Nordson (NDSN) Competitors

$260.06
-2.02 (-0.77%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)

NDSN vs. ESAB, GGG, ZBRA, CNHI, PKG, SWK, LECO, PNR, AVY, and IEX

Should you be buying Nordson stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Nordson include ESAB (ESAB), Graco (GGG), Zebra Technologies (ZBRA), CNH Industrial (CNHI), Packaging Co. of America (PKG), Stanley Black & Decker (SWK), Lincoln Electric (LECO), Pentair (PNR), Avery Dennison (AVY), and IDEX (IEX). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

Nordson vs.

Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN) and ESAB (NYSE:ESAB) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, media sentiment, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, community ranking, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Nordson received 434 more outperform votes than ESAB when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 61.43% of users gave Nordson an outperform vote while only 37.50% of users gave ESAB an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
NordsonOutperform Votes
446
61.43%
Underperform Votes
280
38.57%
ESABOutperform Votes
12
37.50%
Underperform Votes
20
62.50%

Nordson pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. ESAB pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Nordson pays out 31.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. ESAB pays out 7.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Nordson has a net margin of 18.59% compared to ESAB's net margin of 7.40%. Nordson's return on equity of 20.59% beat ESAB's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nordson18.59% 20.59% 11.34%
ESAB 7.40%17.57%7.11%

Nordson currently has a consensus price target of $278.00, indicating a potential upside of 6.90%. ESAB has a consensus price target of $93.75, indicating a potential downside of 12.71%. Given Nordson's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Nordson is more favorable than ESAB.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nordson
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
ESAB
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.63

72.1% of Nordson shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.1% of ESAB shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of Nordson shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 7.2% of ESAB shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, ESAB had 3 more articles in the media than Nordson. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for ESAB and 3 mentions for Nordson. Nordson's average media sentiment score of 1.13 beat ESAB's score of 0.86 indicating that Nordson is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Nordson
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
ESAB
4 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Nordson has higher earnings, but lower revenue than ESAB. Nordson is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ESAB, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nordson$2.63B5.66$487.49M$8.5530.42
ESAB$2.77B2.34$205.29M$3.3631.96

Nordson has a beta of 1, indicating that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, ESAB has a beta of 1.54, indicating that its share price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Nordson beats ESAB on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding NDSN and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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NDSN vs. The Competition

MetricNordsonGeneral industrial machinery, IndustryIndustrial SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$14.87B$3.77B$9.51B$7.48B
Dividend Yield1.04%0.64%2.06%3.96%
P/E Ratio30.4210.9121.5720.61
Price / Sales5.664.508.0480.33
Price / Cash23.5020.8926.7834.58
Price / Book5.714.223.734.30
Net Income$487.49M$11.50M$476.51M$213.92M
7 Day Performance0.36%0.11%2.01%1.62%
1 Month Performance-2.65%-6.88%-3.03%-3.59%
1 Year Performance21.44%5.62%11.97%8.17%

Nordson Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ESAB
ESAB
2.2758 of 5 stars
$107.58
+0.0%
$93.75
-12.9%
+81.8%$6.50B$2.77B32.029,000Upcoming Earnings
GGG
Graco
3.5271 of 5 stars
$89.03
-0.3%
$84.80
-4.8%
+26.6%$15.00B$2.20B30.284,000
ZBRA
Zebra Technologies
3.2187 of 5 stars
$280.42
-0.9%
$278.64
-0.6%
-3.7%$14.41B$4.58B49.119,750Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
CNHI
CNH Industrial
3.5365 of 5 stars
$12.55
-1.2%
$15.20
+21.2%
-19.3%$15.76B$24.69B7.1740,220Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
PKG
Packaging Co. of America
4.5259 of 5 stars
$179.53
-0.5%
$171.29
-4.6%
+20.0%$16.11B$7.80B21.1714,900Earnings Report
Analyst Upgrade
SWK
Stanley Black & Decker
3.3668 of 5 stars
$90.18
-0.7%
$99.44
+10.3%
+13.0%$13.87B$15.78B-43.3650,500Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
LECO
Lincoln Electric
3.8655 of 5 stars
$239.51
+0.3%
$210.25
-12.2%
+47.8%$13.61B$4.19B25.5612,000Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
PNR
Pentair
4.8145 of 5 stars
$80.03
-0.4%
$87.33
+9.1%
+46.3%$13.29B$4.10B21.3410,500Earnings Report
Analyst Report
News Coverage
AVY
Avery Dennison
3.8165 of 5 stars
$211.11
-0.1%
$221.00
+4.7%
+18.6%$17.00B$8.36B34.0035,000Earnings Report
Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Gap Up
IEX
IDEX
4.3698 of 5 stars
$229.12
-0.6%
$238.00
+3.9%
+2.9%$17.34B$3.27B29.228,800Earnings Report
Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage

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This page (NASDAQ:NDSN) was last updated on 4/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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