HB Fuller

H.B. Fuller is a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. Your day probably begins and ends with us. Just about everywhere you look – including the windows through which you see and the magazines you read – you’ll find industrial adhesives and sealants produced by H.B. Fuller. Most likely, we made the glue holding together your cereal box, the seals that keep your refrigerator airtight, and the specialty adhesive in your baby’s disposable diaper. While our products are virtually invisible, they play a vital role in ensuring the quality and convenience of modern life. We take pride in working with our customers to add value. At H.B. Fuller, we are committed to connecting what matters, bringing together people, products and processes that answer and solve some of the world's biggest adhesion challenges. Through our reliable, responsive technical service, we create lasting, rewarding connections with customers in the packaging, hygiene, electronic and assembly materials, automotive, paper converting, woodworking, construction, general assembly and consumer goods industries. And, we are committed to building an environment where employees are engaged, challenged and given an opportunity to drive superior results. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With long-term, profitable growth as the ultimate goal, we strive to cultivate an environment that offers stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.

Saint Paul, US
Size (employees)
4,600 (est)+5%
HB Fuller was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Saint Paul, US

HB Fuller Office Locations

HB Fuller has an office in Saint Paul
Saint Paul, US (HQ)
1200 Willow Lake Blvd

HB Fuller Data and Metrics

HB Fuller Financial Metrics

HB Fuller's revenue was reported to be $2.1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 1% increase from the previous period.
$, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

2.1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

609.8 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

124.4 m

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

2.6 b

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (03-Dec-2016)

142.2 m


3.1 b
HB Fuller's current market capitalization is $2.6 b.
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2 b2.1 b2.1 b2.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.5 b

Gross profit

609.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Net Income

97.2 m50.2 m87.1 m124.4 m
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2016


155.1 m77.6 m142.2 m

Accounts Receivable

331.1 m341.3 m351.1 m


221.5 m251.3 m247.4 m

Current Assets

794.7 m765.1 m811.3 m


434.4 m502.6 m515.3 m


263.1 m256 m366.2 m

Total Assets

1.9 b1.9 b2.1 b

Accounts Payable

201.6 m174.5 m163 m

Total Debt

41.2 m54.3 m625.5 m

Current Liabilities

360.8 m317.2 m391.8 m

Common Stock

50.2 m50.3 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

44.5 m53.3 m59.6 m

Retained Earnings

907.3 m933.8 m1.1 b

Total Equity

930.5 m890.5 m938.3 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

0 x0.1 x0.7 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0 x0 x0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2 x2.1 x2.2 x
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2016

Depreciation and Amortization

39.1 m47.3 m49.2 m

Accounts Receivable

(7.3 m)(19 m)1.9 m


(12 m)(36 m)(3.5 m)

Accounts Payable

16.3 m(14.5 m)(12.3 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(129.5 m)(483.3 m)(22.5 m)

Dividends Paid

(19.3 m)(23.1 m)(27.5 m)

Interest Paid

23.6 m24.8 m

Income Taxes Paid

41.9 m16.6 m46.8 m
$, USDY, 2016


476 k


0.7 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x

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