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H.B. Fuller Co (FUL) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on November 30, 2017

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H.B. Fuller Co (FUL) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on November 30, 2017. H.B. Fuller Co 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 $2.61 billion; its shares were traded at around $51.85 with a P/E ratio of 45.89 and P/S ratio of 1.22. The dividend yield of H.B. Fuller Co stocks is 1.15%. H.B. Fuller Co had annual average EBITDA growth of 7.70% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated H.B. Fuller Co the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.


For the last quarter H.B. Fuller Co reported a revenue of $678.2 million, compared with the revenue of $574.9 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $2.3 billion, an increase of 10.1% from last year. For the last five years H.B. Fuller Co had an average revenue growth rate of 3.1% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $1.13 for the year, a decline of 53.3% from the previous year. Over the last five years H.B. Fuller Co had an average EPS decline of 7.3% a year. The H.B. Fuller Co had an operating margin of 5.47%, compared with the operating margin of 9.65% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of H.B. Fuller Co is 7.47%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, H.B. Fuller Co has the cash and cash equivalents of $194.4 million, compared with $142.2 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $2.5 billion, compared with $588.1 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 2.9, 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 $51.85, H.B. Fuller Co is traded at 22.5% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $42.32. The P/S ratio of the stock is 1.22, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.99. The intrinsic value of the stock is $13.22 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 9.00% during the past 12 months.

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

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