It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for H.B. Fuller Company (FUL) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $68.54. The H.B. Fuller Company has recorded 10,556 volume in the after hours trading session. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed H.B. Fuller Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2022 Results.
H.B. Fuller Company is listed on the NYSE in the Basic Materials sector while operating in the Specialty Chemicals industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $68.54 and fluctuated between $69.86 as its day high and $68.24 as its day low. The current market capitalization of H.B. Fuller Company is $3.67B. A total of 0.67 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 364.12K shares.
Insider trades are also considered as indicators of how a stock will perform in the future, in addition to stock predictions. During the recent three months, FUL has seen 14 BUY and 13 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 133,395 and the disposition of 209,280 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 36 BUYs and 41 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 286,121 shares during that period but sold 373,502.
In the most recent transaction, Campe Heather sold 14,323 shares of FUL for 75.28 per share on Nov 14. After the transaction, the Sr. VP, International Growth now owns 9,100 company shares. In a previous transaction on Nov 11, Owens James sold 64,689 shares at 75.36 per share. FUL shares that President and CEO owns now total 99,014.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Keenan Timothy J disposed of 1,568 shares on Nov 11 at a per-share price of $75.49. This resulted in the VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. holding 21,303 shares of FUL after the transaction. In another insider transaction, East James J. sold 30,384 shares at $75.62 per share on Nov 11. Company shares held by the Senior Vice President, HHC now total 6,590.
The reasons why investors prefer dividend-paying companies are that dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate that the company will perform well in the future. H.B. Fuller Company pays an annual dividend of $0.76, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.11%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 21.01. FUL’s most recent ex-dividend date was 10/19/2022 when it declared a $0.19 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 11/3/2022. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 7/28/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 7/13/2022. The FUL stock dividend was $0.19 per share in cash.
Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for FUL in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $82.80 with high estimates of $106.00 and low estimates of $70.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, FUL has a high of $81.41 and a low of $57.36.
As of this writing, FUL has an earnings estimate of $1.23 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 5 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.35 per share and a lower estimate of $1.16. The company reported an EPS of $1.11 in the last quarter, which was 3.70% higher than expectations of $1.07.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information.
After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 5 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for FUL is Overweight with a score of 4.20. A total of 3 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 1 rated it as Overweight while 0 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 1 thought it should be Sold.