H. B. Fuller Company (FUL): Price and Financial Metrics

H. B. Fuller Company (FUL): $64.74

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  • Value is the dimension where FUL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 84.73% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for FUL is in Sentiment, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • FUL ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 52nd percentile.

FUL Stock Summary

  • FUL's went public 31.36 years ago, making it older than 83.97% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of Fuller H B Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.68% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • FUL's price/sales ratio is 1.16; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 24.34% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Fuller H B Co, a group of peers worth examining would be DCI, UHT, ROCK, FCN, and PLAB.
  • Visit FUL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.hbfuller.com.

FUL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, FUL's price/earnings ratio is 0.22% lower, now standing at 23.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, FUL's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.6.
  • Over the past 243 months, FUL's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FUL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FUL 2021-01-21 1.0 2.1 24.0 19.3
FUL 2019-07-09 0.8 2.0 18.4 16.1
FUL 2012-11-19 0.9 2.0 12.4 11.0
FUL 2008-07-03 0.8 1.6 11.1 8.3
FUL 2008-03-10 0.8 1.5 11.3 7.1
FUL 2003-10-06 0.6 1.5 21.4 14.5

FUL Growth Metrics

  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 228.57%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 37.53%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -33.77%.
FUL's revenue has moved up $746,007,000 over the prior 49 months.

The table below shows FUL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 2,869.609 332.981 143.615
2020-12-31 2,790.269 331.559 123.719
2020-09-30 2,751.735 301.959 115.329
2020-06-30 2,785.648 300.264 123.44
2020-03-31 2,870.629 303.111 128.468
2019-12-31 2,897 269.177 130.817

FUL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of FUL, see our FUL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $73.83 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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FUL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $64.74 52-week high $70.58
Prev. close $63.81 52-week low $43.91
Day low $63.14 Volume 269,200
Day high $64.83 Avg. volume 413,476
50-day MA $65.62 Dividend yield 1.04%
200-day MA $59.32 Market Cap 3.40B

H. B. Fuller Company (FUL) Company Bio

HB Fuller focuses on adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products used in packaging, hygiene, general assembly, electronic and assembly materials, paper converting, woodworking, construction, automotive and consumer businesses. The company was founded in 1887 and is based in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

FUL Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$64.74$79.37 18%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for FUL, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Fuller H B Co ranked in the 58th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 19%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for FUL, they are:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 67. Its equity weight surpasses that of only 24.89% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Basic Materials sector.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 33% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately 69.21% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • Fuller H B Co's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 16.55% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

CMT, CSTE, EXK, RS, and SSRM can be thought of as valuation peers to FUL, in the sense that they are in the Basic Materials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Yahoo | July 26, 2021

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Jumbo News | July 22, 2021

H.B. Fuller and Covestro Join Forces to Make Adhesives More Sustainable

BASEL, Switzerland, July 22, 2021--H.B. Fuller has announced a partnership with Covestro to deliver an adhesive with a reduced climate impact for woodworking, textiles and automotive.

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

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Epoxy Based Thermal Conductive Adhesives Market research report is the new statistical data source added by A2Z Market Research. It uses several approaches for analyzing the data of target market such as primary and secondary research methodologies. It includes investigations based on historical records, current statistics, and futuristic developments. The report gives a thorough overview of []

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FUL Price Returns

1-mo 0.68%
3-mo -5.03%
6-mo 19.85%
1-year 42.07%
3-year 18.58%
5-year 48.76%
YTD 25.83%
2020 2.15%
2019 22.42%
2018 -19.84%
2017 12.79%
2016 34.19%

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