Nordson Company Profile (NASDAQ:NDSN)

About Nordson

Nordson logoNordson Corporation engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used to dispense, apply and control adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, and other fluids, to test and inspect for quality, and to treat and cure surfaces. The Company's segments include Adhesive Dispensing Systems, Advanced Technology Systems and Industrial Coating Systems. The Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment delivers its precision dispensing and processing technology to various markets. The Advanced Technology Systems segment integrates its product technologies found in progressive stages of a customer's production process, such as surface treatment, precisely controlled automated, and post-dispense bond testing, optical inspection and X-ray inspection. The Industrial Coating Systems segment provides equipment used primarily for applying coatings, paint, finishes, sealants and other materials, and for curing and drying of dispensed material.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Diversified Machinery
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: NDSN
  • CUSIP: 65566310
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $120.60
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $114.95
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $105.22
  • 52-Week Range: $70.69 - $120.96
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.79
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.13
  • P/E Growth: 1.58
  • Market Cap: $6.94B
  • Outstanding Shares: 57,348,000
  • Beta: 1.26
  • Net Margins: 15.03%
  • Return on Equity: 35.20%
  • Return on Assets: 11.28%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.12%
  • Current Ratio: 2.25%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.58%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $108.50 (10.03% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/22/2017Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform -> Outperform$125.00 -> $135.00View Rating Details
2/14/2017KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight -> Overweight$135.00View Rating Details
2/1/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeAccumulate -> BuyView Rating Details
12/22/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
8/25/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSector Perform$98.00 -> $106.00View Rating Details
8/24/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$100.00 -> $115.00View Rating Details
8/24/2016Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetNeutral$106.00 -> $91.00View Rating Details
8/24/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
8/24/2016Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$106.00 -> $98.00View Rating Details
8/23/2016WunderlichBoost Price TargetBuy$100.00 -> $115.00View Rating Details
6/10/2016GabelliInitiated CoverageBuy$100.00View Rating Details
5/31/2016SidotiDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/21/2017Q117$0.82$0.86$396.78 million$407.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/13/2016Q416$1.24$1.39$509.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/22/2016Q316$1.33$1.47$489.89 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/23/2016Q216$0.92$1.19$414.84 million$437.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/22/2016Q116$0.55$0.61$367.49 million$372.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/10/2015Q415$1.07$0.95$446.34 million$446.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/20/2015Q315$1.25$1.16$476.28 million$463.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/19/2015Q215$0.86$0.80$405.98 million$401.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q115$0.67$0.69$386.14 million$379.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/11/2014Q414($0.58)$1.15$469.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/21/2014Q314$1.13$1.20$449.77 million$458.55 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/22/2014Q214$0.89$0.96$406.71 million$417.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q114$0.62$0.56$368.78 million$359.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/11/2013Q4$0.96$0.93$403.81 million$410.82 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/22/2013Q3 2013$1.05$1.01$413.32 million$403.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/23/2013Q2 2013$0.84$0.84$382.56 million$382.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q1 2013$0.68$0.62$348.93 million$347.04 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/13/20121.04$1.03$1.04$418.02 million$438.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/20/2012$0.99$1.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/21/2012$0.87$0.84ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.60$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/14/2011$0.81$0.86ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/18/2011$0.89$0.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/19/2011$0.88$0.95ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2011$1.10$1.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/15/2010$1.37$1.50$292.31 million$290.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.04 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.45 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.53$0.59$0.56
Q2 20166$0.90$0.95$0.93
Q3 20166$1.31$1.37$1.34
Q4 20166$1.20$1.26$1.23
Q1 20175$0.79$0.84$0.82
Q2 20175$1.21$1.33$1.29
Q3 20175$1.48$1.66$1.60
Q4 20175$1.34$1.50$1.44
Q1 20182$0.95$1.08$1.02
Q2 20182$1.39$1.56$1.48
Q3 20182$1.72$1.73$1.73
Q4 20182$1.53$1.57$1.55
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN)
Annual Dividend:$1.08
Dividend Yield:0.90%
Dividend Growth:16.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:22.88% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
21.43% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
19.82% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.15%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 64.61%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/10/2017Gregory A ThaxtonInsiderSell3,973$113.16$449,584.68View SEC Filing  
10/7/2016Mary G PumaDirectorSell3,768$99.36$374,388.48View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016Gregory P MerkInsiderSell19,800$100.24$1,984,752.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016Gregory P MerkInsiderSell16,600$100.30$1,664,980.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016Douglas C BloomfieldVPSell3,532$99.00$349,668.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016Gregory A ThaxtonInsiderSell8,121$99.00$803,979.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016James E DevriesVPSell5,000$88.02$440,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Robert E VeilletteVPSell6,500$87.72$570,180.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Jeffrey A PembrokeVPSell2,600$89.00$231,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Mary G PumaDirectorSell3,334$88.24$294,192.16View SEC Filing  
5/26/2016Douglas C BloomfieldVPSell5,674$87.12$494,318.88View SEC Filing  
5/26/2016John J KeaneSVPSell3,120$87.56$273,187.20View SEC Filing  
5/26/2016Michael F HiltonCEOSell4,949$87.50$433,037.50View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Gregory P MerkSVPSell7,000$71.63$501,410.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Frank M JaehnertDirectorBuy2,000$64.00$128,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/15/2015James E DevriesVPSell5,400$67.10$362,340.00View SEC Filing  
10/7/2015Gregory A ThaxtonCFOSell5,625$67.72$380,925.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2015John J KeaneSVPSell3,000$78.39$235,170.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2015John J KeaneSVPSell3,000$80.55$241,650.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2015John J KeaneSVPSell3,000$79.83$239,490.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015Robert E VeilletteVPSell1,200$82.22$98,664.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015John J KeaneSVPSell4,000$81.21$324,840.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015Michael F HiltonCEOSell5,000$81.05$405,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Douglas C BloomfieldVPSell16,529$77.02$1,273,063.58View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Douglas C BloomfieldVPSell3,563$82.12$292,593.56View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Mary G PumaDirectorSell10,000$82.00$820,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014John J KeaneSVPSell45,400$82.68$3,753,672.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Gregory A ThaxtonCFOSell1,004$82.46$82,789.84View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Gregory MerkSVPSell6,000$70.09$420,540.00View SEC Filing  
