NASDAQ:NDSN - Nordson Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $122.73 -0.09 (-0.07 %) (As of 10/22/2018 03:13 PM ET)Previous Close$122.82Today's Range$122.56 - $123.9152-Week Range$122.64 - $151.84Volume4,124 shsAverage Volume200,953 shsMarket Capitalization$7.14 billionP/E Ratio22.81Dividend Yield3.42%Beta1.22 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures, and markets products and systems to dispense, apply, and control adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, and other fluids. Its Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment provides dispensing, coating, and laminating systems for adhesives, lotions, liquids, and fibers to disposable products and roll goods; and product assembly dispensing, coating, and laminating systems for use in paper and paperboard converting applications, as well as for the manufacture of roll goods. This segment also offers automated adhesive dispensing systems for packaged goods industries; and components and systems used in the thermoplastic melt stream. The company's Advanced Technology Systems segment offers automated dispensing systems for the attachment, protection, and coating of fluids, as well as related gas plasma treatment systems for cleaning and conditioning surfaces; precision manual and semi-automated dispensers, plastic molded syringes, cartridges, tips, fluid connection components, tubing, and catheters to apply and control the flow of adhesives, sealants, lubricants, and biomaterials; and bond testing, and automated optical and X-ray inspection systems for use in semiconductor and printed circuit board industries. Its Industrial Coating Systems segment provides automated and manual dispensing products and systems to apply adhesive and sealant materials; dispensing and curing systems to coat and cure containers; systems to apply liquid paints and coatings to consumer and industrial products; and systems to apply powder paints and coatings to metal, plastic, and wood products, as well as ultraviolet equipment for use in curing and drying operations for specialty coatings, semiconductor materials, and paints. The company primarily markets its products through its direct sales force, as well as through distributors and sales representatives worldwide. Nordson Corporation was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Westlake, Ohio. Receive NDSN News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for NDSN and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry General industrial machinery, Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery SectorIndustrial Products SymbolNASDAQ:NDSN CUSIP65566310 Webwww.nordson.com Phone440-892-1580 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.07 Current Ratio3.16 Quick Ratio2.36 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.81 Forward P/E Ratio20.52 P/E Growth1.57 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.07 billion Price / Sales3.45 Cash Flow$6.9892 per share Price / Cash17.56 Book Value$20.03 per share Price / Book6.13 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.37 Net Income$295.80 million Net Margins16.40% Return on Equity26.37% Return on Assets9.82% Miscellaneous Employees7,532 Outstanding Shares58,150,000Market Cap$7.14 billion Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN) Frequently Asked Questions What is Nordson's stock symbol? Nordson trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NDSN." How often does Nordson pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nordson? Nordson declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 10th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 21st will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Tuesday, September 4th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.14%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 20th. This is a positive change from Nordson's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30. View Nordson's Dividend History. How will Nordson's stock buyback program work? Nordson declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, September 11th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 5.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Nordson's earnings last quarter? Nordson Co. (NASDAQ:NDSN) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 20th. The industrial products company reported $1.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $1.60. The industrial products company earned $581.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $590.75 million. Nordson had a return on equity of 26.37% and a net margin of 16.40%. The business's revenue was down 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.74 earnings per share. View Nordson's Earnings History. When is Nordson's next earnings date? Nordson is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, December 12th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Nordson. What guidance has Nordson issued on next quarter's earnings? Nordson updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, August, 20th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.38-1.54 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.52. The company issued revenue guidance of flat to -4% to ~$551-574 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $588.77 million. What price target have analysts set for NDSN? 11 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Nordson's shares. Their predictions range from $135.00 to $166.00. On average, they expect Nordson's share price to reach $158.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Nordson. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Nordson? 11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nordson in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Nordson. Who are some of Nordson's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Nordson include Komatsu (KMTUY), Ingersoll-Rand (IR), Atlantia (ATL), Parker-Hannifin (PH), Kubota (KUBTY), ASSA ABLOY AB/S (ASAZY), Rockwell Automation (ROK), ATLAS COPCO AB/S (ATLKY), Ferguson (FERGD), Cintas (CTAS), SANDVIK AB/ADR (SDVKY), Tenaris (TS), BAE Systems (BA), Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) and Rolls-Royce (RR). Who are Nordson's key executives? Nordson's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Michael F. Hilton, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 64)Mr. Gregory A. Thaxton, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 57)Mr. John J. Keane, Exec. VP (Age 57)Mr. Gregory P. Merk, Exec. VP (Age 47)Ms. Shelly M. Peet, Exec. VP of HR & Information Systems (Age 53) Who are Nordson's major shareholders? Nordson's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.32%), Davis R M Inc. (0.20%), Winslow Asset Management Inc. (0.18%), Highwater Wealth Management LLC (0.08%), Aperio Group LLC (0.03%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Nordson stock include Gregory A Thaxton, Gregory P Merk, James E Devries, John J Keane, Joseph P Keithley, Joseph Stockunas, Mary G Puma, Michael F Hilton, Robert E Veillette and Shelly Peet. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nordson. Which institutional investors are selling Nordson stock? NDSN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Winslow Asset Management Inc., Capital Insight Partners LLC, Skylands Capital LLC and Highwater Wealth Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Nordson company stock in the last year include Gregory A Thaxton, Gregory P Merk, James E Devries, John J Keane, Joseph P Keithley, Joseph Stockunas, Mary G Puma, Michael F Hilton, Robert E Veillette and Shelly Peet. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nordson. Which institutional investors are buying Nordson stock? NDSN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Davis R M Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, We Are One Seven LLC, Smith Shellnut Wilson LLC ADV, Atria Investments LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nordson. How do I buy shares of Nordson? Shares of NDSN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Nordson's stock price today? One share of NDSN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $122.73. How big of a company is Nordson? Nordson has a market capitalization of $7.14 billion and generates $2.07 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $295.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.37 on an earnings per share basis. Nordson employs 7,532 workers across the globe. What is Nordson's official website? The official website for Nordson is http://www.nordson.com. How can I contact Nordson? Nordson's mailing address is 28601 CLEMENS RD, WESTLAKE OH, 44145. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 440-892-1580 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Nordson (NASDAQ NDSN)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 286 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 349 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 635MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Nordson and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NDSN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NDSN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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