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Volume245,803 shs
Average Volume440,157 shs
Market Capitalization$3.61 billion
P/E Ratio31.40
Dividend Yield0.97%
Beta1.72

Competitors

H.B. Fuller (NYSE:FUL) Vs. SHW, ECL, IFF, CE, ALB, and RPM

Should you be buying FUL stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "specialty chemicals" are considered alternatives and competitors to H.B. Fuller, including The Sherwin-Williams (SHW), Ecolab (ECL), International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), Celanese (CE), Albemarle (ALB), and RPM International (RPM).

H.B. Fuller (NYSE:FUL) and The Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for H.B. Fuller and The Sherwin-Williams, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
H.B. Fuller03302.50
The Sherwin-Williams121502.78

H.B. Fuller presently has a consensus price target of $59.60, suggesting a potential downside of 13.74%. The Sherwin-Williams has a consensus price target of $312.2941, suggesting a potential upside of 9.87%. Given The Sherwin-Williams' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe The Sherwin-Williams is more favorable than H.B. Fuller.

Risk & Volatility

H.B. Fuller has a beta of 1.72, meaning that its share price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Sherwin-Williams has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

95.4% of H.B. Fuller shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.5% of The Sherwin-Williams shares are held by institutional investors. 3.5% of H.B. Fuller shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of The Sherwin-Williams shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

H.B. Fuller pays an annual dividend of $0.67 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. The Sherwin-Williams pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. H.B. Fuller pays out 22.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Sherwin-Williams pays out 10.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. H.B. Fuller has increased its dividend for 14 consecutive years. H.B. Fuller is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares H.B. Fuller and The Sherwin-Williams' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
H.B. Fuller4.19%11.18%3.49%
The Sherwin-Williams10.41%56.69%10.66%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares H.B. Fuller and The Sherwin-Williams' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
H.B. Fuller$2.90 billion1.25$130.82 million$2.9623.34
The Sherwin-Williams$17.90 billion4.22$1.54 billion$21.1213.46

The Sherwin-Williams has higher revenue and earnings than H.B. Fuller. The Sherwin-Williams is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than H.B. Fuller, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

The Sherwin-Williams beats H.B. Fuller on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) and H.B. Fuller (NYSE:FUL) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, valuation and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Ecolab and H.B. Fuller, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ecolab07702.50
H.B. Fuller03302.50

Ecolab presently has a consensus price target of $228.70, indicating a potential upside of 3.19%. H.B. Fuller has a consensus price target of $59.60, indicating a potential downside of 13.74%. Given Ecolab's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Ecolab is more favorable than H.B. Fuller.

Volatility & Risk

Ecolab has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, H.B. Fuller has a beta of 1.72, suggesting that its stock price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

73.6% of Ecolab shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.4% of H.B. Fuller shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.2% of Ecolab shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of H.B. Fuller shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Ecolab pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. H.B. Fuller pays an annual dividend of $0.67 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Ecolab pays out 33.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. H.B. Fuller pays out 22.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Ecolab has raised its dividend for 36 consecutive years and H.B. Fuller has raised its dividend for 14 consecutive years. H.B. Fuller is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares Ecolab and H.B. Fuller's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ecolab-8.21%18.14%6.75%
H.B. Fuller4.19%11.18%3.49%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Ecolab and H.B. Fuller's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ecolab$14.91 billion4.25$1.56 billion$5.8238.08
H.B. Fuller$2.90 billion1.25$130.82 million$2.9623.34

Ecolab has higher revenue and earnings than H.B. Fuller. H.B. Fuller is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ecolab, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Ecolab beats H.B. Fuller on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) and H.B. Fuller (NYSE:FUL) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, valuation and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for International Flavors & Fragrances and H.B. Fuller, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
International Flavors & Fragrances031002.77
H.B. Fuller03302.50

International Flavors & Fragrances presently has a consensus price target of $147.5385, indicating a potential upside of 3.35%. H.B. Fuller has a consensus price target of $59.60, indicating a potential downside of 13.74%. Given International Flavors & Fragrances' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe International Flavors & Fragrances is more favorable than H.B. Fuller.

