Nordson Corporation (NDSN) Analysts See $1.35 EPS

January 21, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

 Nordson Corporation (NDSN) Analysts See $1.35 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.29, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 43 investors sold Nordson Corporation shares while 94 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 37.40 million shares or 0.61% less from 37.63 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Arizona State Retirement accumulated 28,789 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) for 37,064 shares. First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca reported 0% of its portfolio in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN). Champlain Inv Ptnrs Llc holds 1.35% of its portfolio in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) for 966,785 shares. 2,400 were accumulated by Essex Financial Services. Amalgamated Financial Bank owns 11,396 shares. Paloma Partners Management reported 15,404 shares. The New York-based Gabelli Funds Ltd Llc has invested 0% in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN). Parametric Ltd Llc has 0.01% invested in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) for 79,557 shares. Nomura Holdg invested in 0% or 4,004 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0.01% or 21,405 shares in its portfolio. Glenmede Trust Na owns 1,800 shares. Whittier Tru stated it has 318 shares. Ameriprise Finance accumulated 157,570 shares. World Asset Management invested in 4,043 shares or 0.02% of the stock.

Since September 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 sales for $12.12 million activity. The insider DeVries James E sold 5,000 shares worth $590,050. 12,142 shares were sold by Hilton Michael F, worth $1.82M. 20,000 Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) shares with value of $3.01M were sold by KEANE JOHN J. 1,518 Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) shares with value of $227,533 were sold by KEITHLEY JOSEPH P. 3,868 shares valued at $573,547 were sold by THAXTON GREGORY A on Monday, January 8. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $730,650 was sold by Stockunas Joseph.

Analysts expect Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) to report $1.35 EPS on February, 19.They anticipate $0.49 EPS change or 56.98 % from last quarter’s $0.86 EPS. NDSN’s profit would be $77.96M giving it 27.99 P/E if the $1.35 EPS is correct. After having $1.38 EPS previously, Nordson Corporation’s analysts see -2.17 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.30% or $1.94 during the last trading session, reaching $151.14. About 225,821 shares traded. Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) has risen 72.22% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.52% the S&P500.

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Nordson had 36 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of NDSN in report on Monday, August 24 with “Outperform” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) on Wednesday, August 24 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer given on Tuesday, August 22. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Wednesday, February 15 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, December 16 by Barrington Research. On Friday, August 21 the stock rating was maintained by Wunderlich with “Hold”. The stock has “” rating by Seaport Global on Wednesday, August 24. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $74 target in Wednesday, February 24 report. RBC Capital Markets initiated the shares of NDSN in report on Wednesday, November 18 with “Sector Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Wednesday, August 24 with “Buy”.

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 market cap of $8.73 billion. The Company’s Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment provides dispensing, coating, and laminating systems for adhesives, lotions, liquids, and fibers to disposable products and roll goods; and product assembly dispensing, coating, and laminating systems for use in paper and paperboard converting applications, as well as for the manufacture of roll goods. It has a 29.75 P/E ratio. This segment also offers automated adhesive dispensing systems for packaged goods industries; and components and systems used in the thermoplastic melt stream.

More recent Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) news were published by: Zacks.com which released: “Nordson Boosts Growth Potential With Buyouts, Risks Remain” on January 12, 2018. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “Nordson’s Sonoscan Buyout to Spur Test & Inspection Business” on January 05, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Nordson Corporation Acquires Sonoscan to Broaden Test and Inspection …” with publication date: January 04, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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