H.B. Fuller Company, together with its subsidiaries, formulates, manufactures, and markets adhesives, sealants, coatings, polymers, tapes, encapsulants, and other specialty chemical products worldwide.
Good value average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has H.B. Fuller's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: FUL exceeded the US Chemicals industry which returned -7.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FUL underperformed the US Market which returned 5.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is H.B. Fuller's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is H.B. Fuller undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Undervalued: FUL ($47.05) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($54.45)
Significantly Undervalued: FUL is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FUL is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.1x) compared to the Chemicals industry average (18.9x).
PE vs Market: FUL is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.1x) compared to the US market (17.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
Low PEG Ratio: FUL is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FUL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2x).
How is H.B. Fuller forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FUL's forecast earnings growth (19.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2.7%).
Earnings vs Market: FUL's earnings (19.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: FUL's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: FUL's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FUL's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
High Future ROE: FUL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.8%).
How has H.B. Fuller performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FUL's earnings have grown by 17.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FUL's earnings growth over the past year (13.5%) is below its 5-year average (17.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: FUL earnings growth over the past year (13.5%) exceeded the Chemicals industry -2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: FUL's Return on Equity (11.9%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
ROA vs Industry: FUL's Return on Assets is below or equal to the Chemicals industry average last year.
Return on Capital Employed
ROCE Improving: FUL's Return on Capital Employed has declined over the past 3 years.
How is H.B. Fuller's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FUL's short term assets ($1.1B) exceeds its short term liabilities ($457.6M)
Long Term Liabilities: FUL's short term assets (1.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities (2.4B)
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FUL's debt to equity ratio (180.4%) is considered high
Reducing Debt: FUL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 59% to 180.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FUL's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (14.5%).
Interest Coverage: FUL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.2x coverage).
Inventory Level: FUL has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: FUL's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.5x debt).
What is H.B. Fuller's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Stability and Growth of Payments
Notable Dividend: FUL's dividend (1.36%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.47%).
High Dividend: FUL's dividend (1.36%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.77%).
Stable Dividend: FUL's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: FUL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (22.9%), FUL's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: FUL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (16.6% payout ratio).
What is the CEO of H.B. Fuller's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?
Average management tenure
Jim Owens (54yo)
Mr. James J. Owens, also known as Jim, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of H.B. Fuller Company since November 22, 2010. Mr. Owens served as the Senior Vice President of North America Regi ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs. Market: Jim's total compensation ($USD0.00) is too low to compare against companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.07M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jim's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Management Age and Tenure
Experienced Management: FUL's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Board Age and Tenure
Experienced Board: FUL's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 years average tenure).
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Vice President of Investor Relations
- Tenure: 1.2yrs
Steve Kenny (57yo)
Senior Vice President of Emerging Markets
- Tenure: 10yrs
- Compensation: US$1.09m
Tim Keenan (61yo)
VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
- Tenure: 13.8yrs
- Compensation: US$598.25k
John Corkrean (53yo)
Executive VP & CFO
- Tenure: 3.4yrs
- Compensation: US$1.21m
Jim Owens (54yo)
- Tenure: 8.9yrs
- Compensation: US$4.62m
Traci Jensen (52yo)
Senior Vice President of Global Construction Products
- Tenure: 6.8yrs
- Compensation: US$1.16m
Patrick Kivits (51yo)
Senior Vice President of Europe
- Tenure: 4.1yrs
- Compensation: US$1.06m
Zhiwei Cai (56yo)
Senior Vice President of Global Engineering - Adhesive segment
- Tenure: 1.8yrs
- Compensation: US$1.49m
Paula Cooney (50yo)
Vice President of Human Resources
- Tenure: 3.5yrs
Abe Rezai (67yo)
VP and Chief Technology & Innovation Officer
- Tenure: 3yrs
John van Roden (69yo)
- Tenure: 15.8yrs
- Compensation: US$212.89k
Dan Florness (56yo)
- Tenure: 1.3yrs
Lee Mitau (70yo)
Independent Chairman & Presiding Director
- Tenure: 12.8yrs
- Compensation: US$297.99k
Dante Parrini (54yo)
- Tenure: 7.1yrs
- Compensation: US$208.45k
Mike Losh (73yo)
- Tenure: 18.8yrs
- Compensation: US$200.00k
Bill Van Sant (80yo)
- Tenure: 8.8yrs
- Compensation: US$257.94k
Tom Handley (64yo)
- Tenure: 9.3yrs
- Compensation: US$208.51k
Tessa Hilado (54yo)
- Tenure: 6yrs
- Compensation: US$210.38k
Jim Owens (54yo)
- Tenure: 8.9yrs
- Compensation: US$4.62m
- Tenure: 2yrs
H.B. Fuller Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: H.B. Fuller Company
- Ticker: FUL
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1887
- Industry: Specialty Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$2.399b
- Shares outstanding: 50.98m
- Website: https://www.hbfuller.com
Number of Employees
- H.B. Fuller Company
- 1200 Willow Lake Boulevard
- PO Box 64683
- Saint Paul
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FUL||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1980|
|HB1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1980|
H.B. Fuller Company, together with its subsidiaries, formulates, manufactures, and markets adhesives, sealants, coatings, polymers, tapes, encapsulants, and other specialty chemical products worldwide. The ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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