As of Wednesday close, H.B. Fuller Company’s (NYSE:FUL) stock was up $0.84, moving up 1.07 percent to $79.39. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 266,120 shares. 5 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $3.81 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 318,865, while in the previous 50 days, it was 322,714.
Since last month, FUL stock rose 18.05%. Shares of the company fell to $64.90 on 10/24/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $81.73 was reached on 01/03/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $57.36. Since the beginning of this year, FUL’s stock price has dropped by -1.99% or -$1.61, and marked a new high 1 time. However, the stock has declined by -2.86% since its 52-week high.
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FUL stock investors should be aware that H.B. Fuller Company (FUL) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 10 days ago on Nov 14. Campe Heather, the Sr. VP, International Growth of the company, disposed of 14,323 shares for $75.28 on Nov 14. It resulted in a $1,078,251 divestment by the insider. East James J. sold 30,384 shares at an average price of $75.62 on Nov 11. The insider now owns 6,590 shares following the transaction. On Nov 11, President and CEO Owens James sold 64,689 shares at $75.36 apiece. The transaction was valued at $4,874,963.
Right now, H.B. Fuller Company (FUL) has a P/E ratio of about 23.93. The stock’s beta is 1.51. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.12, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 2.70.
The latest dividend of $0.19 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.19. On Friday April 8 2022, a $0.0220 dividend increase was announced.
In the three months ended August 30, H.B. Fuller Company’s quick ratio stood at 1.20, while its current ratio was 1.90, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending August 30 was 1.19, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 1.22. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 25.90% percent. In the year ended August 30, operating margins totaled 8.30%. Based on annual data, FUL earned $845.32 million in gross profit and brought in $3.28 billion in revenue.
A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 5.90%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 11.40%.
In H.B. Fuller Company’s quarter-end financial report for August 30, it reported total debt of $1.89 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. FUL’s revenue rose 12.15% to $993.26 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $941.23 million. While analysts expected H.B. Fuller Company to report $1.04 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $1.06 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 1.90%. During the quarter, the company generated $124.59 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of H.B. Fuller Company were 2.99 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended August 30, and its total debt was $1.96 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $53.31 million.
This quick technical analysis looks at H.B. Fuller Company’s (FUL) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 14.39%, the RSI 9-day stood at 80.55% on 23 November.
With respect to its five-day moving average, the current H.B. Fuller Company price is up by +5.04% percent or $3.81. At present, FUL shares trade +17.48% above its 20-day simple moving average and +32.96% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +26.48% above its SMA50 and +12.05% above its SMA200.
Stochastic coefficient K was 95.69% and Stochastic coefficient D was 94.17%, while ATR was 1.95. Given the Stochastic reading of 97.24% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 74.77%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 1.63, while the 14-day reading stands at 3.24.
H.B. Fuller Company downgraded its rating on H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL) to an Underweight in a note to investors on June 24, 2022. The analysts firm previously had a Neutral rating on the stock.