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Nordson Corp (NDSN) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on October 31, 2018

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Nordson Corp (NDSN) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on October 31, 2018. 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. Nordson Corp has a market cap of $6.88 billion; its shares were traded at around $118.55 with a P/E ratio of 18.81 and P/S ratio of 3.06. The dividend yield of Nordson Corp stocks is 1.06%. Nordson Corp had annual average EBITDA growth of 9.90% over the past five years.


For the last quarter Nordson Corp reported a revenue of $569.3 million, compared with the revenue of $573.9 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $2.3 billion, an increase of 9.1% from last year. For the last five years Nordson Corp had an average revenue growth rate of 7.5% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $6.4 for the year, an increase of 26% from previous year. Over the last five years Nordson Corp had an EPS growth rate of 13% a year. The Nordson Corp had a decent operating margin of 21.93%, compared with the operating margin of 22.26% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Nordson Corp is 21.88%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Nordson Corp has the cash and cash equivalents of $95.7 million, compared with $90.4 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $1.3 billion, compared with $1.3 billion in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is at a comfortable level of 10.3. Nordson Corp has a financial strength rank of 5 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $118.55, Nordson Corp is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $110.36. The P/S ratio of the stock is 3.06, while the historical median P/S ratio is 2.87. The stock lost 16.72% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of NDSN, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.