H B Story

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USD 56.77  1.63  2.79%

As many millenniums are trying to avoid basic materials space, it makes sense to summarize H B Fuller a little further and try to understand its current market patterns. We will analyze why H B investors may still consider a stake in the business. Is the stock operations in 2021 sustainable? Here we are going to cover H B perspective on valuation to give you a better outlook on taking a position in this stock.
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Is H B growth trend slowing down?
The company has 1.93 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 1.47, which is OK given its current industry classification. Our trade advice module provides unbiased advice that can be used to complement current average analyst sentiment on H B. Our trade advice engine provides an advice for the firm potential to grow from the perspective of an investor's risk tolerance and investing horizon.
We determine the current worth of H B Fuller using both absolute as well as relative valuation methodologies to arrive at its intrinsic value. In general, an absolute valuation paradigm, as applied to this company, attempts to find the value of H B Fuller based exclusively on its fundamental and basic technical indicators. By analyzing H B's financials, quarterly and monthly indicators, and related drivers such as dividends, operating cash flow, and various types of growth rates, we attempt to find the most accurate representation of H B's intrinsic value. In some cases, mostly for established, large-cap companies, we also incorporate more traditional valuation methods such as dividend discount, discounted cash flow, or asset-based models. As compared to an absolute model, our relative valuation model uses a comparative analysis of H B. We calculate exposure to H B's market risk, different technical and fundamental indicators, relevant financial multiples and ratios, and then comparing them to H B's related companies.

H B Fuller Investment Alerts

H B investment alerts and warnings help investors to get more proficient at understanding not only critical technical and fundamental signals but also the significant portfolio-centered indicators. These indicators include beta, alpha, and other risk-related measures that will help you in monitoring H B Fuller performance across your portfolios.Please check all investment alerts for H B

H B Valuation Ratios as Compared to Competition

Our valuation model uses many indicators to compare H B value to that of its competitors to determine the firm's financial worth. You can analyze the relationship between different fundamental ratios across H B competition to find correlations between indicators driving the intrinsic value of H B.

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 modest gains experienced by current holders of H B Fuller could raise concerns from stakeholders as the entity it trading at a share price of 52.73 on 460,600 in volume. The company executives have been quite successful in maneuvering the stock at opportune times to take advantage of all market conditions in December. The stock standard deviation of daily returns for 30 days investing horizon is currently 2.28. The current volatility is consistent with the ongoing market swings in December 2020 as well as with H B Fuller unsystematic, company-specific events.
 2012 2018 2020 2021 (projected)
Consolidated Income171.23 M130.84 M150.47 M137.28 M
Direct Expenses2.2 B2.09 B1.88 B1.64 B

Margins Breakdown

H B profit margins show the degree to which it makes money. Margin indicators are used not only by investors but also by creditors or H B itself as indicators of financial health and management effectiveness. Please look more closely at the different varieties of H B profit margins.
Operating Margin6.72
EBITDA Margin0.16
Gross Margin0.25
Profit Margin0.0416


H B Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization USD is relatively stable at the moment. Also, H B Net Income Per Employee is decreasing over the last 5 years. The previous year's value of H B Net Income Per Employee was 25,331.

Will H B stakeholders exit after the pull down?

New Jensen Alpha is up to 0.1. Price may pull down again. H B Fuller currently demonstrates below-verage downside deviation. It has Information Ratio of -0.02 and Jensen Alpha of 0.1. However, we do advice investors to further question H B Fuller expected returns to ensure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.

While some other firms under the specialty chemicals industry are still a bit expensive, H B may offer a potential longer-term growth to stakeholders. To conclude, as of the 24th of January 2021, we see that H B slowly supersedes the market. The company is fairly valued with below average probability of financial unrest within the next 24 months. Our final 30 days buy-hold-sell advice on the company is Hold.

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