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Nordson Corporation (NDSN) earnings: expect 1% revenue growth

Carla Olson | 8:37 am ET, 15 May 2019

Nordson Corporation (NDSN) is announcing earnings on May 20 after the market closes. We combed through analyst estimates to understand what the company revenue and earnings are predicted to look like.

What should you expect from the upcoming earnings?

Revenue for the next quarter is expected to be $557M, which implies a 1% growth rate year-over-year.

Earnings per share are expected to come in at $1.59. If this materializes, EPS will grow 2% year-over-year.

How did the stock do last month?

Over the last month, Nordson Corporation (NDSN) returned +1.47%.

What do analysts say about the stock?

Nordson Corporation (NDSN) average analyst price target is 3.62% above its current price ($137.73).

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Nordson (NDSN) earnings: a ray of hope?

Royston Roche | 10:35 pm ET, 10 Dec 2018

Nordson Corporation (NDSN) shares are trading at $113.10, down -33% in today's trading.  The company is announcing its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday after the market close.  What's driving Nordson stock price? What's NDSN stock price forecast?

Nordson Corporation designs and manufactures dispensing equipment for consumer and industrial adhesives, sealants, and coatings. The stock fell 10% in the past year. The company has recently acquired Clada Medical Devices to expand its balloon catheter engineering capabilities.

Investors are showing interest in the company because of its strong cash flows. On the other hand, a few bearish investors worry about the trade war with China.  Last quarter’s revenue fell 1.4% to $581.24 million and earnings per share came at $1.60 compared to $1.78 for the same period last year.

Fourth-quarter results will be released after market close on December 12, 2018.  Analysts expect the company to $1.47 per share on revenue of $560.99 million. The company beat analysts’ estimates three times in the previous four quarters.

What is the sentiment towards the NDSN stock? Our technical analysis shows that: 

  • The stock short-term sentiment (next 30 days) is negative;
  • The mid-term sentiment (3-6 months) is trending negative;
  • The long-term sentiment (9-12 months) is trending negative. 

Over the last month, Nordson Corporation (NDSN) returned -6.03%.

Nordson Corporation (NDSN) average analyst price target ($143.33) is 19.17% above its current price ($120.27).

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Nordson Corporation (NDSN) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Updated at: 9:47 am ET, 12 May 2019

Are you looking for the analysis of Nordson Corporation (NDSN) stock? Are you wondering what the bulls and the bears say about it?

If so, you came to the right place. In this stock guide, we will share with you 3 reasons to buy and 5 reasons to sell NDSN stock. You’ll get a perspective on what the bulls and the bears say about it.

The analysis below may be also helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about NDSN stock:

  • Is NDSN a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold NDSN stock today?
  • Is NDSN a good buy / investment?
  • What are NDSN analyst opinions, recommendations and ratings?

Let’s start with the bull case. Here are the reasons to buy NDSN stock:

1. NDSN forward dividend yield is 1.06%, higher than the industry (0.62%) and sector (0.45%) forward dividend yields. See NDSN forward dividend chart.

2. NDSN PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 2.05, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See NDSN PEG chart.

3. NDSN average analyst rating is Buy. See NDSN analyst rating chart.

Now that you understand the bull case, let’s look at the reasons to sell NDSN stock (i.e., the bear case):

1. NDSN quarterly revenue growth was -9.50%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (5.29% and 4.74%, respectively). See NDSN revenue growth chart.

2. NDSN profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -0.72percentage points. See NDSN profitability chart.

3. NDSN Price/Sales ratio is 3.76, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See NDSN forward Price/Sales ratio chart.

4. NDSN average analyst price target ($142.71) is below its current price ($142.96). See NDSN price target chart.

5. NDSN short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 10.51. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See NDSN short interest ratio chart.

Now let's look at the key statistics for NDSN:

Metrics NDSN
Price $127.97
Average Price Target / Upside $142.71 / 11.52%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Industry Diversified Industrials
Sector Industrials
Number of Employees 7,600
Market Cap $7.90B
Forward P/E Ratio 19.45
Price/Book Ratio 3.59
PEG 2
Revenue (TTM) $2.20B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth -9.5%
Profit Margin 14.59%

What are your thoughts on NDSN?

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