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Nordson: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

WESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) _ Nordson Corp. (NDSN) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $92.1 million.

The Westlake, Ohio-based company said it had net income of $1.58 per share.

The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.28 per share.

The maker of adhesives and industrial coatings posted revenue of $529.5 million in the period, also exceeding Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $508.5 million.

Nordson shares have risen 7% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $174.45, an increase of 34% in the last 12 months.

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