Media headlines about Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nordson earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.0257722816416 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Insider Selling: Nordson Co. (NDSN) CEO Sells 55,000 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Nordson Co. (NDSN) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Nordson Co. (NDSN) CEO Sells $6,855,500.00 in Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Nordson Co. (NDSN) to Post Q2 2018 Earnings of $1.42 Per Share, Barrington Research Forecasts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Nordson Co. (NDSN) to Post Q1 2019 Earnings of $1.40 Per Share, Barrington Research Forecasts (americanbankingnews.com)
Nordson (NDSN) opened at $139.69 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a current ratio of 1.52. Nordson has a 12-month low of $107.16 and a 12-month high of $151.84. The company has a market cap of $8,080.00, a PE ratio of 25.08, a PEG ratio of 1.65 and a beta of 1.32.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 6th. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 20th were paid a dividend of $0.30 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, February 16th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.86%. Nordson’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 21.54%.
A number of equities analysts have weighed in on NDSN shares. B. Riley set a $175.00 price objective on shares of Nordson and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 23rd. DA Davidson started coverage on shares of Nordson in a research report on Wednesday, February 21st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $160.00 price objective for the company. BidaskClub cut shares of Nordson from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th. SunTrust Banks increased their price target on shares of Nordson to $166.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 15th. Finally, KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $145.00 price target on shares of Nordson in a research report on Sunday, November 19th. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $152.40.
In related news, CEO Michael F. Hilton sold 55,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $138.18, for a total transaction of $7,599,900.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 241,274 shares in the company, valued at $33,339,241.32. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Michael F. Hilton sold 12,142 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $149.98, for a total transaction of $1,821,057.16. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 189,597 shares of company stock worth $27,078,980. 2.01% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
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Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used to dispense, apply and control adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, and other fluids, to test and inspect for quality, and to treat and cure surfaces. The Company’s segments include Adhesive Dispensing Systems, Advanced Technology Systems and Industrial Coating Systems.
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