Home Sectors Industrials Recent Valuation: Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN)

Recent Valuation: Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN)


Nordson Corporation is part of the industrials sector and trades as part of the industrial products industry. The company CEO is Michael F. Hilton. Nordson Corp engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for adhesive, coating, sealant and biomaterial dispensing, fluid management, testing and inspection, curing, and surface treatment.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The NDSN stock showed a previous change of -0.05% with an open at 132.41 and a close of 132.35. It reached an intraday high of 132.83 and a low of 131.65.

Business Wire:  Nordson Corporation Announces CEO Succession Plan


The stock has a market cap of $7.6b with 57.3m shares outstanding, of which the float is 51.3m shares. Trading volume reached 213,873 shares compared to its average volume of 258,990 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Nordson Corporation shares returned -2.53% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 3.61%. Over three months, it changed 20.25%. In one year it has changed -4.25% and within that year its 52-week high was 146.84 and its 52-week low was 110.16. NDSN stock is 20.14% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 129.00 and a 50 day moving average of 129.44. Currently NDSN stock is trading 2.60% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

Business Wire:  Nordson Corporation Announces CEO Succession Plan


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 6.41 that ended on 31st of October 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 20.65. Based on 7 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.47. The TTM EPS is 5.95, which comes to a TTM PE of 22.24. Historically, the PE high was 29.90 and the PE low was 15.00. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 89.26, which is a decrease of -32.55%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
01-31-2019:  0.92
10-31-2018:  1.44
07-31-2018:  1.60
04-30-2018:  1.56

The dividend per share is currently 1.40, which is a dividend yield of 1.06%. Also, the payout ratio is 23.53%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 124.69, which means it may be overvalued by -6.14%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 110.50% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.12

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 24.77%, return on assets is 9.70%, profit margin is 14.99%, price-to-sales is 3.45 and price-to-book is 5.42.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.