NYSE:NVO - Novo Nordisk A/S Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $48.59 +0.21 (+0.43 %) (As of 05/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$48.38Today's Range$48.42 - $48.8352-Week Range$41.23 - $52.83Volume1.03 million shsAverage Volume1.30 million shsMarket Capitalization$118.73 billionP/E Ratio19.28Dividend Yield2.34%Beta0.56 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Novo Nordisk A/S, a healthcare company, engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of pharmaceutical products worldwide. It operates in two segments, Diabetes Care and Obesity, and Biopharmaceuticals. The Diabetes Care and Obesity segment provides products in the areas of insulins, GLP-1 and related delivery systems, oral anti-diabetic products, obesity, and other chronic diseases. The Biopharmaceuticals segment offers products in the areas of haemophilia, growth disorders, and hormone replacement therapy. The company has a strategic alliance with Evotec AG to discover and develop small molecule therapies to treat patients suffering from diabetes, obesity, and co-morbidities, as well as has a research collaboration with Kallyope Inc. It also has a collaboration agreement Lund University to develop stem cell-derived treatment for Parkinson's diseases; and Staten Biotechnology B.V. to develop novel therapeutics for the treatment of dyslipidaemia. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Bagsvaerd, Denmark. Receive NVO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for NVO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Pharmaceutical preparations Sub-IndustryN/A SectorMedical Current SymbolNYSE:NVO Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK353278 Webhttp://www.novonordisk.com/ Phone45-4444-8888Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.07 Current Ratio0.96 Quick Ratio0.66Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio19.28 Forward P/E Ratio19.75 P/E Growth2.13 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$17.72 billion Price / Sales6.70 Cash Flow$2.8119 per share Price / Cash Flow17.28 Book Value$2.95 per share Price / Book16.47Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.52 Net Income$5.91 billion Net Margins33.60% Return on Equity78.28% Return on Assets35.99%Miscellaneous Employees43,202 Outstanding Shares2,443,530,000Market Cap$118.73 billion Next Earnings Date8/14/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) Frequently Asked Questions What is Novo Nordisk A/S's stock symbol? Novo Nordisk A/S trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NVO." How often does Novo Nordisk A/S pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Novo Nordisk A/S? Novo Nordisk A/S declared a special dividend on Thursday, August 9th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.4669 per share on Tuesday, August 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 17th. View Novo Nordisk A/S's Dividend History. How will Novo Nordisk A/S's stock buyback program work? Novo Nordisk A/S announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Friday, February 2nd 2018, which allows the company to buyback shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Novo Nordisk A/S's earnings last quarter? Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 3rd. The company reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.04. The company earned $4.46 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.35 billion. Novo Nordisk A/S had a net margin of 33.60% and a return on equity of 78.28%. View Novo Nordisk A/S's Earnings History. When is Novo Nordisk A/S's next earnings date? Novo Nordisk A/S is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Novo Nordisk A/S. What price target have analysts set for NVO? 16 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Novo Nordisk A/S's shares. Their forecasts range from $48.61 to $48.61. On average, they anticipate Novo Nordisk A/S's stock price to reach $48.61 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Novo Nordisk A/S. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Novo Nordisk A/S? 16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Novo Nordisk A/S in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Novo Nordisk A/S. Has Novo Nordisk A/S been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about NVO stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Novo Nordisk A/S earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Novo Nordisk A/S's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Novo Nordisk A/S include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer (PFE), Roche Holdings AG Basel (RHHBY), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Novartis (NVS), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), AbbVie (ABBV), Eli Lilly And Co (LLY), Sanofi (SNY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), AstraZeneca (AZN), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Celgene (CELG), Bayer (BAYRY) and Shire (SHPG). What other stocks do shareholders of Novo Nordisk A/S own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Novo Nordisk A/S investors own include Gilead Sciences (GILD), Pfizer (PFE), Celgene (CELG), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Netflix (NFLX), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Intel (INTC). Who are Novo Nordisk A/S's key executives? Novo Nordisk A/S's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen, Pres & CEO (Age 53)Dr. Mads Krogsgaard Thomsen, Exec. VP & Chief Science Officer (Age 59)Mr. Karsten Munk Knudsen, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47)Mr. Lars Green, Exec. VP and Head of Bus. Services & Compliance (Age 52)Mr. Ole F. Ramsby, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel of Legal Affairs Who are Novo Nordisk A/S's major shareholders? Novo Nordisk A/S's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.87%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (0.85%), BlackRock Inc. (0.35%), Folketrygdfondet (0.21%), Sustainable Growth Advisers LP (0.14%) and Everett Harris & Co. CA (0.13%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Novo Nordisk A/S. Which major investors are selling Novo Nordisk A/S stock? NVO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alta Capital Management LLC, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, Folketrygdfondet, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Hutchinson Capital Management CA, Jane Street Group LLC, Comerica Bank and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Novo Nordisk A/S. Which major investors are buying Novo Nordisk A/S stock? NVO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Raymond James & Associates, Clearbridge Investments LLC, Bain Capital Public Equity Management LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. and Richard C. Young & CO. LTD.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Novo Nordisk A/S. How do I buy shares of Novo Nordisk A/S? Shares of NVO 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 Novo Nordisk A/S's stock price today? One share of NVO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.59. How big of a company is Novo Nordisk A/S? Novo Nordisk A/S has a market capitalization of $118.73 billion and generates $17.72 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $5.91 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.52 on an earnings per share basis. Novo Nordisk A/S employs 43,202 workers across the globe. What is Novo Nordisk A/S's official website? The official website for Novo Nordisk A/S is http://www.novonordisk.com/. How can I contact Novo Nordisk A/S? Novo Nordisk A/S's mailing address is Novo Alle, Bagsvaerd G7, 2880. The company can be reached via phone at 45-4444-8888 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE NVO)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 297 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 385 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 682MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Novo Nordisk A/S and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NVO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NVO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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