Volatility & Risk

International Flavors & Fragrances has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, H.B. Fuller has a beta of 1.72, suggesting that its stock price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

94.4% of International Flavors & Fragrances shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.4% of H.B. Fuller shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of International Flavors & Fragrances shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of H.B. Fuller shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

International Flavors & Fragrances pays an annual dividend of $3.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. H.B. Fuller pays an annual dividend of $0.67 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. International Flavors & Fragrances pays out 49.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. H.B. Fuller pays out 22.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. International Flavors & Fragrances has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years and H.B. Fuller has raised its dividend for 14 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares International Flavors & Fragrances and H.B. Fuller's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
International Flavors & Fragrances7.44%11.00%5.10%
H.B. Fuller4.19%11.18%3.49%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares International Flavors & Fragrances and H.B. Fuller's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
International Flavors & Fragrances$5.14 billion6.91$455.87 million$6.1723.14
H.B. Fuller$2.90 billion1.25$130.82 million$2.9623.34

International Flavors & Fragrances has higher revenue and earnings than H.B. Fuller. International Flavors & Fragrances is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than H.B. Fuller, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

International Flavors & Fragrances beats H.B. Fuller on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Celanese (NYSE:CE) and H.B. Fuller (NYSE:FUL) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

Risk & Volatility

Celanese has a beta of 1.21, suggesting that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, H.B. Fuller has a beta of 1.72, suggesting that its share price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Celanese and H.B. Fuller's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Celanese10.46%31.41%9.42%
H.B. Fuller4.19%11.18%3.49%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

97.5% of Celanese shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.4% of H.B. Fuller shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Celanese shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of H.B. Fuller shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Celanese and H.B. Fuller's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Celanese$6.30 billion3.02$852 million$9.5317.74
H.B. Fuller$2.90 billion1.25$130.82 million$2.9623.34

Celanese has higher revenue and earnings than H.B. Fuller. Celanese is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than H.B. Fuller, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Celanese pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. H.B. Fuller pays an annual dividend of $0.67 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Celanese pays out 28.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. H.B. Fuller pays out 22.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Celanese has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and H.B. Fuller has increased its dividend for 14 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Celanese and H.B. Fuller, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Celanese151102.59
H.B. Fuller03302.50

Celanese currently has a consensus target price of $156.6667, indicating a potential downside of 7.31%. H.B. Fuller has a consensus target price of $59.60, indicating a potential downside of 13.74%. Given Celanese's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Celanese is more favorable than H.B. Fuller.

Summary

Celanese beats H.B. Fuller on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) and H.B. Fuller (NYSE:FUL) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

Risk & Volatility

Albemarle has a beta of 1.59, suggesting that its share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, H.B. Fuller has a beta of 1.72, suggesting that its share price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Albemarle and H.B. Fuller's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Albemarle11.77%11.96%4.97%
H.B. Fuller4.19%11.18%3.49%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

86.4% of Albemarle shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.4% of H.B. Fuller shares are held by institutional investors. 1.1% of Albemarle shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of H.B. Fuller shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Albemarle and H.B. Fuller's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Albemarle$3.59 billion5.13$533.23 million$6.0426.12
H.B. Fuller$2.90 billion1.25$130.82 million$2.9623.34

Albemarle has higher revenue and earnings than H.B. Fuller. H.B. Fuller is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Albemarle, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Albemarle pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. H.B. Fuller pays an annual dividend of $0.67 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Albemarle pays out 25.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. H.B. Fuller pays out 22.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Albemarle has increased its dividend for 27 consecutive years and H.B. Fuller has increased its dividend for 14 consecutive years. Albemarle is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Albemarle and H.B. Fuller, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Albemarle371002.35
H.B. Fuller03302.50

Albemarle currently has a consensus target price of $142.1429, indicating a potential downside of 9.92%. H.B. Fuller has a consensus target price of $59.60, indicating a potential downside of 13.74%. Given Albemarle's higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Albemarle is more favorable than H.B. Fuller.

