Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) acquired Optical Control GMBH

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)has acquired Optical Control GMBH, a designer and developer of high speed, fully automatic counting systems utilizing x-ray technology. This offering will expand Nordson’s Test and Inspection capabilities for electronics customers. The transaction is not material to Nordson financial results and terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Based in Nuremberg, Germany, Optical Control is a leader in its field for the accurate automatic counting of components for reels, strips and trays as well as basic inspection in printed circuit board manufacturing. This technology allows for accurate inventory management with real time connectivity to manufacturing information systems

The insider ownership percentage is the key indicator, can be used by investors, to measure the outlook of senior management has on their company. Insider ownership for the NDSN is 1.00%. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. The Institutional ownership for the NDSN is 71.70%.

Insider trading is the buying or selling of any publicly traded company’s stock and this can be done by someone who has non-public, material information about that NDSN. Insider trading can be illegal or legal depending on when the insider makes the trade. It is illegal when the material information is still non-public. The insider transactions of the company (6-month change in insider ownerships) for the Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) is -15.20%.

Institutional ownership is the amount of a Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)’s available stock owned by mutual or pension funds, insurance companies, investment firms, private foundations, endowments or other large entities that actually manage the funds on the behalf of others, so its an interesting element for the traders to note it, and the Institutional ownership for the NDSN is -0.19%.

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U.S traded Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) stock climbs 0.22% on Monday and when day-trade ended the stock finally concluded at $141.62 and number of shares that changed hands during the day are 190586. The number of shares NDSN stock currently held by all its shareholders are 56.39 and floated shares, the number of shares are available for trading in an open market on last trading day are 49.10. The average volume of shares for 3 months is 178.90 and NDSN stock value has moved between $109.78 – 149.07 in last one year.

The Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)’s latest earnings date is 5/20/2019. The Gross margin is the difference between the revenue and the cost of goods sold (COGS), divided by revenue. In other words, Gross Margin is a percentage value, while Gross Profit is a monetary value. The valuable gross margin for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) is 54.50% and the profit margin is 14.60% and the stock has gained 18.66% in 2019 to date.

U.S. traded shares of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)’s monthly stock performance is 12.74%, the quarterly performance is 4.26%, the half year performance is calculated as 20.43%. The yearly performance of NDSN is 10.89%.

The higher the volatility, the riskier the security. For example, when the stock market rises and falls more than one percent over a sustained period of time, it is called a “volatile” market, if the stock price stays relatively stable, the security has low volatility. The Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) weekly volatility is measured as 1.95% and monthly volatility measured as 1.91%.

Return on assets (ROA) is a main indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. NDSN return on assets is 9.30%, the return on equity (ROE) of the Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) is 22.40%, while the most important return on investment is calculates as a percentage and is typically used for personal financial decisions, and NDSN return on investment is 14.60%.

The price to earnings ratio is 25.72, price to sales ratio is 3.63, and price to book ratio is 5.51, price to cash per share ration is 53.53, price to free cash flow is 27.27.

Analysts mean target price for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) is $146.60 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.70. The current share price indicates that stock is -5.10% away from its one year high and is moving 28.56% ahead of its 52-week low. NDSN’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 6.21% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 3.47%.

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