NASDAQ:NDSN - Nordson Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$124.66 -0.04 (-0.03 %)
(As of 11/14/2018 01:34 AM ET)
Previous Close$124.70
Today's Range$123.82 - $126.1650
52-Week Range$111.17 - $151.84
Volume256,406 shs
Average Volume227,782 shs
Market Capitalization$7.46 billion
P/E Ratio23.21
Dividend Yield3.28%
Beta1.33
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry General industrial machinery,
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NDSN
Previous Symbol
CUSIP65566310
Phone440-892-1580

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.07
Current Ratio3.16
Quick Ratio2.36

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio23.21
Forward P/E Ratio20.85
P/E Growth1.47

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.07 billion
Price / Sales3.51
Cash Flow$6.8009 per share
Price / Cash18.33
Book Value$20.03 per share
Price / Book6.22

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 Shares58,150,000
Market Cap$7.46 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 10th. Investors 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.12%. 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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Tuesday, September 11th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 5.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Nordson's earnings last quarter?

Nordson Co. (NASDAQ:NDSN) posted its earnings results on Monday, August, 20th. The industrial products company reported $1.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.60. The industrial products company earned $581.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $590.75 million. Nordson had a return on equity of 26.37% and a net margin of 16.40%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.74 EPS. 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 issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, August, 20th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.38-1.54 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Nordson's stock. Their forecasts 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 26.7% 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.

Has Nordson been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about NDSN stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Nordson earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Nordson's key competitors?

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.98%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (7.13%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (3.10%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.98%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.87%) and Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.61%). 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 Wells Fargo & Company MN, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Comerica Bank and Schroder Investment Management Group. 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 American Century Companies Inc., BlackRock Inc., Brown Advisory Inc., Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Janus Henderson Group PLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and William Blair Investment Management LLC. 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 $124.66.

How big of a company is Nordson?

Nordson has a market capitalization of $7.46 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  292 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  355 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  647
MarketBeat'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.
This page was last updated on 11/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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