Nordson Corporation (NDSN): Price and Financial Metrics

Nordson Corporation (NDSN): $248.65

-2.34 (-0.93%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where NDSN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.79% of US stocks.
  • NDSN's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • NDSN's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 21.48% of US stocks).

NDSN Stock Summary

  • NDSN's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 232.78 -- higher than 88.96% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Of note is the ratio of NORDSON CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.98% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of NORDSON CORP's share price is greater than that of just 8.95% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to NORDSON CORP are HUBB, LECO, DCI, SNA, and WTS.
  • NDSN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit NORDSON CORP's official web site, go to

NDSN Valuation Summary

  • NDSN's price/sales ratio is 5.3; this is 152.38% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • NDSN's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 3.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NDSN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NDSN 2023-01-24 5.3 6.0 27.0 21.7
NDSN 2023-01-23 5.3 5.9 26.5 21.3
NDSN 2023-01-20 5.2 5.8 26.0 20.9
NDSN 2023-01-19 5.0 5.7 25.4 20.5
NDSN 2023-01-18 5.3 5.9 26.6 21.3
NDSN 2023-01-17 5.3 6.0 27.0 21.6

NDSN Growth Metrics

    Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -9.32%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 49.87%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 74.03%.
NDSN's revenue has moved up $687,489,000 over the prior 67 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
2022-09-30 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
2021-06-30 2,321.487 567.919 362.383

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 $248.65 52-week high $251.26
Prev. close $250.99 52-week low $194.89
Day low $246.11 Volume 237,100
Day high $250.06 Avg. volume 327,152
50-day MA $237.77 Dividend yield 1.05%
200-day MA $224.00 Market Cap 14.22B

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

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

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Yahoo | February 4, 2023

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

Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) today announced it will release first quarter fiscal year 2023 earnings on February 20, 2023, after the close of the market. Nordson will host its quarterly webcast on: Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2023 Time: 8:30 AM ET

Wallstreet:Online | February 3, 2023

Can Nordson (NDSN) Keep the Earnings Surprise Streak Alive?

Nordson (NDSN) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

Yahoo | February 2, 2023

Nordson (NDSN) Stock Jumps 3.1%: Will It Continue to Soar?

Nordson (NDSN) saw its shares surge in the last session with trading volume being higher than average. The latest trend in earnings estimate revisions could translate into further price increase in the near term.

Yahoo | February 1, 2023

Jim Cramer says J.M. Smucker is the only new ''dividend aristocrat'' worth buying

Jim Cramer gave his thoughts on the stocks of Nordson, C.H. Robinson and J.M. Smucker, the newest additions to the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats.

CNBC | January 31, 2023

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NDSN Price Returns

1-mo 5.46%
3-mo 12.24%
6-mo 8.59%
1-year 8.88%
3-year 43.81%
5-year 87.47%
YTD 4.60%
2022 -5.93%
2021 28.09%
2020 24.45%
2019 37.88%
2018 -17.65%

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