H.B. Fuller Co. (NYSE: FUL), St. Paul, MN, reported sales for the fiscal third quarter ended September 1, 2012, of $500.5 million, an increase of 37.9 percent over the same period a year ago. Acquisitions contributed 38 percentage points.
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Organic sales increased 5 percent during the quarter. Profit increased 259 percent to $83.3 million.
For the first nine months, sales were $1.4 billion, a 31.7 percent increase year-over-year. Profit increased 60.3 percent to $100.5 million.
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