Nordson Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:NDSN)

About Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)

Nordson Corporation 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: Industrial Machinery
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:NDSN
  • CUSIP: 65566310
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $7.19 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 57,692,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $117.58
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $120.97
  • 52 Week Range: $96.05 - $131.49
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.79
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.42
  • P/E Growth: 1.86
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2 billion
  • Price / Sales: 3.60
  • Book Value: $18.80 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.63
  • Annual Dividend: $1.20
  • Dividend Yield: 1.0%
  • EBITDA: $548.73 million
  • Net Margins: 14.57%
  • Return on Equity: 32.99%
  • Return on Assets: 10.73%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.45%
  • Current Ratio: 2.10%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.47%
  • Average Volume: 319,512 shs.
  • Beta: 1.37
  • Short Ratio: 4.2

Frequently Asked Questions for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)

What is Nordson Corporation's stock symbol?

Nordson Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NDSN."

How often does Nordson Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nordson Corporation?

Nordson Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 11th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Tuesday, September 5th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 18th. This is a positive change from Nordson Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.27. View Nordson Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Nordson Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 21st. The company reported $1.78 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.66 by $0.12. The business had revenue of $589.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $574.20 million. Nordson Corporation had a net margin of 14.57% and a return on equity of 32.99%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 20.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.67 EPS. View Nordson Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Nordson Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Nordson Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, December, 12th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Nordson Corporation.

What guidance has Nordson Corporation issued on next quarter's earnings?

Nordson Corporation updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, August, 21st. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.18-1.32 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.52. The company issued revenue guidance of +4-8% to ~$530-550 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $565.83 million.

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

9 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Nordson Corporation's shares. Their predictions range from $130.00 to $160.00. On average, they anticipate Nordson Corporation's share price to reach $141.14 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Nordson Corporation.

Who are some of Nordson Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Nordson Corporation's key executives?

Nordson Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Joseph P. Keithley, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Michael F. Hilton, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Gregory A. Thaxton, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • John J. Keane, Senior Vice President
  • Gregory P. Merk, Senior Vice President
  • Robert E. Veillette, Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • James E. DeVries, Vice President
  • Stephen Lovass, Corporate Vice President - Industrial Coating Systems
  • Shelly M Peet, Vice President
  • Jeffrey A. Pembroke, Vice President

Who owns Nordson Corporation stock?

Nordson Corporation's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.07%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.06%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (0.03%), Albert D Mason Inc. (0.02%), Howe & Rusling Inc. (0.00%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Nordson Corporation 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. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nordson Corporation.

Who sold Nordson Corporation stock? Who is selling Nordson Corporation stock?

Nordson Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., State Treasurer State of Michigan, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC and Howe & Rusling Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Nordson Corporation stock in the last year include Gregory A Thaxton, James E Devries and John J Keane. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nordson Corporation.

Who bought Nordson Corporation stock? Who is buying Nordson Corporation stock?

Nordson Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Albert D Mason Inc., Fisher Asset Management LLC and Oakbrook Investments LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nordson Corporation.

How do I buy Nordson Corporation stock?

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

What is Nordson Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Nordson Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $124.66.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ NDSN)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  207 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  249 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  456
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Nordson Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $141.14 (13.22% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)
Price Target History for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)
Analysts' Ratings History for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/12/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$145.00N/AView Rating Details
10/4/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$138.00LowView Rating Details
9/20/2017Longbow ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$140.00MediumView Rating Details
9/11/2017FBR & CoSet Price TargetBuy$160.00LowView Rating Details
8/23/2017GabelliUpgradeHold -> Buy$140.00HighView Rating Details
6/2/2017Wellington ShieldsUpgradeHold -> Gradually AccumulateLowView Rating Details
5/25/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$122.00 -> $130.00LowView Rating Details
2/28/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
2/22/2017Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform -> Outperform$125.00 -> $135.00N/AView Rating Details
2/1/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeAccumulate -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$98.00 -> $106.00N/AView Rating Details
8/24/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$100.00 -> $115.00N/AView Rating Details
8/24/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
8/23/2016WunderlichBoost Price TargetBuy$100.00 -> $115.00N/AView Rating Details
5/31/2016SidotiDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)
Earnings by Quarter for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ NDSN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
12/11/2017$1.33N/AView Earnings Details
8/21/2017Q3 2017$1.66$1.78$574.20 million$589.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/22/2017Q2 2017$1.30$1.35$470.12 million$496.14 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2017Q117$0.82$0.86$396.78 million$407.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/13/2016Q416$1.23$1.39$482.26 million$509.28 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/22/2016Q316$1.33$1.47$480.65 million$489.90 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$1.13$1.15$457.76 million$468.59 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$0.97$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 Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.11
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.67
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20175$0.79$0.84$0.82
Q2 20175$1.27$1.33$1.31
Q3 20175$1.65$1.68$1.67
Q4 20175$1.26$1.38$1.31
Q1 20183$0.81$0.94$0.89
Q2 20183$1.33$1.46$1.39
Q3 20183$1.86$1.90$1.88
Q4 20183$1.48$1.55$1.51
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)
Most Recent Dividend:9/5/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.20
Dividend Yield:0.96%
Dividend Growth:16.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:23.90% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
22.56% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
20.62% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.15%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 65.48%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/25/2017James E DevriesVPSell5,000$118.01$590,050.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2017John J KeaneInsiderSell23,600$123.88$2,923,568.00View SEC Filing  
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)


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