H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL) went up by 0.38% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Tuesday’s trading session. The share price of the Specialty Chemicals giant went up by $44.60 to trade ended Tuesday trading at $44.43. This is up from the $44.43 price recorded on Monday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, FUL is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $54.00 and further from the lowest price target of $40.00. Its performance from the start of the year has also been negative, with FUL down by -13.52% year-to-date.
H.B. Fuller Company (FUL) started the day trading at $44.12 and recorded an intraday high of $44.935. It also recorded an intraday low of $43.75 during Tuesday’s trading session. H.B. Fuller Company is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is more than 19.84% of the average daily trading volume on Tuesday. The stock’s trading volume on Tuesday was 703190, which is more than 19.84 of the total average daily trading volume of 563.68K.
H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in FUL’s stock price on Tuesday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of FUL currently stands at $52.40, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 14.89%. However, FUL’s current trading price is -88.34% lower than the 52-week low price of $23.68. In terms of trading volume, H.B. Fuller Company currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 703190 shares of H.B. Fuller Company were traded on the stock exchange on Tuesday, which is more than 19.84% of the 563.68K average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. FUL’s performance over the past one year has seen it plunge by -4.19%, while the stock has gone down by -13.88% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of FUL currently stands at 59.68%, and it is up by 16.85% in the last month. The only positive figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads 5.21%. At the time of writing FUL’s report, the company has a total market cap of $2.31B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.H.B. Fuller Company also has over 6400 employees all over the world.
FUL Insider Activities
The insider transactions over the past six months are up by 25.70%.For H.B. Fuller Company insiders bought 179,017 shares in 46 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 46,050 of their shares in 46 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at H.B. Fuller Company now hold 392.42k shares, which is over 105.45% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the FUL shares, as they control 0.76% of the company’s total stock.
FUL Fundamental Analysis
For H.B. Fuller Company, the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 2.56. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 3.08. The stock’s EPS growth this year is -38.70%, with analysts expecting almost a 4 growth in the earnings per share next week. In terms of revenue, H.B. Fuller Company’s quarterly sales (YOY) is growing at 0.66, which is lower than the average annual revenue of 21.00% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on H.B. Fuller Company’s stock currently stands at 6.10%, and it has a net profit margin of 4.40%. The operating margin of the company is 8.00%, and its gross margin is 27.50%.
FUL Analysts Prediction
The Citigroup has a Neutral rating for H.B. Fuller Company, predicting the stock price to stay between $46 and $50. Another analyst that has a Sell rating for FUL is Citigroup, which set a price target of between $48 and $41.
Stifel and Berenberg also believe that H.B. Fuller Company’s stock is outperforming at the moment.
At the moment, H.B. Fuller Company’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 1.58, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 1.57.
FUL Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of FUL currently stands at 6.45%, while the SMA50 is 17.95%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading 3.90% ahead of Tuesday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 63.45, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 17.44.