Nordson Corporation (NDSN): Price and Financial Metrics

Nordson Corporation (NDSN): $210.86

4.96 (+2.41%)

POWR Rating

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  • NDSN scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 95.57% of US stocks.
  • NDSN's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • NDSN ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 25th percentile.

NDSN Stock Summary

  • Nordson Corp's market capitalization of $13,478,135,393 is ahead of 83.96% of US-listed equities.
  • NDSN's went public 32.03 years ago, making it older than 84.38% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of Nordson Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.61% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Nordson Corp are SNA, BEN, HSIC, IVZ, and FBHS.
  • NDSN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Nordson Corp's official web site, go to

NDSN Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, NDSN's EV/EBIT ratio is 66.82% higher, now standing at 35.7.
  • Over the past 243 months, NDSN's price/sales ratio has gone up 5.
  • Over the past 243 months, NDSN's price/sales ratio has gone up 5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NDSN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NDSN 2021-08-26 6.1 6.9 44.0 35.7
NDSN 2021-08-25 6.1 7.0 44.2 35.8
NDSN 2021-08-24 6.1 7.0 44.2 35.8
NDSN 2021-08-23 6.1 6.9 43.7 35.4
NDSN 2021-08-20 6.0 6.9 43.6 35.3
NDSN 2021-08-19 5.9 6.7 42.8 34.7

NDSN Growth Metrics

    The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -56.47%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 10.49%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 67.37%.
NDSN's revenue has moved up $245,242,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows NDSN's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 2,444.809 520.725 497.195
2021-09-30 2,362.209 545.927 454.368
2021-06-30 2,321.487 567.919 362.383
2021-03-31 2,212.81 531.956 307.182
2020-12-31 2,152.75 529.435 275.117
2020-09-30 2,121.1 502.421 249.539

NDSN's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • NDSN has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 97.07% of graded US stocks.
  • NDSN's asset turnover comes in at 0.635 -- ranking 63rd of 104 Machinery stocks.
  • CVR, MIDD, and DCI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NDSN.

The table below shows NDSN's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-31 0.635 0.556 0.235
2021-04-30 0.599 0.545 0.182
2021-01-31 0.577 0.538 0.156
2020-10-31 0.574 0.533 0.140
2020-07-31 0.587 0.537 0.187
2020-04-30 0.607 0.541 0.206

NDSN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NDSN, see our NDSN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $274.17 Average Broker Recommendation 1.61 (Moderate Buy)

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NDSN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $210.86 52-week high $272.28
Prev. close $205.90 52-week low $201.51
Day low $208.08 Volume 329,200
Day high $217.89 Avg. volume 363,565
50-day MA $219.41 Dividend yield 0.99%
200-day MA $237.00 Market Cap 12.22B

Nordson Corporation (NDSN) Company Bio

Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for the precision dispensing of adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials, polymers, plastics and other materials, fluid management, test and inspection, UV curing and plasma surface treatment, serving a wide variety of consumer non-durable, durable and technology end markets including packaging, nonwovens, electronics, medical, appliances, energy, transportation, construction, and general product assembly and finishing. The company was founded in 1935 and is based in Westlake, Ohio.

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Latest NDSN News From Around the Web

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Nordson Corporation (NDSN) CEO Sundaram Nagarajan on Q1 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Nordson Corporation (NDSN) Q1 2022 Earnings Conference Call February 23, 2022, 8:30 AM ET Company Participants Sundaram Nagarajan – President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph Kelley – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Lara Mahoney – Investor Relations Conference Call Participants Mike Halloran – Baird Connor Lynagh – Morgan...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 23, 2022

Nordson Corporation (NDSN) Q1 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) Q1 2022 earnings call dated Feb. 23, 2022 Corporate Participants: Lara L. Mahoney — Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Sundaram Nagarajan — President and Chief Executive Officer […] The post Nordson Corporation (NDSN) Q1 2022 Earnings Call Transcript first appeared on AlphaStreet .

AlphaStreet | February 23, 2022

Nordson (NDSN) Q1 Earnings & Revenues Surpass Estimates

Nordson's (NDSN) fiscal first-quarter revenues increase 15.7% year over year on impressive performance across its segments.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

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NDSN Price Returns

1-mo -4.27%
3-mo -4.64%
6-mo -17.79%
1-year -1.88%
3-year 69.23%
5-year 84.82%
YTD -17.01%
2021 28.09%
2020 24.45%
2019 37.88%
2018 -17.65%
2017 31.83%

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