H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL) announced that it has completed the sale of its surfactants, thickeners and dispersants business to Tiarco, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Textile Rubber and Chemical Company, Inc., for $71 million. Following fulfillment of all conditions associated with the divesture, the deal closed on July 1, 2019. H.B. Fuller will use the net proceeds from the sale for debt reduction, and the divestiture also will enable the company to strengthen its focus on more highly specified adhesive solutions.
The insider ownership percentage is the key indicator, can be used by investors, to measure the outlook of senior management has on their company. Insider ownership for the FUL is 0.70%. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments.
Insider trading is the buying or selling of any publicly traded company’s stock and this can be done by someone who has non-public, material information about that FUL. Insider trading can be illegal or legal depending on when the insider makes the trade. It is illegal when the material information is still non-public. The insider transactions of the company (6-month change in insider ownerships) for the H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL) is -7.28%.
Institutional transactions is the amount of a H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL)’s available stock owned by mutual or pension funds, insurance companies, investment firms, private foundations, endowments or other large entities that actually manage the funds on the behalf of others, so its an interesting element for the traders to note it, and the Institutional ownership for the FUL is 0.47%.
A Basic Materials sector firm, H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL) stock gained 0.73% on Tuesday and when day-trade ended the stock finally concluded at $46.89 and number of shares that changed hands during the day are 369962. The number of shares FUL stock currently held by all its shareholders are 50.75 and floated shares, the number of shares are available for trading in an open market on last trading day are 50.55. The average volume of shares for 3 months is 309.09 and FUL stock value has moved between $39.08 – 59.35 in last one year.
The H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL)’s latest earnings
date is 6/26/2019. The Gross margin is the difference between the revenue and
the cost of goods sold (COGS), divided by revenue. In other words, Gross Margin
is a percentage value, while Gross Profit is a monetary value. The valuable
gross margin for H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL) is 27.90% and the profit margin
is 5.80% and the stock has gained 9.89% in 2019 to date.
H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL)’s monthly stock performance is 15.89%, the quarterly performance is -5.33%, the half year performance is calculated as 9.89%. The yearly performance of FUL is -12.65%.
The higher the volatility, the riskier the security. For example, when the stock market rises and falls more than one percent over a sustained period of time, it is called a “volatile” market, if the stock price stays relatively stable, the security has low volatility. The H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL) weekly volatility is measured as 3.39% and monthly volatility measured as 2.45%.
Return on assets (ROA) is a main indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. FUL return on assets is 4.00%, the return on equity (ROE) of the H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL) is 14.90%, while the most important return on investment is calculates as a percentage and is typically used for personal financial decisions, and FUL return on investment is 6.60%.
The price to earnings ratio is 19.37, price to sales ratio is 0.80, and price to book ratio is 2.03, price to cash per share ration is 20.97, price to free cash flow is 15.46.
Analysts mean target price for H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL) is $55.43 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.30. The current share price indicates that stock is -21.30% away from its one year high and is moving 19.56% ahead of its 52-week low. FUL’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 5.89% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 4.19%.