ann B ParriottVPSell16,077$43.58$700,635.66View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Timothy J KeenanVPSell2,083$41.88$87,236.04View SEC Filing  
10/27/2014James OwensCEOSell1,800$40.73$73,314.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014James OwensCEOSell1,800$47.34$85,212.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2014Ann B ParriottVPSell19,858$46.56$924,588.48View SEC Filing  
7/23/2014Timothy J KeenanVPSell20,637$46.89$967,668.93View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Traci JensenVPSell7,680$39.97$306,969.60View SEC Filing  
10/3/2012James R GiertzCFOBuy3,000$30.02$90,060.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2012James C MccrearyVPSell1,000$30.06$30,060.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL)
Latest Headlines for HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoH.B. Fuller Announces Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss First Quarter 2017 Results (NYSE:FUL)
finance.yahoo.com - March 22 at 10:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoH.B. Fuller Completes First Phase of $20 Million Investment and Expands Capabilities in Pune, India (NYSE:FUL)
finance.yahoo.com - March 22 at 9:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoH.B. Fuller Opens Office in Dubai Supporting its Growth Strategy in Emerging Markets and the Increasing Demand for Adhesives in the Middle East (NYSE:FUL)
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 7:22 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoH.B. Fuller Announces Synthetic Polymers Price Increase Sold in North America (NYSE:FUL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 7 at 11:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoH.B. Fuller Announces Price Increase on Adhesives Sold in Central and South America (NYSE:FUL)
finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 5:00 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoH.B. Fuller Announces Price Increase on Adhesives Sold in North America (NYSE:FUL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 3 at 5:21 PM
bizjournals.com logoH.B. Fuller CEO James Owens' compensation increased almost 15 percent (NYSE:FUL)
www.bizjournals.com - February 22 at 10:35 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFULLER H B CO Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligati (NYSE:FUL)
biz.yahoo.com - February 14 at 6:28 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoH.B. Fuller Company Introduces Active Alignment (AA) Adhesives for Camera Module Assembly (NYSE:FUL)
feeds.benzinga.com - February 14 at 12:37 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFULLER H B CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NYSE:FUL)
biz.yahoo.com - February 10 at 5:56 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-H.B. Fuller announces pricing of $300 mln debt offering (NYSE:FUL)
www.reuters.com - February 10 at 4:01 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoH.B. Fuller Company -- Moody's Assigns Baa3 to H.B Fuller's Inaugural Bond Issue (NYSE:FUL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:59 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoH.B. Fuller Announces Pricing of $300 Million Debt Offering (NYSE:FUL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:59 PM
moodys.com logoH.B. Fuller Company -- Moody's Assigns Baa3 Issuer Rating to H.B. Fuller (NYSE:FUL)
www.moodys.com - February 6 at 11:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFULLER H B CO Financials (NYSE:FUL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 4 at 5:24 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-H.B. Fuller company acquires Wisdom Worldwide Adhesives (NYSE:FUL)
www.reuters.com - January 30 at 11:03 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 FULLER H B CO For: Jan 26 Filed by: Crail Dietrich J. (NYSE:FUL)
www.streetinsider.com - January 30 at 11:03 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo8:05 am H.B. Fuller to acquire Wisdom Worldwide Adhesives; terms not disclosed (NYSE:FUL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 30 at 12:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoH.B. Fuller Company Acquires Wisdom Worldwide Adhesives (NYSE:FUL)
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 12:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoH.B. Fuller Announces Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:FUL)
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 3:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPost Earnings Coverage as H.B Fuller's Revenue up 4.9%, Adjusted Diluted EPS Climbed 7% (NYSE:FUL)
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 6:00 PM
rttnews.com logoHB Fuller Co. (FUL) Fell To Over A 2-Week Low Despite Q4 Results (NYSE:FUL)
www.rttnews.com - January 21 at 4:42 AM
seekingalpha.com logoH.B. Fuller Company 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides (NYSE:FUL)
seekingalpha.com - January 21 at 4:42 AM

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Frequently Asked Questions for HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL)

What is HB Fuller Co's stock symbol?

HB Fuller Co trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FUL."

How often does HB Fuller Co pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for HB Fuller Co?

HB Fuller Co declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share on Thursday, February 23rd. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.09%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 7th.

How were HB Fuller Co's earnings last quarter?

HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 18th. The company reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.01. HB Fuller Co had a return on equity of 13.71% and a net margin of 5.93%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.69 EPS.

When will HB Fuller Co make its next earnings announcement?

HB Fuller Co is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March, 22nd 2017.

What guidance has HB Fuller Co issued on next quarter's earnings?

HB Fuller Co updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 19th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.57-2.77 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.75. The company issued revenue guidance of +~$2.12 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.11 billion.

Where is HB Fuller Co's stock going? Where will HB Fuller Co's stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for HB Fuller Co's stock. Their forecasts range from $47.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate HB Fuller Co's stock price to reach $50.50 in the next twelve months.

Who owns HB Fuller Co stock?

HB Fuller Co's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (6.12%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.84%), Fiduciary Management Inc. WI (3.25%), Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (3.22%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.31%) and Champlain Investment Partners LLC (2.16%). Company insiders that own HB Fuller Co stock include Ann B Parriott, James Owens, James R Giertz, Patrick M Kivits, Robert J Martsching, Steven Kenny, Timothy J Keenan and Traci L Jensen.

Who sold HB Fuller Co stock? Who is selling HB Fuller Co stock?

HB Fuller Co's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Fiduciary Management Inc. WI, Advisory Research Inc., Gabelli Funds LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Guggenheim Capital LLC and O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold HB Fuller Co stock in the last year include Ann B Parriott, James Owens, James R Giertz, Patrick M Kivits, Robert J Martsching, Steven Kenny, Timothy J Keenan and Traci L Jensen.

Who bought HB Fuller Co stock? Who is buying HB Fuller Co stock?

HB Fuller Co's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Champlain Investment Partners LLC, Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC, Janus Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Edge Asset Management Inc. and Comerica Bank.

How do I buy HB Fuller Co stock?

Shares of HB Fuller Co can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of HB Fuller Co stock cost?

One share of HB Fuller Co stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.37.

HB Fuller Co (FUL) Chart for Thursday, March, 23, 2017

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