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Trading Results: H. B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL)

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H. B. Fuller Company is part of the chemicals industry and basic materials sector. The company CEO is James J. Owens. H.B. Fuller Company is a formulator, manufacturer and marketer of adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products for applications in various markets, including automotive, electronics, construction products, durable assembly, and packaging.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The FUL stock showed a previous change of 1.07% with an open at 49.85 and a close of 50.07. It reached an intraday high of 50.27 and a low of 49.67.

PR Newswire:  H.B. Fuller to Announce First Quarter 2019 Results on March 27, 2019

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $2.5b with 50.9m shares outstanding, of which the float is 49.6m shares. Trading volume reached 205,824 shares compared to its average volume of 401,479 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, H. B. Fuller Company shares returned 1.73% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 2.21%. Over three months, it changed 19.76%. In one year it has changed -7.06% and within that year its 52-week high was 59.58 and its 52-week low was 39.61. FUL stock is 26.41% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 50.27 and a 50 day moving average of 47.53. Currently FUL stock is trading -0.40% below its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy, but should check other indicators to confirm a buy signal.

PR Newswire:  H.B. Fuller to Announce First Quarter 2019 Results on March 27, 2019

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.29 that ended on 30th of November 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 15.22. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.01. The TTM EPS is 3.00, which comes to a TTM PE of 16.69. Historically, the PE high was 51.80 and the PE low was 15.22. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 45.66, which is a decrease of -8.81%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
11-30-2018:  0.90
08-31-2018:  0.86
05-31-2018:  0.89
02-28-2018:  0.35

The dividend per share is currently 0.62, which is a dividend yield of 1.24%. Also, the payout ratio is 20.67%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 64.08, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 21.86%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 150.50% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 2,504,774, which is 4.93% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 5.55. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.45

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 15.91%, return on assets is 4.11%, profit margin is 5.34%, price-to-sales is 1.08 and price-to-book is 2.19.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 4  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 1  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.

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