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.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Saint Paul, US
Founded
1887
Size (employees)
4,600 (est)
HB Fuller was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Saint Paul, US

HB Fuller Office Locations

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

HB Fuller Data and Metrics

HB Fuller Financial Metrics

HB Fuller's revenue was reported to be $561.7 m in Q2, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

561.7 m

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

977.3 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %

174%

Market capitalization (17-Aug-2017)

2.6 b

Cash (03-Jun-2017)

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

Revenue

2 b2.1 b2.1 b2.1 b

Revenue growth, %

3%(1%)1%

Cost of goods sold

1.5 b

Gross profit

609.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %

29%

General and administrative expense

(407.6 m)

Operating expense total

(407.6 m)

Interest expense

27.4 m

Income tax expense

50.4 m

Net Income

97.2 m50.2 m87.1 m124.4 m
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Revenue

540.8 m524.1 m474.3 m532.5 m512.9 m503.3 m561.7 m

Cost of goods sold

(391.8 m)(377.3 m)(336.7 m)(374.3 m)(366.7 m)(364.3 m)(415.6 m)

Gross profit

932.6 m901.4 m811 m906.8 m879.6 m867.7 m977.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %

172%172%171%170%172%172%174%

General and administrative expense

(100.6 m)(98.3 m)(99.8 m)(103.7 m)(97.7 m)(112.9 m)(102.8 m)

Operating expense total

(100.6 m)(98.3 m)(99.8 m)(103.7 m)(97.7 m)(112.9 m)(102.8 m)

Interest expense

(6.2 m)(6.4 m)(6.3 m)(6.6 m)(6.8 m)(8.4 m)(8.1 m)

Income tax expense

(15.4 m)(14.4 m)(8.8 m)(14.3 m)(12.5 m)(5.8 m)(11.2 m)
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2016

Cash

155.1 m77.6 m142.2 m

Accounts Receivable

331.1 m341.3 m351.1 m

Inventories

221.5 m251.3 m247.4 m

Current Assets

794.7 m765.1 m811.3 m

PP&E

434.4 m502.6 m515.3 m

Goodwill

263.1 m256 m366.2 m

Total Assets

1.9 b1.9 b2.1 b

Accounts Payable

201.6 m174.5 m45.3 m

Total Debt

41.2 m54.3 m625.5 m

Current Liabilities

360.8 m317.2 m391.8 m

Total Liabilities

1.1 b

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
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Cash

75.5 k71.6 m79.5 m85.8 m126.8 m146 m133.1 m116.5 m94.1 m

Inventories

281.3 k275 m265.6 m266.9 m264.8 m261.1 m261.4 m286.3 m302.3 m

Current Assets

813.7 k779.8 m794.7 m792.2 m791.1 m824.7 m803.8 m832 m850.4 m

PP&E

493.4 k538.8 m532.7 m530.9 m511.9 m515.6 m518.1 m509.9 m515.9 m

Goodwill

258.7 k396.8 m401 m386.6 m354.9 m362.5 m393.3 m423.6 m434.2 m

Total Assets

1.9 m2.1 b2.1 b2.1 b2 b2.1 b2.1 b2.2 b2.2 b

Current Liabilities

357.1 k350.3 m357.8 m325.2 m379.1 m394.2 m383.7 m325.1 m325.4 m

Common Stock

50.3 k50.4 m50.5 m50.6 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

49.8 k57.5 m63.6 m68.4 m53.4 m64 m65.8 m71.8 m75.4 m

Retained Earnings

929.2 k937.4 m956 m976.2 m1 b1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b

Total Equity

950.8 k867.4 m890.7 m904.1 m885.4 m924.3 m956.8 m949.8 m991.8 m

Financial Leverage

2 x2.4 x2.3 x2.3 x2.3 x2.2 x2.2 x2.3 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

Inventories

(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
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

34.7 k11.7 m23.6 m35.7 m

Accounts Receivable

(18.4 k)25.1 m2.5 m(15.9 m)

Inventories

(63.1 k)(22.4 m)(14.3 m)20 m264.8 m261.1 m261.4 m286.3 m302.3 m

Accounts Payable

26.4 k32.9 m30.3 m10.6 m162.5 m161.7 m160.8 m181.5 m182 m

Long-term Borrowings

(174 k)(130 m)(183.8 m)207.5 m

Dividends Paid

(17.1 k)(6 m)(12.6 m)(19.2 m)

Interest Paid

17.2 k5.6 m13.6 m19.7 m

Income Taxes Paid

13.1 k3.6 m12 m23.7 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

122.1 k

Financial Leverage

2.2 x

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