Nordson Corporation ($NDSN) Possible Buy to $103 Confident Investor Rating: Good

Company name Nordson Corporation
Stock ticker NDSN
Live stock price [stckqut]NDSN[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good


Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Good
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Good
EBIT growth Good


Confident Investor Rating Good
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $114.48
Target stock price (averages with growth) $141.84
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $97.79
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $105.6

The following company description is from Google Finance:

Nordson Corporation is a manufacturer of equipment used for precision material dispensing, testing and inspection, surface preparation and curing. Its technology-based systems can be found in production facilities globally. It serves diverse markets, including the appliance, automotive, bookbinding, container, converting, electronics, food and beverage, furniture, life sciences and medical, light emitting diodes (LED), metal finishing, nonwoven, packaging, semiconductor and solar energy industries. Its products are marketed through a network of direct operations in more than 30 countries. The Company operates in three segments: Adhesive Dispensing Systems, Advanced Technology Systems and Industrial Coating Systems. In September 2013, Nordson Corporation completed the acquisition of Munster, Germany based Kreyenborg Group’s Kreyenborg GmbH and BKG Bruckmann & Kreyenborg Granuliertechnik GmbH companies.


Confident Investor comments: Few companies can deliver so well as to put this much green into the scorecard. At this price and at this time, I think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in this stock.

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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:

Stock price at the time of the calculation: $74.07

Growth: 0.18

Current EPS (TTM): $3.54

P/E: 21

Future EPS Calc: $8.09

Future Stock Price Calc: $170.07

Target stock price: $105.6

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