Nordson Corporation

Specialty Industrial Machinery

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$12.10 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$2.59 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$1.43 billion
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Company Profile

Nordson Corporation had its IPO on 1990-03-26 under the ticker symbol NDSN.

The company operates in the Industrials sector and Specialty Industrial Machinery industry. Nordson Corporation has a staff strength of 7,200 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Nordson Corporation opened at $209.57 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-03-22.

The stocks traded within a range of $207.74 - $212.87, and closed at $207.74.

This is a -0.5% slip from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 243,197 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Nordson Corporation have slipped by -2.11%.

Nordson Corporation's Key Ratios

Nordson Corporation has a market cap of $12.10 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 6.1375 and a price to sales ratio of 5.5212.

In the last 12-months Nordson Corporation’s revenue was $2.59 billion with a gross profit of $1.43 billion and an EBITDA of $757.26 million. The EBITDA ratio measures Nordson Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Nordson Corporation’s operating margin was 25.32% while its return on assets stood at 10.16% with a return of equity of 21.3%.

In Q0.33333333333333, Nordson Corporation’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -11.7% while revenue growth was a positive 0.2%.

Nordson Corporation’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $8.57 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 23.8663 and a PEG multiple of 1.8643. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Nordson Corporation’s profitability.

Nordson Corporation stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 5.5186 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 18.5745. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 5.5212.

Nordson Corporation stock pays annual dividends of $2.32 per share, indicating a yield of 1.27% and a payout ratio of 26.42%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$4.24 billion
Total Liabilities
$825.46 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$9.30 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

Nordson Corporation ended 2023 with $4.24 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $4.24 billion while shareholder equity stood at $2.45 billion.

Nordson Corporation ended 2023 with $121.15 million in deferred long-term liabilities, $825.46 million in other current liabilities, 12253000.00 in common stock, $3.72 billion in retained earnings and $2.11 billion in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $121.99 million and cash and short-term investments were $121.99 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $420,947,000 while long-term debt stood at $595.17 million.

Nordson Corporation’s total current assets stands at $1.18 billion while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $546.65 million compared to accounts payable of $90.60 million and inventory worth $447.73 million.

In 2023, Nordson Corporation's operating cash flow was $-387136000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $9.30 million.

Comparatively, Nordson Corporation paid $0.26 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

Nordson Corporation stock is currently trading at $207.74 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $250.5865 and a 52-week low of $250.5865. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $256.

Its 50-day moving average was $229.7 and 200-day moving average was $224.41 The short ratio stood at 3.62 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 1031.4% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 7601.5% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Nordson Corporation

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Nordson Corporation is NDSN

The IPO of Nordson Corporation took place on 1990-03-26

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Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures, and markets products and systems to dispense, apply, and control adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, and other fluids worldwide. It operates through three segments: Industrial Precision Solutions (IPS); Medical and Fluid Solutions; and Advanced Technology Solutions (ATS). The IPS segment provides dispensing, coating, and laminating systems for adhesives, lotions, liquids, and fibers to disposable products and roll goods; automated adhesive dispensing systems used in packaged goods industries; components and systems used in the thermoplastic and biopolymer melt stream; and product assembly systems for use in paper and paperboard converting applications, and manufacturing roll goods, as well as for the assembly of plastic, metal, and wood products. It also offers automated and manual dispensing products and systems for cold materials, container coating, liquid finishing, and powder coating, as well as ultraviolet equipment used primarily in curing and drying operations. The Medical and Fluid Solutions segment offers medical devices, including cannulas, catheters, and medical balloons; single-use plastic components; precision manual and semi-automated dispensers; minimally invasive interventional delivery devices; and plastic molded syringes, cartridges, tips, and fluid connection components. The ATS segment provides automated dispensing systems for the attachment, protection, and coating of fluids, as well as related gas plasma treatment systems for cleaning and conditioning surfaces; and bond testing and automated optical, acoustic microscopy, and x-ray inspection systems for use in semiconductor and printed circuit board industries. The company markets its products through direct sales force, as well as distributors and sales representatives. Nordson Corporation was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Westlake, Ohio.


28601 Clemens Road, Westlake, OH, United States, 44145