NYSE:FUL - HB Fuller Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$57.84 +0.26 (+0.45 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 09:30 AM ET)
Previous Close$57.58
Today's Range$57.62 - $58.12
52-Week Range$46.62 - $58.74
Volume198,193 shs
Average Volume245,819 shs
Market Capitalization$2.91 billion
P/E Ratio23.14
Dividend Yield1.08%
HB Fuller logoH.B. Fuller Company, together with its subsidiaries, formulates, manufactures, and markets adhesives, sealants, and other specialty chemical products worldwide. The company operates through six segments: Americas Adhesives; EIMEA (Europe, India, Middle East and Africa); Asia Pacific; Construction Products; Engineering Adhesives; and Royal Adhesives. It offers a range of specialty adhesives, such as thermoplastic, thermoset, reactive, water-based, and solvent-based products, as well as sealants, coatings, polymers, tapes, encapsulants, and additives for use in a range of commercial, industrial, and institutional applications; and caulks and sealants for the consumer market and professional trade. The company also provides industrial adhesives products for applications in various markets, including assembly, packaging, converting, nonwoven and hygiene, performance wood, flooring, textile, flexible packaging, graphic arts, envelope, transportation, electronics, medical, clean energy, appliance, heavy machinery, audio equipment, automotive, and structural markets. In addition, it offers adhesives, grouts, mortars, sealers, and levelers for tile setting; and duct sealants, weather barriers and fungicidal coatings, and block fillers for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and insulation applications. It serves manufacturers of food and beverages, hygiene products, clothing, appliances, electronics, automobiles, aerospace and defense, solar energy systems, filters, construction materials, wood flooring, furniture, cabinetry, windows, doors, tissue and towel, corrugation, tube winding, packaging, labels, and tapes. The company sells its products through direct sales force, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers. H.B. Fuller Company was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Adhesives & sealants
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.07
Current Ratio2.24
Quick Ratio1.46


Trailing P/E Ratio23.14
Forward P/E Ratio17.91
P/E Growth0.94

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.31 billion
Price / Sales1.27
Cash Flow$4.3164 per share
Price / Cash13.40
Book Value$20.74 per share
Price / Book2.79


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.50
Net Income$58.24 million
Net Margins4.00%
Return on Equity12.66%
Return on Assets3.57%


Outstanding Shares50,610,000
Market Cap$2.91 billion

HB Fuller (NYSE:FUL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is HB Fuller's stock symbol?

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

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

HB Fuller declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 12th. Investors of record on Thursday, July 26th will be given a dividend of $0.155 per share on Thursday, August 9th. This represents a $0.62 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.07%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 25th. View HB Fuller's Dividend History.

How will HB Fuller's stock buyback program work?

HB Fuller announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Monday, April 24th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 7.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were HB Fuller's earnings last quarter?

HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, June, 27th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.03. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $789.39 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $808.06 million. HB Fuller had a return on equity of 12.66% and a net margin of 4.00%. View HB Fuller's Earnings History.

When is HB Fuller's next earnings date?

HB Fuller is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, September, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for HB Fuller.

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

HB Fuller updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, June, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.15-3.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.23.

What price target have analysts set for FUL?

8 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for HB Fuller's stock. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $66.00. On average, they anticipate HB Fuller's stock price to reach $60.5714 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for HB Fuller.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for HB Fuller?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HB Fuller in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for HB Fuller.

Who are some of HB Fuller's key competitors?

Who are HB Fuller's key executives?

HB Fuller's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James J. Owens, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. John J. Corkrean, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Ms. Traci L. Jensen, Sr. VP of Global Construction Products (Age 51)
  • Mr. Patrick M. Kivits, Sr. VP of Europe, India, Middle-East & Africa (Age 50)
  • Mr. Zhiwei Cai, Sr. VP of Global Engineering - Adhesive segment (Age 55)

Has HB Fuller been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about FUL stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. HB Fuller earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 47.19 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for HB Fuller.

Who are HB Fuller's major shareholders?

HB Fuller's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.29%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (5.55%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.12%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.27%), Channing Capital Management LLC (2.09%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.52%). Company insiders that own HB Fuller stock include David W Moorman, Dietrich J Crail, James R Giertz, John J Corkrean, Patrick M Kivits, Paula M Cooney, Robert J Martsching, Sant R William Van, Steven Kenny, Timothy J Keenan and Traci L Jensen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for HB Fuller.

Which institutional investors are selling HB Fuller stock?

FUL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Comerica Bank, Channing Capital Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Voya Investment Management LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold HB Fuller company stock in the last year include Robert J Martsching, Sant R William Van, Steven Kenny, Timothy J Keenan and Traci L Jensen. View Insider Buying and Selling for HB Fuller.

Which institutional investors are buying HB Fuller stock?

FUL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, Cooke & Bieler LP, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Engineers Gate Manager LP, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have bought HB Fuller stock in the last two years include Dietrich J Crail and John J Corkrean. View Insider Buying and Selling for HB Fuller.

How do I buy shares of HB Fuller?

Shares of FUL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is HB Fuller's stock price today?

One share of FUL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.84.

How big of a company is HB Fuller?

HB Fuller has a market capitalization of $2.91 billion and generates $2.31 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $58.24 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.50 on an earnings per share basis. HB Fuller employs 6,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact HB Fuller?

HB Fuller's mailing address is 1200 WILLOW LAKE BLVD, ST PAUL MN, 55110. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 651-236-5900 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for HB Fuller (NYSE FUL)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  207 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  275 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  482
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about HB Fuller and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FUL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FUL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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