Nordson Corporation (NDSN): Price and Financial Metrics

Nordson Corporation (NDSN): $238.80

3.46 (+1.47%)

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NDSN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $238.80 52-week high $253.40
Prev. close $235.34 52-week low $202.57
Day low $235.23 Volume 178,800
Day high $238.84 Avg. volume 229,778
50-day MA $223.56 Dividend yield 1.17%
200-day MA $227.41 Market Cap 13.61B

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  • Quality is the dimension where NDSN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.1% of US stocks.
  • NDSN's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • NDSN ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 14th percentile.

NDSN Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 443.48, NORDSON CORP is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 93.37% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of NORDSON CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.32% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, NDSN is more volatile than merely 8.87% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to NORDSON CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be IEX, DCI, FIVE, FELE, and RPM.
  • Visit NDSN's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NDSN Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, NDSN's price/sales ratio is 180% higher, now standing at 4.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, NDSN's price/sales ratio has gone up 3.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NDSN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NDSN 2023-11-09 4.9 4.9 25.2 20.1
NDSN 2023-11-08 4.9 4.9 25.2 20.1
NDSN 2023-11-07 4.8 4.9 25.1 20.0
NDSN 2023-11-06 4.9 4.9 25.2 20.0
NDSN 2023-11-03 4.9 4.9 25.2 20.1
NDSN 2023-11-02 4.8 4.8 24.7 19.7

NDSN Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 9.56%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -3.62%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -9.32%.
NDSN's revenue has moved up $421,998,000 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
2022-12-31 2,591.589 518.381 496.955
2022-09-30 2,590.278 513.131 513.103
2022-06-30 2,505.944 510.162 482.314
2022-03-31 2,490.674 512.714 482.685
2021-12-31 2,444.809 520.725 497.195
2021-09-30 2,362.209 545.927 454.368

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)

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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Below are the latest news stories about NORDSON CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate NDSN as an investment opportunity.

Here's Why You Should Steer Clear of Nordson (NDSN) Stock

Softness in the product assembly and nonwoven product lines has been taking a toll on Nordson's (NDSN) operations. The escalating cost of sales adds to the company's woes.

Yahoo | November 22, 2023

Nordson Corporation Announces Earnings Release and Webcast for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2023

WESTLAKE, Ohio, November 14, 2023--Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) today announced it will release fourth quarter and fiscal year 2023 earnings on December 13, 2023, after the close of the market. Nordson will host its quarterly webcast on:

Yahoo | November 14, 2023

Nordson Corporation Publishes Its 2023 Environmental, Social and Governance Report, Highlights Progress and Key Initiatives to Reduce Its Environmental Footprint

WESTLAKE, Ohio, November 09, 2023--Nordson Corporation Publishes Its 2023 ESG Report, Highlights Progress and Key Initiatives to Reduce Its Environmental Footprint

Yahoo | November 9, 2023

Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)

Key Insights Nordson's estimated fair value is US$243 based on 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity With US$221 share...

Yahoo | November 7, 2023

Nordson TEST & INSPECTION Earns Prestigious 2023 Mexico Technology Award for Quadra 7 Pro MXI System

MINNEAPOLIS, October 26, 2023--Nordson TEST & INSPECTION is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of the esteemed 2023 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Inspection Equipment – X-ray. The ceremony took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023.

Yahoo | October 26, 2023

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NDSN Price Returns

1-mo 9.93%
3-mo -2.73%
6-mo 6.66%
1-year -0.16%
3-year 24.46%
5-year 105.73%
YTD 1.32%
2022 -5.93%
2021 28.09%
2020 24.45%
2019 37.88%
2018 -17.65%

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