1/9/2014Peter LambertSVPSell2,000$71.56$143,120.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2014Gregory ThaxtonCFOSell5,412$71.83$388,743.96View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Mary PumaDirectorSell5,000$73.50$367,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Peter LambertSVPSell1,500$68.62$102,930.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2013Gregory P MerkVPSell3,600$68.63$247,068.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2013Arthur L George JrDirectorBuy1,000$64.57$64,570.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2012James E DevriesVPSell15,994$60.37$965,557.78View SEC Filing  
8/23/2012Joseph P KeithleyDirectorSell5,000$60.27$301,350.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN)
DateHeadline logoNORDSON CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 23 at 6:51 PM logoEdited Transcript of NDSN earnings conference call or presentation 21-Feb-17 1:30pm GMT (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 23 at 12:31 AM logoNordson Corp. (NDSN) Acquires Vention Medical's Vention AT Business for $705M (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 22 at 8:46 AM logoNordson tops Street 1Q forecasts (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 21 at 6:06 PM logo[$$] KRG-Backed Vention Medical Sells Two Units (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 21 at 6:06 PM logoNORDSON CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 21 at 6:06 PM logoNordson Sticks Another Fantastic Quarter (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 21 at 9:16 AM logoNordson : Announces Agreement to Acquire Advanced Technologies Business of Vention Medical (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 20 at 6:08 PM
News IconKRG-backed Nordson to buy Vention Medical AT for $705 mln (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 20 at 6:08 PM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Nordson Corp Q1 Earnings Report (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 20 at 6:08 PM logoNordson Corporation Announces Agreement to Acquire Advanced Technologies Business of Vention Medical (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 20 at 6:08 PM logoNordson Corporation Reports Record First Quarter Sales and Diluted Earnings per Share (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 20 at 6:08 PM logoQ1 2017 Nordson Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 20 at 9:55 AM logoNordson upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Mkts (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 17 at 5:20 PM logoIndustrial Stock Earnings Expected Around Feb 20: NDSN, SITE (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 17 at 5:20 PM logoNordson Corp. (NDSN) Buys InterSelect GmbH (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 16 at 6:21 PM logoNordson acquires InterSelect GmbH (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 16 at 2:04 PM
News IconAn intrinsic value calculation for Nordson Corporation (NDSN) shows investors are overpaying (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 13 at 9:52 AM
News IconNordson ASYMTEK Introduces New High-Speed, High-Accuracy, Precision Fluid Dispensing System for Cleanrooms (Nordson Corporation) (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 11 at 11:54 PM logoNordson : Live Demonstrations on Nordson Inspection systems at APEX (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 7 at 8:27 PM logoNordson MARCH’s New Plasma Polymerization Deposition Systems Deposit Materials During Precision Manufacturing Processes (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 7 at 9:26 AM logoNordson Corporation Declares Second Quarter Dividend for Fiscal Year 2017 (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 7 at 9:26 AM logo8:06 am Nordson acquires Plas-Pak Industries,Plas-Pak, based in Norwich, Connecticut, is a designer and manufacturer of injection molded, single-use plastic dispensing and packaging products including two-component (2K) cartridges for indus (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 4 at 11:47 PM logoNordson Corp. : NDSN-US: Dividend Analysis : December 16th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : February 1, 2017 (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 3 at 5:40 AM logoPMCF Announces Sale of Specialty Plastic Packaging Manufacturer Plas-Pak Industries, Inc. to Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 3 at 5:40 AM logoNordson Corporation Announces Earnings Release and Webcast for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 1 at 7:53 PM logoNordson Corporation Acquires Plas-Pak Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDSN) - February 1 at 7:53 PM logoNordson ASYMTEK : Exhibits Innovative Technologies for Dispensing and Conformal Coating Systems at IPC APEX 2017 Booth 1611 (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 31 at 7:43 PM logoNordson ASYMTEK Exhibits Innovative Technologies for Dispensing and Conformal Coating Systems at IPC APEX 2017 Booth 1611 (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 31 at 7:43 PM logoETFs with exposure to Nordson Corp. : January 19, 2017 (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 19 at 10:54 PM
News IconNordson Corporation acquires ACE Production Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 18 at 7:23 PM logoNordson : Agrees Not to Sue KlesyMa for Patent Violation (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 17 at 7:05 PM
News IconLive Demonstrations will be available on Nordson DAGE, Nordson MATRIX and Nordson YESTECH Inspection Systems at APEX (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 12 at 7:24 PM
News IconThaxton Sells 3973 Shares of Nordson Corporation (NDSN) Stock (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 12 at 7:24 PM
News IconIntersil Corporation (NASDAQ:ISIL) , Workday, Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 11 at 7:23 PM
News IconSenior Vice President, CFO of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN), Thaxton Gregory A, sells 3,973 shares worth $449,585 (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 11 at 7:23 PM logo9:01 am Nordson acquires assets of ACE Production Technologies; transaction is not material to Nordson results, and terms of the deal were not disclosed (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 7 at 10:52 PM logoNordson Corporation Acquires ACE Production Technologies, Inc. to Add Selective Soldering Capabilities for Electronics Assembly Customers (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 6 at 7:30 PM logoNordson Hits 52-Week High on Organic, Inorganic Prospects (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 5 at 8:16 PM logoIs Nordson Corporation (NDSN) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now? (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 5 at 8:16 PM logoMotorized valve assembly for extrusion coating automatically regulates back pressure for optical processing (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 5 at 8:16 PM logoETFs with exposure to Nordson Corp. : January 4, 2017 (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 4 at 7:33 PM logoNORDSON CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 4 at 7:33 PM logoIn Memoriam: Henry Libicki, Early Nordson Leader and Engineer, Dies at 89 (NASDAQ:NDSN) - January 4 at 7:33 PM logoManitex Sells CVS Subsidiary as Part of Corporate Program (NASDAQ:NDSN) - December 28 at 10:07 AM logoNordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) EPS Prediction At $1.59 (NASDAQ:NDSN) - December 24 at 9:07 AM logoETFs with exposure to Nordson Corp. : December 23, 2016 (NASDAQ:NDSN) - December 23 at 6:57 PM logoNordson Corp. :NDSN-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : December 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:NDSN) - December 22 at 7:05 PM logoNordson Corp. :NDSN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : December 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:NDSN) - December 22 at 7:05 PM logoNordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) Quarterly Accrued Expenses At $188.973 Millions (NASDAQ:NDSN) - December 21 at 11:06 AM


