NDSN Stock Overview
Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures, and markets products and systems to dispense, apply, and control adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, and other fluids worldwide.
No risks detected for NDSN from our risk checks.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$219.83|
|52 Week High||US$272.28|
|52 Week Low||US$201.51|
|1 Month Change||-0.37%|
|3 Month Change||-3.37%|
|1 Year Change||-0.84%|
|3 Year Change||75.00%|
|5 Year Change||87.33%|
|Change since IPO||1,694.53%|
Recent News & Updates
Nordson Corporation: Fairly Valued Business Operating In A Niche
Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures, and markets products and systems to dispense, apply, and control adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, and other fluids. The company has a wide economic moat based on switching costs. Not only is Nordson Corporation a dividend king, but the company also has a solid balance sheet. The stock might be fairly valued right now, but is not a bargain at this point.
|NDSN||US Machinery||US Market|
Return vs Industry: NDSN exceeded the US Machinery industry which returned -14.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NDSN exceeded the US Market which returned -10.2% over the past year.
|NDSN Average Weekly Movement||3.9%|
|Machinery Industry Average Movement||5.8%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: NDSN is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NDSN's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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 two segments, Industrial Precision Solutions (IPS) 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 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.
Nordson Fundamentals Summary
|NDSN fundamental statistics|
Is NDSN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|NDSN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.10b|
Last Reported Earnings
Apr 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||8.33|
|Net Profit Margin||19.38%|
How did NDSN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is Nordson undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: NDSN ($219.83) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($355.32)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NDSN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NDSN is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (26.4x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (21.9x).
PE vs Market: NDSN is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (26.4x) compared to the US market (15.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: NDSN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NDSN is overvalued based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (5.8x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (2.3x).
How is Nordson forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NDSN's forecast earnings growth (10.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: NDSN's earnings (10.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: NDSN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: NDSN's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NDSN's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: NDSN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (21.6%)
How has Nordson performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score6/6
Past Performance Score 6/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NDSN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: NDSN's current net profit margins (19.4%) are higher than last year (13.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NDSN's earnings have grown by 5.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NDSN's earnings growth over the past year (57.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (5.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: NDSN earnings growth over the past year (57.1%) exceeded the Machinery industry 24%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: NDSN's Return on Equity (22%) is considered high.
How is Nordson's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NDSN's short term assets ($1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($722.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: NDSN's short term assets ($1.1B) exceed its long term liabilities ($883.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NDSN's net debt to equity ratio (30.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: NDSN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 177% to 36.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NDSN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (64.9%).
Interest Coverage: NDSN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (31.2x coverage).
What is Nordson current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NDSN's dividend (0.93%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.49%).
High Dividend: NDSN's dividend (0.93%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.92%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NDSN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: NDSN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (23.1%), NDSN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (25.2%), NDSN's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Naga Nagarajan (58 yo)
Mr. Sundaram Nagarajan, also known as Naga, has been the President, Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nordson Corporation since August 1, 2019. He served as an Executive Vice President, Welding Segme...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Naga's total compensation ($USD10.31M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.06M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Naga's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: NDSN's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: NDSN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Nordson Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Nordson Corporation
- Ticker: NDSN
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1935
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: US$12.737b
- Shares outstanding: 57.94m
- Website: https://www.nordson.com
Number of Employees
- Nordson Corporation
- 28601 Clemens Road
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/28 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/27 00:00|
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