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€64.67
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€64.80
Day High
€64.88
Day Low
€64.00
52 Week High
12/29/14 - €65.75
52 Week Low
03/28/14 - €49.70
Market Cap
4.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
53.2
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
62.0M
EX-Date
12/17/14
P/E TM
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Dividend
€0.80
Dividend Yield
0.95%
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Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures, and markets products and systems for dispensing, applying, and controlling adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, and other fluids. Its Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment provides dispensing, coating, and laminating systems for applying adhesives, lotions, liquids, and fibers to disposable products and continuous roll goods; and systems for assembling plastic, metal, and wood products in paper and paperboard converting applications, and manufacturing continuous roll goods. This segment also offers automated adhesive dispensing systems for packaged goods industries; and components and systems used in the thermoplastic melt stream. The company’s Advanced Technology Systems segment offers automated dispensing systems for attachment, protection, and coating of fluids and related gas plasma treatment systems for cleaning and conditioning surfaces prior to dispense; precision manual and semi-automated dispensers, plastic molded syringes, cartridges and tips, fluid connection components, and tubing and catheters for applying and controlling the flow of adhesives, sealants, lubricants, and biomaterials; and bond testing, and automated optical and X-ray inspection systems. This segment serves electronics, medical, and related high-tech industries. Its Industrial Coating Systems segment provides automated and manual dispensing systems to apply component adhesives and sealant materials, as well as to coat and cure containers; systems to apply liquid paints and coatings to consumer and industrial products; and systems to apply powder paints and coatings to various metal, plastic, and wood products, as well as ultraviolet equipment to cure and dry operations for specialty coatings, semiconductor materials, and paints. The company markets its products through its direct sales force, distributors, and sales representatives worldwide. Nordson Corporation was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Westlake, Ohio.

5,966 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/15/14
Founded in 1935

nordson corp (ND1) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $390.0K
Senior Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $380.0K
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $330.0K
Senior Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $320.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

nordson corp (ND1) Key Developments

Nordson Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended October 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for Fiscal Year 2015

Nordson Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended October 31, 2014. The company reported net sales of $468,590,000, operating profit of $105,957,000, income before income taxes of $102,667,000, net income of $72,080,000 or $1.13 per diluted share against net sales of $410,818,000, operating profit of $86,867,000, income before income taxes of $83,948,000, net income of $59,777,000 or $0.92 per diluted share a year ago. Return on average shareholders' equity was 31% compared to 29% a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $105,197,000 against $73,792,000 a year ago. Additions to property, plant and equipment was $15,638,000 against $12,650,000 a year ago. Diluted EPS as adjusted was $1.15 against $0.93 a year ago. EBITDA was $123 million, up 20% as compared to the same period a year ago. For the year, the company reported net sales of $1,704,021,000, operating profit of $367,105,000, income before income taxes of $352,513,000, net income of $246,773,000 or $3.84 per diluted share against net sales of $1,542,921,000, operating profit of $323,849,000, income before income taxes of $311,123,000, net income of $221,817,000 or $3.42 per diluted share a year ago. Return on average shareholders' equity was 27% compared to 29% a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $288,155,000 against $268,376,000 a year ago. Additions to property, plant and equipment was $43,574,000 against $47,219,000 a year ago. Diluted EPS as adjusted was $3.88 against $3.38 a year ago. Sales for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2014 were $1.7 billion, a 10% increase over the same period a year ago. This increase in sales included a 6% increase in organic volume, a 5% increase related to the first year effect of acquisitions, and a 1% decrease related to the unfavorable effects of currency translation. Full year operating profit was $367 million, net income was $247 million and GAAP diluted earnings per share were $3.84, all of which are full year records for Nordson. Prior year operating profit, net income and diluted earnings per share were $1.5 billion, $324 million, $222 million and $3.42, respectively. On a normalized basis to exclude non-recurring items in both years, diluted earnings per share for the year were $3.88 compared to $3.38 a year ago, an increase of 15%. Full year EBITDA was $427 million, a 12% increase over the prior year. For the first quarter of fiscal 2015, sales growth is expected to be in the range of 5% to 9% as compared to the first quarter a year ago. This growth is inclusive of organic volume growth of 6% to 10%, 3% growth from the first year effect of the Avalon and Dima acquisitions, and a negative 4% impact related to the unfavorable effects of currency translation based on the current exchange environment. GAAP diluted earnings per share are expected to be in the range of $0.60 to $0.70, inclusive of a $0.01 per share short term purchase accounting charge related to the step-up in value of acquired inventory. The company expects gross margin to be at 55%, and operating margin is forecasted to be 16%. The company expects effective tax rate to be approximately 30%. For fiscal year 2015, the company expects effective tax rate to be about 30% based on current tax law. The company expects normal maintenance capital spending between $45 million to $50 million, slightly lower than 3% of 2014 sales.

Nordson Corporation Appoints Andreas Trouvain as Aftermarket Director for the Polymer Processing Systems

Nordson Corporation has appointed Andreas Trouvain to the new position of aftermarket director for the Polymer Processing Systems, or PPS, range of products in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Mr. Trouvain will lead a Munster-based team providing field service, startup support, troubleshooting, maintenance, refurbishment, and spare parts. He will be responsible for the Nordson BKG line of underwater pelletizers and centrifugal dryers and the Nordson KREYENBORG range of melt filtration systems, pumps, and valves. From 2002 to 2012 Andreas Trouvain was global manager of the company's Container Group. Subsequently he was a director of business development, responsible for starting European businesses for Nordson's contain and automotive units.

Nordson Mulls Acquisitions

Nordson Corporation (NasdaqGS:NDSN) intends to make acquisitions. Nordson’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael F. Hilton said: “Nordson continues to generate strong cash flow which enables us to fund organic and acquisitive growth opportunities, to increase our dividend consistently, and to execute our share repurchase strategy.”

 

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