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H.B. Fuller Co (FUL) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on November 30, 2018

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H.B. Fuller Co (FUL) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on November 30, 2018. H.B. Fuller Company is a formulator, manufacturer and marketer of adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products for applications in various markets, including automotive, electronics, construction products, durable assembly, and packaging. H.B. Fuller Co has a market cap of $2.36 billion; its shares were traded at around $46.65 with a P/E ratio of 14.18 and P/S ratio of 0.81. The dividend yield of H.B. Fuller Co stocks is 1.32%. H.B. Fuller Co had annual average EBITDA growth of 7.40% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated H.B. Fuller Co the business predictability rank of 3-star.


For the last quarter H.B. Fuller Co reported a revenue of $768.4 million, compared with the revenue of $678.2 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $3 billion, an increase of 31.9% from last year. For the last five years H.B. Fuller Co had an average revenue growth rate of 6.7% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $3.29 for the year, an increase of 191.2% from previous year. Over the last five years H.B. Fuller Co had an EPS growth rate of 10.8% a year. The H.B. Fuller Co had an operating margin of 8.38%, compared with the operating margin of 5.47% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of H.B. Fuller Co is 7.83%. The profitability rank of the company is 6 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, H.B. Fuller Co has the cash and cash equivalents of $150.8 million, compared with $194.4 million in the previous year. The company had no long term debt, compared with $2.4 billion in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 2.3, which is not a favorable level. H.B. Fuller Co has a financial strength rank of 6 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $46.65, H.B. Fuller Co is traded at 15.8% discount to its historical median P/S valuation band of $55.43. The P/S ratio of the stock is 0.81, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.98. The intrinsic value of the stock is $35.21 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock lost 12.05% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of FUL, click here.

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