H.B. Fuller Company (FUL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Feb, 2017 |    No of Pages: 46 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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H.B. Fuller Company (FUL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

H.B. Fuller Company (H.B. Fuller) is a chemical company, which develops, manufactures and markets adhesives, sealants, and other specialty chemical products. The company offers a wide range of products for use in residential construction markets, such as tile-setting adhesives, grout, sealants and related products. Its products are used in various applications including packaging; durable assembly; building and construction; personal hygiene; paper conversion; consumer products; specialty polymers; woodworks; and footwear industries. It also offers technical support and customized solutions to cater specific needs of the customers. The company markets its products across North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific and the Middle East and Africa. H.B. Fuller is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, the US.

H.B. Fuller Company Key Recent Developments

Jan 18, 2017: H.B. Fuller Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Results
Dec 09, 2016: H.B. Fuller Announces Proactive Restructuring Initiative To Accelerate Growth
Oct 21, 2016: H.B. Fuller Announces Synthetic Polymers Price Increase Sold In North America
Sep 21, 2016: H.B. Fuller Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results
Jun 22, 2016: H.B. Fuller Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
H.B. Fuller Company - Key Facts 5
H.B. Fuller Company - Key Employees 6
H.B. Fuller Company - Key Employee Biographies 7
H.B. Fuller Company - Major Products and Services 8
H.B. Fuller Company - History 10
H.B. Fuller Company - Company Statement 14
H.B. Fuller Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17
Section 2 – Company Analysis 21
H.B. Fuller Company - Business Description 21
H.B. Fuller Company - Corporate Strategy 22
H.B. Fuller Company - SWOT Analysis 23
SWOT Analysis - Overview 23
H.B. Fuller Company - Strengths 23
H.B. Fuller Company - Weaknesses 24
H.B. Fuller Company - Opportunities 25
H.B. Fuller Company - Threats 26
H.B. Fuller Company - Key Competitors 27
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 29
Performance Chart 31
Financial Performance 31
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 32
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 33
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 34
Jan 18, 2017: H.B. Fuller Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Results 34
Dec 09, 2016: H.B. Fuller Announces Proactive Restructuring Initiative To Accelerate Growth 36
Oct 21, 2016: H.B. Fuller Announces Synthetic Polymers Price Increase Sold In North America 37
Sep 21, 2016: H.B. Fuller Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results 38
Jun 22, 2016: H.B. Fuller Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results 40
Section 5 – Appendix 42
Methodology 42
Ratio Definitions 42
About GlobalData 46
Contact Us 46
Disclaimer 46

List of Tables
H.B. Fuller Company, Key Facts 5
H.B. Fuller Company, Key Employees 6
H.B. Fuller Company, Key Employee Biographies 7
H.B. Fuller Company, Major Products and Services 8
H.B. Fuller Company, History 10
H.B. Fuller Company, Other Locations 17
H.B. Fuller Company, Subsidiaries 17
H.B. Fuller Company, Key Competitors 27
H.B. Fuller Company, Ratios based on current share price 28
H.B. Fuller Company, Annual Ratios 29
H.B. Fuller Company (Cont...1), Annual Ratios 30
H.B. Fuller Company, Interim Ratios 32
Currency Codes 42
Capital Market Ratios 42
Equity Ratios 43
Profitability Ratios 43
Cost Ratios 44
Liquidity Ratios 44
Leverage Ratios 44
Efficiency Ratios 45

List of Figures
H.B. Fuller Company, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 31
H.B. Fuller Company, Ratio Charts 33


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