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

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$40.47 -0.82 (-1.99 %)
(As of 12/17/2018 07:57 AM ET)
Previous Close$41.29
Today's Range$40.34 - $41.66
52-Week Range$40.34 - $59.58
Volume236,485 shs
Average Volume298,984 shs
Market Capitalization$2.05 billion
P/E Ratio16.19
Dividend Yield1.53%
H.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
Current SymbolNYSE:FUL
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.03
Current Ratio2.25
Quick Ratio1.48


Trailing P/E Ratio16.19
Forward P/E Ratio13.01
P/E Growth0.55

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.31 billion
Price / Sales0.89
Cash Flow$4.2962 per share
Price / Cash Flow9.42
Book Value$20.74 per share
Price / Book1.95


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.50
Net Income$58.24 million
Net Margins4.14%
Return on Equity13.41%
Return on Assets3.42%


Outstanding Shares50,700,000
Market Cap$2.05 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, October 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 18th will be given a dividend of $0.155 per share on Thursday, November 1st. This represents a $0.62 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 17th. View HB Fuller's Dividend History.

How will HB Fuller's stock buyback program work?

HB Fuller declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Monday, April 24th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 7.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were HB Fuller's earnings last quarter?

HB Fuller Co (NYSE:FUL) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, September, 26th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.86 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.90 by $0.04. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $770.11 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $784.75 million. HB Fuller had a net margin of 4.14% and a return on equity of 13.41%. 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 Tuesday, January 22nd 2019. 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, September, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.05-3.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.23.

What price target have analysts set for FUL?

8 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for HB Fuller's shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $66.00. On average, they anticipate HB Fuller's share price to reach $60.6250 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 49.8% 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 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for HB Fuller.

Has HB Fuller been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about FUL stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. HB Fuller earned a news sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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)

Who are HB Fuller's major shareholders?

HB Fuller's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.51%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.97%), Vanguard Group Inc (10.97%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (5.53%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.09%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.30%). Company insiders that own HB Fuller stock include David W Moorman, Dietrich J Crail, 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 FMR LLC, Penn Capital Management Co. Inc., Arizona State Retirement System, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Credit Suisse AG. Company insiders that have sold HB Fuller company stock in the last year include Sant R William Van, Steven Kenny and Traci L Jensen. View Insider Buying and Selling for HB Fuller.

Which institutional investors are buying HB Fuller stock?

FUL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deutsche Bank AG, BlackRock Inc., Channing Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Man Group plc and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC. 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 $40.47.

How big of a company is HB Fuller?

HB Fuller has a market capitalization of $2.05 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.

What is HB Fuller's official website?

The official website for HB Fuller is http://www.hbfuller.com.

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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  227 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  298 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  525
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 12/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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