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BRIEF-H.B. Fuller Q1 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $0.35

March 28 (Reuters) - HB Fuller Co:

* H.B. FULLER REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2018 RESULTS

* Q1 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.35

* Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.34 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S

* SEES FY 2018 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $3.10 TO $3.40

* Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.92

* CONFIRM FISCAL YEAR 2018 ADJUSTED DILUTED EPS GUIDANCE $3.10 TO $3.40

* NET REVENUE FOR Q1 OF 2018 WAS $713.1 MILLION, UP 41.7 PERCENT VERSUS Q1 OF 2017

* STILL EXPECT TO INVEST APPROXIMATELY $90 MILLION IN CAPITAL ITEMS IN 2018

* EXPECT FREE CASH FLOW GENERATION OF $200 MILLION AND A REDUCTION IN DEBT OF $170 MILLION IN 2018

* ON TRACK TO DELIVER $15 MILLION IN SYNERGY SAVINGS THIS YEAR

* PLANS TO DELIVER $465 MILLION IN EBITDA THIS YEAR AND $600 MILLION IN EBITDA BY 2020 REMAIN ON TRACK

* REVENUE GROWTH WILL BE APPROXIMATELY 35 PERCENT IN 2018 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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