NASDAQ:NDSN - Nordson Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $118.55 -0.61 (-0.51 %) (As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$118.55Today's Range$117.24 - $121.2652-Week Range$110.16 - $151.84Volume516,095 shsAverage Volume305,371 shsMarket Capitalization$6.93 billionP/E Ratio19.96Dividend Yield1.05%Beta1.34 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 Current SymbolNASDAQ:NDSN Previous Symbol CUSIP65566310 Webwww.nordson.com Phone440-892-1580 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.89 Current Ratio2.52 Quick Ratio2.36 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio19.96 Forward P/E Ratio17.99 P/E Growth1.39 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.25 billion Price / Sales3.06 Cash Flow$6.9572 per share Price / Cash Flow17.04 Book Value$24.95 per share Price / Book4.75 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.94 Net Income$295.80 million Net Margins16.74% Return on Equity25.29% Return on Assets9.94% Miscellaneous Employees7,532 Outstanding Shares58,150,000Market Cap$6.93 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 11th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 21st will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Tuesday, January 8th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 20th. View Nordson's Dividend History. How will Nordson's stock buyback program work? Nordson announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, September 11th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 5.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Nordson's earnings last quarter? Nordson Co. (NASDAQ:NDSN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, December, 12th. The industrial products company reported $1.44 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.47 by $0.03. The industrial products company had revenue of $569 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $560.98 million. Nordson had a net margin of 16.74% and a return on equity of 25.29%. The business's quarterly revenue was down .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.38 EPS. View Nordson's Earnings History. When is Nordson's next earnings date? Nordson is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Nordson. What price target have analysts set for NDSN? 10 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Nordson's shares. Their forecasts range from $125.00 to $166.00. On average, they anticipate Nordson's stock price to reach $151.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Nordson. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Nordson? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nordson in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Nordson. Has Nordson been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about NDSN stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Nordson earned a media sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Nordson's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Nordson include Mitsui & Co Ltd (MITSY), Ingersoll-Rand (IR), Komatsu (KMTUY), Parker-Hannifin (PH), ATLAS COPCO AB/S (ATLKY), Kubota (KUBTY), ASSA ABLOY AB/S (ASAZY), Rockwell Automation (ROK), Cintas (CTAS), SANDVIK AB/ADR (SDVKY), Stanley Black & Decker (SWK), Ball (BLL), W W Grainger (GWW), Ferguson (FERGY) and Tenaris (TS). 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 investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.64%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.64%), BlackRock Inc. (7.98%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (7.13%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (3.10%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.98%). 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., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Vident Investment Advisory LLC and Ardevora Asset Management LLP. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Brown Advisory Inc., Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Janus Henderson Group PLC and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 $118.55. How big of a company is Nordson? Nordson has a market capitalization of $6.93 billion and generates $2.25 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $295.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.94 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: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 295 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 365 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 660MarketBeat'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 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What Factors Can Affect Return on Equity?