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 $49.70 -0.62 (-1.23 %) (As of 02/21/2019 06:32 AM ET)Previous Close$50.32Today's Range$49.55 - $50.0152-Week Range$41.23 - $54.56Volume1.06 million shsAverage Volume1.44 million shsMarket Capitalization$121.44 billionP/E Ratio19.89Dividend Yield1.30%Beta0.68 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 Webwww.novonordisk.com Phone45-4444-8888Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.09 Quick Ratio0.79Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio19.89 Forward P/E Ratio19.26 P/E Growth2.36 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$17.72 billion Price / Sales6.85 Cash Flow$2.7173 per share Price / Cash Flow18.29 Book Value$3.24 per share Price / Book15.34Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.52 Net Income$5.91 billion Net Margins34.67% Return on Equity80.45% Return on Assets37.86%Miscellaneous Employees43,202 Outstanding Shares2,443,530,000Market Cap$121.44 billion 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. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.4669 per share on Tuesday, August 28th. This represents a 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 approved a share repurchase plan on Friday, February 2nd 2018, which permits the company to buyback shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Novo Nordisk A/S's earnings last quarter? Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February, 1st. The company reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.57 by $0.03. The company earned $4.55 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.36 billion. Novo Nordisk A/S had a net margin of 34.67% and a return on equity of 80.45%. 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, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Novo Nordisk A/S. What guidance has Novo Nordisk A/S issued on next quarter's earnings? Novo Nordisk A/S updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $17.446-17.949 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $17.91 billion. What price target have analysts set for NVO? 15 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Novo Nordisk A/S's stock. Their predictions range from $48.61 to $48.61. On average, they expect Novo Nordisk A/S's share price to reach $48.61 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Novo Nordisk A/S. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Novo Nordisk A/S? 15 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, 6 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 headlines about NVO stock have been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Novo Nordisk A/S earned a media sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock'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), Eli Lilly And Co (LLY), AbbVie (ABBV), Sanofi (SNY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), AstraZeneca (AZN), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Bayer (BAYRY), Celgene (CELG) and Shire (SHPG). 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. Jesper Brandgaard, Exec. VP of Biopharm, Global Legal & Patents (Age 56)Ms. Liselotte Hyveled, Former Project VP for Faster-Acting Insulin Aspart & Prandial Bioedge Projects - Insulin & Director (Age 53)Mr. Karsten Munk Knudsen, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47) Who are Novo Nordisk A/S's major shareholders? Novo Nordisk A/S's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.58%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.48%), BlackRock Inc. (0.35%), Folketrygdfondet (0.23%), Sustainable Growth Advisers LP (0.15%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.09%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Novo Nordisk A/S. Which institutional investors are selling Novo Nordisk A/S stock? NVO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, BlackRock Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Sustainable Growth Advisers LP, Stifel Financial Corp and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Novo Nordisk A/S. Which institutional investors are buying Novo Nordisk A/S stock? NVO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Avalon Advisors LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, CIBC Asset Management Inc, NorthCoast Asset Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. 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 $49.70. How big of a company is Novo Nordisk A/S? Novo Nordisk A/S has a market capitalization of $121.44 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: 285 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 371 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 656MarketBeat'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. This page was last updated on 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Current Ratio?