Summary

Albemarle beats H.B. Fuller on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

RPM International (NYSE:RPM) and H.B. Fuller (NYSE:FUL) are both construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

Risk & Volatility

RPM International has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, H.B. Fuller has a beta of 1.72, suggesting that its share price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for RPM International and H.B. Fuller, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
RPM International04502.56
H.B. Fuller03302.50

RPM International currently has a consensus target price of $96.8750, indicating a potential upside of 0.39%. H.B. Fuller has a consensus target price of $59.60, indicating a potential downside of 13.74%. Given RPM International's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe RPM International is more favorable than H.B. Fuller.

Dividends

RPM International pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. H.B. Fuller pays an annual dividend of $0.67 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. RPM International pays out 49.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. H.B. Fuller pays out 22.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. RPM International has increased its dividend for 19 consecutive years and H.B. Fuller has increased its dividend for 14 consecutive years. RPM International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares RPM International and H.B. Fuller's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
RPM International7.50%35.72%8.85%
H.B. Fuller4.19%11.18%3.49%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares RPM International and H.B. Fuller's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
RPM International$5.51 billion2.27$304.39 million$3.0731.43
H.B. Fuller$2.90 billion1.25$130.82 million$2.9623.34

RPM International has higher revenue and earnings than H.B. Fuller. H.B. Fuller is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than RPM International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

74.7% of RPM International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.4% of H.B. Fuller shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of RPM International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of H.B. Fuller shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

RPM International beats H.B. Fuller on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


H.B. Fuller Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
The Sherwin-Williams logo
SHW
The Sherwin-Williams
2.1$284.23+0.7%$75.59 billion$17.90 billion14.03Analyst Report
Ecolab logo
ECL
Ecolab
2.2$221.64+1.1%$63.38 billion$14.91 billion-60.07
International Flavors & Fragrances logo
IFF
International Flavors & Fragrances
2.5$142.75+1.1%$35.53 billion$5.14 billion42.74Earnings Announcement
Celanese logo
CE
Celanese
2.2$169.03+1.1%$19.04 billion$6.30 billion35.00
Albemarle logo
ALB
Albemarle
2.1$157.79+3.8%$18.42 billion$3.59 billion44.08Analyst Report
RPM International logo
RPM
RPM International
2.3$96.50+0.5%$12.50 billion$5.51 billion29.24Analyst Report
Ashland Global logo
ASH
Ashland Global
1.8$89.62+0.6%$5.44 billion$2.33 billion-10.67
W. R. Grace & Co. logo
GRA
W. R. Grace & Co.
2.2$68.51+0.2%$4.54 billion$1.96 billion326.24Analyst Downgrade
Balchem logo
BCPC
Balchem
1.6$131.01+1.7%$4.25 billion$643.71 million51.38Analyst Downgrade
Quaker Chemical logo
KWR
Quaker Chemical
2.4$232.98+0.8%$4.16 billion$1.13 billion647.18Dividend Announcement
NewMarket logo
NEU
NewMarket
1.0$354.64+0.5%$3.88 billion$2.19 billion15.44
Sensient Technologies logo
SXT
Sensient Technologies
1.8$85.53+0.2%$3.62 billion$1.32 billion53.79
Stepan logo
SCL
Stepan
2.2$137.11+0.1%$3.09 billion$1.86 billion26.88
Minerals Technologies logo
MTX
Minerals Technologies
1.8$84.88+1.0%$2.86 billion$1.79 billion26.53Analyst Downgrade
Innospec logo
IOSP
Innospec
1.8$100.26+0.7%$2.47 billion$1.51 billion67.29Ex-Dividend
Ferro logo
FOE
Ferro
1.2$21.68+0.6%$1.79 billion$1.02 billion-361.27Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Kraton logo
KRA
Kraton
1.3$35.59+1.2%$1.14 billion$1.80 billion-5.00
FutureFuel logo
FF
FutureFuel
1.3$16.20+8.0%$708.64 million$205.23 million6.23Dividend Announcement
Landec logo
LNDC
Landec
1.8$12.39+1.8%$363.44 million$590.37 million-7.12
Flotek Industries logo
FTK
Flotek Industries
0.6$1.90+2.6%$138.19 million$119.35 million-0.75Earnings Announcement
Advanced Emissions Solutions logo
ADES
Advanced Emissions Solutions
0.9$5.50+4.5%$103.71 million$70.09 million-8.33Earnings Announcement
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