Nordson Corporation (NDSN): Price and Financial Metrics

Nordson Corporation (NDSN): $216.34

4.07 (+1.92%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where NDSN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.46% of US stocks.
  • NDSN's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • NDSN's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 17.82% of US stocks).

NDSN Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $12,165,282,397, NORDSON CORP has a greater market value than 86.35% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of NORDSON CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.6% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, NDSN is more volatile than just 8.36% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to NORDSON CORP are IEX, HUBB, SNA, PHM, and LECO.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 345.45% higher, now standing at 4.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, NDSN's price/sales ratio has gone up 3.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NDSN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NDSN 2022-09-23 4.9 5.5 25.3 20.5
NDSN 2022-09-22 4.9 5.6 25.5 20.7
NDSN 2022-09-21 5.0 5.7 26.0 21.0
NDSN 2022-09-20 5.1 5.8 26.3 21.3
NDSN 2022-09-19 5.1 5.8 26.6 21.5
NDSN 2022-09-16 5.0 5.7 26.0 21.0

NDSN Growth Metrics

    Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 12.56%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 49.87%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 14.8%.
Over the past 52 months, NDSN's revenue has gone up $238,438,000.

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
2022-06-30 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
2021-06-30 2,321.487 567.919 362.383
2021-03-31 2,212.81 531.956 307.182

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 $216.34 52-week high $272.28
Prev. close $212.27 52-week low $194.89
Day low $213.57 Volume 14,449
Day high $216.34 Avg. volume 293,932
50-day MA $228.48 Dividend yield 1.22%
200-day MA $224.03 Market Cap 12.38B

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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Yahoo | September 27, 2022

Nordson Corporation Appoints Anand Patel as Vice President, Treasury and Finance

WESTLAKE, Ohio, September 22, 2022--Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) announced that Anand Patel will succeed Ray Cushing as vice president, treasury and finance following Ray’s upcoming retirement.

Yahoo | September 22, 2022

Nordson (NDSN) Down 7.3% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

Nordson (NDSN) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | September 21, 2022

Nordson Corporation Appoints Milton Morris to Board of Directors

WESTLAKE, Ohio, September 15, 2022--Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) announced the appointment of Dr. Milton Morris, recently retired president and chief executive officer of Neuspera Medical, Inc., to its board of directors. Dr. Morris will bring robust business leadership experience, as well as a legacy of successful product innovation, to the board.

Yahoo | September 15, 2022

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NDSN Price Returns

1-mo -3.31%
3-mo 8.00%
6-mo -2.79%
1-year -8.81%
3-year 57.72%
5-year 87.25%
YTD -14.62%
2021 28.09%
2020 24.45%
2019 37.88%
2018 -17.65%
2017 31.83%

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