H.B. Fuller formulates, manufactures, and markets adhesives, sealants, and other specialty chemical products worldwide. The Company operates through six segments: Americas Adhesives, EIMEA (Europe, India, Middle East and Africa), Asia Pacific, Construction Products, Engineering Adhesives, and Royal Adhesives. It offers a range of specialty adhesives, such as thermoplastic, thermoset, reactive, water-based, and solvent-based products, as well as sealants, coatings, polymers, tapes, encapsulants, and additives. The Company also provides industrial adhesives, grouts, mortars, weather barriers and fungicidal coatings, and block fillers for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and insulation applications. 

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TypePublic
HQSaint Paul, US
Founded1887
Size (employees)5,965 (est)
Websitehbfuller.com
HB Fuller was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Saint Paul, US
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HB Fuller Office Locations

HB Fuller has offices in Saint Paul, Pudong Xinqu, Zürich and Tres Rios
Saint Paul, (HQ)
1200 Willow Lake Blvd
Pudong Xinqu,
No. 5 Building, No. 1690 Zhang Heng Road Pudong
Tres Rios,
Terracampus Office Center
Zürich,
50 Talacker
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HB Fuller Financials and Metrics

HB Fuller Revenue

HB Fuller's revenue was reported to be $2.31 b in FY, 2017 which is a 10.1% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

770.1m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

217.2m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

28.2%

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

71.1m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

2.3b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

44.6

Cash (1-Sep-2018)

150.1m

EV

2.2b
HB Fuller's current market capitalization is $2.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

2.0b2.1b2.1b2.1b2.3b

Revenue growth, %

3%(1%)1%10%

Cost of goods sold

1.5b1.5b1.7b

Gross profit

568.0m609.8m603.2m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q3, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

540.8m524.1m474.3m532.5m512.9m562.9m561.7m503.3m713.1m1.5b770.1m

Cost of goods sold

391.8m377.3m336.7m374.3m366.7m412.5m415.6m364.3m525.4m1.1b552.9m

Gross profit

148.9m146.8m137.6m158.3m146.1m150.4m146.0m139.0m187.7m410.1m217.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

28%28%29%30%28%27%26%28%26%27%28%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

155.1m77.6m119.2m142.2m194.4m

Accounts Receivable

331.1m341.3m364.7m351.1m473.7m

Inventories

221.5m251.3m248.5m247.4m359.5m

Current Assets

794.7m765.1m801.1m811.3m1.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q3, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

113.0m95.0m75.5k71.6m79.5m85.8m126.8m146.0m133.1m119.6m94.1m116.5m132.5mwdxefcqufszuzezftuxetqsqxt129.2m150.1m

Inventories

260.8m281.9m281.3k275.0m265.6m266.9m264.8m261.1m261.4m318.0m302.3m286.3m410.2m404.7m401.1m

Current Assets

801.5m832.5m813.7k779.8m794.7m792.2m791.1m824.7m803.8m916.9m850.4m832.0m1.1b1.2b1.2b

PP&E

462.4m485.0m493.4k538.8m532.7m530.9m511.9m515.6m518.1m526.8m515.9m509.9m675.4m653.4m642.2m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

39.1m47.3m75.3m77.7m87.3m

Inventories

(12.0m)(36.0m)(4.6m)(3.5m)(10.6m)

Accounts Payable

16.3m(14.5m)5.8m(12.3m)44.4m

Cash From Operating Activities

210.5m195.7m140.8m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q3, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Depreciation and Amortization

10.4m22.1m34.7k11.7m23.6m35.7m13.3m25.1m36.7m36.4m24.0m11.9m36.7m72.7m109.2m

Inventories

(38.7m)(60.6m)(63.1k)(22.4m)(14.3m)20.0m(15.9m)(9.1m)(6.2m)(55.3m)(45.4m)(32.6m)(46.7m)(53.6m)(60.2m)

Accounts Payable

17.3m27.1m26.4k32.9m30.3m10.6m(4.3m)(7.5m)(1.4m)23.0m20.4m24.0m(5.0m)7.7m3.8m

Cash From Operating Activities

42.6m82.6m145.9m70.8m32.8m16.5m(32.1m)22.4m106.8m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

30.7 x

EV/CFO

20.5 x

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.8 x
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HB Fuller Revenue Breakdown

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HB Fuller revenue breakdown by business segment: 23.8% from EIMEA, 38.5% from Americas Adhesives, 12.5% from Engineering Adhesives, 11.5% from Asia Pacific, 10.3% from Construction Products and 3.3% from Other

HB Fuller revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 42.0% from United States, 44.9% from All Other Countries and 13.1% from China

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HB Fuller Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was HB Fuller founded?

    HB Fuller was founded in 1887.

  • How many employees does HB Fuller have?

    HB Fuller has 5,965 employees.

  • What is HB Fuller revenue?

    Latest HB Fuller annual revenue is $2.3 b.

  • What is HB Fuller revenue per employee?

    Latest HB Fuller revenue per employee is $386.6 k.

  • Who are HB Fuller competitors?

    Competitors of HB Fuller include BlueFire Renewables, Greenwell Solutions and Lincolnway Energy.

  • Where is HB Fuller headquarters?

    HB Fuller headquarters is located at 1200 Willow Lake Blvd, Saint Paul.

  • Where are HB Fuller offices?

    HB Fuller has offices in Saint Paul, Pudong Xinqu, Zürich and Tres Rios.

  • How many offices does HB Fuller have?

    HB Fuller has 4 offices.