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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 7th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 21st will be given a dividend of $0.27 per share on Tuesday, March 7th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.90%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 16th.

Where is Nordson's stock going? Where will Nordson's stock price be in 2017?

12 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Nordson's shares. Their predictions range from $75.00 to $135.00. On average, they expect Nordson's share price to reach $108.50 in the next year.

When will Nordson announce their earnings?

Nordson is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 22nd 2017.

Who owns Nordson stock?

Nordson's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.73%), Janus Capital Management LLC (2.27%), Keybank National Association OH (1.26%), Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC (0.82%), Fiera Capital Corp (0.77%) and Royce & Associates LP (0.74%). Company insiders that own Nordson stock include Douglas C Bloomfield, Frank M Jaehnert, Gregory A Thaxton, Gregory P Merk, James E Devries, Jeffrey A Pembroke, John J Keane, Mary G Puma, Michael F Hilton and Robert E Veillette.

Who sold Nordson stock? Who is selling Nordson stock?

Nordson's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC, Fiera Capital Corp, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Nicholas Co. Inc. WI and Two Sigma Investments LP. Company insiders that have sold Nordson stock in the last year include Douglas C Bloomfield, Gregory A Thaxton, Gregory P Merk, James E Devries, Jeffrey A Pembroke, John J Keane, Mary G Puma, Michael F Hilton and Robert E Veillette.

Who bought Nordson stock? Who is buying Nordson stock?

Nordson's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Sandler Capital Management, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Keybank National Association OH, Elkfork Partners LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Edge Asset Management Inc..

How do I buy Nordson stock?

Shares of Nordson can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Nordson stock cost?

One share of Nordson stock can currently be purchased for approximately $120.60.

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Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by Staff