H B Story

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FUL -- USA Stock  

USD 49.04  0.32  0.66%

H B Fuller is scheduled to announce its earnings tomorrow. The upcoming quarterly report is expected on the 23rd of September 2020. H B Interest Coverage is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. The company's current value of Interest Coverage is estimated at 2.93. Calculated Tax Rate is expected to hike to 33.42 this year, although the value of Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA will most likely fall to nearly 397.9 M. As many investors are getting excited about basic materials space, it is fair to summarize H B Fuller as an investment option.
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How much will H B owe in October?
The company has 2 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 1.64, which is OK given its current industry classification. H B Fuller has a current ratio of 2.01, demonstrating that it is liquid and is capable to disburse its financial commitments when the payables are due.
H B financial leverage ratio helps determine the effect of debt on the overall profitability of the company. It measures the total debt position of H B, including all of H B's outstanding debt obligations, and compares it with the equity. In simple terms, the high financial leverage means the cost of production, together with running the business day-to-day, is high, whereas, lower financial leverage implies lower fixed cost investment in the business and generally considered by investors to be a good sign. So if creditors own a majority of H B assets, the company is considered highly leveraged. Understanding the composition and structure of overall H B debt and outstanding corporate bonds gives a good idea of how risky the capital structure of a business is and if it is worth investing in it. Please read more on our technical analysis page.

Understanding H B Total Liabilities

H B Fuller liabilities are broken down into two parts on the balance sheet. These are short-term (or current) obligations and long-term debt. H B Fuller has to fulfill its short-term liabilities in this reporting year and should be no more than 12 months old. Long-term debt, on the other hand, is anything beyond the 12-month payment timeframe. Common short-term liabilities found on H B balance sheet include debt obligations and money owed to different H B vendors, workers, and loan providers. Below is the chart of H B short long-term liabilities accounts currently reported on its balance sheet.
You can use H B Fuller financial leverage analysis tool to get a better grip on understanding its financial position

How important is H B's Liquidity

H B financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance H B Fuller ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. H B financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between H B's total debt and its cash.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions. It is good to see analyst projects for H B, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

What is driving H B Investor Appetite?

The entity reported the last year's revenue of 2.79 B. Total Income to common stockholders was 123.44 M with profit before taxes, overhead, and interest of 809 M.

Liabilities Breakdown

Current Liabilities
2.8 B
Long-Term Liabilities
Total Liabilities3.43 Billion
Current Liabilities543.15 Million
Long-Term Liabilities2.76 Billion
Tax Liabilities21.16 Million

Can H B correct the new pull down?

Semi variance is down to 1.84. It may denote a possible volatility pull down. H B Fuller has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.46 and kurtosis of 0.5. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate H B Fuller to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns.

Our Final Take On H B

While some other firms in the specialty chemicals industry are either recovering or due for a correction, H B may not be as strong as the others in terms of longer-term growth potentials. To conclude, as of the 22nd of September 2020, our present 30 days buy-hold-sell recommendation on the company is Strong Hold. We believe H B is undervalued with below average probability of distress for the next two years.

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