Financial News

H.B. Fuller Reports Third Quarter, Nine-Months

August 10, 2005

For the third quarter ended August 30, H.B. Fuller’s net revenue
was $322.1 million, a 2.6% increase from the third quarter
of 2002. Reduced volume and pricing accounted for
decreases of 0.5% and one percent respectively, while positive
currency effects accounted for a 4.1% increase,
according to the company.
In the third quarter, Fuller’s global adhesives’ net revenue
rose three percent over the same quarter last year.The Full-Valu/specialty group’s net
revenue rose 1.6% percent, with volume
up 1.7%.
For the first nine months, Fuller’s
net revenue was $941.2 million, a
1.6% increase from the first nine
months of 2002. However, volume and
pricing were down 1.6% and 0.8%
respectively and positive currency
effects accounted for an increase of
four percent.