NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL) is tomorrow, October 11, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $18.37 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.6%.

The average volume for H.B. Fuller has been 440,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. H.B. Fuller has a market cap of $904.2 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 9.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

H.B. Fuller Company formulates, manufactures, and markets adhesives, sealants, paints, and other specialty chemical products worldwide. Its adhesives include thermoplastic, thermoset, water-based, and solvent-based products. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.8, equal to the average chemicals industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates H.B. Fuller as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full H.B. Fuller Ratings Report.

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